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Books of the Bible Children’s Ministry Resources

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”— Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!” As we all know, Reading is essential in bringing life into our children but also to children’s ministry. Its another way to communicate through pages of […]

3 BIG QUESTIONS

“3 Big Questions That Change Every Teenager is a book that give you what you need to connect with the young people you care about most, so you are equipped to help them find Jesus’ answers their big questions of identity, belonging and purpose.” Dr. Kara Powell Teenagers need real conversations about what’s important to […]

Grateful

As Forrest Gump’s Momma once said, “Stupid is as stupid does.” I make my friends laugh often at my acts of stupidity. I make my teenage kids laugh at the stupid things I say. Dad jokes, puns, pretending to understand whatever the latest trend is and act like I’m in the middle of it. I’m […]

Children and Grief

In times of death and grief it can be hard to know how to support kids. Here’s some ideas that might help. This week I was at a friends funeral. He had been a teacher most of his life and loved kids, particularly his grandkids. As I sat at the funeral and watched his grandchildren […]

LETS DIG IN!

“As you are reading a Bible Verse or story… be passionate. If you’re not excited about it, your Kids will not be excited about it.” Laurie Christine Ressler Heres an awsome resource for those that may be thinking about tailoring resources specifically to the young people in learning to read the Bible! If you wish […]

When The Spirit Moves

“Ministry with, in, and among young people is life giving. Leaders who facilitate spiritually mature growth bless the church of now and of the future.” – Young People’s Ministries Young People’s Ministries is a part of the Discipleship Ministries of the United Methodist Church that connects young people and those in ministry with young people […]

Children in Worship

Do you or your congregation struggle with children in worship? The Whole People of God resource team have a great collection of brochures for congregations as they explore why have children in worship, being with children in worship and a welcome sheet for children in worship. They remind us that faith is caught and not […]

Make Any Lesson a Blast!

As many play groups, SRE groups, Sunday schools & youth groups FINALLLYYYY get back together after so much time apart or have been restricted, here are some awesome games that will take a load off leaders! God’s word is the most important part of any lesson or program. Let’s work hard on being clear and […]

Christian Faith and Entertainment Culture

Recently on Facebook there has been a search for resources for “Movie and Discussions” for young people. Out of this conversation Reel Dialogue was shared as a great tool as it engages film without disengaging faith. The Reel Dialogue is part of City Bible Forum, a site that creates the spaces and opportunities in the […]

It’s Your Move

Transitioning from Primary School to High School is a milestone in every kids life, and can be a scary thing as most first time experiences are. Since 2001, Scripture Union UK has published a book that helps with this transition. It’s Your Move is an awesome resource for kids starting high school, jam packed with […]