If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. (1 Cor. 13:1-2)
To Read: Love is the Greatest
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- 10 Ways To Show Love To Kids
- Heart Check-up
- How to love the kids you wish wouldn't show up.
- Showing Children You Love Them
- Speaking Love to Children
- The Best Ways to Let Kids Know They Matter
- The Focus of Youth Ministry
- How to Build an Atmosphere of Love in Your Youth Ministry by Dave Pikel at the 2006 Greater Chicago Sunday School Association Conference (on CD)
- Loving Kids to Good Behavior: Positive Prevention of Discipline Problems by Gordon D. West at the GWCEA, Greater Washington Christian Education Association 2008 (on CD and MP3)
- The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman - books about children, teens, and adults
- Does your heart beat with the love of God for your students? - by Ministry Tools Resource Center
In this four page teacher training worksheet, teachers use the qualities in 1 Corinthians 13 as a standard against which to measure love for students.
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