Posts By Jane Fryar

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So You’re in Charge? (Part 4)

Editor’s note: Today, we present Part 4 our summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read each installment, try to see how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, discuss each blog with your staff and brainstorm ideas for improving leadership roles…

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So You’re in Charge? (Part 3)

Editor’s note: Today, we present Part 3 our summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read each installment, try to see how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, discuss each blog with your staff and brainstorm ideas for improving leadership roles…

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So You’re in Charge? (Part 2)

Editor’s note: Today, we present Part 2 of our summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read each installment, try to see how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, discuss each blog with your staff and brainstorm ideas for improving leadership…

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Dads, Mentors, Friendsa free devotion for this week’s meetings

The apostle Paul knew the satisfaction of investing in the lives of others. Single, alone in a Jewish culture that celebrated marriage and children, Paul “adopted” Timothy as his son. Paul became a mentor, an encourager, a father in the faith for Timothy, Titus, and other young men like them. At some point, Paul even…

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So You’re in Charge? (Part 1)

Editor’s note: Today, we’ll begin a summer series that focuses on five different leadership approaches. As you read each installment, try to see how each leadership style (good or bad!) has a place in your ministry. If you have time, discuss each blog with your staff and brainstorm ideas for improving leadership roles throughout your…

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5 Ways to Keep Volunteer Enthusiasm Soaring

Editor’s note: We hope you’re having fun celebrating with your volunteers this week during National Volunteer Appreciation Week! As you look to the future of your volunteer program, here’s some advice to keep your group thriving. And remember, volunteer appreciation goes way beyond this week. If you’re looking for tangible ways to encourage volunteers, consider…

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25 Authentic, Meaningful Ways to Affirm Kids & Youth

This time of year, activities in Christian schools, Sunday schools, CCD classes, choirs, Awana, and Bible clubs begin winding to a close. In a few weeks, the children and youth you have worked with for multiple weeks, months, or perhaps even years will move on—to a different class, school, or community. Perhaps one of the…

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Love, Forgiveness, and Changea free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Can you believe that the Easter season is almost here?! Ash Wednesday arrives on February 18 and Easter Sunday falls on April 5. To help everyone prepare, we are sharing the third in a series of devotions focused on exploring God’s love more deeply. They are slightly adapted from CTA’s new devotional prayer…

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A Book about Jesusa free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Can you believe that the Easter season is almost here?! Ash Wednesday arrives on February 18 and Easter Sunday falls on April 5. To help everyone prepare, we are sharing the second in a series of devotions focused on exploring God’s love more deeply. They are slightly adapted from CTA’s new devotional prayer journal…

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Love One Another– a free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Can you believe that the Easter season is almost here?! Ash Wednesday arrives on February 18 and Easter Sunday falls on April 5. To help everyone prepare, we are sharing the first in a series of devotions focused on exploring God’s love more deeply. They are slightly adapted from CTA’s new devotional prayer…

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