Prayer: The Path to a Spiritual Legacy

There are a lot of things that impact the strength of our spiritual legacy. However, at the core of any spiritual legacy is our own personal relationship with God. Ultimately, it is how we personally walk with God, that fuels what our spiritual legacy will actually...

Filling the Bleachers for Every Student

We have all had those backyard moments when we are imagining the closing seconds of the game in the sport of our choosing.  The moment when we score the decisive points to win the game and we make our victory run with our arms lifted high into the air while the crowd...

Become a Watchman – Step Up for the Next Generation

No one is surprised by intergenerational disconnectedness in the church. We can see it. The children go to their corner of the church, the youth theirs and the adults theirs. A lot of our churches are plagued by silos. This disconnection we see is one of the things...
Sunday School Lesson on Prayer for Adults

Sunday School Lesson on Prayer for Adults

This Sunday School Lesson on prayer for adult small groups recognizes that prayer doesn’t always come easily. Use this lesson to help members of your church or small group learn to pray with confidence as they approach God in prayer for themselves and for others.

Top 5 Family Ministry Event Ideas

Top 5 Family Ministry Event Ideas

To help you lead fantastic family ministry events that are well-attended, well-liked, and well-remembered by the families at your church, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best family ministry event ideas out there. We’ve also included our own “intergenerational twists” on some of these creative ideas.

What is Intergenerational Ministry?

What is Intergenerational Ministry?

Intergenerational ministry requires more than a church event where the generations are together. It looks like intentionally cultivating intergenerational relationships designed to impact and enhance the experience of each generation inside the church.

The Future of the Church

The Future of the Church

The church is fracturing. Our focus on generational ministry has led us to a place of weakness. Intergenerational ministry must be the future of the church. The church silos will be defeated, but the church unified will prevail through the power of Christ.

Don’t Stop Praying

Don’t Stop Praying

When God doesn’t provide an answer to prayer, discouragement begins to seep in, and the question lingers in the back of our minds, “Do my prayers matter?” Scripture answers our question with a resounding “yes!”

Parenting Strategy: Giving Blessings

Parenting Strategy: Giving Blessings

Parenting is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles God has given us in this life, and because of this I am always looking for ways to make it more meaningful and effective. I like to ask myself and other parents, "As a parent, what would you say are the top...

Prayer and the Golden Rule

Prayer and the Golden Rule

“Will you pray for me?” is such a simple request and yet it is too often not taken seriously enough. I would like to say that I have felt the full weight of each request when someone has asked me to pray for them, but that simply is not true. Regrettably, there have...

A Church Divided

A Church Divided

Have you ever noticed that churches are divided by age and programming?

Adults, children, and students have separate programming uniquely designed for them…