What’s the best way to thank your church volunteers?

By Sparkhouse October 19, 2018

Church volunteers serve as an essential piece of your ministry program; often working late..

What it means to be a church volunteer

By Sparkhouse October 5, 2018

To be a church volunteer means many things to different people. It could be a way to build..

Shared experiences at the heart of National Grandparents Day

By Sparkhouse September 6, 2018

While it’s true that I am an “Opa,” as we say in our house, neither Oma or I recall observing..

Faith practices: What’s the difference between meditation and prayer?

By Sparkhouse August 23, 2018

As Christians, we understand the value of prayer. It plays a central role as one of our core..

What you need on your church nursery checklist

By Sparkhouse August 13, 2018

This is the second blog post in a series about the ministry of the Church Nursery as one of the..

How can you build strong small group relationships?

By Kelly Bakalich August 9, 2018

Each small group is going to look very different to the next. When we ask ourselves, “what works..

When the kids you served are now youth qualified for church leadership

By Sparkhouse August 3, 2018

Before you realize it, kids you raised up in children’s programs become youth qualified for..

Grief response: Preparing for post-tragedy ministry support

By Sparkhouse July 26, 2018

This is the third and final blog post in a series offering support to ministry leaders as they..

Faith formation ministers: Tips to get budget approval

By Kathryn Watson July 20, 2018

In the christian education wing, we are thrifty. We can make crafts or play a game with a stack..


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