Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for October 1

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for October 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: When you were a kid, did your mom write your name inside your coat or on the tags of your clothes? If you’re a parent, you probably do this for our own kids too. With or without a nametag, we love to think of things as “ours.”... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for October 1

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for October 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: When you were a kid, did your mom write your name inside your coat or on the tags of your clothes? If you’re a parent, you probably do this for our own kids too. With or without a name tag, we love to think of things as “ours.”... Read More

Three Essential Questions for Performers

Rehearsal time is always scarce for FX performers.  No matter when you schedule your FX there will always be a lot of life going on around the event, behind the scenes, and circumstances within the daily lives of the people serving. So how do you help your performers focus on the essential pieces that will help their performances be clear and fun?  The following three basic questions will help any performer map out choices that will help build stories on stage. What do I (the character) want?... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting October 1

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting October 1

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
Progress Not Perfection

Progress Not Perfection

If you have said yes to the next generation and your committing to dig your heels in and see real life change in the families you serve then you need to brace your self for disappointment. We are all broken people and we’re trying to lead broken people. We’re not set up for success so why do we act so surprised when things go wrong? When something that was said hurts the core of who we are. When the person you invested so much energy and effort in walks away, when you hoped that... Read More
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