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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

Like It Never Happened

9/28/2021
Bible Reading: Isaiah 61:1-3; 1 John 1:9 Eyes bugging wide, Zachary stared at the laptop in shock. "What? NO!" Xenia rushed into his bedroom. "What's the matter, Zach?" Stammering, he gestured at the screen. "It it was right there and now it's gone!" Xenia looked at the document on the screen, blank except for one letter. She turned to her little brother in puzzlement. "T?" Rising from his chair, Zachary flailed his arms. "It was my science report. I was almost done, but I read it...

Duration:00:04:29

A Little Fire

9/27/2021
Bible Reading: Philippians 4:8; James 3:7-12 As Jena stopped in the middle of the mountain trail, her friend Olivia bumped into her. "Whoa!" said Olivia. "Why did you stop?" Jena pointed to a hillside across the valley. "Mom said we'd see a place where there had been a forest fire--and that's it!" "Wow!" exclaimed Olivia as the girls stared at the charred remains. When they moved on, she turned to Jena. "Did you know Blake cheated on a test and might get suspended from school?" "Yeah. He...

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Replace It!

9/26/2021
Bible Reading: Romans 12:1-2 "What smells so funny?" Will asked as his older brother Elliot drove the car into the garage. "Is it the engine?" Elliot sniffed and made a face. "Maybe. I'd better check it out." Will got out of the car and watched as Elliot opened the hood. They gasped in surprise. Green coolant was splattered everywhere! Will waved away a smelly cloud of steam with his hand. "What happened?" "Hard to say," Elliot replied. "But it'll have to wait till tomorrow." When Will...

Duration:00:04:29

Thanks for Food Stamps

9/25/2021
Bible Reading: Proverbs 30:8-9; Philippians 4:18; James 4:5-7 "Nora, why don't you go buy some bread and milk while I return something," Mom said on the way into the grocery store. She held out a food stamp debit card. "Be sure to get the--" She stopped when she noticed the pout on Nora's face. "What's the matter?" "Oh, Mom, do I have to? Why can't you do it?" "Because there's a long line at the customer service desk, and I want to get you to church on time for choir practice," Mom...

Duration:00:04:29

Grandma’s Couch

9/24/2021
Bible Reading: Psalm 51:9-12 "Don't sit on that couch, Dexter!" Grandma warned as they walked into the living room. "I'm waiting for my new one to be delivered today." Dexter glanced at the couch with the tiger-print cover over the top of it. "There's nothing wrong with it," he said, plonking himself down on the couch. But he yelled as he sank right down. "Oh no! I can't get up." Laughing, Grandma held out her hand and helped him up. "Oh, Dexter. I tried to tell you. Sometimes things are...

Duration:00:04:29

A Light on Eighteen Wheels

9/23/2021
Bible Reading: Psalm 27:1; Matthew 14:30-31; John 8:12 "Come on, Dad. I'm almost to the top," called Ryan. "Right behind you," Dad called back. "This is so cool!" Ryan said. "I can see miles of ocean. This lighthouse must've guided a million ships to safety in the old days." "Yep, and it still does," said Dad. Ryan looked confused. "But ships have advanced technology now. Why would they need an old lighthouse?" "Well, way out there on the water, the night can be pitch black. Technology...

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Praise Be to God

9/22/2021
Bible Reading: Luke 19:28-40 "Does God really hear us when we sing?" Callie asked as her family exited the packed church on Sunday morning. Her mom smiled at her. "Of course He does." "But there are so many people in the world!" Callie said. "And He loves it when we praise Him together." Mom put her arm around Callie's shoulders. "Or when we praise Him alone." When they got in the van for the ride home, her older brother turned toward her. "Hey, Callie. I heard what you said " Callie...

Duration:00:04:29

Goodbye and Hello

9/21/2021
Bible Reading: John 14:1-6 "Lucy! Stop barking!" scolded Oliver as he scooped the feisty terrier into his arms and hurried to the window. "Maybe Jacob is home!" Oliver peered out and then shook his head in disappointment. "It's just the mailman," he told his mom. "Well, your brother will be here soon," Mom assured him as she put the finishing touches on a chocolate cake. "Right now, would you please go and get the mail?" As Oliver went down the driveway to the mailbox, his sister Jennie...

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A Bird Named Witness

9/20/2021
Bible Reading: John 6:47-51 "Hazel, would you please fill the bird feeder?" asked Mom as she peeled potatoes for dinner. "I noticed it was empty earlier." Hazel took the bag of birdseed from under the counter and went outside to the patio. As she carefully poured the seed into the feeder, she noticed her mother watching her. After Hazel went back inside, Mom continued to look out the window for several minutes. "Are you waiting for all the birds to come get their dinner?" Hazel asked,...

Duration:00:04:29

Somebody’s Blood

9/19/2021
Bible Reading: Romans 5:6-11 "Hey, Grandpa, can we go for a hike in the woods behind your house?" Asher asked eagerly when he visited his grandfather one Saturday morning. "Let's do it," said Grandpa. "Want to take a picnic lunch along?" "Yeah!" Asher replied, and soon they were off on their adventure. They hiked all morning and had a great time--until Grandpa tripped over a log and fell. "Grandpa!" Asher exclaimed in dismay, looking at his grandfather's leg, which had been cut by a...

