Monthly Archives: November 2010

When Others Can’t See

So, you are passionate about what you do, your well-trained, and some would even consider you to be a visionary . . . GREAT! Dreaming about what can be is a blessing. Taking something and reshaping it so that it … Continue reading

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Freedom in Christ

For the past year I’ve begun a journey to dig deep within my spiritual walk to find out how far my freedom in Christ goes. To be honest with you, I’m learning that the freedom we have in Jesus is … Continue reading

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Cross Street

Check out what went down in Cross Street yesterday! WORD!

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Using Background Music to Enhance Stories

We in Cross Street have only tried this method a few times, but in every case we have noticed that when we play dramatic background music while a story is being told in Large Group that the attention rate goes … Continue reading

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Family Ministries . . . UNITE

At Grace, when we mention family ministries we are talking about Grace Acres (Preschool), Cross Street (K-5th), The MIX (Middle School), ReMIX (High School), and Aqua (College). For Family Ministries to function most effectively we must collaborate, share resources, and … Continue reading

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Kids Min Leaders: Make Your Own Videos

A huge lesson in Kids Min that I’ve learned so far is for Cross Street to make our own videos as much as possible. The kids love seeing familiar faces on the screen in large group and at our family … Continue reading

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Systematic Deconstruction Within Ministry

What is Systematic Deconstruction as it relates to Ministry? In order to answer that question we need a firm definition of the word System: Set of detailed methods, procedures, and routines established or formulated to carry out a specific activity, … Continue reading

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