Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for November 11

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for November 11

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: Push ahead. Finish first. Do whatever you have to win. This world gives our kids all kinds of messages. Many of these messages go directly against what God says to us through his word. Instead of thinking about how far we can go... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting November 11

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting November 11

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
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for November 4

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for November 4

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: This month is all about cooperation – working together to do more than you can do alone. Think back on the past jobs you’ve held – or maybe even your current job. Can you think of someone who is highly educated and super... Read More
January Editor’s Notes

January Editor’s Notes

Self-control is a response of the character of God. WEEK 1 Key Question: When do you lose control? The best way to discover how you should respond with self-control in a situation is to imagine the moments when you most feel like losing control. We pray that our preteens not only start to identify the areas of their life where they have a tendency to struggle, but also create a plan for how to rely on God to help them. We start with a word picture Solomon writes in Proverbs 25:28. Solomon uses... Read More
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