Have you ever had a day where everything went wrong, and yet it was the best ever? Experience an extraordinary day with Liz on this week’s Kids Corner.Play Episode
Episode Theme: Opportunities or Problems?
1. Psalm 32:5 shows that God is on our side. Even when we create the problems in our lives, God forgives us. How does God’s forgiveness help you every day?
2. Genesis 37, 38-50 tells the story of Joseph’s struggles and God’s faithfulness. Joseph was a person with big dreams. His brothers were going to bow down to him, and then he was going to be a high-ranking servant in the king’s palace and then he was going to help rule the kingdom. His big often didn’t turn out the way that he planned. Some people say “when a door closes, God opens a window”? Think about this phrase as you listen to this episode.
“Then I admitted my sin to you . . . And you forgave the guilt of my sin”Psalm 32:5
In this episode, Liz’s dad said “With each problem you face, God gives you an opportunity.” Liz faced all kinds of disappointment in this episode, but in the end had some awesome experiences.
Problems come our way everyday. What's important is how you look at your problems—are they painful experiences, or opportunities in disguise? The next time something goes wrong, look for the opportunity it brings. Is it a chance to learn more about God, to invite God to work inside you, to grow in God? Ask God to show you the opportunity hidden in the problem. You'll be surprised at how much you grow!
What was Liz looking forward to as the highlight of his trip?
A visit to Lizard World and a ride on the Splashcoaster.
List all the things that went wrong on the trip.
His MP3 player conked out, pool was closed, Splashcoaster was closed, air conditioner broke, car broke down.
Why was Hank Wheelright important to Liz’s dad?
Because his song was playing when he asked God to forgive his sins.
How did Hank help out Liz’s dad?
He lent him his truck so that Liz's dad could get to his business meeting.
Seeds are an example of waiting for God’s promises. Plant a seed in soil in a container in your house. Nothing will happen for a while—it will keep looking dead, but things are happening that you can't see. When your plant starts to peek out of the dirt, let it remind you that God is working beneath the surface of what seems like hopeless situations.
We’ve designed a special Kids Corner 10 Commandments Bookmark. This bookmark will be a handy reminder of God’s rules for living godly lives.
This “Gifts of Kindness” Advent calendar activity will not only count down to Christmas, but prepare your hearts for the greatest gift of all, Jesus Christ. Included are 22 dated ornaments (one for each day of Advent) and 5 family devotionals.
What is a hero? Here's "God's Kind of Hero."
In this ebook, you'll see suggestions of how families can create faith-formative activities that help children learn what a Christian can be.
Download this picture frame craft for your child. Hang it up anywhere in your home as reminder that they are created in God's image!
Welcome to Kids Corner’s “Know Your Bible Activity Book, Part 6"! Can you solve these nine Kids Corner Bible word searches?
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Reach the world with the Word that God has spoken!
Ever been on a road trip? Travel Route 32. It's the road that leads to Christ.
Are you looking for ways to inspire your family and friends without too much perspiration on your part? Take a look at our Summer "I'm Bored" List. It contains creative suggestions to explore God's world and his word!
From Fuzzy Focus: What we do and who we are reflect God to all around us. Check out Who We Are, a song about being created in God's image.
After Jesus was baptized, the Holy Spirit led Him into the desert, so that the devil could test him. Listen to this story and hear how Jesus triumphed over Satan.
Every moment of every day, we have a choice of whether to serve God or serve ourselves. Listen to this story from the Old Testament, where people thought that they no longer needed to obey God.
Liz gets an email from Ireland asking for help in setting up an internet radio station. They decide to raise the money they need and go to Ireland for spring break
Liz and Lucille compete in a game show called “Gut Check.” Liz starts out by wanting to win at all costs, but soon decides there are more important things.
Could Liz’s all-time favorite war hero really be a fake? Find out on this episode of Kids Corner.
Chamy chooses to study Liz to discover how to live the Christian life. Can Liz show Chamy how to live out the Bible in all he does?
Liz gets a video camera for his birthday. His plan is to make a serious movie, but Morrie has a cold and the result is more funny than serious.
Lucille is looking for an idea for her next article for the Terrene Gazette.
Liz and his friends are very excited about competing in the Beat the Buzzer game … so excited that they don't complete their assignment for church school, figuring out the difference between grace, mercy, and justice.
Liz and his friends present a two-act play on contentment—the first act features Toad Liz, an enchanted toad who grants wishes but cannot give contentment and the second act follows Herculiz, as he looks for work that will bring him happiness.
