Select from a whole caboodle of ideas that encourage kids to:
- be self-disciplined “finishers” who see a task through
- deal constructively with discouragement
- stay faithful to God, persist in prayer and resist temptation.
This lesson also helps curb laziness, lack of motivation, and a tendency to quit when faced with challenges.
Chase Your Dreams: How Soccer Taught Me Strength, Perseverance, and Leadership
by Julie Ertz. Harvest House, 2019. Ages 8-12.
Faith Begins at Home
by Mark Holmen. Gospel Light, 2005.
Focus and Finish: How Football Taught Me Grit, Teamwork, and Integrity
by Zach Ertz. Harvest House, 2019. Ages 8-12.
The Berenstain Bears and a Job Well Done
by Jan and Mike Berenstain. Zonderkidz, 2010. Ages 4-7.
Just Like Jesus Bible Storybook
by Stephen Elkins. Tyndale, 2015. Ages 4-7.
The New Amplified Pilgrim's Progress
by Jim Pappas. Revival Press, 2012. Ages 8-12.
Adventures in Odyssey Life Lessons #6: Perseverance (CD)
Tyndale, 2005. Ages 8-12.
Adventures in Odyssey Life Lessons #10: Excellence (CD)
Tyndale, 2006. Ages 8-12.
Adventures in Odyssey #51: Take It From the Top (CD)
Tyndale, 2010. Ages 8 and up.
Auto B Good: Traits of Faith (DVD)
Rising Star Studios, 2011. Ages 2-6.
Essentials of Parenting: Raising Kids With a Faith That Lasts (DVD)
Focus on the Family, Tyndale, 2009.
I Am Potential (DVD)
Bridgestone Multimedia Group, 2015.
Monster Truck Adventures: Straight to the Finish (DVD)
Rising Star Studios, 2013. Ages 2 and up.
The Pilgrim's Progress (DVD)
Vision Video, 2019. All ages.