What Is Holy Week? What Is Easter?

Did you see our earlier post containing the “What is Lent?” video? Today we share two more powerful videos to teach the traditions and significance of Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter. These videos are great resources for your classroom, church, and home. Use them as discussion starters in a Bible study or … Continue Reading

What Are We Going to Do about Summer Sunday School THIS year?

Sunday School IS very important. But come summer, at churches large and small, faithful superintendents and directors face two major problems: Student attendance drops dramatically. It starts as soon as school gets out, and by mid-summer, attendance may only be 10 percent of the normal level. Consistent teachers are hard to find! Students need consistency … Continue Reading

3 Reasons Why “The Sunday School Answer” Is Still the Best

What is the “Sunday School Answer”? There’s an old joke that the correct answer to any question asked by a Sunday School teacher is Jesus. Who loves you? Jesus! Why does this story matter? Jesus! Who drove you to church this morning? Well, maybe not that one. Among many of us, it’s an old trope. … Continue Reading

Don’t Throw That Away Just Yet

I have an admission: I’m guilty. I’m guilty of not always paying much attention to the Sunday School materials my kids bring home. A Problem I have several young kids. If you do too, then I’m sure you can identify with me. You see, my kids come home from school or other activities with tons of … Continue Reading

What Is Lent?

What is Lent? Lent is a time for self-examination, repentance and a keen focus on our need for our Savior. This solemn season is clearly set apart to contrast powerfully with Easter Sunday, when our alleluias return, loud and clear, in celebration of Jesus’ resurrection and the new life we have in Him! Use this … Continue Reading

“I didn’t know our Sunday School had . . . ”

I’ve said it. My friends have said it. Maybe you’ve said it too. There are so many different tools for Growing in Christ and Cross Explorations Sunday School, it’s sometimes hard to keep track! From time to time, our team will post on our Sunday School Matters blog to feature a fun tool that may … Continue Reading