Wednesday October 16, 2013
"Research by the Barna Group reveals that only 44 percent of people who attend church every week say they regularly experience God at church,” according to Thom. “They’re not looking for the deep theological trivia that seems to interest a lot of preachers.
Friday October 4, 2013
Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve talked about what’s being called the "Four Acts of Love" on this blog. If you haven't seen it yet, I encourage you to check out Group founder Thom Schultz's blog.
Wednesday October 2, 2013
Here at Group, we’re wrapping up work on our November/December issue of Children’s Ministry Magazine, and I’m super excited about this issue. We’ve got some amazing articles planned, and today I wanted to give you a sneak peek at one of them. In the next issue of CMM, we cover 31 must-have apps that people in ministry (just like you) find worth the download. I’ve pulled a few of my favorites to share with you before the issue comes out. Here are seven apps the experts use…
Friday September 27, 2013
Some ministry leaders or volunteers are afraid to let kids talk. They feel as if it gives the power to the kids. That they won’t be able to control the conversation’s trajectory. Others feel as if their kids will ask a question about God that they’re not sure how to answer. And still others feel that if they aren’t talking, the kids aren’t learning…
Wednesday September 25, 2013
Let’s take a moment to talk about building spiritual foundations with babies and toddlers. We know that the nursery is so much more than just a place for babysitting. Babies and toddlers have an amazing capability for understanding the most important truths about God—and we have the honor of helping introduce those concepts! Here are three things to keep in mind when thinking about babies in your ministry…