Duration:00:04:29

Holding the Leash

9/18/2021
Bible Reading: Psalm 73:23-26 "Mom! Look at how well Raquel is walking!" said Danielle as she stepped onto her scooter. "Yes, she is such a big girl now!" Mom said as she smiled down at Danielle's one-year-old sister. Mom held Raquel's little hand and was closely watching her baby steps. In Mom's other hand was the leash of their big, gentle chocolate-colored Labrador retriever. They walked slowly down the sidewalk as Danielle zipped back and forth to them on her scooter. Raquel reached...

Duration:00:04:29

Different Gifts

9/17/2021
Bible Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:4-13 When Marshall and Nathan came home from school, Marshall went to his room, but his twin bounded into the kitchen. "I got all A's on my report card," Nathan announced. "Good for you!" Mom said, giving him a hug. She looked around. "Where's Marshall?" When Nathan shrugged, Mom went and tapped on the twins' bedroom door. "Marshall? Can I come in?" "I guess so," came the muffled reply. "I guess you want to see my report card." Without looking at his mom,...

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Market Day for Maya

9/16/2021
Bible Reading: Psalm 37:3-4, 8 Maya and Marco ran ahead of their mother on the dusty path, too excited to hold themselves back. Today was market day, and Maya and her brother always enjoyed visiting the stalls selling fruits and vegetables, fresh eggs, and fragrant breads. But this trip included something special--new shoes. "Marco! Maya!" their mother called. The kids joined their mother at a table stacked with shoeboxes. As Mama discussed prices with the seller, Marco and Maya searched...

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The Home Run That Wasn’t

9/15/2021
Bible Reading: Romans 8:26-28, 31 Miguel sat on the bench and waited for his turn at bat. His team was losing by just one run, and it was the last inning. If I get up to bat, God can help me get a hit, he thought, so he silently prayed, asking God to let him hit a home run. There was a runner on third base, but there were already two out when it was Miguel's turn to bat. Confidently, he walked to home plate. The pitcher threw the ball, and Miguel took a swing at it--but he missed. The...

Duration:00:04:29

Holy Spirit Feet

9/14/2021
Bible Reading: Romans 8:1-2, 8-11 "Wow! Look at all the shoes!" Scarlett exclaimed. "What kind should we get?" "Well, I need sneakers for gym," answered her sister Aria. "But those sandals are really cute. I like the colors." "You're right! I'm definitely going to try those," Scarlett said as she picked up a sandal to look at the buckle more closely. After the girls tried on several shoes, Mom agreed that Scarlett could get a pair of blue sandals, and Aria found just the kind of gym...

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A Wren in the Sparrows

9/13/2021
Bible Reading: 1 John 2:3-6 Lina raised her binoculars, eyes scanning over the marsh for a sign of movement. "Do you see any birds yet, Justin?" she asked her older brother. "Not yet," he answered. "Because we're here so early, the birds are just waking up. You have to be patient when you're birdwatching." Lina sat down on a log beside him to watch the sunrise over the water. "So how is school going?" Justin asked. Lina sighed and frowned. "My friends have started making fun of this...

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Dad’s Umbrella

9/12/2021
Bible Reading: Psalm 46:1-3; John 16:33 "I like walking in the rain," said Ella as she and her dad headed for the grocery store. Dad held an umbrella, and Ella crowded close to him. Together they sauntered along, comfortable and dry under Dad's big umbrella. At the store, Ella and her dad ran into the Drews, who were former neighbors. Ella talked with her friend Lana while Dad visited with Lana's parents. "Have you heard about my brother Jackson?" Lana asked. "He was diagnosed with...

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Fallen Towers

9/11/2021
Bible Reading: Matthew 4:17; 24:42-44; 28:19-20 Editor's note: This story deals with terrorism and may not be suitable for some children. "There," Ian said as he carefully placed the last of his sister's blocks on top of the tower. Little Kaya grinned, then waved her hand through the tower of blocks. "All fall down!" she yelled as the blocks cascaded around her. She giggled when her brother scrunched up his face, pretending to be sad. "Ian," Mom said. "Can you come set the table,...

Duration:00:04:29

The Greatest Miracle

9/10/2021
Bible Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:17-21 "Was that Aunt Julie?" asked Logan as his mother hung up the phone. "Yes, it was," replied Mom with a big smile. "She said the infection in Maria's eye has completely cleared up. That is such a blessing!" "Yeah!" said Logan as he thought back over the past few months. "She's been taking one medicine after another, and the doctors even thought she'd need eye surgery! I'm glad we kept praying for her." "What's going on?" asked Logan's sister Tonya as...

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The Frame on the Wall

9/9/2021
Bible Reading: Ephesians 2:1-9 "Why do you always do that?" asked Miley as she watched her mom adjust the crooked frame on their wall. Mom laughed. "It won't hang straight, and I want to keep it up here." Miley shook her head. "You should just buy a new frame." "I like this one," Mom said. "It just needs a little grace." The next day, Miley noticed her mom by the frame again, trying to get it so that it sat perfectly straight. "It's not going to stay like that, Mom. You know it...

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