The world can be filled with uncertainty. When catastrophes strike, whether they be severe storms or human violence or COVID-19, our children struggle to make sense of it all. Honestly, adults do to, right? We at CEF of Greater Jackson decided to put together a page of resources and helps that you can refer to, now and in the future. Naturally, we believe the ultimate comfort comes from a loving God, through His Spirit, and His “One and Only” Son – Jesus Christ. Bookmark this page as we will be adding new items and resources over time. Please send us a message if you have questions or comments about anything here or on other pages on our site. Thanks!
Video Resources (most by CEF®)
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Do you wonder why? This short video begins to answer questions that are on everyone’s minds: Why do so many bad things happen in the world? Why did God allow this to happen? How can I get through this terrible time? Watch this with your children or Sunday school class to start a discussion.
The Story of Jesus for Children – CEF did not produce this wonderful video, but we often use it to show children the story of our risen Savior. It is unique in that it is told throughout by the children appearing in the movie. Thanks goes out to the Jesus Film Project, a CRU Ministry.
Believe In Jesus! You and I have a terrible problem called sin that separates us from God, but there is good news! You can believe in Jesus and have your sins forgiven. If you have never believed in Jesus before and you would like to do that today you can watch this video that will show you how.
Stuck at Home Devotionals? This set of devotionals is designed to help kids deal with challenges they may be facing during this difficult time. Each devotional has been carefully selected from our Wonder Devotional Series to help them recognize that God is still in control.
Homeschool Resources! Enhance your child’s education with these FREE lessons to help them learn more about God. Check out the samples below to choose the most appropriate series for your child’s level. A new lesson will be sent by email every 2 days. There is a pdf answer key for you to download as well.
Sunday School Solutions! Whether you are a Children’s Church worker, a seasoned Sunday School teacher, a small group leader for Vacation Bible School, or new volunteer in any children’s ministry, we are here to help you with all of the mysteries and dilemmas that come up while working with children.
Other (non-CEF) Resources
Here are a few hyperlinks to resources that may be good for you and your children, We do not warrant them but do recommend them. If you have questions about the sites or applications, please direct them to the site owners or developers. Thanks!
- Blue Letter Bible – this is a good online Bible study tool. They also have mobile apps available.
- ESV Study Bible – another great tool for online Bible study. They also have a simple, clean mobile app available.
- YouVersion Bible & Devotions – this online resource has a good Bible study tool and many devotionals that can be searched by topic. They have adult and kid’s mobile apps too.
- Bible.is – here you can read or listen to the Bible. Tap into hundreds of languages to guide children and adults in learning scripture.
- Bible Coloring Pages for Kids – a good source for various coloring sheets that you can freely download and use.