Making Space for Parents in #kidmin

Here’s a blog I wrote for My Healthy Church: Kids, you can find many great articles and resources on their site. There are many different models and philosophies for involving parents—Orange, D6, Tru, Legacy, or your own variation of family involvement. The big picture is the need for integration recognized by more and more churches.

Connecting with Volunteers. #kidmin

Here’s a blog post I wrote for My Healthy Church: Kids, you can find a lot of good resources on their site.   A good friend of mine shared a story about when he was praying for an increase in his ministry. He heard God ask him, “What are you doing with what I’ve already given

It’s the simple things…

Who wants more visitors? Who wants your visitors to come back? We all do!! Several years ago, Outreach Marketing did a survey of the top reasons people come back after their first visit. Preaching wasn’t very high on the list. Actually, the top three were Music, Children’s Ministry, and Rest rooms. Rest rooms? Yep, why?

Prove You’re Smart – Quit Reinventing the Wheel! #kidmin

     In my twenty-six years of Children’s Ministry, I have learned something very important – I don’t have to figure everything out. A lot of the problems and challenges I face within ministry have been experienced before, by someone else! Learning from experience is good, but learning from someone else’s experience is better! All too often

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