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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

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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

Trampled Flowers

7/2/2022
Bible Reading: 1 John 3:18; 4:19 "Oh no!" Mrs. Patterson yelled as a couple of dogs plowed right through her flower garden. Leah was waiting for the school bus and saw the whole thing. She felt so sad for Mrs. Patterson, her elderly, widowed neighbor. On the ride to school, Leah sat with her best friend, Kate, and told her what had happened. "Those dogs ran through Mrs. Patterson's garden and trampled her beautiful flowers!" "How frustrating!" said Kate. "Poor Mrs. Patterson. We should...

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A Strong Hand

7/1/2022
Bible Reading: John 10:14-15, 27-30; Romans 8:38-39 "Want this quarter, Madison? You can have it if you can get it." Madison's older brother Tobias held out his hand, palm up, with a quarter in it. Madison hesitated, knowing how her big brother loved to tease, but Tobias just stood smiling at her. She walked slowly toward him. When she was close, she made a sudden, quick lunge for his hand. But just as quickly, Tobias's fist closed over the quarter, and the battle was on. There was a lot...

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Light of the Fireflies

6/30/2022
Bible Reading: Matthew 5:14-16 Megan and Thomas and their family had gathered at the home of friends from church to celebrate the beginning of summer vacation. There was a cookout, games, and so much food. "Kids! It's almost time for the fireflies to appear!" Megan's dad called out. Each person grabbed a jar with holes poked in the lid for catching fireflies. They planned to release them not long after catching them. As it grew dark, the kids began hunting for fireflies along the edges of...

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A Different Viewpoint

6/29/2022
Bible Reading: Proverbs 17:17; Colossians 3:12-17 "Look there behind you, Mom," said Evie as she and her mother picked raspberries. "Down low. There are some berries you missed." "Oh, I see them," said Mom. "They're nice ones." She bent to pick the berries. "There are more in the bush behind those," Evie told her. Mom looked toward the berries Evie was pointing out, but she shook her head. "No, those aren't ripe enough yet--but I see some hiding in the center of the bush you just...

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Fainting Goats

6/28/2022
Bible Reading: Deuteronomy 1:26-32 Kayla watched as her dad herded two baby goats into the family's goat pen. They looked so cute as they started eagerly exploring their new surroundings, curious about all the other goats in the pen. "Can I go in and pet them, Dad?" asked Kayla. "Sure!" Dad said. "Just be careful not to startle them. These goats are sometimes called fainting goats because--" Before Dad could finish his explanation, their dog Buster bounded into the yard and started...

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Feeding the Birds

6/27/2022
Bible Reading: 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 "Grandma, why do you have so many different kinds of bird feeders?" Kenneth asked as he and his grandmother filled the bird feeders in her yard. "Wouldn't one be enough?" "Well, Ken, if every bird were the same, one kind of bird feeder would be enough. But God, in His wisdom and creativity, made all kinds of birds for us to enjoy, and He created them with different needs and preferences. Finches, for instance, usually like to perch on bags filled with...

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The Counselor Hunt

6/26/2022
Bible Reading: Luke 15:1-7 "Hey, where did Ellen go?" Josie looked around the dining hall. She and her fellow campers had just finished supper. "She was right here a minute ago." Bianca looked around too. "I don't see her," she said. "Actually, I don't see any of the counselors! Where did everyone go?" "Can I please have everyone's attention!" The voice of Mr. Paul, the camp director, came over the loudspeaker. "Perhaps you've noticed that your counselors are missing. They've gone into...

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Leaping Lemurs

6/25/2022
Bible Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:12-27 Ana and her older cousin, Justine, were at the zoo for the day. "Look at the lemurs!" Ana pointed at a large forested enclosure where little animals with long striped tails hopped from branch to branch. "Wow, that lemur is an acrobat!" Justine laughed. "God's creation is amazing." "Yeah," Ana agreed. "It's so much fun to see all these different animals." "Those lemurs remind me of the talent show at your school last week," Justine said. "Those girls...

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Recharged Power

6/24/2022
Bible Reading: Psalm 119:1-12 "Do we have everything?" asked Dad as the family piled into the car to leave for their camping trip. "How about the flashlight? Did somebody pack it?" "I did," said Kegan. "I took the one with rechargeable batteries." "Great idea," said Dad. "All right--here we go!" That evening after supper, Kegan pulled the flashlight out of his bag. "Let's go, Ryder," he called to his little brother. "Let's go see what's in the snack machine at the lodge. Okay, Dad?" Dad...

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Watch Your Step!

6/23/2022
Bible Reading: Psalm 27:11; Proverbs 5:1-6; 7:24-27 Suzanna couldn't wait to visit her grandparents' farm. She looked forward to helping Grandpa with the animals and making pear cobbler and jam with Grandma. And at the end of each day, she and Grandma would enjoy a long walk in the shady pear orchard. Grandma always said, "Heaven must feel like a cool orchard on a hot summer afternoon." On the day she arrived at the farm, Suzanna said, "Grandma, let's go walk through the pear trees." "I'm...

