The foundation of our Creative Arts ministry at Word of Life are the core values of the church. Finding ways to apply the core values strengthens the culture of our community and helps our team live out the purpose of the church. Here are some examples of practical ways we strive to accomplish our core […]Read more "Values-Driven Creative Arts Ministry – by Dan Dullen"
I have had the wonderful privilege of being able to lead worship for the past 25 years. What an honor it has been! Traveling all over the world and working with the local church, I have found three things that have helped me become a better minister of worship: Remember the Vision & Share it. […]Read more "3 Principles for Effective Worship Ministry – by Sarah Kohlbacher"
Pentecostal churches have a distinct worship and sense of Presence that allows for God’s glory to permeate our worship. Valuing the reality that children can develop an early understanding and appreciation for Presence is vital to fostering an atmosphere of revival among our kids where they hear from God and learn to be in His […]Read more "Fostering an Atmosphere of Revival in Your Kids Ministry – by Sharon Baldwin"
As a leader, you already know that healthy relationships within your congregation are important. You work to develop your team, strengthen marriages, and connect with your community. But what about relationships with the “under 18” crowd? We’ve seen statistics on the frightening number of high school grads who don’t return to church. Addressing the need […]Read more "Prioritizing Transformational Relationships with Children – by Lisa Durant"
Anyone who watches football knows the importance of getting the handoff right. Messing up the passing of the baton in a relay race can be the difference between winning and losing. I remember learning guitar and trying desperately to improve at changing chords quickly. My point? Transitions matter. Church leaders know that a student’s transition […]Read more "Check out the TRANSITIONS CURRICULUM! A FREE resource!"
When I was 18, my mom literally drove me to college to make sure I got there successfully. I know I’m biased in saying this, but I wish more parents were like my mom! The transition from high school to college is one of the most important in a person’s life. For perhaps the first […]Read more "Prioritizing Student Transitions – by Stefanie Chappell"
I live in a house filled with questions. Sometimes my home can feel like a relentless barrage of whats, whys, and hows. Have you noticed as kids grow, so do their questions? My four year old isn’t asking the same questions he did when he was two. This truth not only exists with our kids […]Read more "Engaging Students with Difficult Questions – by Jared Berry"