Because my church is a medium sized church, Sunday School has been the bane of my existence for my entire career.
(For my friends at large churches, you have managed to escape the hardest part of the job for most youth workers. Because our churches are not huge, we don't have critical mass of students which means we actually have to look into the cold, dead, eyes of students at 9:00 on a weekend morning. Consider yourselves lucky!)
For me, in my context, I have found that every 6 weeks or so I am faced with the awful reality that Sunday School sucks. And, would you have guessed, we are right on schedule. that means it is once again time to mix it up so that we can have some sort of benefit for the highest of sacred cows.Read More