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Just Outside Ella’s Window

6/22/2022
Bible Reading: Matthew 6:25-34 Ella stood absolutely still when she noticed a pair of robins surveying the crook of a branch in the maple tree outside her bedroom window. Over the next few days, she saw them come with twigs and bits of leaves they had gathered to make their nest. Ella giggled when one of them brought back a piece of ribbon it had found. Each day, Ella observed the progress on the nest, and one morning she saw an egg in it. Soon four sky-blue eggs lay in the nest. When the...

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The Old Bracelet

6/21/2022
Bible Reading: Ephesians 4:22-24; Colossians 3:12-13 "Cal, you've worn that WWJD bracelet for years and years, haven't you?" Everly asked her older brother, eyeing his bracelet with distaste. "I got it the first year I went to camp," Cal replied. "It used to be blue with 'WWJD' spelled out in white letters. They told us that whenever we saw those letters we should ask ourselves, 'What would Jesus do?'" "Well, if Jesus had that bracelet, I think He'd take it off," Everly said. "You know...

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What Comes Out of Your Mouth

6/20/2022
Bible Reading: Proverbs 15:1-2; Matthew 15:10-11, 17-20 Tara and her friends, Maddie and Eve, sat at a wooden picnic table overlooking the sandy beach of Lake Monroe. The girls had been swimming for hours, and their stomachs were growling. "I'm starving!" exclaimed Eve. She pulled a bag of chips, a ham sub, a slice of cake, and a soda out of her lunch bag. "Me too!" Maddie had two bologna, mayo, and cheese sandwiches, a large bag of corn chips, and a candy bar. She was already sipping on...

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Good Gifts

6/19/2022
Bible Reading: Psalm 34:8-10; 84:11; James 1:17 Cruising into the driveway on her bike, Zoey waved at her dad. "I love my new bike!" she exclaimed as she hopped off. "I never really thought I'd get such a great gift for my birthday!" She gave her dad a hug. "Dad, you're the best! You knew just what I wanted. It's even the perfect color!" Dad chuckled. "I know how to take a hint. How many times did I hear you talk about the cool bike you found online? And aren't you the one who left a...

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A Hopeless Case

6/18/2022
Bible Reading: Luke 19:1-10 "Hey, guys, I, uh…I invited Hayden to join us," Ben told his friends as they set up tents to camp out in his backyard. "He said he'd think about it." "You're kidding!" Liam paused to stare at Ben. "Why'd you do that? He always acts so tough!" "And he uses bad language," said Elijah. "Why would you even want him to come?" "Maybe if some of us are nice to him, he'll learn that God isn't just a swear word," said Ben. "Besides, it's not like we're perfect--we're...

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Wings Like Eagles

6/17/2022
Bible Reading: Isaiah 40:28-31 "I'm tired from all this walking," Caleb groaned. He was hiking with his family in the mountains of British Columbia in Canada. "I'm ready for a break." "Don't worry, we're almost at the lookout," Caleb's mom announced. In a few minutes, the family reached a platform that looked out over the forested valley. "We can see everything from up here!" Dad exclaimed. Suddenly Caleb spotted a group of huge birds with white heads perched in a pine tree. "Look!"...

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No Doubt About It

6/16/2022
Bible Reading: 1 John 5:9-13 "Mom," said Everest, "can I walk to the store with Mrs. Kopp? I can help carry her groceries home." Mrs. Kopp was an elderly neighbor Everest often helped. Mom laughed. "How kind of you," she teased, knowing Mrs. Kopp usually treated Everest to an ice cream cone on the way to the store. As Everest and Mrs. Kopp walked along, he chatted with her about his summer plans. "I hope you won't be too busy for vacation Bible school," said Mrs. Kopp, smiling at her...

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The Perfect Pen Pal

6/15/2022
Bible Reading: Matthew 5:13-16; 2 Corinthians 3:1-6; 5:11-21 Rose squealed in excitement when her Mom handed her a letter. "It's from my new pen pal!" Rose had been waiting for weeks to hear back from her pen pal. Her homeschool group had joined a pen pal service where they paired up kids from different states. "She's from Ohio--that's not too far from Michigan," Rose noted as she ripped the envelope open. Curling up on the couch, Rose poured over every word of the letter. "Mom, she's the...

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Who Needs Brothers?

6/14/2022
Bible Reading: 2 Thessalonians 1:3; Hebrews 2:10-11; 13:1 Carley felt a sharp poke under the table. "Knock it off, Brooks!" she hissed, aiming a kick back at her brother. He scowled at her and then snuck a look at Dad, who was reading a Bible passage for family devotions. "A friend loves at all times," Dad read, "and a brother is born for adversity." He looked up. "That is, for hard times," he explained. "You can say that again!" said Carley. "Brothers are good for nothing but giving you...

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The Boredom Cure

6/13/2022
Bible Reading: Matthew 25:34-40 "It is so hot!" Paige muttered to herself as she sat on the porch swing. "And there's nothing to do." She closed her eyes and let the swing rock slowly back and forth. Just then, she heard tires whirring and opened her eyes to see her neighbor riding by on his bicycle at top speed. "Hey, Aaron," she called to her friend's back. "What's going on? Is there something happening?" Aaron slammed on his brakes and turned around. "Nothing's happening. I've just got...

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