August 2019 Editor’s Notes

August 2019 Editor’s Notes

Hello, First Look Friends!  Mining for gold has been around ever since humans discovered that first glittering speck of rock. But, there’s something that is even better than gold. It’s the Bible! The Bible is better than gold! It teaches us that God loves us all the time. It teaches us that God loves us so much He gave us Jesus to be our friend forever. It teaches us how to live our best life. And, it teaches us how to share our stuff. The teachings in the Bible are worth more to us than... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for June 2, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for June 2, 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: When you take a careful look at the life of Jesus, you notice that people who were nothing like him actually liked him. Why? Because it’s easy to like someone who accepts... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 26, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 26, 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: Think about some situations your preschoolers face that require them to be brave. Going to the doctor. Walking into a new classroom. Conquering the BIG slide at the... Read More
Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 19, 2019

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for May 19, 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: Do you know the song “Lean on Me?” Kind of want to sing it right now, don’t you? The lyrics of this song remind us that we all, at one time or another, need someone to... Read More
Setting the Stage – Power Up (June and July 2019)

Setting the Stage – Power Up (June and July 2019)

Have you ever played PAC-MAN? The best part of that game is eating the large power pellets. Pac-Man immediately powers up, and then you can do anything. The bad guys can’t get you! You can eat them and earn bonus points doing it! It’s awesome! Feeling like we can do anything is a pretty great feeling. We may not have power pellets lying around that we can eat to power up, but we do have another power source—a real power source that gives us the power to do everything God wants us to do. His... Read More
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