The Most Important Gift You Can Give Your Child or Student

The Most Important Gift You Can Give Your Child or Student

The most important gift you can give this year is to help them notice, appreciate, use, and give the gifts they already have. Here’s how. Noticing and identifying A lot of times, our strengths and greatest gifts are readily available, but until we recognize them, they...
Talking More About Sex

Talking More About Sex

When I teach, I am methodical about connecting biblical truth to a student’s everyday life. I bet you are as well. Pastors pray and work through their lessons to ensure their group hears God’s Word and can apply it to their daily lives. We proclaim and aim to connect...
Planning to Partner with Parents

Planning to Partner with Parents

We all have moments where we wish we could just work with students. We have this ideal of these little lives that we can help mold and steer towards a life lived within the body of Christ. Often, we may find ourselves forgetting that parents are a huge part of that...
Ministering to Parents Strategically

Ministering to Parents Strategically

Ministering to Parents Strategically Serving in student ministry for 15 plus years has allowed for many different scenarios to play out in people’s lives. One of the keys to a fruitful student ministry is to partner with parents. Students have many different things...
4 Ways to Get Parents Involved in Your Ministry

4 Ways to Get Parents Involved in Your Ministry

4 Ways to Get Parents Involved in Your Ministry Parents can be our biggest ally and advocate, or they can be the catalyst for you moving to another ministry (that’s a nice way of saying, they’ll get you fired). It’s really all about how you approach developing healthy...
Parent Partnership is Crucial in Junior High

Parent Partnership is Crucial in Junior High

Parents, especially the ones who have their first born in middle school, are freaking out. New rhythms, new ways of life they didn’t have to walk before, their kid turning into someone else before their eyes. Welcome to middle school. It’s a whole new world when you...

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