Devotion: Acts 6:1-4 (NLT) But as the believers[a] rapidly multiplied, there were rumblings of discontent. The Greek-speaking believers complained about the Hebrew-speaking believers, saying that their widows were being discriminated against in the daily distribution of food. 2 So the Twelve called a meeting of all the believers. They said, “We apostles should spend our time teaching the […]Read more "Site term 4 session 2 How the Church is structured and run."
Term 4 2016 session 1: Conversational Evangelism and Events ministry. So here we go, I believe at the very least God tells us to get prepared and engage our minds before we just rush into holding an event. He gives us a role, he does not and is not going to turn water into wine […]Read more "Site Term 4 session 1: Conversational Evangelism and Events Ministry."
Devotion: Jesus’s visit. Luke 19:1-6 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could not, because of the crowd. 4 So he ran […]Read more "Site term 3 session 2: Visitation; how to start. Inc. Devotion."
Devotion: ‘When Defense begins to look like attack.’ Acts 26:28 Then Agrippa said to Paul, “Do you think that in such a short time you can persuade me to be a Christian?” Acts 26:28 At this Agrippa said to Paul, ‘A little more, and your arguments would make a Christian of me.’ So I came […]Read more "Site Term 3 session 1: How to do effective devotions. Incl.devotion."
Devotion: [management by God] risk management. by Dan King | Nov 30, 2010 | Being an effective leader includes the need to measure and assess risk in everything you do, and to develop the strategies that may be needed to overcome them should they arise. As I continue looking at leadership lessons from Biblical leaders, I come across an interesting event […]Read more "Site term 2 session 3: ‘Risk management for dummies’. (Inc. devotion.)"
Term 2 2016 session 2; How to answer tricky questions. In all things remember; every question represents an opportunity to connect. (Which is what people are really looking for.) So I want to break up the ‘how to’ into the 3 areas of our being involved in answering a ‘curly one’ well. They are […]Read more "Site term 2 session 2. How to answer tricky questions."
Devotion: Behavior change in the Bible. Eugene Petersen is the bloke behind ‘the message’ translation of scripture. He also happens to be something of a guru when it comes to Old Testament history. Anyway, he makes the point (and summary) of Israel’s history in the Old Testament: “they were first a redeemed people, (Salvation picture […]Read more "Site term: 2 Session: 1 Effective behavior management for Kids ministry. (Including devotion)"
Why? (‘Shooting the elephant in the room) So there I was, my first ever year at Waratah and I was introduced to the monster called…. ‘carols’. My reaction? Make into an even bigger monster thru the introduction of a ‘family fun zone’. This of course was immediately following the Fete that we did in […]Read more "Site term 1 session 3: Connecting with new families."
. Session 1; How to communicate effectively with kids. (Of all age groups) So here we are today to talk about how to communicate effectively with kids. These notes and I ideas are not meant to be a ‘data dump’ and no more but rather to provide context and food for thought for our ‘solution […]Read more "Site term 1 session 1: How to communicate effectively with kids."
So we’ve started doing youth/kids ministry training sessions on Sunday arvo’s called Site. Here’s the sort of stuff we talk about.Read more "Site term 1 session 2: Creating a training culture."