Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for March 3

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for March 3

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: Think about the most awe-inspiring part of God’s creation. Maybe you’re picturing a vast blue-green ocean with crashing waves, or maybe the view from a mountaintop, looking out over a valley with a gorgeous sunset. Maybe you’re... Read More
OKP 003: “The Talk” Doesn’t Speak – How to Introduce Phase-Appropriate Sexual Integrity Conversations

OKP 003: “The Talk” Doesn’t Speak – How to Introduce Phase-Appropriate Sexual Integrity Conversations

Welcome to the brand-new Orange Kids Podcast, where we talk kids’ ministry and discuss practical solutions to our weekly challenges. This week Dr. Jim Burns of HomeWord ministry joins hosts Mike Clear, Gina McClain, and Kellen Moore to discuss phase-appropriate ways of introducing sexual integrity to preschool and elementary students and how to equip and support parents to have these conversations. LISTEN TO THIS WEEK’S EPISODE Available on iTunes and Google Play FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 24

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 24

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: Parents of elementary age kids hear the phrase “Hey, Mom (or Dad) look at me!” on an almost daily basis. The pull of attention is strong with this age. But when it comes to service, Jesus said we shouldn’t seek recognition. We... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Students Starting February 24

Social Media Plan for Elementary Students Starting February 24

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 February 17

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 17

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: One small lunch, in the hands of Jesus, was multiplied to feed thousands of hungry people. The disciples couldn’t imagine it. They saw the situation as impossible. But Jesus knew that nothing was impossible for God. And that’s a... Read More
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