Campfire Stories 8-Week Children's Ministry Curriculum
Some of the Most Amazing Stories in the Bible
People like to gather around the campfire to share exciting and scary stories - but all in good fun. The Bible is filled with amazing, scary, and exciting stories that are more than just fun – they are all true and can teach us valuable lessons about God.
Campfire Stories 8-Week Children's Ministry Curriculum Lesson Overview:
Memory Verse: “Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the Lord.” - Psalm 34:11 (NIV)
Story of the Fiery Furnace – When Shadrach, Meshach, and Abenego wouldn't bow down to a false idol, the king threw them in a fiery furnace. Kids will learn that when we stand up for God, he will stand up for us. Daniel 3:8-30, The Fiery Furnace
Story of the Silent Lions – When Daniel was caught praying to God, he was thrown into a den of hungry lions but God protected him. Kids will learn that we can trust God to protect us. Daniel 6:6-28, Daniel and the Lion's Den
Story of the Man-Eating Fish – When Jonah ran away from God, a fish came and swallowed Jonah up until Jonah came to his senses. Kids will learn that when God calls us we should be faithful to answer. Jonah 1 & 2, Jonah and the Fish
Story of the Once Dead Man – When Jesus' friend Lazarus died, Jesus used his power to bring him back to life again. Kids will learn that God has the power to provide for all of our needs. John 11:17-45, Raising Lazarus from the Dead
Story of the Vanishing Sea – When the Egyptians were closing in on the Israelites, God parted the Red Sea so that they could pass through to safety. Kids will learn that God will come through for us in unexpected ways. Exodus 13:17-14:31, Parting the Red Sea
Story of the Burning Mouth – Before God called Isaiah to be a prophet he purified him by sending an angel to touch a burning coal to Isaiah's mouth. Kids will learn that when God has a job to do he will make us ready to do it. Isaiah 6, Call of Isaiah
Story of the Drop Dead Couple – One minute Ananias and Sapphira lied to Peter and to the Holy Spirit; the next minute they fell down dead. Kids will learn that we need to be open and honest with God and other people. Acts 5:1-11, Ananias and Sapphira
Story of the Giant Soldier – Little David went to battle against the giant Goliath with just a stone and a sling – and a big faith in God. Kids will learn that we can put our faith in God to conquer whatever giants we face. 1 Samuel 17:17-49, David and Goliath
Each Lesson Includes:
- Memory Verse
- Object Lesson or Kids Sermon
- Large Group Game
- Large Group Lesson Outline
- Small Group Discussion Questions
- Make It Stick! Parent Sheet
About This Children's Ministry Curriculum:
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- Designed for Kids Ages 6-12
- 8-Week Series
- Includes Both Large Group and Small Group Resources
- Perfect for Children's Church or Sunday School
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