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Intro/Overview - The Book of Revelation
on Monday, October 30 2017
As a Chaplain and Pastor of 16 years I, at times, was ask questions about the Book of Revelation. At first, I was eager to share the many things that Got has revealed for Christians in this book; however, I soon learned that many questions were being …
Why Christians should reject the Rebel Flag!
on Tuesday, July 5 2016
The title got your attention didn’t it! Now it’s time to settle down and put some information to this opinion article. The Confederate battle flag in itself is no more offensive than a plaid shirt; however, what the Confederate flag is …
Can the secret of God be discovered?
on Monday, October 26 2015
Deuteronomy 29:29  The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law. We have all heard the first part of Deuteronomy 29:29 …
Biblical guidelines for the use of cell phones and other devices
on Wednesday, September 23 2015
It is important to understand that having a personal electronic device such as a cell phone, tablet, computer, tv, ipod, mp3 player, video games… ect.. is a privilege. They are not needed to function in school, church or any other activity. Us …
Should God be allowed in schools?
on Friday, July 3 2015
By Chaplian Rick Brewer   I often see or hear the statement of “Put God Back in Schools” and while I understand their zeal I’m afraid I cannot agree with it. In this article I will provide a history of God and prayer in schoo …
Where's My Shoe?
on Monday, June 29 2015
Suitable for kids of all ages! Supplies Needed None Preparation None Gameplay Divide the bus into two teams. Have each rider give you one of their shoes then give each child a different shoe from a member of their team. When you sa …
Bring Me...
on Monday, June 29 2015
Suitable for kids of all ages! Supplies Needed None Preparation None Gameplay Divide the bus into two teams. Call out an item (the stranger the better) the first team to get the item to the front receives a point. Item Ideas Bi …
Cup Shuffle
on Wednesday, June 24 2015
Supplies Needed 40 Plastic Cups (or any even number) Permanant Marker Setup Divide the cups into two even stacks. Draw a bold line around one cup from each stack and place it at the bottom of the stack. Gameplay Select two riders to …
Who are the Sons of God?
on Friday, May 29 2015
Much speculation surrounds the question of Who are the Sons of God. Many different views come with Greek and Hebrew tags as authors attempt to explain their theories. I prefer to use the Word of God... Establishing a baseline Job 38:4  Where w …
The Gospel Defined
on Friday, May 29 2015
Ephesians 6:19  And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, to make known the mystery of the gospel, What is the Gospel. We read above that it is a mystery that is being revealed. This means the Gospel exi …
Should I fellowship with those who I know are in sin even though society calls that sin acceptable?
on Thursday, April 30 2015
Should I fellowship with those who I know are in sin even though society calls that sin acceptable? Good question; It is a good question because the line of what is right and wrong has been blurred. Blurred for one reason only; people no longer kno …
Inspector Clueless
on Tuesday, February 3 2015
The Inspector Clueless theme is about a detective who is gathering the clues to find the truth. But the inspecter doesen't know the truth is right in front of him in the Bible. More information to come.
Gods Global Warming
on Tuesday, February 3 2015
For the God's Global Warming theme, you can direct it towards missionaries and God warming hearts all over the world. More information to come.
Faithbook
on Tuesday, February 3 2015
For the theme of Faithbook, teach that God has sent you a friend request do you accept or ignore.  If they have accepted the request, teach they should try to unfriend the world. For The Skit Have some characters trying to do like a real life …
Indiana Jonah
on Tuesday, February 3 2015
In the Theme of Indiana Jonah, let the kids join you in the Quest For The Cross, meeting villans and missonaries on the way. During the journey you can teach that being Saved is the quest of a lifetime. Idea For The Week If your church has access t …
Game Show
on Monday, February 2 2015
For the game show theme, You can teach that God gave you a free prize, if you choose to accept it. You can use sermon titles such as: The Price Is Right(or Is The Price Right) Deal Or No Deal The Wheel Of Fortune Fear Factor Name Ideas for y …
To the Pond and Beyond
on Monday, February 2 2015
use the "To The Pond And Beyond" theme to show that God loves and protects all creatures, using Biblical references to animals such as: Luke 12:6 Proverbs 6:6 Luke 12:24 Idea for the skit  When we put this on, we used the story of a fat …
Destination Discovery - Mad Scientist
on Monday, February 2 2015
Use the theme of mad scientist to show the children how God works through nature by using different experiments like: Elephant toothpaste anti gravity/water pulled up into a glass diving ketchup bottlle dry ice bubble instant snow fountain …
The Will of God - More than a catch phrase
on Thursday, January 29 2015
One of the areas where many Christians have trouble is the area of the will of God for their lives. In this article we are going to look at the different areas of the Bible where it deals with the will of God in the area of testimony, the will of God …
Is giving a child an allowance scriptural?
