Why I Don’t Do Bible Games

I opened up Pinterest recently and groaned when I saw the “Bible games” in my feed. I know you’ve seen them – Bible Jeopardy, Bible Trivia, Match the Bible Couples, etc. “Bible games” are great for people who know the Bible. Who’ve had a chance to finish every lesson and attend every small group session. My problem is this -  “Bible games” make those we want to reach run in the opposite direction. The very people we want to reach, … [Read more...]

10 Things Icebreakers Should Not Do

My love for icebreakers has never been a secret. I even recently shared Why Women's Ministry Events Need Great Icebreakers. Here's the thing though, not all icebreakers are great. Not all icebreakers are fun. Some even make the participants feel stupid. I was at an event a while back and we played several individual icebreaker games - the winners each received a door prize. One particular game ruffled my feathers. We were … [Read more...]

Why Women’s Ministry Events Need Great Icebreakers

As Women's Ministries strive to be more relevant some have chosen to eliminate icebreakers and games. Can I suggest that we not be so hasty? While I do believe we should update many games and handouts, there is still a time and place for an intentional icebreaker or game. Here are 6 reasons Why Women’s Ministry Events Need Great Icebreakers: Women need a reason to mix and mingle with others outside of their social circles. … [Read more...]

Valentine Icebreaker Questions (Free Printable)

  I love a good set of icebreaker questions! These Valentine Icebreaker Questions are perfect for: Women's Ministry Team Meeting Women's Ministry Fellowship Bible Study Group Small Group College Group Valentine Breakfast Sweetheart Banquet Valentine Party Print and cut them out (click the link below for the free PDF) and place them in a Valentine-themed bag or bowl. Valentine Icebreaker Questions Have each … [Read more...]