Parents, today your child learned that people can tell about the one true God. When Paul noticed how Athens was filled with idols, he boldly taught in the marketplace and the Areopagus about the one true God and His Son, Jesus.
“Despite globalization and mobility, until Christ returns there will always be a need for churches to train, send, and financially support intentional missionaries. What’s more, when John notes that these missionaries were “accepting nothing from the Gentiles,” he seems to mean they weren’t earning money from the gospel; so the church should supply their needs. Lots of people share the gospel. Praise God! But only some have a moral claim on the local church’s financial support. These are the men and women we call missionaries.” Andy Johnson writes “5 Mission Principles from Scripture’s Shortest Book” here: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/5-mission-principles-from-scriptures-shortest-book/
All Christians are called to be on mission with God. We have this incredible reminder from the Weekly Bible Verse the children learned in church on Sunday. Encourage your child to share with others what she knows about the one true God.
Take it Further: Check out the “Paul Taught in Athens” section of the Bible Studies for Life: Kids Family App. Using games and activities, this FREE app allows your child to learn even more about each lesson.
Too many people build their relationships around what they can get out of the other person. Such people only contact friends if they need something. They might help the person if they can get something in return.
Our Unit Verse this month can also be a great way to start a conversation with your child about their relationship with Christ. You can start by asking them if they know Him.