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Loving Strength in Story Hour

There are a variety of ways we can build strength within our groups and show love to the children of God. Find ideas in this post! 

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Scribing Your Scroll - Strengthening Through Scripture

I tried scribing last summer as a way to strengthen my study of scripture with a small group. I found the practice of writing out the text to be invaluable.

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Contextualizing and Personalizing Questions

The Discover Your Bible method strives to incorporate personalized questions in a way that draws people closer to the Bible through discovery while building relationships through sharing.

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Adapting With the Spirit

Sometimes leaders may need to explore new ways to adapt. In fact, Coffee Break Founder Neva Evenhouse found herself in a similar position. How did Neva respond to disappointing results?

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How to Be A Spiritual Guide in Coffee Break

Coffee Break Leaders recognize that the end goal is to have people become more like Jesus, or simply put, guiding people towards him as a spiritual guide. Here are some ways you can act as a spiritual guide. 

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Hospitality — The Glue of Groups

As we welcome new individuals into our Coffee Break groups, here are some ways we can extend hospitality to them. 

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Coffee Break Past to Present

Current Coffee Break Program Manager Sam Huizenga met with Former Founder and Director, Neva Evenhouse, to discuss the past and present Coffee Break ministry.

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Give Thanks With Coffee Break on #ThankfulThursdays

In response to God’s faithfulness, Coffee Break will be choosing one thing to give thanks for each Thursday in November. Will you join us? 

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Elmhurst Little Lambs Leaders Mentor Parents

Jane D. Hull, a well known educator, explains that to support a child, one must also support their parents. Here are ideas to connect with children and also engage their parents. 

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Gathering to Grow God's Kingdom: Leader Training

What would you hope for from a Coffee Break Leader training? When asked, the 32 leaders gathered in Chicagoland resonated with two common themes: encouragement and becoming more effective in leading conversation.

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"I Love You, Jesus"

Kathy took great care in telling her Story Hour children that Bible stories are true. She wasn't sure, however, what impression she was making. But one day a mother of one of Kathy's three-year-olds shared a story from home. 

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Growing Together: Leader Connect

By sharing our best ideas and leaning on each other for support, we can better grow God’s garden. Connect with other small group leaders in our new Facebook group: Coffee Break Leader Connect. 

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Uncovering New Ground

When a woman from Grand Rapids felt called to reach out to a neighborhood community of refugees, she took it step by step. Read her story of scattering seeds of faith and be encouraged! 

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The Posture of Questions

Here’s a fun exercise to strengthen your question asking skills: practice developing questions by writing three different types of questions during your personal Bible study. 

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Moving Forward in Leadership

Let’s move forward in leadership this summer. Check out these two leadership exercises to stretch and strengthen leadership skills.

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Let’s Get Moving...to Inspire 2017

Inspire 2017 is an event for ministry leaders of all sizes and shapes...including Coffee Break Ministry leaders! Coffee Break Ministry leaders have also been given a special discount code for registration.

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God is Moving in Story Hour and Little Lambs!

Children are not inhibited when it comes to moving with music, and those who study child development tell us that moving with music is good for them!

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Moving Through Discover Colossians

God is moving through His Word in the Merced, CA, Coffee Break! Be inspired by these stories of how the words of Colossians and the work of the Holy Spirit are changing lives. 

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Coffee Break Moves!

Coffee Break will be moving to a new home! No address change needed as the new move partners us with Timothy Leadership Training Institute (TLTI) and Educational Care (EC) to support global leaders. 

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A Coffee Break Journey in Australia

Pray that the Coffee Break trainers and leaders in Australia would be encouraged as they continue their ministry, and that their excitement for evangelism would grow as they lead their groups in studying the Bible and stepping into deeper relationships with our Lord.

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Exporting Bible Discovery

Coffee Break groups are sprouting up all over the world. The largest challenge of this global expansion is keeping up with translations! Learn about two ways we are responding and how you can get involved. 

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New Discover Studies for Fall 2017

Three new Discover studies will be available in the fall of 2017! The studies on Thessalonians, Jonah, and the whole Bible came out of partnerships between experienced leaders, writers and ethnic voices. 

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Get Excited! Spanish Discover Your Bible Studies

Libna Sierra, a pastor’s wife at Sunlight Espanol, used to write her own small group lessons until she learned about the Discover Your Bible series. She is so thankful to have materials in her first language! 

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