Sometimes you just need to get back to the basics. When you are dealing with your faith, this often means reading the Bible instead of ABOUT the Bible. I was recently trying to find a new devotional book. I felt like I had exhausted the recently published pieces from Beth Moore, Max Lucado, and some… Continue Reading »
Monthly Archives: February 2012
I have a new obsession. I’ve always been a fan of flavored soft drinks. I know which restaurants in town can add a little shot of cherry in my drink. Then, a cut above that is the good shaved ice. It’s truly one of my favorite treats. There is something relatively new that I just… Continue Reading »
We all agree that keeping children safe is our number one goal as parents and as children’s ministry staff members, but it’s no secret their patience sometimes runs thin while waiting in line. Savannah Christian Church uses ACS Checkpoint as their child check-in solution – but what’s really exciting about checking in at Savannah Christian Church?
This month, Jamey McElveen, an R&D Programming Manager for ACS, shares some security tips to follow when using your smartphone. And if you’re on church staff, you’ll be interested in his second article on the updated ACS apps that have just been released.
Have you ever planted a small seedling and stayed around long enough to see it develop into a mature tree? When my four children were small we let them pick out “their” tree to plant. Unfortunately we have moved to a different home and now can only get a glimpse of “their” tree when we drive past… Continue Reading »
Through my short four years as a staff member at a megachurch, I learned very quickly through bumps and bruises that the only way to get folks to follow you in what you’ve been called to do in any ministry is to possess one key ingredient.
I get the majority of my communication through email. Sure, I check different websites for news, events, and promotions, but it seems the majority of the initial information comes from an email. Whether it is a digest of community events, the church schedule, or a sale at a local retailer, there seems to be a… Continue Reading »
If only ministering to children was only about kids. Of course, it also requires involving, and ministering to, parents and other guardians. Today, that communication may include the special challenges of mixed families, non-custodial parents, couples from differing faith backgrounds, and a variety of other communication challenges.