Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for December 8

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning...

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting December 8

These posts are designed to review the lesson, so plan for them to appear in your ministry’s social media accounts after you’ve taught the lesson in your ministry. Also, if you share social media accounts with other ministries in your organization, coordinate with...

OKP 023: Thrive or Die? – Building a Strong Volunteer Culture

This week Tivo McCrary, NextGen pastor at Cornerstone Church in southern Illinois, joins hosts Mike, Gina, and Kellen to share his experience in building a strong volunteer culture.

February Editors Notes

Love is choosing to treat others the way you want to be treated. WEEK 1 Key Question: What makes you feel loved? Preteens are becoming more self-aware. We start with this question because when kids start to understand the times when they feel loved, they’ll be more...

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for December 1

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning...

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Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for December 8

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for December 8

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: Could you climb Mount Everest in four hours? Or eat 25 hot dogs in one minute? Solve a Rubik’s cube in three seconds? Some things are truly impossible for us. But NOTHING is impossible for God. He can do anything! No problem is... read more
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting December 8

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting December 8

These posts are designed to review the lesson, so plan for them to appear in your ministry’s social media accounts after you’ve taught the lesson in your ministry. Also, if you share social media accounts with other ministries in your organization, coordinate with them to develop a plan for when to schedule posts and how to designate the intended audience. If Pampers and Goldfish are more your speed, check out our First Look blog for the social media plan to connect parents with... read more
February Editors Notes

February Editors Notes

Love is choosing to treat others the way you want to be treated. WEEK 1 Key Question: What makes you feel loved? Preteens are becoming more self-aware. We start with this question because when kids start to understand the times when they feel loved, they’ll be more aware of how their actions can help someone else feel loved. We start the month with something Jesus said in John 15:12-13, Here is my command. Love one another, just as I have loved you. No one has greater love than the one who... read more
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for December 1

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for December 1

Sunday mornings are like game day for children’s ministry. Just like any good coach, gather your team of volunteers for a pre-game pep talk. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion to kick the morning off: The prophets Isaiah and Micah told of Jesus’ birth hundreds of years before He made his debut. Jesus wouldn’t appear as a conquering hero or powerful king. This promised Messiah arrived as a small defenseless baby proving that... read more
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