October 2019 Editor’s Notes

October 2019 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! We love our superheroes. We love their strength and bravery and how they use their special powers and super weapons to save the day. Whether it’s a lasso that forces truth telling or a trident that manipulates water, it’s always exciting to watch! What about in real life? We all want to be strong and courageous. We all want to say we would be brave when faced with fear. But how? What can help us be brave? How can our preschoolers be strong and courageous SUPER KIDS... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for August 4, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for August 4, 2019

Sunday mornings can go at a fast and furious pace. If we aren’t strategic, we can miss key relational connections. Gather your team of volunteers for a brief gathering before the serving begins. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion before praying for the day: What’s worth more than gold? The answer can be found in Psalm 119 verse 72. God’s word, what He teaches us through the Bible, is worth more than thousands of pieces of... Read More
First Look Curriculum: What’s New in August 2019?

First Look Curriculum: What’s New in August 2019?

Hello First Look Friends! It’s time for us to start a new year! Yes, can you believe it? In August 2019, First Look will begin its 16th year of publication! Wow! We are continually evaluating the First Look curriculum and trying to make it the best it can be for our partners. And, we always see ways we can improve. This past year was no different, and we’ve made a few updates this year that we know you will be excited about. Read below to see the many AWESOME changes/additions we’ve made that... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 28, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 28, 2019

Sunday mornings can go at a fast and furious pace. If we aren’t strategic, we can miss key relational connections. Gather your team of volunteers for a brief gathering before the serving begins. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion before praying for the day: It seems only fitting that the LAST fruit of the Spirit on our list is the one that makes all the other fruit possible. After all, it takes self-control to be patient and... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 21, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for July 21, 2019

Sunday mornings can go at a fast and furious pace. If we aren’t strategic, we can miss key relational connections. Gather your team of volunteers for a brief gathering before the serving begins. Answer any questions about the curriculum and ask for prayer requests. Then read the following devotion before praying for the day: This week, we take a look at the gentle way Jesus treated the woman who touched his robe. Instead of rebuking or shaming her, Jesus showed loved and compassion. In a world... Read More
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