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Why I Lead GA: Another Leader Speaks Up

I’m a GA leader because I love GAs—once a GA, always a GA. I love that I was a GA and that someone was willing to teach me and that my church was willing to offer a program where I could learn about missionaries all around the world.

Individual Achievement—So What?

You have the magazines, the leader guides, a cabinet full of supplies, and a room full of kids eager to learn about missions. The Scriptures, Bible lessons, and missionary stories taught during your children's missions meetings are invaluable.

Measure Learning

Have you ever wondered just how much kids are learning in your missions group each week? Use this guide to help you gauge just how much of the fun is really helping to shape missional lifestyles. Circle the number that reflects your answer to each statement below:

Missions leaders in Alabama congregation seek to nurture “world hearts” in GAs and RAs

For Girls in Action at First Baptist Church of Guntersville, Ala., learning about global missions from GA leader Rosalie Hunt is a definite perk. In fact, Rosalie literally wrote the book on the history of Woman’s Missionary Union.

Why "Missions Lifestyle"?

As leaders, it's our goal to ensure kids are "developing a missions lifestyle." But what does "missions lifestyle" mean? And, how do we know if this concept is being applied in a child's life?

Children's Missions Day Basics

Why Participate in Children's Missions Day?

Why should churches participate in Children's Missions Day? It's motivational. It's easy. And it works!

Children's Missions Day is motivational!

What Does It Mean to Take Up Your Cross?

Mark 8:34 records, "Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: 'Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me'" (NIV). 

Back to School FEST

It’s time to get things revved back up for a new year. Why not consider a festive approach? Here are some ideas to excite your returning kids and interest new recruits:

Christmas in August: 92 Years and Going Strong

christmas in august

The year was 1927. Home on her first furlough, Elizabeth Ellyson Wiley spoke at First Baptist Church of Charlottesville, Virginia.  She and her husband, J. Hundley Wiley, served at the University of Shanghai in China.

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