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Everyday Disciple Resource for Kids

In 2023, a group of QB leaders went away on retreat to consider how QB Services could assist our churches to make disciples in 2024. We shared what had helped us become disciples of Jesus and narrowed it down to four main things: studying Scripture, developing our closeness to and dependence on Jesus, serving in...

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Church Management Software Options for Kids Check-in/out

Hi friends, I’ve had many people ask lately about options in regards to church management software – particularly which software is easy to use and cost effective when it comes to kids check-in/check-out functions. As a result, I surveyed some people around the state, from different church contexts, sizes, ministry types and geographical areas. I...

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Children’s Workers are the Greatest (Mark 9:33-37)

From the DoM (Director of Movement) In God’s upside-down kingdom, things are very different.  They are just not what we expect.  What we regard as important becomes insignificant (e.g. wealth) and what we see as relatively trivial has top billing (e.g. helping).  So it comes as no surprise that somehow children have a key role...

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New Faith in the Home Resources

FAITHFUL FAMILIES – Traci Smith Add family faith moments to your daily routine with little or no prep, and share meaningful spiritual experiences with your children! Traci Smith, a pastor and mother of three, offers ways to discover and develop new spiritual practices as a family, whether you’re a new seeker or a lifelong follower. Faithful...

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Generational Gaps and the Moscow Marathon

Here (below) is a picture of a guy who I often see when I go running. I only ever see him for brief moments because he’s so much faster than me— that’s why he’s so small and far away in the photo— by the time I got my phone out to take a picture he...

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Content vs Content

You’ve probably noticed, there’s a lot more content “out there” on the internet right now. Every meeting is a Zoom chat, all our mass-emails and events are now followed up with posts and shares on every platform. There’s Houseparty, TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, podcasts galore, and that’s without even mentioning: Facebook. And then there’s Groups, and pages...

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‘Deer in the Headlights’- Teaching God’s truth to our Kids.

For a while now the churches I’ve worked with have been working with parents in helping them be the ‘primary spiritual influence on their children’. We’ve got study upon study that tells us that statistically, parents (or primary care-givers) are the number 1 influence on a child’s faith, and to that end we’ve worked hard...

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COVID-19 Response & Resources

QB Kids & their Families Response to COVID-19 to Support Churches In light of the QB priorities and the COVID-19 season, QB Kids & their Familiesnetwork is excited to provide support for pastors & churches as they look ahead to the future and consider changes they will make. While the word ‘unprecedented’ is being used a...

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IGNITE//Home Base 2019

Come join the fun! It’s that time of year again! Mark the first Saturday in March in your diaries! IGNITE Conference is right around the corner. We hope that you and your team can come join us – it’s the biggest children’s and families ministry conference in the state, and we encourage as many of...

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CRI Training 2019

Find your local training for CRI this year…. Important Dates for 2019 Sunshine Coast – Thursday 17 January – Coordinator Training Gold Coast – Friday 18 January 9.30am-11.30am – Coordinator Training Hervey Bay/Maryborough – Wednesday 23 January 1pm-4pm – Coordinator and Instructor Training   Beenleigh – Tuesday January 29th 9am-1.15pm – Coordinator and Instructor Training Gold Coast – Wednesday 30 January – Instructor...

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