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 think of the word “Joy” what immediately comes to mind? If you were to ask the kids in your group this same question, what would they say? Chances are, most kids would say that joy is about being happy. But real joy is deeper than that. The joy that God wants to grow in us through His Spirit allows us to trust that He is in control no matter our current circumstance. With His help, we can see that joy really is a choice. Let’s help our kids [Bottom Line] choose joy no matter what.