Can you believe it? The new year is just around the corner! That means starting January 1, lots of new opportunities, adventures, and discoveries abound! The following letter by Dale Hudson is a great reminder of the importance of children’s ministry. Share “An Open Letter To Pastors About Children’s Ministry” with your volunteers and pastor. Read the rest of this entry »No Comments »
“Without spiritual health, you won’t make it in student ministry. Don’t misunderstand: you don’t need the knowledge of a Bible scholar or the spiritual disciplines of a monk, but you do need a heart that’s tender toward God and open to His leading. You need to be in love with Jesus.” -Doug Fields
In this week’s edition, Austin McCann provides three ways to be spiritually healthy in student ministry. Read the rest of this entry »No Comments »
In his article “Family Ministry: How a Biblical Worldview Shapes the Way We Teach Our Children” Timothy Paul Jones reminds us that our children are far more than our children.
To have a biblical worldview is to interpret every aspect of our lives—including our relationships with children—within the framework of God’s story. At the center of God’s story stands this singular act: In Jesus Christ, God personally intersected human history and redeemed humanity at a particular time in a particular place. Yet this central act of redemption does not stand alone. It is bordered by God’s good creation and humanity’s fall into sin on the one hand and by the consummation of God’s kingdom on the other. Read the rest of this entry »No Comments »