Lesson 21: Everyone Needs Encouragement
Topic: In this story, Alongsiders and their little brothers and sisters will learn about the negative effect criticism can have and the importance of encouragement in order to promote growth.
Scripture: The scripture for this lesson is 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Discussion: The discussion questions will guide the Alongsider and their little brother or sister in identifying what words hurt them and what words build them up.
Activity: Through the application activity the Alongsider will encourage their little brother or sister and together they will plant a tree as a symbol and remember the power of encouragement.