December 2019 Editor’s Notes

December 2019 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends! The very first Christmas was a string of God planned events that came together to create a wonder-filled story that would be told again and again and again. God sent His Son to earth in the form of a human baby who grew to be a someone like no other. Ultimately, He gave His life for us. This month, we celebrate the beautiful gift of Jesus. We want preschoolers to say again and again that, ‘God gave us Jesus.’ We want it to live deep within their hearts so they grow... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 29, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 29, 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: God created everything out of nothing. By his divine power, he spoke and light and dark appeared. He separated the waters, created land, plants and sea, filled them with... Read More
Still Small Voice

Still Small Voice

Having three boys in three and a half years made for a crazy loud household! Don’t get me wrong – I loved it! I loved the energy that radiated from our little abode on Emerald Springs Court. But, occasionally, I needed to hear myself think and I needed my little munchkins to hear what I had to say. Often this resulted in me turning up the volume. And, naturally, as I turned up the volume, so did they! Imagine that! They weren’t angry sounds (well, most of the time), but we just had a really... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 22, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 22, 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: God was certainly busy on day five! He filled the oceans with fish, corals, whales, sharks, sponges, squid and marine life. But He didn’t stop there. God filled the earth... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 15, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for September 15, 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: Have you ever tried to count the stars? Impossible, right? Ever stood staring up in wonder at a full moon? On day four, God made the sun, moon, and stars. Did you know... Read More
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