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Unintentional Influence

The following article was published in the April 2011 Daughters of Zion newsletter. Although it is written from a mother/child point of view, it is very much applicable to KidsPrayer ministry and those that work with children. Daughters of Zion is part of the Ladies Ministries of the United Pentecostal Church International. By Fayetta Holt Scott Adams once wrote "You don't have to be a "perso

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The Unpredictable Lesson

"You just think you know it all! Smartie-pants!" These are familiar words spoken by children on playgrounds, in households, and backyards. They are cruel words and yet often full of absolute truth -  no one likes a Know-It-All. There is a common mindset among many of the successful that simply states, "I've finally arrived; I am the best." Prideful looks and haughty spirits cause Big-I-Little-You

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Why Have a Kids Prayer Ministry?

We want our kids to pray, but do they really need a "kids prayer ministry?" 6 Reasons for a Kids Prayer Ministry... Scripture declares the importance of children’s involvement in the Kingdom of God. From silencing the enemies of God (Psalm 8:2) to signs and wonders (Isaiah 8:18, Joel 2:28) to leading in worship (II Chronicles 29:10-11) children have a place in the Body of Christ. Too many time

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Tips for an Effective Altar Service

  Your altar time needs to relate to what you preached about. As you prepare your sermon, ask the Holy Spirit to show you what would be the most effective altar call to tie into it. Music is a critical part of setting the atmosphere. Carefully select ONE worship song where the lyrics tie in as closely as possible to your sermon's theme. Have it playing in the background. You can use CD

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