Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting February 15

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting February 15

Racking your brain for a way to provoke meaningful conversations between parents and their elementary kids in less than 140 characters? Well, rack no more! Below, you will find everything you need to cue parents this week through every major social media outlet from Twitter to Pinterest (so you can focus your brain power on posting the really important stuff—like that picture you just took of your cat standing in a puddle). And if you missed our first post explaining what all this is, take a... Read More
How to Help Tweens Dig Deeper

How to Help Tweens Dig Deeper

Have you noticed the fifth graders in your ministry are starting to look so grown up? Since the New Year, it seems like the little boys and girls who used to walk into your ministry are becoming young men and women. This is an important time for us to help prepare them to transition out of elementary ministry and into the student ministry.   Our friend, Gina McClain, shared over at the Lead Small blog about how small group leaders can strategically lean into this phase of their groups’... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting February 8

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents starting February 8

Racking your brain for a way to provoke meaningful conversations between parents and their elementary kids in less than 140 characters? Well, rack no more! Below, you will find everything you need to cue parents this week through every major social media outlet from Twitter to Pinterest (so you can focus your brain power on posting the really important stuff—like that picture you just took of your cat standing in a puddle). And if you missed our first post explaining what all this is, take a... Read More
April Editor’s Notes

April Editor’s Notes

Think about this for a second: Do you want your children to grow up to be angry? I’m talking about out-of-control, self-centered, short-fused, “I’m gonna hurt somebody if I don’t get my way” kind of anger.   Of course not.   After all, you don’t have to look very hard in communities to see the damage that kind of anger can do. It’s the reason a lady used pepper spray at a Wal-Mart to ward off a crowd of mothers Christmas shopping. It’s the reason people lose it in traffic, or the reason the... Read More
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