August 2019 Editor’s Notes

August 2019 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends!  Mining for gold has been around ever since humans discovered that first glittering speck of rock. But, there’s something that is even better than gold. It’s the Bible! The Bible is better than gold! It teaches us that God loves us all the time. It teaches us that God loves us so much He gave us Jesus to be our friend forever. It teaches us how to live our best life. And, it teaches us how to share our stuff. The teachings in the Bible are worth more to us than... Read More
Setting the Stage – Power Up (June and July 2019)

Setting the Stage – Power Up (June and July 2019)

Have you ever played PAC-MAN? The best part of that game is eating the large power pellets. Pac-Man immediately powers up, and then you can do anything. The bad guys can’t get you! You can eat them and earn bonus points doing it! It’s awesome! Feeling like we can do anything is a pretty great feeling. We may not have power pellets lying around that we can eat to power up, but we do have another power source—a real power source that gives us the power to do everything God wants us to do. His... Read More
July 2019 Editor’s Notes

July 2019 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! This month, we will continue with our Power Up theme as we learn how Jesus gives us the power to love others—and not just the ones who are easy to love. No, this kind of power is what helps us love everyone! This powerful kind of love looks a lot like goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Week one, we will learn that when Jesus is our friend, He gives us the power to show GOODNESS to others. Showing goodness to people is a great way to love them! Who... Read More
Setting the Stage – Hop To It (May 2019)

Setting the Stage – Hop To It (May 2019)

What would you do if you were assigned a huge building project to manage? Or told to step into the leadership role for an entire nation where every person would depend on you to make the right decisions? How about helping someone else accomplish a big job where you’re not going to get much recognition? Or, do the one thing you would be most afraid of doing, while everyone you know watches? All of these are pretty big things and would intimidate most of us. However, God can help us do really... Read More
June 2019 Editor’s Notes

June 2019 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! Have you ever played PAC-MAN? (Yes, that PAC-MAN game from the 1980s—it’s still around.) The best part of that game is eating the large power pellets. Pac-Man immediately powers up, and then you can do anything. The bad guys can’t get you! You can eat them and earn bonus points doing it! It’s awesome! Feeling like we can do anything is a pretty great feeling. We may not have power pellets lying around that we can eat to power up, but we do have another power source—a... Read More
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