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:
Confidence isn’t easy when you feel all alone. But God didn’t make us to be loners. He created us for relationships – both with Him and with others. One of the most important things we can do as adults is to help the kids around us see the importance of choosing friends who aren’t only “fun” or “cool” but friends who will help encourage us to follow God. As the voices of friends become louder – sometimes louder even then the voices of trusted adults – we want to encourage our kids to choose their friends wisely. Let’s challenge them to [Bottom Line] find friends who help you trust Jesus.