252 Preview: Some Assembly Required (August 2013)

252 Preview: Some Assembly Required (August 2013)

Have you been looking for a way to align your team? Cast vision each month? Connect the virtue to God’s Big Story? The monthly preview video can help you accomplish all these things. In this preview video, we learn that when we demonstrate OBEDIENCE we also show we trust those who lead us. If you would like to use this video for volunteer training, you can purchase a full resolution file with a full transcript for only $5. Visit us at the reThink store:... Read More
First Look Preview: Road Trip (September 2013)

First Look Preview: Road Trip (September 2013)

Watch Sunny preview the ideas behind the activities and stories told in the theme “Road Trip” in the First Look curriculum. Preschoolers will learn that “God has a plan for me.” If you would like to use this video for volunteer training, you can purchase a full resolution file with a full transcript for only $5. Visit us at the reThink store: secure.rethinkgroup.org/store/home.php Read More
3 Hashtag Tips on Social Media

3 Hashtag Tips on Social Media

by Summer Pridemore “I don’t even know how to use hashtags.” “What are hashtags anyway?” “All those hashtag things seem complicated.” Have you ever said any of these things? Don’t sweat it. Let us break it down for you: What is a hashtag? A Hashtag is a word or expression prefixed with the symbol #. In short, hashtags offer a way to search, organize, and group keywords or topics. Clicking on a hashtag will lead you to a list of posts containing the exact same hashtag. Hashtags include no space... Read More

If Tribes Really Matter

One day I was standing in our lobby, welcoming families as they came in, and a question came to me from a parent that stopped me in my tracks. A family that was newer in attending our church came and asked: “We are new around here and want to help. What can we do?” Basically, this family wanted to take their first steps to get involved. My mind began racing because I didn’t have a single step to point them to. I wanted to say a multitude of things ranging from attending different events,... Read More
Happy Couple’s Secret Weapon

Happy Couple’s Secret Weapon

I know this might not sound like a lot of fun, but it just might lead to it: Think about the last fight you had with your spouse. At what point of the argument did things seem to quickly go from bad to worse. Was it when you got sarcastic? Was it when your spouse got defensive? Was it when you said that thing you swore you would never say again? Was it when your spouse raised their voice? Imagine rewinding to the moment right before the argument quickly became “unhelpful.” Now imagine there... Read More