In this post I’d like to share with you 10 of my all-time favorite free resources that I use on a regular basis. My ministry has greatly benefited from these treasures. This is my way to acknowledge the wonderful people who make them available and also to remind us of the beautiful truth that it is more blessed to give than to receive.
With the 2019 Eat This Book challenge you can lead the children in your church into a whole new world where they will engage the Bible and enter into a conversation with it. The challenge will encourage them to think, feel, wonder, and imagine. Perhaps, for the first time in their lives, they will interact directly with the Bible and have their own exciting and marvelous encounters with God's Holy Word.
As humidity is rising and attendance is dropping, we might be tempted to give only a half-hearted effort to children's ministry. After all, isn't summer meant to be a time for rest and relaxation? While summer certainly should be a time to renew your strength and refresh your spirit, that’s not all that it can or should be. “By God’s design, summer is a season of growth and fruitfulness. And summer can be a time of tremendous creativity and growth in our churches, if we are willing to make the effort.