Before You Go: 4 Steps You Can Take To Find A New Church Before You Relocate To Another City


It's never easy leaving your familiar place of worship and your church family behind to move to another city. Transferring to a new area brings enough stress without the worry of finding a new church home. Fortunately, with a little help from modern technology, you can begin selecting a new church meeting place long before the moving van arrives. Start preparing as soon as possible Prepare to start researching as soon as you find out you will be relocating and encourage your children to get involved in the process.

8 May 2019

Make A List Of These Topics Before Your First Marriage Counseling Session


When you and your spouse decide to attend marriage counseling for the first time, you likely have one or more reasons for this decision. Perhaps there's one major issue that continuously appears in your relationship, or maybe a one-time occurrence has caused problems. Whatever the case, it's generally a good idea to make some notes before your first session so that you can share your goals with the counselor and ensure that your sessions cover what you want covered.

26 January 2018

3 Essential Tips To Help Kids Relate To An Elderly Nursing Home Resident


When you have an elderly friend or relative in a nursing home (such as National Church Residences), it's only natural to want to spend quality time with them. Having to find childcare to spend an afternoon at a nursing home may not make sense for your lifestyle, though. If you want to enrich both your child's life and the life of your elderly loved one, why not bring your child along for the bonding experience?

30 November 2016

Helping Children Grow Spiritually: Youth Ministry Programs You Can Start in Your Own Church


If you belong to any Christian church, you probably have one or more youth ministry programs which engage and enlighten young minds about God, Christ, and the Bible. If you currently are unaware of any programs, there are several which you can ask your church elders to start. You can also ask their permission to start one of these programs yourself. AWANA. (Ages 2–18) AWANA., also known simply as Awana, is a children's ministry and Christian children's club that teaches children about Christ and about the Bible.

30 July 2015

Important Tips For Making A Photographic Memorial Slide Show


Photographic memorial slideshows are a special way to honor the departed during their funeral service. If you're considering making this kind of presentation for an upcoming funeral, these tips will help you get started.  Cover a Variety of Aspects of the Person's Life Try to cover all phases and important aspects of the person's life.  Various ages Places of importance Work Hobbies Pick High Resolution Images Remember that these pictures are going to be blown up on a screen in front of the entire funeral service.

28 July 2015

Why Attend A Bible Study And What To Expect


The Bible consists of sixty-six books. These books are broken down between the Old Testament which contains thirty-nine books and the New Testament which contains twenty-seven books. As you might imagine, the Bible isn't a book that is read overnight. One of the best ways to read and absorb this book is by participating in a Bible study. Benefits of Attending a Bible Study Attending a structured Bible study helps people gain knowledge from not only the Bible but from each other.

7 July 2015