A Christmas Miracle: Help for Last Minute Volunteers

Twas the week earlier than Christmasand all by the halls,Not a instructor was stirring,they had been all on the malls. The kidmin was stressedNot sleeping a winkWould she have lecturers in place?Her coronary heart began to sink. When abruptlyShe remembered that GodHad not failed her butHe would ship her a squad! She want solely put […]

Who Gets the Credit? Does It Matter to You?

As a youngsters’s ministry chief, does it matter to you who will get the credit score for the wins?   By nature, all of us wish to be recognized, appreciated, acknowledged and praised for the victories.  But efficient leaders go in opposition to this pure intuition and shift the credit score to the staff members who […]

Walls of Protection for Your Children’s Ministry

One of your prime obligations as a youngsters’s ministry should be to have a secure and safe setting.    We learn stories each week of youngsters that have been abused or mistreated by a workers member or volunteer within the church. Don’t suppose it could not occur at your church or ministry as properly. The […]

Connecting Parents…An Essential Part of Children’s Ministry

When I first began in kids’s ministry over 33 years in the past, I had a technique that was not conducive to ministering to oldsters.  I assumed my job was to succeed in and disciple kids. And it was.  But there was an important half I used to be lacking.  I used to be not […]

3 Voices Children Need to Hear

There are plenty of voices vying for the eye of immediately’s youngsters. In the midst of all of the noise coming their approach, there are three key voices that we have to train kids to acknowledge and tune into. The voice of the Holy Spirit.  I consider the Holy Spirit desires to information and lead […]

Fun Friday: Graham Cracker Nativity

Check out this enjoyable Christmas exercise to do with your loved ones. Items Needed:• Graham crackers• Icing• Animal crackers• Bear-shaped crackers• Shredded coconut• Paper plates• Plastic knives Use icing and graham crackers to create a Nativity scene. Add animal crackers to symbolize animals which will have been current andshredded coconut for the manger. Use bear–formed […]

VBS is Easy as 1-2-3!

When it involves realizing what to purchase for Spark Studios VBS, it’s as simple as 1-2-3!  #1—Get the Directors Kit. This is a “one per church” merchandise that features the entire administrative and early planning assets that each VBS Director will want. The Directors Kit is the very first thing out there yearly to be […]

6 Steps to Improve Your Customer Service Experience

There is a retailer that I store in a minimum of as soon as every week. When I’m trying out, I attempt to keep away from try station #1.  Why?  Because of the cashier.                         Here’s the vibe she provides off.   I cannot greet you with a “hiya.” I cannot smile at you.  I’ll barely acknowledge […]

Are You Having a High Rate of Volunteer Turnover? Here’s Why

It’s regular to have some volunteer turnover.  People transfer.  People have well being issues.  People enter a brand new season of life.  People have adjustments of their job.  But if you’re having plenty of volunteers go away every year and a excessive charge of turnover, then there are some deeper points.  What causes volunteers to […]

Millennial Leadership in Children’s Ministry

The Millennials.  Born between 1981 – 1996.  They are age 25-40 on the time of this writing.  They are the present and future leaders in youngsters’s ministry.   Millennials are at the moment the biggest era within the office. And they’re the biggest era within the nation.  Millennials carry so much to the management desk.  They […]

Yesterday I Volunteered in Children’s Ministry at Church…7 Things I Was Intentional About

When I’m not touring to a church or convention on weekends, I volunteer at my dwelling church.   Yesterday, I had the privilege of main the elementary children’ service.  This was the primary time I led the youngsters’s ministry service at my dwelling church (been there just some months).   There had been 7 issues I targeted […]

The Shoes you Choose

You can inform rather a lot about an individual‘s plans for the day by looking at their feet. Work boots or wing tips? High heels or high tops? Sneakers or loafers? Cleats or Crocs? Your goals and purposes and pathways and intentions are revealed in the shoes that you choose.  Paul says something profound about […]

Kids Without God

This week, I used to be performing some analysis and got here throughout a web site known as Kids Without God.  You can discover it at www.kidswithoutgod.com. It is a web site for teenagers who say they’re atheists.  How unhappy to consider youngsters rising up with no relationship with Jesus.   Here is their mission assertion […]

Gen Z…Key Findings You Need to Know

Gen Z.  They had been born between 1996 and the early-mid 2000s (finish date can differ relying on supply). They are older elementary kids by way of younger adults.  Some attend your ministry and a few serve in your ministry.  (*The subsequent technology behind them is Gen Alpha.  You can learn extra about Gen Alpha […]