Category Archives: Leadership

How to Get Your Fifth-Grade Boys to Worship

The worship of children is precious to the Lord. He really likes it when children worship Him. In fact, the Bible calls it perfect praise (see Matt. 21:16 nkjv). If the worship part of the service is for the Lord, what do you think He wants? Does He want it to be exciting? Does He […]

7 Things to Include in Every Volunteer Meeting

There are 7 things that every meeting should include. 1) Food Maybe it is a cultural thing. Maybe I am just a little hungry while I am writing this. Either way, every meeting should include some type of snack. Ideas for food to have: Muffins, donuts, bagels, fruit/veggie trays, nutra grain bar, nuts, cookies, or […]

Don’t Be Batman!

I grew up loving Batman. I was a kid when Batman, the animated series played on Saturday Morning. I have some great memories watching that show with my brother and my dad. Batman has several good traits, but he also has a bad one. I am going to talk about his one bad trait. Batman […]

How to Make a Vision Board.

Last week, I talked about how I never used to like making goals. Today, I am going to talk about how to make a Vision Board. Vision and goal setting is so important. But why a vision board?  Habukuk 2:2 (ESV) “And the LORD answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so […]

Why I Never Liked January.

I love October! My birthday is in October. I can start to wear hoodies and comfy clothes in October. November is pretty awesome too! Thanksgiving is in November. Pumpkin pie is my favorite pie. Then comes December! Christmas, and all of the fun things that come with that. Celebrating the birth of our Savior! Then […]

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 […]

The 18 Best Bible Verses for KidMin

Sometimes, I need some inspiration. I have a whole board on my personal Pinterest page that is full of Bible verses. Whenever I feel down, or like I cannot do one more thing for another person I look up some verses on Pinterest. My favorite Bible verse is Galatians 6:9. I also have this printed […]

How to Evaluate Large Events

At our church, we have just completed two large events with a couple more staring us down. One of the things I try to do after each event is to evaluate the events effectiveness and my and my team’s competence. I realize that for each church this may look different, but I also realize that we sometimes need […]

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 […]