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Materials
One slip of paper for each child containing a name of a famous cartoon character, movie star or character from a movie, Bible character, or historical figure; adhesive tape

Activity
As children/ youth enter the room, tape one of the nametags on their back. By asking “yes” or “no” questions youth must discover their identity as indicated by the slip of paper. You may restrict the number of questions they can ask a single person in order to encourage them to mingle more.

Variation
If you use an equal number of cartoon characters, movie personalities, etc. you can use these categories to divide the participants into groups.

Teaching Point
We learn the identity of God as we take our questions to him. The admonition of the preacher in Ecclesiastes 3:16-22 is that as children of God we need not have all the answers to life in order to live. Because we have a God who is a soveriegn Lord, we can trust him completely for our future. We can live our lives one day at a time, facing the perplexities as they come without falling into dispair. We can ask our questions of God as he is not threatened by them.

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