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Tony Brooks: Benefits of Being a Sunday School/Bible Study Teacher

All of us are teachers, whether we realize it or not.

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3 Tips for a Successful Youth Mission Experience

Regardless of what your mission trip plans are for the summer, preparation is key to having the best experience.

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Six Ideas for Vacation Bible School

As your church plans VBS this summer, Charity Roberson offers ideas she has collected over the last few years that may be helpful in your planning.

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Ed Jordan: Wagons Ho!

One of my favorite books is The Challenge of Change in Organizations: Helping Employees Thrive in the New Frontier by Nancy J. Barger and Linda K. Kirby. It really is a great book, even if the title leaves you saying: “Really?” It was written in 1995, and change and me have a long history—which isn’t over yet.

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Tony Brooks: Making Sunday School/Small Groups Culturally Relevant Today

What are we doing now (outside of technology) with Sunday School leaders differently than we did 20, 30, or 40 years ago?

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Jim Somerville: Have We Lost All Fear?

I saw another one of those graphs recently. I try to avoid them, but I saw one.  Someone had slipped it into an otherwise helpful article about the church in America. There it was: a graph making it painfully clear that Sunday morning worship attendance continues to slide as fewer and fewer people take the trouble to get up, shine their shoes, and come to church.

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Ed Jordan: Hot Lava and Hot Passions

It is always things like this that bring us back to the reality that God created us with such phenomenal capabilities—like eyes that can see what a camera cannot.

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