Christmas Gifts for Your Volunteers, plus free Gift Tag Printable

Christmas Gifts for Your Volunteers, plus free Gift Tag Printable

Happy Holidays!!   Too soon?? No way! In a few days, here in the states, we’ll be giving thanks while stuffing our faces with turkey and Grandma’s pumpkin pie. Four short weeks after that….it’s Christmas Eve! It happens every year and every year it seems to sneak up on us all.   As we enter this season of joy, hope, goodness, and let’s be honest, maybe a little stress, we want to give you some ideas to bring a little Christmas cheer to the volunteers in your ministry. A wise philosopher once... Read More
Jingle Jam: Re-Wrapped

Jingle Jam: Re-Wrapped

If you want to influence kids, you need to influence those who have the most potential to influence them: their parents. If you want to influence your community, you have to meet them where they are already. To help you do both, we’ve put together this Family Experience (FX) called Jingle Jam: Re-Wrapped.  At Christmastime, it’s easy to keep your eyes on the ball — or rather, your to-do list and your wish list. What if you had the perfect way to remind yourself and the families in... Read More
Wanna Box That Up?

Wanna Box That Up?

Every Christmas my wife and I are faced with a life or death situation. Something so instrumental in the development of our children that if we were to get it wrong, it may effect the direction of the rest of their lives. Yes, I am talking about what to get them for Christmas. Okay, maybe it’s not THAT important, but sometimes my wife and I find ourselves feeling this enormous pressure to pick the PERFECT gift. And, when you’re operating on a budget, that’s not always easy. But, every year,... Read More
Christmas Presence

Christmas Presence

I recently took the StrengthFinders assessment and discovered my top character trait is—achievement. I must confess, it fits. I have a strange love of tests and filling out forms. A deadline is an invitation to tackle a project and wrestle it into submission at least a week before it’s due. And I never meet a to-do list without instantly strategizing how to multitask and conquer. Now, we’re in the midst of a month of Generosity, so that virtue has been high on my list. Comparison shopping for... Read More
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