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Gifts for your Volunteers at Christmas

I love gifts! I love getting gifts, I love giving gifts. Giving is my love language for sure! That is why I love having a chance to give gifts to people. Christmas, Birthdays, Valentines day, Presidents Day. Maybe not that last one. But I love giving gifts to people. And they do not need to […]

Movie Review: The Star

Last Saturday I took my two kids to see The Star. Honestly, I loved this movie! It was funny, it had me and both of my girls laughing. It was well done. Does it line up perfectly with the Bible account of how our Savior was born? Not exactly, but it is a retelling of […]

5 Things You Can Do Today to Make Sunday Easier

Sunday Mornings. They are game day for us KidMin folk. Growing up, I loved Sunday mornings. I could sleep in. My school started at 7:50AM, so I had to get up early. But on Sunday mornings I could sleep in a little. There was no traffic on Sunday Mornings. They were so chill. Somehow between […]

What Does a Successful KidMin Look Like?

Whenever I meet a fellow kids minister I start by asking about their church. Over and over I hear the phrase, “We are not very big.” “We don’t have a lot of kids in our ministry.” “We only have about 9 kids.” When did numbers become the only yardstick by which we measure success? There […]

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, […]

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 […]