3 Ways to GAME-IF-Y Your Weekly Message

3 Ways to GAME-IF-Y Your Weekly Message

By Gina Abbas Above my desk are the words “Boring is Easy” from Kid President. Which explains why I gamify everything, especially my talks. I loathe boredom and love competition and fun to an almost unhealthy level. Gamefication has absolutely made me a better communicator and given me the tools to deliver engaging 15-minute weekly messages to my students. Why only 15 minutes? Students, especially middle schoolers, don’t have super long attention spans. Brain-based learning expert Eric Jensen,... Read More
A NEW RESOURCE FROM XP3: Daily Scripture Images!

A NEW RESOURCE FROM XP3: Daily Scripture Images!

A few months ago, the XP3 team had a conversation. If you’ve ever used XP3 curriculum, you know that XP3 provides a lot of tools to help you teach your students something from God’s Word every week. It’s woven throughout everything – from the time your students walk in the door to the time they go home. But, a few months ago, our team had a question. We wanted to know… Was there anything more we could do? Was there a way to help you better engage students in God’s Word, not just on Sundays or... Read More
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