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May 9

Permission to Stop

Posted in: Groups

For the last few weeks, I’ve invited some of our Children’s Ministry team members to guest post here on the Magnetic Ministry blog.  Up this week –  Tobi Florence, 3rd-5th Grade Groups Leader.  Tobi leads our 3rd-5th Grade Life Group Leaders and Welcome Hosts.  You can read more from Tobi on her blog, Intentional Parenting.   Last winter my son came home with [...]

Apr 18

Goodbye For Now

Posted in: Groups

The school year is almost over and, here in Children’s Ministry, we’re coming to a finish line of sorts.  Many leaders and kids will go their separate ways for the summer.  Kids will soon promote up to the next grade level.  Some leaders will move up with them.  Others will be saying goodbye as their [...]

Apr 4

What’s In It For Me?

Posted in: Adventures In Children's Ministry, Groups, Programming

Let’s face it.  Serving in Children’s Ministry is hard work.  It costs time, emotional energy and sometimes, a little bit of our sanity.  Some days those precious kids we love are nuts.   Some days we have personal struggles that make serving even more difficult.  Some days we just don’t feel like showing up. But it’s during those [...]

Mar 21

The Real Reason You’re Here

Posted in: Devotional, Groups, Programming

I stood up on stage explaining communion to a group of 3rd – 5th graders, but even as the words came out of my mouth, I knew they were more for me than for them.  “You see guys,” I said.  “God loves you.  He loves you when you come in first place.  He loves you [...]

Mar 9

Don’t Miss Out

Posted in: Groups

I have a bad habit of multi-tasking in my head. While I’m busy doing one thing, I frequently am thinking about the next thing (or the thing after the next thing) that I need to do. The result? I often find myself forgetting what in the world I’m doing. Now why did I walk into [...]

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