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October 7, 2015 11:41 am

  The team at OneHope is partnering with churches across the globe to pursue a clear vision for future generations: “God’s Word. Every Child.” This phrase reflects our desire to present the Living Word of God in an engaging way to children and youth. We have a plan to reach every young person, in every nation, with a relevant Gospel... View Article

New Series Just Released!

September 23, 2015 9:54 am

  The latest series of Incredible Islands curriculum has just been released and is now available for your ministry! This series, I Serve a Big God, teaches children that God can do amazing things in their lives when they trust in Him. Through the stories of Samson, Elijah, Daniel, and Jesus children will learn that God is bigger than their... View Article

Dinnertime Conversation Starters

September 16, 2015 8:58 am

  by Crys Gorman One of the best ways to improve your children’s ministry is to facilitate the communication between parents and their kids. Here’s a fun and easy game you can give to parents to help start conversations and open up communication. You can also use this game during your own ministry time to get to know your kids... View Article

Go Ahead and Quit.

September 9, 2015 1:52 pm

    by Crys Gorman   When it comes to working in ministry, it’s not uncommon to get to the end of our rope, to feel like giving up, or to come home on a Sunday afternoon and say, “That’s it, I’m done!” We’ve all been there. And if we did quit, God would still accomplish His work. His will... View Article

Back to School: Balance vs. Rhythm

September 2, 2015 12:33 pm

  by Crys Gorman   It’s September, which can only mean one thing…back to school! A time of year when we all look forward to getting back into a routine. And as our routines get busier, we often find ourselves craving “balance” in our lives. It’s not uncommon to hear, “I need more work/home balance in my life.”   Unfortunately,... View Article

What if we got what we asked for?

August 26, 2015 9:25 am

  by Crys Gorman   A common question in the Christian walk is to ask “God, what is your will for my life?” But what if He actually showed us the answer?   In Genesis 6:17 (NIV), God tells Noah, “I am going to bring floodwaters on the earth to destroy all life under the heavens, every creature that has... View Article

How to Increase Giving in Your Children’s Ministry

August 19, 2015 9:19 am

  It’s Sunday morning…kids are coming into your classroom and as mom drops them off, she gives them a dollar to put in the offering. The child sticks the dollar in their pocket or Bible. Class begins and in many children’s ministries, the offering plate is passed. The child pulls out the dollar and puts it in the plate as... View Article

New Curriculum Just Released!

August 14, 2015 9:34 am

  The latest Incredible Islands curriculum series has just been released!   In this new series, Prophets and Kings, we take a look into the lives of Samuel, Saul, David, and Solomon. Beginning with Samuel hearing God’s voice, and ending with the choices Solomon made, children will learn that no matter what we face we can trust God in every... View Article

Why Church Attendance is Declining (and what you can do about it)

August 5, 2015 10:02 am

by Crys Gorman Gallup Research shows us that in the 1950s, 49% of Americans went to church on a regular basis. That number remains relatively unchanged all the way until the 2000s, when it dropped to 36%. But suddenly, there’s a significant drop in the percentage of millennials who attend church; 25%. Unfortunately, this number only continues to decline.  ... View Article

2015–2016 Incredible Islands Scope and Sequence Just Released!

July 29, 2015 9:49 am

  Planning for your 2015–2016 year? Check out the complete 52–week Scope and Sequence for the Incredible Islands curriculum. Series titles are listed below and include special lessons leading up to Christmas and Easter.   God’s Big Love for Us Prophets and Kings I Serve a Big God God and My Choices (Includes the Birth of Jesus) Stories and Miracles... View Article