on Thursday, January 22 2015
Should parents give kids an allowance? This indeed is a great question and with any great question there are differing points of view. There is certainly a need of stewardship and teaching children how to use money wisely... but is the giving of allo …
Dissapearing Sins
on Thursday, January 8 2015
Suitable for all ages   Dissapearing Sin Object To aid in the understanding of what salvation does. Text 1 Cor 15:3-4 Supplies Needed Glass Bowl Paint thinner Styrofoam cups       Pens Lesson  …
Why Dont They Get It?
on Thursday, January 1 2015
Ever get frustrated when trying to share the gospel with someone. Sometimes no matter how simple we make it, they just don't seem to get it. We are going to look at some of the Biblical reasons why, so maybe instead of getting frustrated when this ha …
The Message
on Thursday, January 1 2015
 We live in a time where there is so much going on that it gets so hard to hear that “still small voice…” Events in our life come and go, never taking the time to determine if God was trying to get our attention.  &nbs …
Storms
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Mark 6:34-44 And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things. And when the …
There's A Mystery Afoot
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Romans 11:25a For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; ♦ We have a mystery to solve tonight… ♦ We are going t …
Methods Of Bible Study
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - 2 Timothy 3:16-17 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly …
Why America Is Not Thankful
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Revelation 11:17 Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned. 1. It’s hard to be thankfu …
The Transformation
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Ephesians 2:8-10 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unt …
Once Upon A Time
on Thursday, January 1 2015
The way we have told stories to our children for generations. Society today though… has never left the story. •They still think that everybody plays fair. •You should always get your way. •The Girl always gets the prince. & …
God Is Looking For A Hero
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Numbers 25:1-18 And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab. And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bo …
Making A Difference
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Jude 1:21-22 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. And of some have compassion, making a difference: 1. What’s the difference? &diams …
An Excellent Spirit
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Proverbs 17:27-28 He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit. Even a fool, when he holdeth his peace, is counted wise: and he that shutteth his lips is e …
Stand In The Gap
on Thursday, January 1 2015
Ezekiel 22:23-31 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Son of man, say unto her, Thou art the land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation. There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring li …
Jesus Paid It All
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Romans 5:15-19 But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath a …
Left Our First Love - Lord I'm Coming Home
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Revelation 2:4 Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love. Context: Revelation 2:1-5 Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdet …
Work For The Night Is Coming
on Thursday, January 1 2015
        - Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. ♦ This has been my life&rsqu …
How Will You Be Remembered - Take My Life And Let It Be
on Thursday, January 1 2015
Luke 23:42-43 And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.   What you do defines you more than what you say… &nb …
Reasons People Go To Church
on Thursday, January 1 2015
Psalm 122:1 I was glad when they said unto me, Let us go into the house of the LORD. ♦ In America, 3500 — 4000 churches close their doors each year. (from the Barna Study -- www.barna.org) 2012 statistic      ♦ …
Is Your All On The Altar?
on Thursday, January 1 2015
Genesis 35:3 And let us arise, and go up to Bethel; and I will make there an altar unto God, who answered me in the day of my distress, and was with me in the way which I went. The Altar in the Bible served many different purposes throughout the yea …
Rescue The Perishing
on Thursday, January 1 2015
I recall my 2nd suicide and following interviews.  A woman in her late 40’s who was dealing with relational problems.  Many of her neighbors knew she was having trouble, people she went to church with, even her Pastor.  She had m …
Addicted
on Tuesday, December 30 2014
Addiction: being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming . I have an Addiction One that I have dealt with for a several years now. I have even noticed that there are many of you tha …
Storytime (Violent Storytelling)
on Monday, December 29 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages   Storytime (Violent Storytelling) Supplies • Chairs • Story Setup Arrange the chairs in a circle (seats facing to the inside) Write or find a story involving all the characters. Gameplay All …
Shadrach Meshach and Abednego Made Fun
on Monday, December 29 2014
Suitable for all ages Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego Theme Gods Protection Supplies needed • 1, 5, 10... Dollar bill • Glass Bowl • 90% Rubbing Alcohol • Water • Tongs • Lighter Setup Mix 3/4 rubbing al …
Dress Up Relay
on Monday, December 29 2014
Suitable for grades 1-6   Dress Up Relay    Supplies Needed • Old T-shirts or other articles of clothing • 2 baskets or laundry hampers   Set Up Write sections of the memory verse on the t-shirts and jumble th …
Lessons From A Brown Paper Bag
on Monday, December 29 2014
Suitable For All Ages   Lessons From A Brown Paper Bag Supplies Needed • Brown paper bag • Helper Lesson At the beginning of class give a child your brown paper bag and tell them to go with the helper and choose between one an …
Minute To Win It - Hangnail
on Friday, December 26 2014
Best Suited for grades 3-6   Minute To Win It - Hangnail This game can be used as an illustration for teaching children the difficulty of trying to walk the line between the things of God and the things of the world Supplies Needed • S …
Ferguson, the ultimate example of equal rights?
