14th September 2014

Tears & Joy at the Water Gate (Nehemiah 8)

1. ICEBREAKER Something related to a mirror, in line with lesson of the Law as a mirror; e.g. 2 groups. Each group takes turns to do […]
31st August 2014

Nehemiah: Trickery & Treachery (Neh 6)

1. HOOK: Rock, Paper, Scissors Any game that involves a bit of trickery — try to trick your opponent — such as rock, paper, scissors Get […]
31st August 2014

Overcoming Opposition (Nehemiah 6)

1.      ICEBREAKER Set a challenge that the youths have to complete, but include various “attacks” to distract and make their task more difficult. E.g. Try to […]
24th August 2014

Nehemiah: No more Debt! (Neh 5)

1. HOOK: IOU Teaching kids about interest (can use any other example you find helpful) Prepare 10-20 of the same objects at the back of the […]
17th August 2014

Adversary of the Wall (Nehemiah 4)

1. LESSON: Adversary of the Wall (Nehemiah 4) REVISE: Briefly run through the 10 gates of Jerusalem and what they mean (Nehemiah 3). (can be a […]
17th August 2014

Nehemiah: Facing Opposition (Neh 4)

1. STORY: FACING OPPOSITION (Nehemiah 4) Recap We’re following the adventures of Nehemiah as he and the people of Israel work together to rebuild the walls […]
3rd August 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – Miphkad Gate (Neh 3j)

1. HOOK: Song: The more we get together The more we get together, together, together    <hold hands in circle and swing> The more we get […]
27th July 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – East Gate (Neh 3i)

1. HOOK: Song: From the Rising of the Sun (with actions)  The Lord of the Rings (optional) How many of you have read or watched the […]
20th July 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – Horse Gate (Neh 3h)

1. HOOK: Pin the tail on the horse: Instead of donkey, have a picture of a horse. Blindfold kids and have them pin/stick the tail on the […]
6th July 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – Water Gate (Neh 3g)

1. HOOK: What do you do when you wake up in the morning? Song (younger class): This is the way we wash our face, wash our […]
29th June 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – Fountain Gate (Neh 3f)

1. HOOK: Song: Deep and wide Teach actions; omit words at each round and go faster and faster and faster! Can work for all ages Simple […]
22nd June 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – Rubbish Gate (Neh 3e)

1. HOOK: My Achievements: (Materials: paper, pen/pencil, 2 waste paper baskets) Get kids to write down their greatest achievement on a piece of paper. Choose a […]
8th June 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – Valley Gate (Neh 3d)

1. HOOK: Dark in the Valley: Stack chairs in 2 rows to create a valley in between, where the kids will sit. Turn off the lights […]
1st June 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – Old Gate (Neh 3c)

1. HOOK: Illustration: Metamorphosis of a Butterfly (use pictures/props to illustrate; for younger kids, can use Dr Seuss’ “My, O My, A Butterfly” or “The Very […]
25th May 2014

Nehemiah: The Gospel in the Gates – Fish Gate (Neh 3b)

1. HOOK: Fishing Game: Divide the children into 2 teams and ask for volunteers to represent the team. To prepare the game, cut out fish-shaped paper […]