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No Fear Here! Gospel Magic Object Lesson


Attention Keeping! Simple to Do!

Your students will discover that a person whose life’s reference point is Christ has an unshakable joy, peace, and hope!

  • Five folded cards are displayed to your audience.
  • Volunteers narrow the five folded cards down to one card without knowing what is pictures are inside the cards.
  • One by one, the four unselected cards are shown to be four ‘reference points’ people often have in life.
  • When the selected card is shown, it reveals Jesus Christ to be the ‘Reference Point’ around whom our lives should revolve.

This is a fully scripted 15 minute lesson!

SYMBOLS – Gospel Magic Children’s Ministry Lesson


A large picture with four Christian Faith symbols is shown to your audience. You choose a volunteer to verbally select one of the four symbols. When you turn the picture around, their selection matches exactly to a card you have attached to the back of your picture!

The match is always correct, no matter which of the four symbols your volunteer selects!

No sleight of hand is needed!

Teaching points are provided for each of the four pictures. Moreover, you can easily use this to present many other fundamental teachings from scripture such as: Easter, Last Supper, salvation, Baptism in the Holy Spirit, Communion, etc…

12 Names of Christmas Interactive Lesson

This Christmas-themed lesson is the “MOST DELICIOUS KIDS’ LESSON EVER!”

It’s Printable – Projectable AND Edible!

How AWESOME is that?!?

There are many “Names of Christmas” but Jesus will always be the name your volunteer chooses to declare what Christmas is all about!

Powerful Emphasis: So many names! God’s love is expressed through so many marvelous promises and prophecies! Still, God’s love, His promises, and His plan of salvation are all wrapped up into one name, JESUS!

Share the beautiful gift of salvation this Christmas season through this creatively interactive lesson using a jumbo cookie and 12 names pointing to the Christmas story.

Wonderfully Adaptable: This lesson is marvelously adaptable to any size group. Use the included PowerPoint version for large groups! Use the printable version for medium to small groups or one on one! Use the edible cookie version for groups, parties, or one on one!

Special Note: This is a powerful standalone lesson, and also makes a great addition to the “Characters of Christmas” 2 Kids’ Worship Service set!

Thanksgiving “Togetherness” Paper-Fold Lesson

This Memorable Thanksgiving “Togetherness” Paper Fold teaches your kids at church, home, or everyone in the congregation the importance of “togetherness” during Thanksgiving Day.

Kids will learn to cherish the time with loved ones, remember special family activities, and grab hold of the most vital part of Thanksgiving togetherness– telling stories of God’s greatness in your lives!

Paper-folding is a GREAT ‘attention-keeping’ & Easy-to-Do teaching technique that will help impart your lesson!

My BFF!


Here is a FREE, easy, & fantastic 5 minute salvation presentation that combines a theme of Freedom or Independence with an every day concept kids understand – My BFF or Best Friend Forever.

This free, downloadable Magic Object Lesson is effective for kids’, adult, or family services and outreaches. A great evangelism tool!

Three cards are shown with each having a colored back and a large letter “F” on the front.  During your message, one of the “F”s changes into a large letter “B”!

Life-Changing Points include:

  • – Jesus calls you His friend
  • – Jesus wants you to be His friend forever
  • – Purpose of this friendship is freedom forever from sin’s destruction
  • – The greatest love is one person dying for another
  • – This makes Jesus “My BFF”

Valuable for Year-Round Salvation presentations as well as Independence Celebrations!

All you need the following to present this illusion is:

– Color Printer
– Cardstock Paper
– Glue

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Our Perfect Father


Anyone can do this lesson Gospel Magic Object Lesson! There is no slight of hand involved and it can really play well for humor and audience participation. Plus, the Gospel lesson is a message every person should hear. “God is our perfect heavenly Father. God shows us throughout all of scripture what He does and what He is like. There are many words we can use to describe God, our perfect Father.”

You will use one volunteer who will randomly select a name or item from a list. Your volunteer will then relate their selection to one name from a second list. Amazingly, you will ALWAYS know what they have selected!

This Adobe Acrobat .pdf file has step-by-step instructions with full Gospel lesson.

All you need the following to present this illusion is:
– Color Printer
– Paper (cardstock adds a lot to the effect)
– Scissors

Dave Winchell’s Cartooning eBooks


Internationally known Rev. Dave Winchell's complete set of trick cartooning ebooks!

