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Three Things to do Five Minutes Before Every Event

January 21, 2016

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It is five minutes before VBS/Sunday School/Children’s Church/Mid-week clubs and you are trying to finish setting up while two volunteers want to discuss their schedules and the kids are running around screaming. Does this scenario sound familiar? I think it is all too familiar for most Children’s Ministry leaders. Rather than letting the chaos control […]

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Bigger is Better, Right?

February 3, 2015

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Are you a small children’s ministry? Do you sometimes look at larger children’s ministries and think, “If only we had their budget, their volunteers, their space?” Bigger has become equated with better. Bigger children’s ministries have more money, more space, and more volunteers. That must mean that they offer more value to the kids who […]

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Teach Kids to be Bible Detectives!

January 9, 2015

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I think one of the greatest skills you can teach your class is to study the Bible themselves. One fun way to teach kids how to study their Bibles is to teach them how to be Bible detectives! Great detectives ask lots of questions and observe carefully. Great Bible detectives ask lots of questions and […]

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Teaching Bible Skills – The Old & New Testaments

January 6, 2015

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I believe that Bible skills are important. I believe that it is part of our job as children’s ministry volunteers and leaders, as Sunday School teachers to teach our kids Bible skills. There are 2 major goals when teaching Bible skills. #1 – That kids will become comfortable and familiar with their Bibles. #2 – […]

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Robert Munsch 17:17 – Teaching Bible Skills – The Reference

September 8, 2014

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“At bedtime I was sharing with Nicholas about what true friendship is. I ended by saying: “The bible says that a friend loves at all times!” Nicholas exclaimed “I know, Robert Munsch 17:17!” “What?” I asked for clarification. He explained “Robert Munsch 17:17! That’s the bible verse that says that a friend loves at all […]

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