Devotional techniques

Devotional concept on the theme of cartoon characters.

Devotional ideas for 1 semester à 8 devotions

A great way to act out Bible stories or other stories in a devotional is with Playmobil.

In this article I give you some tips and ideas.

A Raben-Vertüferli from a clothespin.

Fitting e.g. to the story of Elijah and the ravens or to the main message: God cares for you.

Or to the Bible verse 1 Peter 5:7

The Vertüüferli is used as a magnetic note holder.

A little craft to a devotion with the possible topics:

  • Prayer
  • Psalm 50:50 or Psalm 4:4
  • "God hears you"
  • "You can always talk to God"

A great little bag for devotions on a wide variety of topics.

You can also attach a hidden message that appears when you open the clothespin.

A Vertüüferli to your devotion, for example, on the topics of "salvation" or "Jesus saves"


From salt dough you can make great tablets of the law. First, they look very real and second, Moses can break them in his anger. (Unfortunately, ours were broken before a photo was taken...)

Later, Moses had to write down the laws himself. You might as well make some as vertüferli with the Jungschärlern.

Why do we tell?

It is important to us to awaken and develop the children's ability to experience.

Whether in teen or youth ministry, no leader wants to bore his or her participants with his or her devotions. Now to have exciting and fruitful devotions, you don't have to water down God's Word or talk about worldly things. It is simply a matter of interpreting the Bible.
The devotional principle "HEY,YOU SEE SO" can be a great help to us as leaders to captivate the participants with our devotions.

This devotional principle comes from the book: Ten Goals of Youth Ministry. p.98.

Basic Course 1 - 4 by Peter Blaser, instructions for 8 days of quiet time with texts from the Epistle of Peter

Helps clarify Bible stories for children's worship, school, and home.

Discover God's plan!

Learn the sequence of events in the Bible from creation to Revelation and make your own Bible panorama. Look at salient points in the story and use a particularly important point for devotion.

A scroll, was used before there were books, newspapers or a PC. Many children do not know what a scroll looked like or how it was used. During the devotion this scroll can be unrolled and read out. Afterwards, each child can make such a scroll and for each new story there is a new picture in each hour, until the story, for example, of Joseph is finished.

Prayer class for each day of a week with theme:


To do this, we look at the life of Gehazi, the servant of Elisha

A sheet of paper is cut through with a straight cut, resulting in several sections which can be used for a devotion.