Children's Resources

Year 1: God of Wonders

Year 2: Kings & Kingdoms

Year 3: Prophets & Promises

Lesson 11: Barnabas Encourages the Church

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In this lesson, children about Barnabas, the encourager. They see how he impacted Pauls’ life and the life of the church through his support of Paul and their missionary journey together. Children learn to encourage others. 

The Worship

Who God is: The Spirit Who Changes Us
Unit 2 Bible Memory Verse:“Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into His likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 3:17b-18

The Word

Ages 6-7 Bible Story: Acts 9:26-28; 11:22-26
Ages 8-9 Bible Story: Acts 9:26-28; 11:22-26; 14:19-23
Ages 10-12 Bible Story: Acts 9:26-28; 11:22-26; 14:19-23

What He has done: God led Barnabas to encourage the church and its leaders.

The Way

Ages 6-7 Lesson Aim: To show the importance of encouraging one another.
Ages 8-9 Lesson Aim: To show the importance of encouraging one another.
Ages 10-12 Lesson Aim: To show the importance of encouraging one another.