Partnering with Public Schools

Partnering with Public Schools

Nine years ago, I arrived at Catawba Heights Baptist Church in Belmont, NC as its Children’s Pastor. Among the first things that I did as Children’s Pastor was to read Think Orange: Imagine the Impact When Church and Family Collide by Reggie Joiner. This book shaped my view of ministering to the family like no other. I began to constantly ask the question, “How can I partner with families in such a way that an impact for Christ can be realized at home, at church and at school?” Little did I... 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
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 3

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 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: The Bible tells that Jonathan loved David as he loved himself. And when you stop and think about it, Jonathan had every reason to be jealous of David. After all, Jonathan was the heir to the throne, not David. But Jonathan chose... Read More
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