Be a Jesus Ninja!

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The mission for your students: Be a Jesus Ninja every day for a week.

What is a “Jesus Ninja”?

In short, somoene who does saintly deeds (Jesus) as stealthily as possible (ninja).

A Few Real-Life Examples From My Students (15 more included with the assignment)

  1. I went to school early and taped mints on the handles of everyone’s lockers
  2. I took the garbage out after my parents went to bed
  3. I wrote positive and encouraing notes, then put them on random shelves all over Target
  4. I made all of my family members’ beds without them knowing it was me
  5. I picked up dog poop that didn’t belong to my dog while on a walk. 

Why Be a Jesus Ninja?

One thing every saint has in common is that they didn’t live for attention, fame, pats on the back, or social media followers. Instead, they lived for God and for others, trying day-in and day-out to be saints, whether or not they would be recognized for it. In other words, they were “JESUS NINJAS!”

We all know it feels good to get noticed by others. But the heart of a saint wants GOD to get the glory, not him or herself. And so, one of the steps on the path to holiness is to begin doing saintly things with the goal of NOT being noticed (or, at the very least, not caring whether someone notices your good deeds or not).

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This lesson and assignment can be 100% LIFE-CHANGING for your students. I’m always amazed at how much my students get into this and even more amazed at the powerful and inspiring stories they end up sharing. Even years later, when students come back and visit, they’ll tell me stories of Jesus Ninja things they’ve been doing around their high school or at home! PRAISE GOD!

It is my hope and prayer that this resource will be a game-changer for your students as well, helping them take the next big step on their path to personal holiness.

Included in this download:

- A completely ready-to-use presentation and assignment provided in Google Slides, Keynote (Mac) Powerpoint (PC), and PDF formats. The easiest way to share this with your students? Simply send them the Google Slides link! (detailed instructions on how to do this included in the download)

- Be a Jesus Ninja lesson plan (insider notes on an easy way to work this lesson and assignment into your day-to-day classtime) 

- Fully editable copies of the presentation and assignment in Keynote (Mac) and Powerpoint (PC) formats (so you can add, delete, or edit any/all aspects of the presentation/assignment)


Howdy! My name is Greg Aitchison, a husband, father, and 14-year teacher of the Catholic faith. If you’re a teacher looking for fun, engaging, and inspiring resources that’ll save you time and help your students become “mini-theologians” and “big-time SAINTS”, then you’ve come to the right place!


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