The Middle Years Ministry

THE MIDDLE YEARS MINISTRY is a Site Dedicated to Providing Resources, Ideas, and Help to Next Generation Pastors, Leader, Directors, Teachers, Mentors. Our goal is to MEET YOU in the MIDDLE in the Middle Years
, the Pivotal 5th-9th Grade Years. The middle ground between children’s ministry and high school ministry. The age where 85% of people make their final life-long faith decisions.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Top 10: Ways to Keep JH/MS Students Attention During Your Boring Lessons

10. Throw your Pen or Tablet Stylus. (eyesight is over-rated)

9. Turn Up Your Mic. (can you hear me now...good!)

8. Occasionally Put Their Name in Middle of a Sentence or Verse. (And the snake said unto Herbert....)

7. Ask Their Mom to Come In and Sit With Them.  (See "Glory Road" movie)

6. Snapchat Them What You Just Said.  (what you still missed it...)

5. Car Battery, Jumper Cables,....Metal Chairs!!  (enough said...)

4. Rap Your Lesson.  (Yo...Grand Pastor Flash...up in this house!_

3.  Have Their Probation Officer on Speed Dial on Your Phone? (*Real Story)

2. Ask Questions, Have a Cool Sticker Chart with Gold Stars. (Take it old school Sunday School-Style)

1. STOP BEING BORING AND TEACH SOMETHING INTERESTING?!! (seriously what 6th-8th grader really want to know who begat Habakkuk or the Hebrew word for...well anything!!)  

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