Biblical person: Pontius Pilate (governor)
Creative activities and ideas based on the biblical figure of Pontius Pilate (governor)
Pontius Pilate was a Roman governor who ruled over Judea during the time of Jesus. He was appointed by the Roman Emperor Tiberius and served in this role from 26-36 AD. Pilate is best known for his role in the trial and crucifixion of Jesus. He presided over the trial of Jesus and ultimately sentenced him to death, despite finding no fault in him. Pilate was known for his harsh treatment of the Jewish people and was often at odds with them. His role in Jesus' death has made him a controversial figure throughout history.
We have compiled a range of creative ideas and activities below that relate to this Biblical person. These resources are designed to help you teach important life lessons in an engaging and interactive way, whether you are a children's ministry leader, a Sunday school teacher, or a religious educator in a Christian primary school.
Our activities below are suitable for use in various settings such as church children's programs, children's ministry, catechism classes, children's services, Bible clubs, vacation Bible school, and Sunday school, and will help students understand the relevance of the Bible to their lives, and the importance of applying its teachings in practical ways.