Author Archives: Missy McKinnon

9 Ways You Can Encourage Families to Come Back Next Week.

My husband and I are looking for a new home church. It has been awkward, to say the least. We have been married for 7 years, and at least one of us has been working at a church for the entirety of our marriage.  The church we were at had to close, but I never imagined […]

Halloween, To Trick or Treat or Not?

Halloween can be a very divisive holiday for Christians. There are people who think they should not celebrate in any way, and stay home with the lights off. And you have people on the other end of the spectrum who go Trick or Treating. Growing up in the church, and my parents being Children’s Pastors, […]

How to Use Social Media for Your Church Part 2: How

Last week I talked about why we should use Social Media for your church. This week I am going to talk a little bit about How to use Social Media. Different Social Medias to use: Facebook I suggest to start with Facebook. It is the easiest to use, and one of the most-used social media. […]

6 Ways Kids Can Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

As many of you know, Hurricane Harvey hit fast and strong. As I was sitting on my couch yesterday, scrolling through Facebook. I saw image after image of helpers. I love this quote from Mr. Rogers, that during any tragedy, that his mom told him to “Look for the helpers.” I am not currently able […]

How to use Social Media for your Church Part 1: Why

PART 1 – Why use Social Media Whether you like it or not, social media is part of our culture. You can do two things: Ignore it. Or use it for your churches advantage. When used correctly it can build community. So how do you do that? I will share how to do that in […]

How to Parent a PK

How To Parent a PK Last week, I wrote a blog about How to Pastor a PK. Today, I am writing about how to parent YOUR child who is a PK (pastor’s kid). I will start out by saying, I am no expert on this, I have only been a parent for 3 short years. […]

The Candle of The Lord – Object Lesson

Scripture Reference: Proverbs 20:27 Take Home Point: God will guide us through our spirit. What You Need: 1 large candle and 1 package of matches. Object Lesson Application: The Bible says that the spirit of man is the candle of the Lord. What does that mean? That means God will enlighten us or guide us […]