I’m going to be sharing a series of these posts on some thoughts that I’ve been having recently about when I first started in Children’s Ministry.
In children’s ministry things are changing. It is truly amazing the amount of resources that are available now that were not available 5 or 10 years ago. It is also amazing to see the changes in strategies and philosophies as well. From kids centered, to family centered things have certainly changed.
Everyone needs encouragement in some form or another. I was reminded of just how blessed I am with friends who choose to encourage me as I walk through some tough stuff. Encouraging Tweets, emails, texts, and phone calls, each and every one of them lifts my spirit and strengthens my steps.
Are you a Lone Ranger type? You know, the I can do it all, don’t delegate, no one does it better than me type? OK, that might have been extreme but I know you get the idea. Often times in children’s ministry, we as leaders tend to grab on to way to many things. I… Continue Reading Lone Ranger? You don’t have to be!
I just finished Larry’s newest book in his “Rock-Solid” series and after reading all three, this is his best work yet! ( I do hope he has more for us!)
I am often reminded of how complicated life is and how it often carries over to our local church and its ministry. Why does it have to be this way? Why do we get so busy? How do we keep it simple or as I like to say, “Keep the Main Thing, the Main THING?”
Last night was certainly a memorable Super Bowl and when the lights went out it was kinda funny, actually, twitter went wild, CBS scrambled for it’s announcers to go unscripted and the players didn’t really know what to do but stand around, stretch, etc.
These are my notes from the General Session with Larry Fowler- DISCLAIMER: They are rough as I was typing fast. Please forgive the rough edges:
You may be asking, “Why go to the expense of attending Children’s Pastor’s Conference?” I believe that I can offer some answers to that question, and I hope you will consider attending either Orlando 2014 or San Diego 2013. CPC is an amazing conference for not just Children’s Pastors. If you are involved in kid’s… Continue Reading Why Go to CPC? (Children’s Pastor’s Conference)
I cannot wait, one week from today, I’m heading to Orlando Florida for CPC 13 and I’m super excited. For one, this will be the first time back to CPC, since Michael Chanley has become the Executive Director of INCM (International Network of Children’s Ministries) He and his team have done a great job of… Continue Reading Children’s Pastor’s Conference 2013