on Monday, December 1 2014
Ferguson, the ultimate example of equal rights? The events that took place in Ferguson brought to light many of the feelings that Americans have had on both sides of the issue long before Michael Brown was shot. I have heard over the recent days how …
4th of July
on Friday, November 21 2014
1. Introduction           a. Many of us listened and watched the fireworks display last night. For many Americans, they fire off these explosives with little or no thought of why they are doing this. &nb …
When Should you start taking a child to Church?
on Saturday, September 20 2014
The family is under attack! Make no mistake in this. The ideals of the home, the structure, the leadership have all being separated and diminished. While there are many factors that have led to this situation we should not dwell on why or how; but ra …
The Tea Bag Sermon
on Tuesday, August 12 2014
Sermon preached by Chaplian Rick Brewer 07-10-13 This sermon uses a visual illustration of a tea bag. You will need: A Tea Bag, Plate, Glass of water, Lighter, something to pry out the staple.           1. Labels: T …
Taking the Garbage Out
on Wednesday, July 30 2014
Best suited for grades 3-6   Theme The effects of sin on our testimonys Text Mathew 5:14-16, Proverbs 20:11 Supplies Needed A flashlight with batteries, trash.   Lesson Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would not take the garbage out! Sh …
5 Finger Prayer List
on Wednesday, July 30 2014
Suited for kids of all ages!             Theme Teach children a guideline for praying.                     …
Does the steeple of the church, block the view of the cross
on Friday, July 4 2014
Sermon preached by Chaplian Rick Brewer 07-28-13 Matthew 13:3 And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying, Behold, a sower went forth to sow; [4] And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and the fowls came and devoured them up: …
Guilt by Association
on Friday, July 4 2014
Sermon Preached by Chaplain Rick Brewer 8-7-13 Proverbs 22:1 A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.Oft times we associate ourselves with others of like minded faith or ideas. And as a res …
Can you hear me now?
on Friday, July 4 2014
sermon preached by Chaplain rick Brewer 08-21-13 John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: 1. What does the voice of God… sound like? 1 Kings 19:9 And he came thither unto a cave, and lodged there; and, behold …
How not to become a miserable Christian
on Friday, July 4 2014
Preached by Chaplain Rick Brewer 9-4-13 Revelation 3:14 And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; [15] I know thy works, that thou art …
Ride In A Mustang And Lunch
on Friday, July 4 2014
Ride In A Mustang To LunchThe Girl and boy who accumulate the most points will be taken to the resturant of their choice in a convertible mustang GT!                 &n …
Pie In The Eye
on Friday, July 4 2014
  Children earn points over a month period toward pies which they then get to throw at their chosen worker.   Points are earned by          Participation + varying 1 Pie Awarded for &nbs …
Scavenger Hunt
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages!     Supplies Needed Scavenger hunt lists Prizes Preparation Make scavenger hunt checklists for the children. Some ideas include cow, black truck, red van, person on phone, person walking... G …
Bible Trivia
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages!                          Bible Trivia makes a great activity, time filler or tiebreaker.   …
Spoon Hockey
on Friday, July 4 2014
  Best suited for grades 2-12 Supplies needed Fishing line 2 pieces of scrap fabric Plastic spoon for each child Wiffle ball or other ball with hole through it     Preperation Before the riders arrive hang your ball on the f …
Toilet Paper Mummy
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages! Supplies Needed 2 Rolls of toilet paper Gameplay Choose one child to be a model and one to be a stylist from each side of the bus. Bring your contestents to the front and have them sit in the front row …
Woven In Truth
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages! Supplies Needed 2 Balls of yarn Stopwatch   Gameplay The children with the balls of yarn are to find the end, grab ahold of it and say their name and one interesting fact about themselves. They shoul …
Day At The Beach
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages!    Supplies Needed 2 Beach bags 2 Sunblock bottles 2 Water bottles 2 Beach towels 2 pair of sunglasses Or any other pairs of objects that fit the theme Preperation Before the children get on the …
Ice Relay
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages!   Supplies Needed Giant Ice cubes Preperation Even out your sides and arrange your children where they sit 2 in a seat with no empty seats between. Gameplay Give the first child on each side an ice …
The Quiet Game
