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Keys For Kids Ministries Podcast

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Keys For Kids Ministries is a children's ministry organization, offering Keys for Kids, Down Gilead Lane, and much more.

Keys For Kids Ministries is a children's ministry organization, offering Keys for Kids, Down Gilead Lane, and much more.

Location:

Pasco, WA

Description:

Keys For Kids Ministries is a children's ministry organization, offering Keys for Kids, Down Gilead Lane, and much more.

Language:

English

Contact:

Keys for Kids Ministries 2060 43rd St SE Grand Rapids, MI 49508 (616) 647-4500


Episodes

Good Luck Penny

11/22/2020
Bible Reading: Psalm 139:1-6; Matthew 10:29-31 As Devin and Jake walked home from school, Devin spied a penny on the sidewalk. "Mine!" he declared, picking it up. "You can't buy much with a penny, but at least now I won't have bad luck today." Jake frowned. "What does a penny have to do with luck?" he asked. "Haven't you heard the rhyme about pennies?" asked Devin. "You know--'Find a penny, pick it up, all day long you'll have good luck.'" Devin grinned at Jake. "Now aren't you sorry...

Duration:00:04:29

No Weeds Allowed!

11/21/2020
Bible Reading: Isaiah 58:11; Ephesians 4:25-32 "Look over there, Bridger--under those tall weeds!" Lizzy said as she and her brother explored the area behind the barn at their new home in the country. "Are those tomatoes?" "Looks like tomato plants to me," said Bridger. "Let's pull up the weeds around them so we can see the plants better." "Good idea," Lizzy said. They began pulling weeds that had grown more than waist-high. To their surprise and delight, they found other vegetables as...

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It’s True

11/20/2020
Bible Reading: 2 Timothy 3:14-17 "Grandma, that reporter totally messed up our story!" Isabella pointed to a page in her grandmother's newspaper. "I was so excited when he interviewed us about the food drive some of us fifth graders helped start at our school, but he changed almost everything we said!" "I'm sorry, Izzy," said Grandma, "but when we tell stories, people quite often change them. They might twist what we say or leave out some of our words. Or sometimes they just misunderstand...

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Lonely at Home

11/19/2020
Bible Reading: Acts 2:42-47 "Micah," Mom called, "it's time for dinner. Pause your game and come downstairs." When Micah trudged into the kitchen, his eyes were puffy and red. His mom looked him up and down. "Micah, you've been alone in your room a lot this week. Is everything okay?" Micah shrugged. "There's not really anyone to talk to, so I just play my game." "I know social distancing has made it more difficult to spend time with friends," said Mom. "And sometimes phone calls and...

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Serve When You’re Stuck

11/18/2020
Bible Reading: Philippians 2:1-11 "Mooooom! If I have to spend one more day at home with her, I'm going to go crazy!" Dillon grabbed a blanket off the couch and put it over his head. "If I have to be around HIM for one more minute, I'm going to scream!" Madison retorted. Mom plopped down on the couch next to Dillon. "Maddie, come sit by us for a minute," Mom said. Dillon peeked out of the blanket at his sister and glared. "Kids, I know this pandemic has been difficult for you. It's...

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Thanksgiving Blues

11/17/2020
Bible Reading: Psalm 34:17-18; Luke 22:41-44 "Gemma," Dad called out. "Did you finish your online homework?" Gemma stormed into the room with a scowl on her face. "No, I didn't do my stupid homework! And I hate my stupid online class! I just want to be done with school forever!" "Whoa, whoa there." Dad held up his hands to stop Gemma from marching forward. "It sounds like something more is going on here. You usually love school! Do you wanna talk about it?" Gemma huffed out a sigh....

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The Home Office

11/16/2020
Bible Reading: Galatians 5:22-23; Ephesians 5:1-2; 1 John 4:11-13 "Mo-om, Nathan hit me!" shouted Lily down the stairs. "I only hit her because she called me stupid!" shouted Nathan immediately after. Lily ran down the stairs toward their mom. "Well, you started it by playing that prank on me!" "Enough!" said Mom. "I know we've been cooped up in this house for months, and everyone's a little cranky. But we're Christians, and even though we're all feeling the strain of this pandemic, we...

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Haley and the Parrot

11/15/2020
Bible Reading: Joshua 1:1-9 Haley giggled as she listened to the parrot at the zoo. "Stop! Stop!" the bird squawked. "Why does he do that?" Haley looked up at her grandpa. "Why is he telling us to stop?" "Parrots listen to what people say and copy it. They aren't coming up with these things on their own--they're reacting to the world around them." Her grandpa's eyes twinkled. "He's probably heard parents yelling 'Stop!' at kids running through the zoo!" After school the next day, Haley...

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Older Than the Hills

11/14/2020
Bible Reading: Hebrews 1:8-12 "Look at this, Grandpa," said Jonah. "It almost looks like this stone is rotting away." Jonah was helping his grandfather in the garden and had found a strange-looking stone, full of tiny holes. "Hey--maybe this is a fossil! I saw a TV show about them." Grandpa took the stone and looked it over. "Maybe you're right," he said. "So what did you learn about fossils?" "I learned that when a living thing, like a plant or an animal, is buried in mud or clay for...