For notes on how even a non-artist can do this inspiring method, read the article on How to Do Trick Cartooning.
Price: $35.00
Details

Rev. Dave Winchell's 5th in this series of great trick cartooning ebooks includes 10 more wonderful lessons!
Lessons Include:
Stubborn As A Mule!
Have A Nose For News
Nutty About Nuts
Top Cops
Who Do You Hang With?
Cutting Words
To Be Or Knot To Be
Harmless As A Dove
For Ted's Sake
A Promise Is A Promise

If you have never tried Trick Cartooning, you are missing out on a wonderful teaching method sure to captivate the attention of your group.

For notes on how even a non-artist can do this inspiring method, read the article on How to Do Trick Cartooning.
Price: $8.00
Details

Rev. Dave Winchell's 4th in this series of trick cartooning ebooks features 10 incredible lessons that even a non-artist can do!
Lessons include:
Instant Magic vs. Hard Work
Once Upon A Time
Monkey Business
Thirst Quencher
A Lamp For Jesus
Please Pass the Salt
How to Settle a Fight
Hang on to Wisdom
Clean Up Your Act(ions)
The Hospitality Fruit

If you have never tried Trick Cartooning, you are missing out on a wonderful teaching method sure to captivate the attention of your group.

For notes on how even a non-artist can do this inspiring method, read the article on How to Do Trick Cartooning.
Price: $8.00
Details

Rev. Dave Winchell's third in this series of trick cartooning ebooks featuring 10 great lessons. Lessons include:
Follow the Rules
Preserving Your Treasure
Cry Babies
No Need to be a Hot Dog
Getting Your Slice of the Pie
What\'s the Bright Idea?
When the Trumpet Sounds
Light of the World
The Joy of Teaching
Coping With a Reckless Tongue

If you have never tried Trick Cartooning, you are missing out on a wonderful teaching method sure to captivate the attention of your group.

For notes on how even a non-artist can do this inspiring method, read the article on How to Do Trick Cartooning.
Price: $8.00
Details

Rev. Dave Winchell presents 11 trick cartooning stunts illustrating 11 wonderful lessons in this downloadable ebook.
Topics: wisdom, God's power, self-esteem, Bible reading, protection, perseverance, obedience, Adam and Eve-first sin, sinful nature, witnessing and Christ-likeness

If you have never tried Trick Cartooning, you are missing out on a wonderful teaching method sure to captivate the attention of your group.

For notes on how even a non-artist can do this inspiring method, read the article on How to Do Trick Cartooning.
Price: $8.00
Details

Rev. Dave Winchell's ebook has trick cartooning stunts illustrating 10 wonderful lessons.

Topics: attitude, doers of Word, witnessing (light in darkness), obedience, reputation, trust, prayer, guarding words or tongue, salvation, faith --Note: Some drawings in this original book appear as sketches. Graphics in books 2 - 4 are better.

For notes on how even a non-artist can do this inspiring method, read the article on How to Do Trick Cartooning.
Price: $8.00
Details

 

 

FULL SET! – Drawing People To Christ Cartooning eBooks


Internationally known Rev. Dave Winchell’s complete set of trick cartooning ebooks!  A GINORMOUS Collection of Trick Cartoon Bible Lessons!

For notes on how even a non-artist can do this inspiring method, read the article on How to Do Trick Cartooning.

Christ Conquered Death – Gospel Magic Object Lesson


This is a wonderfully easy Gospel Magic Object Lesson to present which visually illustrates that Christ conquered death by rising from the dead.

Here is What Happens!

You show the back of three fanned cards to each have a picture of a sealed tomb. Turning the fanned cards around, you show that the other sides of the cards contain pictures of a cross. The two outer cards each have a black cross; the center card has a red cross. Turn one card around to show the tomb and place it in front of the other two cards. As you approach the end of your lesson, you turn the tomb card back around again to show that the two black crosses have remained the same; however, the center red cross has changed into a picture of Christ!

Crowned with Glory & Honor Paper Fold Lesson

Remarkably Creative and Simple to Do, Paper folds are one of CMT Readers’ favorite methods of teaching the Gospel!

All eyes will attentively watch you create an Origami crown as you challenge your kids to give Jesus the honor He deserves as their King of Kings!

Using several Scriptures from the Easter story and 2 scenes of worship in Heaven from Revelation, this powerful lesson brings your audience to a strong salvation message—How have you treated Jesus? Have you been like those who placed the crown of thorns on His head or do you crown Jesus with glory and honor, giving Him worship as your King of Kings!