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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

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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

Duration:00:04:29

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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A Life Worth Living

9/8/2021
Bible Reading: Matthew 25:31-40 Editor's note: This story addresses suicide and may not be suitable for young children. Noah heard Jordan sigh when Miss Volf handed back his science test. "School stinks!" Jordan declared. "I hate tests! I think I'll just kill myself." Noah gave him a worried look. "Come on, it can't be that bad." "But it is," Jordan insisted. "I got an F." As the class headed to the cafeteria for lunch, Noah had a nervous, jumpy feeling inside. He couldn't stop...

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Unarmed

9/7/2021
Bible Reading: Ephesians 6:11-18 "Ihave a little story to start our class today," Mr. Larson announced to his Sunday school class. "It has a lesson that goes along with today's Bible verse." "Oh no!" said Anthony. "I forgot my Bible again!" "Well, you can scoot your chair over and look on with Terrance," Mr. Larson said. "Okay," said Anthony, moving his chair. "But why do you always have us look up stuff in our Bibles, Mr. Larson? Why don't you just tell us what it says?" "The verses...

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Every Step

9/6/2021
Bible Reading: Psalm 37:23-24, 30-31 Mom's going to the hospital for her surgery tomorrow, Amelia thought as she stomped angrily down the stairs. And then she has to have all that chemotherapy. I know that's to kill any remaining cancer cells, but it will probably make her lose her long, beautiful hair! Amelia wiped away a tear. And what if what if she dies? As Amelia reached the bottom step, she heard her mother talking to Aunt Diane on the phone and laughing. How can Mom be happy on such...

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Discarding Dis

9/5/2021
Bible Reading: Ephesians 4:22-32 Little Robby took a bite of his drumstick. "Yum! Dis is good," he declared. "Not dis, Robby. You need to say this," Benjamin told him. "Put your tongue on the edge of your upper teeth. Now say th-th-th." Robby did what his brother told him and made the sound successfully. "You did it!" said Robby's sister Hannah with a smile. "Now say th-th-this." Obediently, Robby did as he was told. "Th-th-dis," he said, beaming. Hannah and Benjamin laughed along with...

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Keep the Fire Burning

9/4/2021
Bible Reading: Hebrews 10:23-25 "Camping is so much fun!" Elijah said as he roasted a marshmallow over the campfire. "Yeah," said Jasmine. "I wish we didn't have to go home tomorrow. Can't we stay until Sunday, Dad?" "I'm afraid not," said Dad. "I agreed to help serve coffee and doughnuts at church on Sunday." Elijah sighed. "It seems like we always have to rush home from fun things so we can go to church on Sunday. I don't really see why it's so important to go every week." "Hmm,"...

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When I See It

9/3/2021
Bible Reading: John 20:24-29; 1 Peter 1:8; 1 John 3:1-2 "I'll believe it when I see it!" said Cole, reaching for a slice of bread. "Oh, Cole, you always say that," said Ivy. "It's like your personal motto. You never believe anything! I really did see a squirrel without a tail!" "When you think about it, we believe in quite a few things we can't see," said Mom as she passed the potatoes. "You believe in the wind, don't you? And electricity? Many important things in life can't be seen. Take...

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Who Deserves Help?

9/2/2021
Bible Reading: Matthew 25:31-46 Nolan tossed his basketball at the hoop and watched it sail through the net. "Are you ready to go serve dinner at the homeless shelter, Nolan?" Dad said as he came out of the house. "We need to leave soon." Every third Tuesday, Nolan's dad went to the shelter to help serve a meal, and Nolan often went with him. "I decided not to go anymore, Dad," Nolan said. He threw the ball again. "I thought you liked helping there," said Dad in surprise. "What made you...

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Priceless

9/1/2021
Bible Reading: Genesis 1:27; Psalm 139:13-16 When Tracy came home from school, Mom was unloading groceries from the car. "How about giving me a hand?" Mom asked. "Sure," said Tracy. When Mom opened the trunk, Tracy saw a huge watermelon. "I'll carry this in." After setting the watermelon on the kitchen table, Tracy hurried back to the car to see if Mom had gotten any other treats. She peeked in one bag after another. "There's one more surprise," Mom said, giving her a wink. "But first,...

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Just Joking

8/31/2021
Bible Reading: Romans 12:9-18 Landon and his friend Johnny went into the house to fill their water bottles before soccer practice. "I bet Colin has failed every math test we've had this year," Landon said as he held his bottle under the dispenser. "Yeah," said Johnny. "And when we laughed and asked if he could help us with our math homework, he looked like he was gonna cry. He can't even take a joke." Landon's mom frowned and looked like she was about to say something when Johnny said,...

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A Fishing Trip

8/30/2021
Bible Reading: Luke 5:1-11 As Ming and Dad were fishing, Ming got restless. "We've been here for more than an hour and haven't caught anything. I wanna go home." "That reminds me of a story in the Bible," said Dad. "The one about how Peter and the fishermen fished all night and caught no fish." "What? All night?" asked Ming in surprise. "That's right," answered Dad. "It was only when Jesus told them to cast the net again that they managed to catch any fish--so many the boat could barely...

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