Weekend Word Devotions

Weekend Word: The Blessing in Perseverance

Scripture Reading: James 5:7-11 “11 As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.” (James 5:11, NIV) Just before 5 a.m. on a Tuesday morning in 2015, the last participant… Continue reading Weekend Word: The Blessing in Perseverance

Family Ministry · General Kidmin · Ministry

Are We Living Sunday to Sunday?

When I am more concerned about what I am doing rather than the people I am doing it for, my ministry ceases to be a ministry; it becomes a program. What is the ultimate goal of our children’s ministries? Even though I am sure we all want to have an excellent kids’ service, I don’t… Continue reading Are We Living Sunday to Sunday?

General Kidmin · Youth Ministry

The Value of Volunteering In Youth Ministry (As a Children’s Minister)

Imagine how reassuring it is when these young sixth graders see a familiar face.Have you ever continued to participate in something just because you have always done it? Why do I, as a children’s leader, volunteer my time in the youth group? Sometimes, I wonder if I continue to volunteer because it is something I… Continue reading The Value of Volunteering In Youth Ministry (As a Children’s Minister)