Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for January 7

Volunteer Pre-Service Pep Talk for January 7

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: This month is all about commitment – making a plan and putting it into practice. Specifically we’ll dive into the spiritual disciplines of Bible study and prayer. This week, our focus is on hearing from God. For kids, this... Read More
Spreading Commitment

Spreading Commitment

We have all heard the phrase spread the joy, right? But what if we tried to spread the Commitment?  This month in 252 world we are discussing the life app of Commitment. Making a plan and putting it into practice.  This is not coincidental that we placed this in the month of January!  According to an article by Business Insider more than 80 % of New Year’s Resolutions will fail by Feb. Some of the most common resolutions that people make are diet & exercise, better time management, save... Read More
Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting January 7

Social Media Plan for Elementary Parents Starting January 7

These posts are designed to review the lesson, so plan for them to appear in your ministry’s social media accounts after you’ve taught the lesson in your ministry. Also, if you share social media accounts with other ministries in your organization, coordinate with them to develop a plan for when to schedule posts and how to designate the intended audience. If Pampers and Goldfish are more your speed, check out our First Look blog for the social media plan to connect parents with... Read More
March Editor’s Notes

March Editor’s Notes

WEEK 1 Key Question: Why is it so hard to give up what you think is fair? Fairness is a big deal to preteens. It’s often their biggest complaint when something doesn’t go their way. As kids start with this question, they’ll discover how God thinks about fairness and how they can be more willing to let go of what they think is fair. We start the month in Genesis 13:5-18, God blessed Abram and his nephew, Lot, with a large amount of flocks and herds, so many that the land they were on couldn’t... Read More
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