What Do You Want To Be?

What do you want to be? Isn’t that a question that we ask little kids? And their response is usually something like, “A fireman!’ or “A policeman!” or … Read More

What Do Kids Really Need Before Moving Into Student Ministries?

EXCERPT from the newly released book “Your Children’s Ministry Beyond Basics” (Amazon) How do we know that we have fully equipped a child … Read More

Do You Know The 5 Big Questions?

Kids are created with a trusting nature, but when they become teenagers they will begin to question what they believe. If they have been raised in … Read More

How The Gospel Keeps Wonder Alive

In all my years of kids ministry, I have always been so amazed at the wonder kids have. I have been equally amazed at how uncomfortable I can be and … Read More

Keep It Short

  Years ago I required my volunteers to attend monthly training meetings on Sunday nights. This worked well, but eventually less and … Read More

How to Involve Parents in Children’s Ministry

We hear a lot of talk today about partnering with parents but how do you do this if you have little exposure in the pulpit? The best way to partner … Read More

Tapping Into The Leadership Gifts of Your Kids

It's easy for a parent or a teacher to recognize leadership gifts in their children. If I can spend several hours teaching and observing a group of … Read More

I Don’t Know

Many times I get parents who have questions from their kids they can’t answer. Kids love to ask hard questions about God, life, death, sickness, … Read More

Why Mother’s Day Is So Special

Mother's day holds a special place in my heart for many reasons. Today I want to share with you just one reason Mother's day is so special to … Read More

We all want to be on the A-Team

Each team has a leader and team members. What are you? “The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not … Read More