Paul and Silas demonstrate what it means to be a missionary for Jesus.
When Liz's cousin Herbert comes back home for a visit, he and Lucille are challenged to be better witnesses to their friends. But why is it easier to witness to a stranger than to their friends?
Liz is so desperate to get money for his dog that he’s even willing to try gambling! Help Liz figure out why gambling will never give him what he needs.
Scooter is Terrene’s best speller. But he’s got one BIG problem: the big stage and the bright lights terrify him. Can he overcome his fear and take the spelling crown? Join us and cheer on Scooter as he competes in the spelling bee.
In church, Liz discovers Kayla Leon, a fantastic new singer, and he decides to become her manager. Can Liz show her how to be a Christian performer or is Kayla now Terrene’s new diva?
Who’s planning the biggest prank in Reptarium Middle School History? The new kid Kenan Leon seems to have all the answers, but does he know right from wrong? How far can this prank go before someone has to speak up?
Who is your hero? Liz decides he’s going to become a hero, but he just can’t figure out how. Join Liz on his quest to become a true hero in this episode of Kids Corner.
What scares you the most? What do you do when you’re afraid? See how Liz deals with his greatest fear on this episode of Kids Corner.
Scooter likes Liz so much that he’s dressing, talking, and acting exactly like Liz—and it’s making Liz crazy! In this Kids Corner episode, Liz will have to figure out what to do with Scooter’s admiration.
Liz has a dream where he walks the Road of Life and meets each of the deadly sins.
Liz, Spike and Cole have a new movie obsession, “The Masked Chameleon.” Cole may have a way for him and his friends to watch the filming or maybe even get a spot in the movie! But Liz has a tough decision to make: will he go with Cole or help Grandpa with the church play?
Liz, Spike, and Cole are 100% committed to their roles in “The Masked Chameleon” film. The only problem is that they are 100% committed to Grandpa’s church play as well. Liz must figure out what’s more important, being on camera with a hero or helping teach who our real hero is.
Lucille starts her program for broadcast on WLZR, Liz’s radio station. One of her callers is Colleen, a basketball player, who is sick of her parent’s attention. But Rita O’Dell a famous player helps Colleen to see that having supportive parents is really a blessing.
Lucille is running for student body president against a sneaky candidate. Will Lucille use the same tactics against her opponent?
Liz and his friends make resolutions to better show their faith, but are unable to keep them. Scooter even thinks that God might as well just give up on him. But Grandpa reminds them of Philippians 1:6, and that God will never give up on them.
Liz is always the last one chosen for baseball at recess. What is he going to do?
Have you ever had a day where everything went wrong, and yet it was the best ever? Experience an extraordinary day with Liz on this week’s Kids Corner.
Liz has a plan to get a good grade without doing any work. And Lucille avoids an opportunity to tell Chamy about her faith.
All of Terrene is clicking away and making duck faces, trying to capture the best selfie! Liz is confident that he’ll win the contest, until a long-forgotten figure from his past returns! Say cheese!
Everyone thinks Liz can do tricks on a skateboard, but he can’t. Should Liz tell the truth about his skills or pretend that he is as good as they think. Find out on this week’s Kids Corner.
Cole’s got shopping bags full of presents that he says are all for him! But why is Cole hiding his list and why is he sneaking around town all night? It’s up to the Lizarado Detective Agency to solve this Christmas mystery!
Teddy, one of the kids in Liz's class, decides to break up Liz and Spike's friendship. And Lucille is very unhappy about her appearance until Granny helps her see her how other people view her.
With the help of Lucille and Liz, Kayla meets her favorite celebrity idol, Rayleen. Will this chance of a lifetime lead to super stardom for Kayla?
Join the KC gang as Liz and Lucille face problem after problem helping Olivia and Roger to get married! Liz the wedding planner? Lucille a bridesmaid? Can Liz get the gang working together in time to give the wedding couple a special gift?
Does what we say really make a difference? Can words really hurt another person? Controlling our tongues isn’t always easy, but it is important, as Liz discovers.
On Thanksgiving Day, all of Terrene comes out to celebrate and be thankful, but Liz and the gang encounter some tough challenges and hard times. Can they be thankful regardless of their circumstances?
Grandpa tells the kids a story from his childhood to explain why Johnny is such an unhappy old lizard.
Liz has more than he can handle when usually level-headed Lucille starts buying up videos, books, and tickets to the latest Zap McDoogle motivational speech. Is this all a scam? Can Liz save his friend by showing her God’s Word?