Ever wondered how to cut down long curriculum for middle school students? Ever felt at a loss for how to get your students interested about Jesus? Ever been in that moment when a student asks you for relationship advice and you have no idea what to say?? In this video, we’ll be answering those questions and more submitted by our leaders.
For those in relation with Jesus, your testimony is your life. Who you are, what you say, what you do because of Jesus: these are all evidence of the existence and nature of the one true king. This testimony is the most powerful tool anyone has to spread the Gospel, affect others’ lives, do ministry, bring hope, and inspire love. Hopefully this post can spark a discussion to change the way we think about our testimonies, what they are, where they come from, and how powerful they really can be.
As small group leaders we’ve all been there. You’re teaching the curriculum, asking great questions, having students read all the scripture verses, communicating deep spiritual truths in a way even John Piper would be proud of, and then, nothing. They don’t get it. A group of eight fourteen-year olds is staring at you in a way that makes you sympathize with your plant biology professor like you never thought you could. So what now? What is the solution? You guessed it, story time, but what do you say? Here are some tips on how to develop personal stories that make your small group sessions a little more accessible.
We believe there are five common inhibitors to being a bomb small group leader. Busy schedules, fear, exhaustion, poor perspectives, and poor priorities all get in the way of leading your small group well. So how do you combat them?
Our new logo is a strong representation of what we have been doing for 27 years. Our look has changed, but SWAT Ministries is still making disciples of all nations just as God called us to do in 1992.