Category Archives: Administrative

Is Amazon Bringing Back The Holiday Catalog?

Last week, I received in the mail, at my home, a catalog from Amazon.  It included stickers and a special page for kids to write down what they wanted for Christmas.  Yes, Amazon has brought back the “Holiday Catalog.” If there is one thing we can all agree on, it is that receiving gifts is […]

Teaching Kids to Have the Right Attitude At Christmas

Christmas is right around the corner.  I love this time of year.  It truly is the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” On the other hand, the real reason we celebrate Christmas can get lost in the hustle and bustle to get the best gifts and have the best decorated Christmas Tree. Our focus can […]

How I Turned My Ministry into a Family Ministry.

We hear a lot of talk today about family ministry, but what exactly is family ministry? My thoughts about family ministry have changed over thirty-five years of ministry. I have a different view of things than when I started. This is my definition of family ministry: family ministry is comprised of the church and the […]

12 Ways You Can Teach Thankfulness to Your KidMin

I have always thought it was so interesting that Thanksgiving comes before Christmas. A day where we spend being thankful precedes a day where we give and get gifts. I am not going to get into all of that. But I do think it is interesting to note. Like a lot of things in life, […]

Free Thanksgiving Coloring Page

I love those types of coloring pages where there are some spots to fill in the blank. I think it really helps to personalize things, and who doesn’t love talking about themselves? So, we have made a coloring page just for Thanksgiving. It has 3 questions, a turkey, pie, and a pumpkin. Tip, have a […]

Why is loyalty important?

Why is loyalty important

Let’s talk about loyalty for a minute. Loyalty is the glue that holds your team together. If you want loyalty from your leaders, be loyal to them. I remember the first time I complained about another staff member to my pastor. He looked at me and asked, “Have you talked to them?” “No.” “Then why […]

100% Organic Curriculum!

One parenting craze that, as a mom with toddlers, I am noticing is healthy, organic, food. Take a stroll down any grocery store or baby food aisle. “Organic”, “All Natural”, “Gluten Free”, are just some of the words that jump out at you. As a parent of a three-year-old, I try steer my own daughter […]

15 No Hassle Summer Events for Your KidMin

How to have a great summer, even though it is about to start! I know, today as I am writing this it is only a few short days away from June, which, in my mind marks the beginning of summer. But let me tell you that it is not too late to start planning a […]

What I Wish I Knew Before I Started KidMin

A couple of weeks ago, I went on a KidMin Facebook group and asked this question, “If you could give some advice to a person who is new in ministry, what would it be?” I was blown away by the answers. So I am going to share some of them here today. Some were duplicates, […]

The KidMin Event Checklist

It can be very overwhelming to plan a large event. So, I have made an event checklist just for KidMin! On it, I have laid everything out by time, and I have also kept a couple of blank spaces that you can fill in if you need it. What do you think? Should something else […]