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages!    Supplies Needed None   Gameplay Instruct the children that whoever goes the longest without making any noise (this includes talking, giggling, whispering...) will recieve a reward.   T …
Gossip/Telephone
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages! Gossip/Telephone  Supplies None Needed   Gameplay Split class into two teams. Whisper a phrase into the first personsear on each team. Each player must whisper it to the next person  in l …
Musical Present
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages!    Supplies Toy/Bible or other gift Small Prizes/Candy  Wrapping Paper Tape Music   Preparation Wrap the gift as you would a regular present. After the main gift is wra …
The Corner Game
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages!    The Corner Game Supplies Slips of paper with memory verse   small prizes   Rules Give each child a verse paper Choose one child to stand facing the corner he/she will be your g …
Loud and Soft
on Friday, July 4 2014
Suitable for kids of all ages!                                    &nbs …
Whose mouths must be stopped
on Friday, July 4 2014
Listen First to the Audio recording playing of automatically of Paul Harvey. A Broadcast from 1965! A sermon preached by Chaplain Rick Brewer on 9-11-13. I am continually amazed at those who search the scriptures so diligently...looking for verses …
Church Etiquette
on Friday, July 4 2014
Preached by Chaplain Rick Brewer 9-18-13 1 Timothy 3:14 These things write I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly [15] But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of …
In the Beginning God
on Friday, July 4 2014
Preached by Chaplain Rick Brewer 9-28-13 Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. - That’s a good way to start a book… He could have started it in any number of ways but He chose to start where we should start …
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
on Friday, July 4 2014
written by the Honorable Colonel Rick Brewer The tomb of the unknown soldier is not unknown to me,He has a wife, a child, a home yes; a fine family.He chose to serve his county; the land of the free and brave,Not knowing that in the process; it wou …
A Flag Tattered and Worn
on Friday, July 4 2014
written by the Honorable Colonel Rick Brewer A nice young man came walkin' by He asked, "Why do you fly that flag so high? Those stars and stripes are tattered and worn and a new flag would be better adorned..." I answered back with a smile in pla …
Salvation – A bargain or a blessing?
on Wednesday, June 11 2014
Churches over the centuries have been telling everyone, and rightly so, that salvation is free gift of God. But over the last 30 years the word “Free” has been used to the extent that it has no value. There is little perception in society …
Picture Perfect
on Friday, May 23 2014
I recently saw a post on Facebook where a teen group took a picture that I’m sure was innocent in nature... but the final effect, not so much. The end result was the girls leaning forward as to get everyone in the picture but the low cut nature …
A Cautious Tale
on Friday, May 23 2014
Here at Slater Road Baptist Church in North Fort Myers we look to preach, teach and encourage believers to grow in faith and their walk with Jesus Christ. When God moves it should be through conviction, not just an emotion. By doing so it can be a li …
Things you don't need to pray for.
on Friday, May 23 2014
There are things you don’t need to pray for.  I ask someone the other day “Are you coming to church?” His answer was “I’ll pray about it.”  Pray about it? What is there to pray about?  That would  …
Where Is The Right Place To Worship?
on Friday, May 23 2014
Where Is The Right Place To Worship? That is what Dr. Gibb Wood preached about every 6 months while we were stationed in Germany with the Air Force. “Such a simple task” he would say “that Christians get wrong every day.” The …
Does God know His name?
on Friday, May 23 2014
Have you been in a Church service lately and heard someone pray? “Dear Heavenly Father, Lord God, we pray for this day, Lord, that your presence be known, Father, and the Holy Spirit, God, be magnified, Lord God…” Does God know …
It just takes one ant
on Friday, May 23 2014
Every wondered why when you drop a cookie crumb before you know it you have a whole pile of ants over that one cookie crumb? It starts with one ant. An ant that was diligent to seek and find what he was looking for; but it didn't stop there.. he w …
On the side on the Road
on Friday, May 23 2014
Every been driving down the road and noticed someone broke down? What went through your mind? I recall as a youth thinging "I'd hate to be in your shoes" thinking more about how I'd feel right then then how that person feels. Ever stop to think th …
It's the little things
on Friday, May 23 2014
Sometimes it can be the little things. As a Chaplain I used to try and keep an eye open for the little things, some of those little things can make someone's day... Take name tags; ever talk to someone at Walmart or some other retailer.. ask them …