It’s been a while since I’ve been active on this blog. Not sure if anyone really missed me? But, I’m back and I’m refocusing this blog to be more about Kid’s Ministry, Leadership lessons, and information that I believe will help parents on their parenting/discipleship journey.
Just recently I’ve had discussions with others serving in children’s ministry and we were talking about the differences in generations as parents. Growing up in the 70’s-80’s it seemed my parents wanted me to learn about my creativity, how to win and how to lose, to fail without getting hurt or hurting others. I learned… Continue Reading What I want/don’t want for my kids
“Our goal in parenting is not ultimately for our kids to get a great education or to be great athletes, or to find a great spouse or get a great career. Our goal is for them to love a great God.” David Platt D6 Conference 2011
I have studied the book of Matthew one chapter a time for the past few weeks and what has struck me time and time again, during this study is the power of a word! Not just one word in particular, but the picture that is shown to us reading the scriptures. Each encounter with Jesus… Continue Reading The Power of a Word!
So what do you do? Are you a Children’s Pastor, Pastor to Children, Family Pastor, Director of Children’s and Family Ministry?
I love college football! Yes, I love college football. I love Saturdays in the fall when teams collide in battle and passionate fans get together to cheer them on to victory or cry with them in defeat.
It’s hard to believe that one year ago, God allowed Ron Brooks (http://pastorronbrooks.com) and I to come together with a dream of bringing the children’s ministry community together to help strengthen and encourage those who serve. Both of us had always enjoyed networking with others in kids ministry and that love for networking blossomed into… Continue Reading Kids Ministry Collective- 1 Year Anniversary!!
As any children’s Pastor knows when the fall season approaches so does the planning overdrive for the holidays. After one survives the fall “kick-off” events you must turn your thinking to all the upcoming holidays. I thought I’d share a few things I usually do to help keep my self focused both personally and in… Continue Reading “Fall” into the holiday Kidmin Season
Hey Fellow Kidmin Peeps! I must tell you (and yes full disclosure, I am part of the leadership team) that the ENGAGE Conference in Mechanicsburg, PA is by far the best regional Kidmin conference out there! How can I say this? Why do I say this? Because I believe it’s true! November 8&9, 2013