The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Welcome to the Parable of the Mustard Seed, found in Matthew 13:31-32, Mark 4:30-32, and Luke 13:18-19. The children love this parable, and if you help them process it through the wondering questions, they’re sure to come up with some profound thoughts and ideas. The...

The Parable of the Leaven

Welcome to the Parable of the Leaven, found in Matthew 13:33 and Luke 13:20-21.  It will be interesting to see what the children make of this parable. As Godly Play often encourages us, it’s good to remember that the children may find meanings that we haven’t even...

The Parable of the Great Pearl

Welcome to the Parable of the Great Pearl, based on the scripture found in Matthew 13:45-46. In a world like ours which places such importance on having things, this story gives us a chance to explore the greatest treasure one can possess: God’s kingdom and a...