Sunday, October 21, 2012

How a Christian is Like a Pumpkin...great pumpkin-carving activity for kids!

God picks you from the patch, brings you in and washes all the dirt off, that you may have gotten from the other pumpkins.

He cuts the top off and scoops out all the yucky stuff.

He removes the seeds of doubt, hate, etc.

He carves you a new smiling face (more like scary if you're one of our pumpkins) and puts His light inside of you, to shine for all the world to see.

What a great opportunity to teach our kiddos what it means to have a personal relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ!

Go here for more information about how to have a personal relationship with Christ and eternal life in Heaven with Him.

Story from DLTK.

About the Author: Erin Vick Franklin is the founder and director of Worthy of the Prize. Erin has a BBA in Marketing and Management from TCU and a Masters of Christian Education in Church Recreation from Southwestern Seminary. She is a published, award-winning author and poet. Purchase her book Worthy of the Prize Sports Camps: A Church's Guide to Implementing an Effective, Community-Reaching Christian Sports Camp to be used as an outreach tool for your church or mission organization. Erin is the wife of A, a Worship Pastor, and a work-at-home-momma to 2 crazy little boys, a and e.

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Roisin said...

I love what you wrote and the pictures, but when I tried to pin it from your blog, no pictures even showed up. :(
Rita at

Worthy of the Prize said...

Thanks, Rita!! That's weird...I pinned it without any problems??

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