Our homes, our kitchens, our comfy couches, or even our loud, messy toy rooms can play one of the most important roles in the making of disciples.
How well do you know the people you serve? How well do you understand their problems? In ministry, do you see neighborhoods or neighbors?
There's a real release when we come to terms with each and every one of our limits and give them to a limitless God.
The Trinity is one of the most difficult truths about God to try to grasp, but it can also become the perfect opportunity to introduce children to just how incomprehensibly amazing God is.
Both welcoming and washing require emptying yourself to serve others, which might sound like more than you can handle this Advent season. But no one who opens the door to Jesus and shares a meal with Him goes away hungry.
Juggling family life and ministry life separately can lead to burnout and failure to thrive. Here's how one family learned to integrate these arenas into one mission.
I can distinctly remember the moment when I realized that something was off. I was working full time in ministry, studying Scripture regularly for writing a children’s discipleship curriculum, lived in a strong community that was passionate about seeking Jesus, and yet I felt dry…empty…weak. God felt distant. Honestly, my personal walk with Him had slowly dwindled away to almost nothing—all in the midst of ministry. Ministry had replaced God, and it wasn’t enough. I was in and around truth,
Hospitality is not about impressing others or making ourselves feel good. It's an avenue God has given us to fulfill the two greatest commandments Jesus gave: love God and love others.
What happens when an inner-city mission reaches out to hurting kids in some of the hardest places? Here’s what one children’s ministry leader has to share about lessons learned when working with unchurched, forgotten children.
What you believe, what you prioritize, and how you live out your worship will all rub off on those you disciple.