Coffee Break coaching clusters are support groups where directors and coordinators learn and grow with one another. We'd love for you to join!
Leaders can use the following resources as they lead their groups. Coffee Break provides newsletters, study materials, and more. The following links are available and free to use as leaders see fit!
Coffee Break is blessed with many long-time Coffee Break saints who have a goldmine of stories and wisdom to learn from. Marcia Mells is one of them. What might God be saying to you as you read a piece of Marcia’s story?
We are excited to share that a new Discover Your Bible series on the book of Mark will be available this coming fall!
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.
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.
As we welcome new individuals into our Coffee Break groups, here are some ways we can extend hospitality to them.
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.