Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 18

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 18

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: Kindness matters. It matters because it shows others they are important to you. But what about the people around you that tend to be overlooked? The new kid. The shy kid. The smallest or the weakest kid. The last kid picked for... Read More
Leading Small Groups in Kindness

Leading Small Groups in Kindness

Kindness is one of those Life-Apps that is always in season. More than just having good manners, kindness reflects a core principle: that every person is made in the image of God, and is valuable to Him. Being nice seeks no one’s harm; being kind seeks others’ good. Kids are often told to “be nice”, “share” and “get along”, but how can we as Small Group Leaders encourage them to treat others as God’s special creation? “Treat others as you want to be treated” is a pretty good rule of thumb,... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 11

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 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: Sometimes it’s hardest to be kind and loving and patient with the people closest to us, isn’t it? Maybe it’s because we know that they love us and will always forgive us. Maybe it’s because we’re with them more often allowing... Read More
April Editor’s Notes

April Editor’s Notes

WEEK 1 Key Question: How do you celebrate Easter? When was the last time you went big and celebrated something? A birthday? Definitely Christmas. But how do we celebrate the reason we can celebrate at all? Jesus is alive! We want kids to figure out some ways they can go big and celebrate Easter with their family and friends! We start the month with The Bible. No, that wasn’t a typo. Think about it, in some ways the entire Bible is lesson in patience. Not because it takes so long to read from... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 4

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for February 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 kindness – showing others how valuable they are by how you treat them. And it’s a tall order for sure. After all, if the worth of a person were solely measured by how we chose to treat them, we would fail... Read More
AD Space