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5 More Positive Affirmations to Share With Your Team

Last year I shared with you 10 positive affirmations to share with your team. Today I’d like to add five more to that list. Boost the spirits of your team and help them understand that what they do matters. Leave these little notes of encouragement around, maybe with some candy, as a way to help morale.


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1. “Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, men will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with everyone else” (2 Corinthians 9:13).

thankyouThough you may not often hear words of thanks from the children in your class, these children will grow up knowing the love of God as a result of your obedience.

2. “And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son may bring glory to the Father. You may ask for anything in my name, and I will do it” (John 14:13-14).

Ask God to lead your lesson this week. Ask him to do miraculous things in your classroom.
yum3. Remember as you teach your students that what you say may very well bless the hearts of adults at home!

4. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up” (Deuteronomy 6:5-7).

Thank you for listening to God’s Word and sharing him with the children in your class.

thankyouall5. Your love for children and willingness to share your time and effort will have an eternal impact. Thank you!

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How do you encourage your team? Let us know using the comment section below!


One thought on “5 More Positive Affirmations to Share With Your Team

  1. I pray for them….
    I try to keep regular communication lines open as the Sunday Youth Co-ordinator, through emails to maintain up-to-date news and events.
    I encourage team meetings once a term for open discussion which strengthens my identity and security and highlights areas of weakness in my life as a team leader. It gives the staff an opportunity to experience freedom to be open and honest and to feel accepted with no condemnation.
    I affirm my staff regularly, ie thank them personally for their giftings and their love for the children, and through church online pastoral news.
    I encourage ‘unity’ by sharing the Communion with them as they teach, at the same time as the rest of the church is receiving the emblems. I believe it’s an opportunity for the children (0-11s especially) to witness this and come under the spiritual atmosphere as they learn and observe. We are just trialling a 10-15 minute slot before the service begins for the staff to share Communion with our Minister in a more intimate setting, again to develop a sense of togetherness within the Ministry…
    I don’t expect thanks in return….but it is very gratefully received when it happens!!
    When they step down from a role to move on I believe it’s right to honour them before the church…thanking God for His provision and for their servanthood…..

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