This is a great time of year to consider the profound impact of three simple words—"Batteries Not Included." No matter how cool a new toy might be, it has no real value without one or more D, C, AA, AAA, 9-volt, or those real expensive thin, round batteries. The energy unleashed by those Energizers makes a world of difference, assuming you pay attention to the + and - signs.
Other than a great reminder to stock up on batteries, so what?
Because you visited Today's Children's Ministry, then you likely serve as a leader of some sort in a children's ministry. Maybe you're the director, the leader of a specific area, or a small group leader. Whatever your position, here's the point: Due to your role, and you might not always realize this, the unique energy you bring to your ministry helps make it run. You make a world of difference.
With the end of another year almost upon us, I just had to make sure you hear "Thank you!" for another 12 months of ministry. You could put your talent to use ...1