We are so excited to BLAST OFF with you into loving God and loving others!
There will be time to explore with your church, your family and on your own. All the while, God will be at the center!
This month we will be focusing on guidance. This practice helps us to be more like Jesus by learning what is means to listen to God’s direction.
March Mission Training and Mini Missions
Each week throughout February on Instagram and on this Facebook Page we will post a Mission Training (on Mondays) and a Mini Mission (on Thursdays) Follow us for these posts and more family faith forming posts. Share with the families in your community and invite them to follow us too! Want to see the posts we will be sharing? Or are you or the families in your community not on Instagram of Facebook? You can see all of March’s posts here.
Family time capsule
During this exceptional year, wouldn’t it be interesting to create a record of what God is doing in your family as you grow together?
This is easy – with a few prompts, you can create a cool time capsule. You can do it in a journal or notebook. (If your really keen, check out some ideas we have gathered on crafty time capsule ideas that we have compiled on this Pinterest board)
PRO-TIP: Date your pages!
Name 3 things that are going on in your family right now.
This year March Break is going to be in April! How do you feel about that? (for Ontario students)
Take a picture of the whole family with a lovely meal you made.
What do you like about seeking God’s guidance? Who are the godly people you turn to? What do you find challenging?
What has God been saying to you as you have been seeking him?
What is one was you can share God’s love this month?
What is one thing you would like to pray for your family members this month?
Ministry leaders, are you looking for more resources and ideas for incorporating this month’s discipline into your ministry? Here are a few to consider:
For your own learning:
This is a helpful article from Renovare on understanding the practice of guidance.
This blog post is helpful to understand this discipline better.
Ideas for families:
This post has some helpful ideas for families to teach their kids how to hear God’s voice.
This post has some great guidance for families to teach kids the spiritual practice of guidance.
Ideas for teaching kids:
This post has some fun ideas to teach kids how to hear God’s voice.
This post has a idea for a game for listening for God’s voice.
Intergenerational Worship Experience
Pastors – Blast off with your whole congregation with this intergenerational exercise. It’s something everyone can do, regardless of age. This is a practical option if your services are online, too.
Pastors, share a time when you sought God’s direction and you had a specific answer. Ask your congregants to share their stories as well.
Some articles to consider: