Teaching

Great Teachers

By Jim Hawkins
Transforming Lives “Research confirms that great teachers change lives,” writes Wendy Kopp. “Students with one highly effective elementary school teacher are… read more

Jerome Berryman and Godly Play

By Dirk deVries
Godly Play is what Jerome Berryman calls his interpretation of Montessori religious education. It is an imaginative approach to working with children, an approach that supports… read more

Finding Your Gifts and Talents for Service

By Carol Cartmill, Yvonne Gentile
What are your top spiritual gifts? Find out with Ministry Matters' exclusive Spiritual Gifts Inventory, based on Church of the Resurrection's Serving from the Heart study. … read more

Preaching with Visual Impact

By Martin Thielen
Preaching is more effective when it is both heard and seen. Like the prophet Isaiah, today’s worshipers benefit from an encounter with God that impacts both their ears and… read more

Is the Church Night Supper Dead?

By Betsy Hall
Maybe. If you're talking about mediocre food, boring conversation, and not much else. Depending upon where you're located the CNS may have morphed into weeknight programs with… read more

Absent But Not Forgotten

By Tim Gossett
The refrain is a familiar one: "I'm just too busy." And often that is indeed true. Youth in many communities have a wide range of activity choices, from traveling sports teams to… read more
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