What are the four weeks of advent? How are they like the fruit of the Spirit?

What are the four weeks of advent how are they like the fruit of the Spirit?

This time of year, the word ‘advent’ is everywhere. In addition, you can purchase advent calendars that allow you to countdown the days to Christmas. I used to buy cardboard ones with 25 little doors and chocolate candies inside for my children. They would open a little door each night to eat a small piece […]

Thanksgiving Real Story? Truth, bias, and one old nursery rhyme.

thanksgiving real story a blog about Truth, bias, and one old nursery rhyme.

This week if you’re an American, you will probably sit down for a big meal with family and friends. You will be celebrating a holiday known as Thanksgiving. Each of us has an idea about the Thanksgiving real story. However, is what we’ve been taught the real story? Whenever we are presented with a story […]

The Best Nursery Rhyme Ever Written

The Best Nursery Rhyme Ever Written

A nursery rhyme with lyrics that teach something good would be great. You see, nursery rhymes have been around for centuries. In addition, their history can be a fascinating study. We worry today about putting our children in front of violent movies and video games. However, some nursery rhyme lyrics might be just as unhealthy. […]

Is Candy Chocolate? Ways to do a Favorite Candy Sort

is candy chocolate? ways to do a favorite candy sort to

Is candy chocolate? What proof can you give for your answer? Questions, graphing, and sorting activities are fun this time of year. Kids are likely collecting a lot of candy around October 31st. Therefore, why not use candy as an educational tool? Begin your lessons by reading The Little Pot, and then use clay flower […]

How the fruit of the Spirit ripens beyond the vessel

Fruit of the spirit ripens after death

The fruit of the Spirit ripens after harvest. Bananas go from green to yellow as they sit in the grocery store. Avocados are not ready to eat until they have darkened too. Likewise, strawberries grow sweeter after picking. These thoughts resonated with me this week as I thought about the fruit of the Spirit that […]

3 easy ways to grow the fruit of the Spirit with Peter the pumpkin eater

3 easy ways to grow the fruit of the Spirit with Peter the Pumpkin Eater

Peter the pumpkin eater grows pumpkins and the fruit of the Spirit! After all, pumpkins are fruit! Likewise, it’s October and pumpkins are everywhere. Therefore, I thought it would be a good time to discuss the decay and growth of a pumpkin while also growing the fruit of the Spirit. If you know Little Pot’s […]

Avoiding temptation. 3 temptations of satan that fruit-bearers must avoid

avoiding temptation 3 temptations of satan that fruit-bearers must avoid

Avoiding temptation is not easy. We all face temptation. Jesus was tempted too (Mark 1:12-13, Matthew 4:1). Therefore, the temptation itself is unavoidable. However, giving into it is what we must never do. Likewise, Little Pot (a vessel created by the potter to grow fruit) faces temptations. Let’s take a look at the three temptations […]

Ants Bible Lesson. 3 ways ants can help us grow the fruit of the Spirit

ants bible lesson 3 ways ants can help us grow the fruit of the Spirit

Looking for an Ants Bible lesson? Did you know ants can help us learn about God? They can also help us understand how God can grow the fruit of His spirit through us. If you are familiar with Little Pot’s fruit-bearing steps, you know that God uses our physical, spiritual, social, and academic growth to […]

Pentateuch meaning. How to help kids cherish the first five books of the Bible

How to help kids cherish the first five books of the Bible

What is the meaning of the Pentateuch? I was recently asked to write a review for the fruitful book, Pentawhadda by Lynn Calvin Plater. From Westbow Press and CYLS-KIDS comes a book designed to teach children about the first five books of the Bible. In the tradition of Pilgrims’ Progress, the characters’ names have a […]