Heart for Mission: Cyclone Idai
WORDS TO KNOW: cyclone, ADRA, displaced
MAP SKILLS: United States, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe (find on map)
EXCERPTS: "Cyclone Idai barreled through Mozambique, Malawi, and Zimbabwe over the weekend of March 15-17, 2019, leaving thousands of people displaced..." and over 600 people dead.
"ADRA has been on the ground since the cyclone moved out of Zimbabwe, helping up to 650 households with food and hygiene kits, with plans to provide further assistance in hardest-hit areas. ADRA was also helping people in Mozambique and Malawi recover from heavy floods that affected thousands before the cyclone's landfall. On March 18, ADRA deployed 1,000 shelter kits and 2,000 tarpaulins in the port city of Beira, Mozambique, with the assistance of a UN flight convoy, Oliveira added. 'We are also in the process of deploying to Malawi emergency kits from our depots in Nairobi.'"
Know Your Bible: Sword Drills
The Apostle Paul calls the Bible our sword. Stand up when you find the Bible reference and start reading.
Bible Story: He is Risen!
REFERENCE: Matthew 28:1-15; Mark 16:1-4; Luke 24:1-49; John 20:1-31; DA 769-808
PRAYER VERSE: "He is not here. He has risen." Luke 24:6, NIV
WORDS TO KNOW: tomb, resurrection/risen/rise from dead, disciple
EXPERIENCE THE STORY: Roll-a-Rock - Jesus laid in the tomb. A tomb is like a cave. A huge stone was rolled in front of the opening. Can you roll this "rock" in front of the cave?