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Lukewarm Friends

11/13/2020
Bible Reading: Revelation 3:14-16 "Can I have something cold to drink, Mom?" Violet asked as she came in one hot afternoon. "Sure, but I think ice water is all we have," said Mom. "We're even out of milk." "We have powdered milk though, don't we? Can I use it to make chocolate milk?" "Good idea." Mom took out the box of powdered milk. "Here you go. The chocolate syrup is in the fridge." Violet mixed some of the powder with water. "I need some advice," she said as she added the...

Duration:00:04:29

No Fish Food

11/12/2020
Bible Reading: Psalm 139:13-16; Matthew 7:7-12 "Beans! What are you doing?" Samantha's cat was doing his best to open a bottle of fish food on the counter. "You're naughty," Samantha said, scooping up the chubby cat. "Why do you want that so bad anyway? It's not for you." As she put Beans down, Samantha caught sight of her soccer cleats lying near the door. She let out a long sigh, but she was distracted by Beans jumping right back onto the counter. He chewed at the bottle's lid. "What a...

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The Hope of Heaven

11/11/2020
Bible Reading: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 "Look out below!" Ansel jumped off a stump into the bed of crisp autumn leaves. Amy and Ariel laughed as wide eyes stared at them from the leaf pile. "The leaf pile is alive!" Amy shrieked. "Attack!" The girls flopped into the pile of leaves and tickled their little brother. Mom propped her rake up against a tree and grinned, watching the craziness unfold. "That was fun," Ansel declared when the leaf battle had subsided. "Remember when Dad used to...

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The Riddle

11/11/2020
Bible Reading: Hebrews 10:23-25 "Hey, Mom! Do you know this rhyme?" Miles asked from the porch swing. "Here's the church. Here's the steeple. Open the door and see all the people." Miles showed her the hand motions that went along with the words. Mom laughed. "That's an old one, Miles, but I still like it. Come over here. I have a riddle for you." Miles slid off of the porch swing and walked down the steps to where his mother was on her knees, working in the flower bed. She wrote in the...

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Rescued Kitten

11/10/2020
Bible Reading: Philippians 2:12-13; 2 Peter 1:3-4 "Mom! Pepper sharpened his claws on the couch again!" called Emma as she and her friend Olivia went into the living room to play a game. "Oh no!" Mom exclaimed, coming in and inspecting the couch. "We're going to have to get that cat a scratching post." "When did you get him?" asked Olivia. "I didn't even know you had a cat." "He was meowing outside our door during the thunderstorm we had a couple weeks ago," Emma replied. "We put up some...

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Free as a Butterfly

11/9/2020
Bible Reading: Colossians 3:12-15 Ana felt her face burn with embarrassment and anger. Out of the corner of her eye, she could see Conner and Amos looking at her and laughing. "All those freckles," she heard Amos whisper, and then they laughed again. "Amos! Conner!" Mrs. Bootsma spoke sternly. "Settle down!" At recess time, Ana didn't feel like talking or playing with her friends. She found a grassy spot and plopped down by herself. I hate my stupid freckles, she thought as she watched a...

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No Longer Nervous

11/8/2020
Bible Reading: Philippians 4:4-7 "I.don't know why I agreed to play my guitar in the school concert," Jude said at the dinner table. "I'm really scared about performing in front of so many people!" "Hmm I remember another time you were really scared," Mom replied. "That was the first time you had a toothache and had to go to the dentist. Do you remember what I did to help you feel more confident?" "Yeah, I remember. I had to have the tooth pulled, and you stayed right there with me...

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A Good Recipe

11/7/2020
Bible Reading: Psalm 31:1-3, 14-15 "I.think we made a big mistake coming here," Kate told her dad. "Everything's so different. Are you sure we shouldn't have stayed where we were?" Dad smiled. "I'm sure," he said. "After praying a lot about it, Mom and I both sensed it was time to move on to a new ministry. We asked God to show us where we should serve Him, and He showed us the need in this town." "Well, I'm not sure I'll ever get used to it," said Kate. "I know you say God never makes...

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The Raft Rescue

11/6/2020
Bible Reading: Romans 10:8-13 Elias knew he wasn't supposed to go on his homemade raft by himself, but he stepped onto it anyway. It's not like I'm going anywhere, he thought. It's tied to a sturdy elm tree. So he sat down and enjoyed the feeling of the raft gently rocking back and forth with the current of the river. But the rope holding the raft to the tree had become badly frayed, and when Elias jumped up to go back to the house, it suddenly snapped! The raft lunged out from the river's...

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Remember “Y”

11/5/2020
Bible Reading: Exodus 3:1-15; Isaiah 9:6-7 "Whew! This is hard work!" Hunter stopped to wipe sweat off his forehead after tossing a log onto the back of the trailer. "Just imagine how much work this would be without you two helping me!" Dad said with a grin. Wynter giggled. "You would be lost without us, Dad!" "And you both would be cold without all this wood, now that I've got that wood furnace installed." "I bet you wish you were cold right now!" Mom said, showing up with a pitcher of...

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Not Fair

11/4/2020
Bible Reading: 1 Peter 2:21-24 "That's it!" Jace said angrily as he walked into the house. "I'm done being Mr. Nice Guy!" Dad looked up from his computer. "Whoa! What are you so upset about?" "I'm way past upset!" Jace exclaimed. "I'm mad!" With that he dropped into a chair. "I'm the one who got the baseball club started. I'm the one who found the bats and balls for the first game. I even got that sporting goods store to donate T-shirts for us. But everyone seems to have forgotten all...

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