Where Does God Live?
from the book
Cows In Church
80 Biblically Based Children's Sermons
B. Kathleen Fannin
Acts 17:24, 26-28
Object: A 3-foot x 5-foot (i.e., large) world map and a passport.
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As the children seat themselves on the chancel steps, I spread out a map of the world on the floor in front of them.
"Oooooooooooooooh!" comes their response as the map's features are revealed.
"It's pretty!" Mary exclaims.
"Yes, it is pretty, Mary," I answer. "There are lots of different colors to help us see where all the different countries are. Can any of you show us where we live?"
Immediately some of the eight- and nine-year-olds spring from their seats and descend on the map like bees on a field of clover. Almost with one motion, five little index fingers land in the center of the United States.
"Right HERE!" Thomas announces. I am duly impressed by the children's knowledge of geography.
"You all certainly know where Missouri is," I affirm. "Thank you." As the children return to their seats, I continue, pointing to the corresponding places on the map: "What if I wanted to go from the United States over to ...
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