+ Example Audience – Young Family Theme/Topic – Celebrate Resurrection Purpose – Easter Season
+ Your Suggestion Audience Group Theme/Topic Purpose
+ Example #1 Audience – Whole Community Theme/Topic – Baptismal Call Purpose – Lenten Theme
+ What to Look for If research tells us what families ought to do, and... If analytics tells us what they are willing to do, then... Where the two overlap (ought + willing) is golden!
+ Characteristics of an Activity that will actually get used! K I S S... Keep It Simple & Short Activity must be easily understood, and should last no more than 10 min (developmental flexibility). Give It Legs Activity can be designed to do a short bit everyday for a week, or month, or season. If They Build It... They’ll Use It Activity has a creative component that is developmentally appropriate and not too complicated.
+ Characteristics... Family Moment Connected Activity is design to integrate with key family moments such as meal time, bed time, car time, leave-taking, homecoming, etc. Life Stage Connected Activity responds directly to a felt developmental need. Learn Something New. Activity offers religious information that is compelling, honors learning styles, connects to family living, and connects to deeper issues of life, death, deep meaning.
+ Characteristics... Model in Gathered Setting Activity(s) are more likely to be done at home when modeled in the gathered setting. Depth Whether heads, hearts, or hands, the activity takes users to a deeper level of growth. Hits Home Activity is more than just relevant, it touches heart and soul with just the right thing at the right moment. It’s all about timing!
+ Characteristics... Worksheet is a not a deterrent to a good faith forming activity. Creative, relevant use of the Bible is not a deterrent. Name/Title matters.
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