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The Key to a Successful Children’s Ministry

By Paul LaRue When working in Children’s Ministry you learn a lot.  I guess we could all say that, but when working with children and teens, your knowledge increases rather quickly.  And sometimes you learn more that you want to know. I’m on my 32nd year now in CBM. I was working with kids prior to that.  They have taught me plenty. Hopefully, I’ve been able to share the knowledge of Christ with them. I guess the main thing I’ve learned is “be ready, willing, and able” when in a children’s ministry.  Among thousands of other tidbits of information gathered over the years, this seems to be the prominent piece ...

Learning Excellence on a Lawn Mower

Written by Wesley Grizzard What can I learn from sitting on a lawn mower you ask? Well, you came to the right place. I’m going to give you several things that you can learn from being on a lawn mower. Reasons that stretch from simply knowing how to drive one, to how to stripe those yards like a pro! Buckle up because here we go folks!  First off, it’s zero turns people! Nearly everyone these days uses a zero turn! Zero turns (given the right brand) are finely tuned grass cutting machines! They go backwards, they go forwards, they turn 360’s while staying in one spot, hence the name zero turn. When sitting on one, you have your ...

Lessons Learned as a Camp Counselor

Written by Nate Smith I had no clue what I was getting myself into that first summer I served as a camp counselor. I grew up near Tampa, FL and had never been to a camp before. My best friend suggested I apply to the camp where he had been accepted to work, so I did…And a short time later, I received a call from the camp director informing me I had the job. I was excited to be working all summer with my best friend and traveling to a new place. Lesson Learned: Stepping into the unknown is simply that, the unknown, and you’ll never know what is there until you take that first step. The camp was located in South Alabama near the Florida ...