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.
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.
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!
The fall Coffee Break retreat, which will be held October 27-29 in Pittsville, MA, is filling up fast! Retreat with other leaders in a beautiful setting.
Let’s move forward in leadership this summer. Check out these two leadership exercises to stretch and strengthen leadership skills.
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.
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.
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.
Going to Inspire 2017? Got extra room in your car? A fellow Coffee Break leader is looking for a ride to Detroit from the airport in either London or Hamilton, ON.
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.
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.
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!
Come join the fun at Inspire 2017! Coffee Break small group leaders will learn alongside church planters and Story Hour leaders alongside campus ministry leaders. Imagine the conversations!
I had the opportunity to take my youngest grandson, Connor, to and from Story Hour. Connor talked fondly of what his teachers told him and developed a “matter of fact attitude” about God. It is a blessing!
Anja Noordam has been involved in Coffee Break and Story Hour for 27 years; that’s a lot of experience! Here are a few things she has learned about crafts, clean-up, and making Bible stories stick.
The free stand-alone Discover Your Bible lessons are offered in a PDF format that can be printed in the familiar booklet format, notebook size, or in large print.
Are you a Coffee Break or Small Group leader? Consider attending this exciting learning retreat in Port St. Lucie, Florida from February 3-5, 2017!
When Grace first became a Christian, she simply offered up to the Lord her pen, her Bible, and her voice. She didn’t feel like she had much to offer, but God is working through her in ways she never expected.
The Coffee Break Small Group training is a hands on learning experience to equip leaders to facilitate conversations about the text so that people can discover for themselves what the Bible says and means.
Opportunities for worship, prayer, and confession made for a life-giving and encouraging experience at the fourth annual New England Coffee Break retreat.
The Coffee Break ministry at Yosemite Church has touched the lives of hundreds of women in the past 15 years! Wanting to bless their community, the ladies just threw a baby shower at the local pregnancy center.
Coffee Break and small group leaders in Grand Rapids, MI and Platte, SD experienced a newly revised leadership training where participants led the learning process. We all left tired and inspired!
As a child, what were the rules while eating a family meal? Now consider the small group setting. Are there topics to avoid or "handle with care" so that everyone can enjoy conversation and feel included?
Brand new Discover Your Bible studies will be released over the next several weeks for use in the 2016/17 ministry year. Get all the details about what's new and when it's available right here!
A team of Coffee Break leaders have been revising the Coffee Break Bible Discovery leadership training and you're invited to check it out! Join us August 16 in Grand Rapids, MI or August 24 in Platte, SD.