Published on June 20th, 2018
People who follow Jesus are persecuted in some parts of Laos. Youth leaders try to prepare Christian children to be strong in their faith, even in hard times.
“They play games to teach spiritual truths,” said a VOM worker in Laos. “In one game, one person is blindfolded. [Can you find the blindfolded person in the photo?] As music is played, the blindfolded person walks around a circle of children, touching each person as they walk. They keep walking as long as the music is played.
“When the music stops, the last person who was touched by the blindfolded child has to do something in the center of the circle.”
[An adult leader may suggest what the child may do — perhaps sing a verse of a Christian song, recite a Bible verse, tell a Bible story, or share a way that God has helped them.]
The VOM worker continued, “The teaching point is that we don’t always get to choose when we are called by God to do something. Sometimes it may be something we want to do, but sometimes it may be something we don’t want to do. But we always need to follow Him.”
(Source: The Voice of the Martyrs contacts. Comments edited for length and clarity.)