Passage: Genesis 11:1-9
Big Idea: We want to make a name for ourselves, but God alone is to be worshiped.
Read: Genesis 11:1-9
Discuss: Who are the characters? What is the problem? What is the climax of the story? What is resolution of the problem?
Activity: Kids draw a picture of what you think the Tower of Babel looked like.
Discuss: Have you ever met someone famous? What do you think it would be like to be famous?
Discuss: What do you think it means for someone to “make their name great’? Why do you think the people in Babel wanted to do that? Do you think people today have a desire to make their “name great”? Do you? Why do you think this is so attractive to us?
Discuss: Why do you think that God didn’t want people to build the tower? What do you think is so bad about people wanting to make their name great?