How to Lead Volunteers Who Are Older Than You

When I began in full-time ministry on the age of twenty-two,  I confronted a problem that every one younger leaders face.  Trying to guide volunteers who’re older than you.   And on the age of twenty-two, most of my volunteers had been older than me. One of my professors in Bible faculty informed me that nobody […]

Hide & Seek

Jesus typically left the crowds and went into hiding.  Here’s an instance.  “Before dawn the subsequent morning, Jesus received up and went out to an remoted place to wish. Later Simon and the others went out to seek out him. When they discovered him, they mentioned, ‘Everyone is in search of you’.” Mark 1:35-37 Jesus […]

10 Great Quotes From Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we honor the legacy and ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here are 10 nice quotes that he shared. “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.”From the “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, DC on August 28, 1963. “We should settle for finite disappointment, however by no means lose […]

Inside Look at First Baptist Orlando’s New Children’s Ministry Area

This previous week I used to be in Orlando, talking at a kids’s ministry convention. My good buddy, Heath Bryant, is the youngsters’s pastor at First Baptist Orlando.  It is a tremendous church that’s extremely dedicated to reaching the following era.   They not too long ago opened up their new kids’s ministry space.  I finished […]

Children’s MInistry…An Investment That Will Outlive You

One of the superior issues about youngsters’s ministry is that this – the funding you make will outlive you.   Here’s an instance.  I’ve a pal who lives in China.  Born and raised there.  (not utilizing his title for security causes) He is “the man” in relation to main, teaching and coaching volunteers who serve in […]

Wrinkled Shirt Hero

I’m touring this week and talking at a convention.  When I acquired to my resort room, I seen there was no iron or ironing board within the room.   Now I at all times want an iron and ironing board when touring. I have not mastered the artwork of packing my garments in order that they […]

3 Key Areas You Need a Process For

Effective youngsters’s ministries have processes in place for his or her key areas of ministry.  They do not simply “wing it.”  They know forward of time what the steps shall be for ministry conditions.  Let’s have a look at 3 of the important thing areas you could have a course of for. Volunteers  How you […]

Praying Resilient Faith in 2022

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by Kayla Stevens Resilient religion grows from strategic observe. When we’re shaken by our circumstances, ministry weariness, sudden change, and battle, it’s our continuous, strange practices that lead us to endure—to develop robust and wholesome repeatedly. I lengthy for resilient religion in my ministry. I might enterprise to guess that should you’re like me, your […]

The Most Important Thing You Will Ever Teach Kids

There are numerous issues within the Bible you can train children.   The Bible is an enormous guide that is stuffed with charming tales, knowledge and steering for all times. There are tons of curriculum obtainable that cowl all kinds of subjects.   But maintain this in thoughts as you’re growing your instructing plan. The most […]

5 Examples of Amazing Customer Service and What We Can Learn From It

How you deal with individuals determines if they’ll return to your church for a second go to.  And typically,  it will likely be a figuring out issue in the event that they maintain coming and change into part of your church household.  Remember this…individuals will not bear in mind the whole lot they heard within […]

7 New Year’s Resolutions for Children’s Ministry Leaders

The health club the place I work out is full.  It’s the brand new yr and lots of people have added train to their decision checklist.  It’s vital to set objectives every year for your self.  If you might be in youngsters’s ministry, listed here are 7 objectives that may assist you and your ministry […]

Toys vs. Memories

Have you ever seen a baby get a tremendous toy for Christmas?  But after a minute or so, the kid places the brand new toy down and begins enjoying with the field it got here in? Or they put it apart as a result of they’re able to open their subsequent current? “Stuff” would not […]

Persevering for Another Year

By Alyssa Jones Our household celebrated when 2020 got here to an finish. We had began the yr with nice pleasure—welcoming our third-born into the world in early February—however shortly discovered ourselves caught at house as the worldwide pandemic modified every part about how we interacted with the world round us. We pressed on by […]

Most Read Articles of 2021

It has been a pleasure to have the chance to share my ideas with you every week in 2021.   My prayer is that it has been a supply of encouragement, edification and challenges. We cannot afford to relaxation on our laurels.  The significance of youngsters’s ministry has by no means been extra important than the […]