7.17.2006

Weekend Wrap UP

Attendance: Average
Lesson Topic: Week Four of 'In Motion' (PEACE)
'Fun Factor': Average
Volunteer Involvement: Below Average
Music: Below Average
Lesson Quality: Way Below Average
Length of Lesson: Saturday night 27 minutes. Sunday 17.5 minutes
Student Response: Average

Frankly, this was one of our poorest weekends in quite a while. I was uncomfortable with my message from the get-go. As a result, I rambled and tried to save a talk that was doomed from the beginning. I shortened it, tweaked it and made it MUCH better for Sunday. Our sound system was experiencing 'technical difficulties' which made a struggling student band struggle even more! I have a good friend visiting from out of town who is also a Junior High Pastor. He reminded me of a very important truth in ministry. If kids connected with a caring adult, took a little step closer to Christ and had fun, then the other stuff really doesn't matter. There was a lot that went wrong this weekend, but I think the important stuff went right.

2 comments:

Joshua Griffin said...

What's your goal time for the teaching part each week? JG

kurt johnston said...

Josh...
Our goal is 18-20 minutes of formal teaching time.