Wednesday November 20, 2013
It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is just a week away. It seems like I just finished eating all the leftover discounted candy I bought on November 1st. Looking back, I seem to remember the store setting out Christmas items as I did my annual discounted candy run. Have we, as a country, just decided to skip Thanksgiving?! Not on my watch! We have so much to be thankful for, and we can help our kids understand the importance of a thankful heart. Here are three no-miss, easy-prep, memory-making ideas that you can use in your ministry…
Friday November 15, 2013
With Thanksgiving a few weeks away, now is a great time to count your blessings. We're so fortunate, and sometimes we take that for granted. In case you're having a hard time finding things to be thankful for, here's a list of 10 blessings you might not even recognize.
Wednesday November 13, 2013
Helping kids live out their faith…not just as kids, but as they grow. I know that’s a goal for most of us in children’s ministry. Today, I wanted to share with you the story of two sisters, Abbie and Katie, who grew up in a children’s ministry called Kids Kampers. Who knew at the time that these two young girls would grow up to take on Mount Kilimanjaro as a result of their desire to help others? You never know what God has planned for your kids, and I hope Abbie and Katie’s story serves as a reminder of how what you do makes a difference…
Friday November 8, 2013
You’re awesome! What you do isn’t easy (but you sure make it look like it is). You give it your all, and you’re making an eternal difference because of it. And not only are you totally amazing, your team is as well! Here are 10 affirmations that you can share with your team to boost their spirits and let them know you’re thinking of them…
Wednesday November 6, 2013
Let’s face it; if you’re in the children’s ministry world, you have a heart for kids. But there’s a good chance you have the heart of a child as well. Let me show you what I mean. Here are 9 ways children’s ministers are just like the kids they serve.