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Three Ways to Uncover God’s Truth with Kids

There are so many awesome ways that we can reach into God’s Word to uncover more of His truth. Let’s dig into three ways we can discover more with our kids. 1. Memorize God’s Word Hands down, memorization is one of the best ways to soak up Scripture. Practically every kidmin curriculum provides a memory… Read more »

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6 Tips To Become A More Effective Small Group Leader

Effective Small Group Leadership Recently I had the opportunity to attend a lunch for small group leaders. We meet about once a month for training, check-in, and ministry updates. This time the focus was on hearing updates from each leader. As we heard what was working well in each group, we learned how to be… Read more »

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A Conversation with Warren Wiersbe on Bible Study

Warren Wiersbe shares why reading the Bible should never be boring and what motivated him to write Delights and Disciplines of Bible Study   Interviewer: Doctor Wiersbe, help us understand what drives your passion to continue to write? Warren Wiersbe: Well writing to me is a ministry. I’m not an athlete, I’m not a mechanic. I can’t… Read more »

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Follow Me As I Follow Christ

“Follow me as I follow Christ.” The apostle Paul wrote this statement (or something like it) seven times. For comparison, “love one another” is the only “one another” that got more mentions. This one isn’t technically a “one another,” but it does seem to fall into the same general theological bucket. As an apostle in… Read more »

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How to Nurture Love for Your Husband

Women are endowed by God with the ability to nurture, which I would describe as the ability to take in and provide a hospitable environment for something to grow. We nurture children (our own and others). We nurture friendships. We nurture our husbands and our marriages. But sometimes, our ability to nurture takes a dark… Read more »

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Teaching Tools For Your Sunday School Class

There is so much learning and fun to be had in your children’s ministry or Sunday school classroom! Sometimes we underestimate the power behind memorizing Scripture and even knowing how to use the Bible. Helping kids with these basic skills now will help them as they grow physically and spiritually! Here are some practical tips… Read more »

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4 Ways Your Church Can Participate in #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday?  In case you didn’t know, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving is known as Giving Tuesday (or #GivingTuesday). It’s a day created to bring awareness to the needs of others after a plethora of consumeristic holidays (Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday). It’s the day that officially kicks off the giving season as people begin to focus on… Read more »

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Studying the Bible

We respected the Bible in our home. My siblings and I regularly attended Sunday school and vacation Bible school, and my mother listened to the Moody Bible Institute (WMBI) radio station every day, so we heard some of the greatest preachers of our time. I. A few days before my sixteenth birthday, while attending a… Read more »

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Leading Families in Your Church

Family ministry leaders want to inspire parents to be the spiritual guides for their children. For parents to be effective spiritual leaders, they need to understand their leadership and aspire to join a movement of parents modeling faith in the home. In family ministry, we need to ask: Are we teaching and transferring leadership skills… Read more »

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How Disappointment and Conflict Can Help Our Marriages Thrive

When my husband and I took a personality test during our premarital counseling, it confirmed what we already knew to be true: we are exact opposites in many areas. He is exceedingly extroverted, and I am incredibly introverted. He is a visionary, and I am detail oriented. He comes alive after 9:00 p.m., just when… Read more »

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