Category Archives: Marissa Dodgen

Jonah – Our Story || Marissa Dodgen

Jonah. The guy swallowed by a whale. That is probably the extent of what many of us know about Jonah. He was swallowed by a whale, spit on the shore, and then went and told that people of Ninevah whatever it was he was supposed to tell them. If you’re a Veggie Tales watcher, you […]

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David & Goliath – Our Story || Marissa Dodgen

As with all the stories we have talked about so far, the history of David is important to the full story of David & Goliath. The full story is found in 1 Samuel, and David’s story starts in Chapter 16. But before we jump into reading, I need to say this: we are all busy […]

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Joshua & Jericho – Our Story || Marissa Dodgen

Joshua fought the battle of Jericho, Jericho, Jericho. Joshua fought the battle of Jericho & the walls came tumbling down. Anytime, I hear the words Joshua & Jericho, this is what I hear in my head…complete with hand motions. When I was younger, my mom bought me a tape of Christian children’s’ songs sung by […]

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The Birth of Moses – Our Story || Marissa Dodgen

What do you know about the start of Moses’ life, right off the top of your head? Maybe something like this? he was born Pharoh wanted him & all the other Hebrew sons dead his mother put him in a basket & set him in the river he grew up (so clearly he didn’t die) […]

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Abraham & Issac – Our Story || Marissa Dodgen

Before we really get into the nitty-gritty of why Abraham and Issac’s story is important, we first need to understand a little history of Abraham…especially what you may not understand from your time in children’s church. The lifetime of Abraham starts in Genesis 12:27. You may notice that he isn’t called Abraham at first, but […]

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