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  • Children On Silence

    Contributed by Carl Greene on Feb 16, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,048 views

    CHILDREN ON SILENCE Author Kathleen Norris used to play a game with elementary-school children in which she would make a deal with them. "First you get to make noise," she would bargain, "and then you’ll make silence." The time of noise was always predictably chaotic -- shouting, pounding and ...read more

  • Children And Their Fathers

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 16, 2009
     | 1,699 views

    CHILDREN AND THEIR FATHERS An old English proverb tells how important fathers are. It says: "A father is more than a hundred schoolmasters." Fathers are often more appreciated at different ages of their children. Mark Twain had the candour to admit a change in his perception of his father: "When ...read more

  • Children Of The King

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Aug 17, 2009
     | 761 views

    CHILDREN OF THE KING Living as a child of the King will be noticeable in the way others experience us. Madonna has been in the headlines over the last couple of years for famously trying and succeeding to adopt African children from Malawi. Whatever we think of Madonna’s actions or motives ...read more

  • To Children On School

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 28, 2010
     | 551 views

    TO CHILDREN ON SCHOOL School is your job right now. It is where you spend a great deal of time, just like parents spent a great deal of time a work. School is where you learn important habits that are important to work. Like showing up on time. Being respectful. Doing your work to the best of ...read more

  • The Wisdom Of Children

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
     | 820 views

    THE WISDOM OF CHILDREN Patrick aged 10: "Never trust a dog to watch your food." Michael aged 14: "When your dad is mad and asks you, "Do I look stupid?" don't answer him." Joel, aged 10: "Don't pick on your sister when she's holding a cricket bat." Andrew aged 9: "Puppies still have bad ...read more

  • Sing To The Children  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 20 ratings
     | 922 views

    SING TO THE CHILDREN A tradition that Evelyn Knowles has chosen for posterity is to sing to her babies. The very first time she held each of her newborn grandchildren cheek to cheek and heart to heart, they heard their grandmother softly sing-- Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells ...read more

  • Teach The Children  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,292 views

    TEACH THE CHILDREN Just a week before Christmas I had a visitor. This is how it happened... I just finished the household chores for the night and was preparing to go to bed, when I heard a noise in the front of the house. I opened the door to the front room and to my surprise, Santa ...read more

  • In Their Eagerness For Their Children To ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
     | 772 views

    "In their eagerness for their children to acquire skills and to succeed, parents may forget that youngsters need time ...read more

  • Children's Prayers

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 18, 2007
     | 769 views

    CHILDREN’S PRAYERS: Dear God: Please send a new baby for Mommy. The new baby you sent last week cries too much. Debbie, 7 Dear God: Who did you make smarter? Boys or girls? My sister and I want to know. Jimmy, 6 Dear God: How many angels are there in heaven? I would like to be the first kid in my ...read more

  • Children At Risk

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 10, 2008
     | 827 views

    CHILDREN AT RISK According to recent reports, there are 120 million street children, 15 million AIDS orphans, 10 million child prostitutes, 2 million deaths/year from treatable ...read more

  • Children & Marriage  PRO

    Contributed by Brian Bolton on Nov 14, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,273 views

    Children & Marriage “No person really decides before they grow up who they’re going to marry. God decides it all way before, and you get to find out later who you’re stuck with.” Kirsten, age 10 “You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like ...read more

  • Children's Prayers  PRO

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 823 views

    CHILDREN’S PRAYERS: Dear God: Please send a new baby for Mommy. The new baby you sent last week cries too much. Debbie, 7 Dear God: Who did you make smarter? Boys or girls? My sister and I want to know. Jimmy, 6 Dear God: How many angels are there in heaven? I would like to be the first kid in ...read more

  • Children Are The Keys Of ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2007
     | 570 views

    Children are the keys of ...read more

  • Letting Children Free To ...

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 8, 2008
     | 85 views

    Letting Children Free to Develop? I’ve used this illustration before, but I think it speaks so well as to the nature of guidance and children: A Gentleman was once talking with a man who told him that he did not believe in giving little children any moral instruction whatsoever. His theory ...read more

  • Men As Role-Models For Children

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 12, 2009
     | 418 views

    MEN AS ROLE-MODELS FOR CHILDREN I am still struck by a report I heard months ago by an educator studying the needs of the District’s school system. He had found, in studying the children, that up to about the third grade they were bright, ambitious, eager to learn; but that somewhere after that, ...read more

  • Children's Talk: Running A Race. ...

    Contributed by C Vincent on Feb 13, 2009
     | 362 views

    Illustration: Children’s Talk: Running a race. Share what you have in life with others. Pass the baton to the next person. God started this race and was at the ...read more

  • Valentine's Game For Children

    Contributed by C Vincent on Feb 14, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 655 views

    VALENTINE'S GAME FOR CHILDREN Children run and find hidden hearts; written on them are scriptures relating to God’s love for us. Hide 10 ...read more

  • Japan Has Fewer Children

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2009
     | 521 views

    JAPAN HAS FEWER CHILDREN Japan has fewer children age 14 or younger now than at any time since 1908. 70% of its workforce will be lost by 2050. The Washington Post called the situation "a slow-motion demo-graphic catastrophe without precedent." Population Research Institute cites two reasons for ...read more

  • My Children Are Gone This Week. They Will Be ...

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 2, 2009
     | 442 views

    My children are gone this week. They will be back in a few days. I know what Zane will do. When he comes home, he will find me and tackle me and put his arms around me and say, "Daddy!" This should be our attitude toward God our Father. And one day, very soon, we will ...read more

  • Protecting Our Children

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2009
     | 762 views

    PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN Studies show 25-33% of girls and 5-15% of boys will be sexually abused by the age of 18. The majority will be abused by family members or trusted family friends. Churches are urged to take steps in ...read more