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Promote the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

The Annie Armstrong Easter Offering is much more than just an offering envelope and an annual missions-giving emphasis.

Teaching Preschoolers about Cultures

A preschooler smiles as she looks in the mirror to see how she looks with a scarf wrapped around her head. Other preschoolers in the classroom try using chopsticks to taste rice.

Using the Bible and Bible Thoughts with Preschoolers

Finish this statement: Jesus loves me! this I know, For the __________. “Jesus Loves Me” is one of the most beloved children’s songs about Jesus. It tells of Jesus’ love and how we find assurance of His love in the Bible.

Enlisting Leaders

One of the more challenging tasks for a church missions leader is enlisting leaders for the various age level organizations. While it may never be totally painless, there are a few tips to keep in mind when recruiting Mission Friends leaders.

Linking with Parents

Our Mission Friends group had only one or two preschoolers who attended. We knew we had more preschoolers in our church, but could only get those one or two to come sporadically. Then all of a sudden, there were eight to ten preschoolers who came to Mission Friends on a regular basis!

Project HELP: Refugees - Helping By Sewing

A sewing machine hums in one area of the room. Several women are gathered around the ironing board as they press the seams of the quilt blocks they have made. Laughter is heard as the women work together.

Seek the Lost: Sharing the Rest of the Story

Brandton and Katie Wood

Most all of us are familiar with Jesus’ famous parables of the lost sheep, lost coin, and lost son recorded in Luke 15. Many of us also recall Paul Harvey’s entertaining The Rest of the Story commentaries that aired for decades on radio stations across the nation.

As we explore this month’s theme of Seek the Lost, let’s combine those 2 examples to consider how we can effectively seek and reach the non-Christian population around us in today’s world.

Are You a Silent Christian?

woman with duct tape over her mouth

“I haven’t shared the gospel with anyone recently because _______.” Does this statement ring true for you? How would you fill in the blank?

Love Your Neighbors through Your Spiritual Gifts

young woman shoveling snow

“Can I bring you dinner tonight?” read the text from one of my friends. As I typed and retyped, I wasn’t sure whether I could accept such kindness. The immediate answer in my heart was “yes, please,” but my pride and my sense of not wanting to be a burden tempted me to say no.

Remembering a Call to Serve: Annie Armstrong Easter Offering

Annie Armstrong is perhaps one of the most recognizable names in Baptist life. Although many may know the name, few people can actually tell you who Annie Armstrong was and why she is relevant today.

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