Encouragement

Five Things to do when You Feel Unappreciated in Ministry

If you are serving in ministry, likely you will have a time or two (a week?) when you feel unappreciated. You work without thanks, probably without pay and with little encouragement. Not fun. So, what’s a person to do in that situation? I was in that situation recently and after much, much prayer and a… Read More Five Things to do when You Feel Unappreciated in Ministry

Bible Study (small group) lessons, Children's Church (large group) lessons, Resources by Topic, Thanksgiving

Two Thanksgiving Themed Bible Study Lessons for Kids

Thanksgiving Lessons for Kids Thanksgiving is fast approaching, the Holiday, I mean. Of course, every day is an opportunity for Thanksgiving, but here are two Bible Study Lessons to use during this particular season of thanks–or any Sunday of the year. Each one has a lesson from God’s Word, a Connection to Christ and Gospel… Read More Two Thanksgiving Themed Bible Study Lessons for Kids

Children's Ministry, Encouragement

Five Things I wish I’d Known as a Rookie Children’s Minister

Way back in January of 2003, I began my job as the “Minister to Children.” I had never heard of such a thing before and didn’t know anyone who was doing that job to give me some tips, (I looked, believe me, but it was not as easy in the pre-social media days). Looking back,… Read More Five Things I wish I’d Known as a Rookie Children’s Minister

Bible Study (small group) lessons, Children's Church (large group) lessons, Genesis

Four Kids’ Bible Study Lessons from Genesis

This four week kids’ Bible Study Series starts at the beginning–the very beginning. Each lesson stands by itself, as well, if you don’t have room in your schedule for all four weeks. The younger lessons are written with early elementary in mind 1-3 grades and the older kids’ lessons are written for kids in 4-6,… Read More Four Kids’ Bible Study Lessons from Genesis