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:
Do you ever feel like that dog in the movie “Up” that freezes midsentence at the sight of a squirrel? Sometimes it feels like our lives are just a series of reactions to distractions. Those distractions threaten to take the focus off what’s really important. If we want to live fully alive, we have to make sure we’re keeping the main thing the main thing. We have to [Bottom Line] stay focused on Jesus. Following Jesus requires time with Him. It requires you to open your Bible, read his words and then (this is the hardest part) APPLY them day in and day out. As you meet with your kids this week, pray that God would help them realign their focus so they can live with confidence.