Contributed by Sermon Central on May 9, 2002
DOGS AND KIDS
We train our dogs and don’t train our kids. Then we tie up the dogs at night and let the kids run wild.
Contributed by Aaron Burgess on Nov 19, 2002
THE KIDS ARE COMING
The day before Thanksgiving an elderly man in Phoenix called his son in New York and said to him, "I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing; 45 years of misery is enough. We’re sick of each other, and so you call your sister in
Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Jun 3, 2011
Albert Lexie isn’t a doctor or nurse or specialist. But yet he gets on the bus very early three days a week, every week, all year round, and rides for almost two hours to get to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. In his own way, he does a ton of healing while he’s there.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 13, 2009
KIDS MIRROR PARENTS
An American Bible Society study conducted by Weekly Reader Research found children do mirror their parents’ behavior. Parents who attend church weekly tend to have teens that worship weekly, while 78% of parents who never attend worship services have teens who never attend,
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 27, 2006
Media Saturated Kids: American kids spend an average of 8 hours and 33 minutes in media each day (including TV, radio, music, print resources, computers, the Internet and video games) according to a Kaiser Health survey. Kids often multi-task by using more than one form of media simultaneously, so
Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 20, 2007
The Kid Vote- Today’s kids really understand the impact of voting because they are actually doing it. How cool is it to actually vote for the newest American Idol®? That day, 63 million votes were cast, 43 million tuned in to the finale. Many were kids, tweens and teens, along with their parents.
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 7, 2008
Kids Follow Parent Models 91% of kids want to help others, says a new Kid, Inc. study of 6- to 14- year olds. 58% chose volunteering over playing video games; 38% would rather see money for their gifts go to a worthy cause instead of receiving a present. More than half responded that they have the
Contributed by Sermon Central on May 9, 2002
SPENDING TIME WITH THE KIDS?
The April 6, 1990, issue of the Wall Street Journal reported that, on the average, American parents spend less than fifteen minutes a week in serious discussion with their children. For fathers the amount of intimate contact with their children is an average of
Contributed by Lyn King on Jun 15, 2002
WHAT KIDS NEED
Today’s kids desperately need Dads who:
. . . play catch, enjoy tea parties or wrestle because the heart of a child is there and they set out to capture it.
. . . laugh till their belly hurts and tears fall from their eyes while secretly creating deep friendships and memories
Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 30, 2003
WHAT ARE THEY TEACHING OUR KIDS
A few years ago, the U.S. Dept. of Education released a 680-page report about the teaching of History in our schools today. Researchers had taken the 60 most popular history textbooks, used by 88% of the nation’s students, & went through them to see what we’re
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 23, 2006
The Bible according to kids:
IN THE FIRST BOOK OF THE BIBLE, GUINESSIS. GOD GOT TIRED OF CREATING THE WORLD SO HE TOOK THE SABBATH OFF.
ADAM AND EVE WERE CREATED FROM AN APPLE TREE. NOAH’S WIFE WAS JOAN OF ARK. NOAH BUILT AND ARK AND THE ANIMALS CAME ON IN PEARS.
SAMSON SLAYED THE
Contributed by Kevin Earls on Oct 25, 2006
Illustration: I’m Raising Kids!
Harmon Killebrew, the great baseball player of yesteryear, tells in his autobiography about growing up in a home with four boys. He says that on one occasion his father was out in the front yard playing baseball with the boys and a neighbor walked by and said,
Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 27, 2006
Story – Silver shoe kid.
I worked for years in a department store.
There was this kid that worked in the China Department.
A place of high value products.
This kid was offered a much better position – turned it down!
Why? Because he walk out each day with a set of silverware I each shoe.
Contributed by Donny Granberry on Sep 20, 2007
Kids want to grow up.
Not only do they want to get bigger, but they want to get stronger.
Parents will mark their growth on door frames and measure their growth.
You can ask a boy, show me your
Contributed by Mark Eberly on Mar 17, 2008
Part One (kid’s sermon)
Let me tell you about the most memorable day of my life. There I was living this average conditions with no one recognizing my worth. No one really could see the great potential that I had when suddenly everything change. All of a sudden, out of no where, I taken from my
Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Apr 17, 2008
Our kids are wet cement!
When cement is still wet, it will take the form of the form into which it is poured. Once it dries and becomes hard, it can take a jack hammer to break it up and all you will have left is broken pieces. It will never be the same again!
Our children are wet cement!
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
KIDS WRITE TO SANTA
"Dear Santa, you did not bring me anything good last year. You did not bring me anything good the year before that. This is your last chance. Signed, Alfred."
"Dear Santa, There are three little boys who live at our house. There is Jeffrey; he is 2. There is David; he is
Contributed by Mark Thometz on Aug 27, 2012
Kids have a lot of questions. The “why” questions I've found is most popular. Back in Boise I work for the YMCA as an after school child care worker. Needless to say, when it's you and 2 other adults with 35+ kids a lot of “why” questions come up. “Why can't we do that?...well why? Why!?” This last
Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Feb 7, 2013
WHERE ARE THE HAPPIEST KIDS?
Where do the happiest kids in the world live? A study released in 2012 titled "The New Definition of Childhood" produced by an agency headquartered in Chicago found that the happiest kids in the world live in Mexico--despite its many social ills and widespread