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The Story of Warren

Our friend and DramaShare member Ellen Jervis has this suggestion: I would like to invite the Dramashare family to share in the work of two things in the way of three articles to read by way of “The Story Warren”. In fact I encourage you to explore all the writers at the “Warren”, as it’s…

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Developing “Kid Leaders” Of Today

We as Children’s Ministry leaders spend so much time pouring scripture and life application teachings into kids, we sometimes fail to pause and take the teaching to the next level – how are these kids being trained to teach others? What tools are we equipping them with to go from having a head full of…

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Follow Up With Follow-up

Even the most well-attended, energetic, vibrant ministry event, with the most positive feedback ever received, isn’t enough. “What??” you ask. “But I poured endless hours into the planning, team-building, organization, dreaming, praying, bleeding, sweating, and crying over this event!! How could that not be enough??” God does ask for our best, as we serve Him….

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The Importance Of Being Specific

Doncha love those days when you learn something new? I mean even at my way old age I find there are things I learn . .  not often . . but when it happens it’s  . . . profoundly impacting. All us drama types get bent outta shape dealing with the fact that drama isn’t felt…

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Stepping Away From Ministry

Karen Dickson is a long time friend and contributor to DramaShare, a person with great skills in all areas of creative arts. Some time ago I asked her to consider doing some work for DramaShare members. The following was her response. What I found extremely interesting was her comments about spending time away from ministry…

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Who Are You With?

I heard a very interesting quote a while back, I don’t know whose quote this is, but it simply won’t leave my mind. “Don’t tell me who you are, tell me who you are with and that will tell me who you are.” When I first heard that quote I struggled with it, a lot….

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Creating A Character

How “GG” was born by Jane Harris I travel around the country doing gospel routines on mission trips.  Over the years I have developed a character named GG.  (Short for God’s Gardener)  GG wears overalls and bright colored T-shirts. How does one develop a character? First and foremost is what is the nature of the…

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Have We Got A Job For You!

Imagine a job offering so enticing as this . . . . “Sign up today for a wonderful career. Ours is the most attractive industry statistics you will ever see: 1500 people are leaving our industry every month 61% of our businesses have forced a high level employee to leave the industry 83% of the…

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Thanksgiving

Thank you God! People, let us hear your thankful applause to our gracious God! With your most joyful voice shout to our God! Everyone throughout this blessed land; let God hear your happy adoration! Send your praise heavenward; sing, dance and play loudly on your instruments! For as long as we have breath we must…

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I don’t get no respect

Rodney Dangerfield said it best, and he said it often. “I don’t get no respect!” Believe it or not this is a comment we hear a lot from dramatists in the church. The words may be different but the message is basically the same. A lady in Maine told me this week, “It seems like…

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