How to Handle an Angry Child
This article will help you to address an angry child. Or, maybe you know of a parent that is wrestling with this very issue in their home. Either way, Here is some good insight on how to address the anger and also how to help the child (and you) grow through the strong emotions. Click through to the link for the article:
Got an Angry Child? 4 Steps to Help Kids Manage Anger
Free Printable Sign Up Sheets
As a ministry with programs and volunteer needs, we are always having to request for people to sign up for upcoming events. Your church management software might have a sign up app you can use. If not, you might consider using an easy and free web based app like Jot Form.
However, you might be where I’ve been time and time again…..just needing something that will work in a hurry. Today I’d like to share with you some free printable sign up sheets that not only do the trick, but look good as well.
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Thanks to Julia from Made 2B Creative for being gracious to share!
Great Free Advent and Christmas Devotionals
The season of Advent and Christmas is upon us. Time to celebrate!
Some of you are thinking, “…Celebrate??? How can you celebrate when when I am trying to plan out my Black Friday shopping?”
I have a couple resources that will not overwhelm you that might be your solution to being able to reflect and celebrate during this crazy time of year.
1. Advent Devotional by Awana.
This one is simply titled Advent Devotional 2014
Several writers contributed to this devotional bring an array of perspectives that all lead to Christ. You can take your pick of a customized devotional for an individual, a couple, or a family edition.
2. Christmas Devotional by Dr. Michael Kennedy
The Cross and the Manger
This is the devotional I used last year with my family. The author is a great friend of mine. His heart for ministry within the family is huge! Here you will find a daily resource that will connect with your family and draw your kids’ minds toward Christ during the Christmas season.
Kidmin Resource: Chalkboard Tape and Dry Erase Tape
I found this great kidmin resource at Office Max last week.
What are some different ways you would use this resource in your children’s ministry? Share in the comment section below.
Action Movie Kid
Great special effects make for hilarious home videos with this kid and his dad.
Free Family Ministry Content May 1-4 from D6
Incredible family ministry content you do not want to miss!
For four days only (May 1-4) D6 will be hosting video and audio of their main stage speakers from D6 Conference 2013.
Here are the speakers that you can watch and listen to for FREE:
- Darrin Patrick
- Lydia Randall
- Rob Reinow
- Les & Leslie Parrott
- Dave Stone
- Leneita Fix
- Tim Kimmel
- Walker Moore
- John Trent
- Diana Pendley
- Tim Smith
- Bob Davis
Jump online now and head to d6days.com to learn, grow, and minister more effectively to your family and the families in your church.
Fishing and Hunting Ministry Weekend for Boys and Men
The Royal Ambassadors and Challengers are hosting a Fisharama and Xtreme Christian Outdoors Weekend at Camp Kaleo on May 16-17, 2014.
The Cost is $30 and includes lodging, breakfast, lunch, and equipment use for 3-D archery.
For more information go to http://ga-ra.org/fishorama/
Get ready to sign up for the Children’s Ministry Networking Event March 27 in Warner Robins.
This is another great opportunity to connect with children’s ministry leaders across the state, share ideas and resources to benefit your ministry, and simply to recharge.
Location: Warner Robins, Central Baptist- 1120 Lake Joy Rd
Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 9:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $25 if you register by March 24. Then cost rises to $40.
Includes: Conference resources, continental breakfast, catered lunch, giveaways offered throughout the conference
Session Discussion Topics include:
Personal Recharge– Staying spiritually charged in your personal life. Led by Keith Nicholson from Cascade Hills Baptist Church in Columbus
Ministry Recharge– Keeping your ministry fresh and exciting. Led by Jenni Carter, Children’s Ministry Specialist of the Georgia Baptist Convention
Volunteer Recharge– Keeping volunteers focused on ministry objectives. Led by Aaron Holloway, Children’s Minister at Burnt Hickory Baptist Church in Powder Springs
Family Recharge– Helping parents focus on guiding their children spiritually. Led by Chris Young, Pastor of Children and Families at First Baptist Church in Dublin
Available: Out our networking event we will have opportunities to explore resources from many children’s ministry organizations. Check out new products, kidmin books, and talk with some representatives from these organizations.
Optional Add-on: “Overtime: Post-conference playtime for further relationship building on the town. No notebooks, no preset topics. Just hang-time. Go out for supper with a few of your new friends, and partners in ministry.
Ministry Safe Conferences in Georgia
Current Georgia Baptist Churches are able to attend one of several Ministry Safe conferences throughout Georgia for FREE. These conferences promote sexual abuse awareness and prevention. The goal is to help design safe systems within our churches to reduce the risk of child sexual abuse.
Come to this conference. And bring your entire staff. It will be helpful for anyone in leadership at your church, as well as anyone working with children to cultivate a safe environment for families. The conference is from 10am-2pm and includes a meal.
Dates and Locations:
Jan 21- Trinity Baptist, Calhoun
Jan 22- Prince Ave Baptist, Bogart
Jan 23- Day Spring Baptist, Augusta
Jan 28- First Baptist, Rincon
Jan 29- First Baptist, Centerville
Jan 30- GBC Conference Center, Norman Park
Register online at gabaptist.org/ministrysafe or call 770.936.5332.