Play The Ball Where The Monkey Drops It

By |2019-02-13T11:34:40+00:00February 13th, 2019|children's church, children's ministry, kidmin, leadership, Uncategorized|

Children's pastors can get frustrated with their situation. They want to move forward and they meet resistance. If your job is a basket of roses and puppies then challenge someone for a game of Words with Friends and skip this article.  You cannot control every situation you face as a children's pastor. So what [...]

How Many Church Staff Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb?

By |2018-04-03T12:50:38+00:00April 2nd, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, Humor/Lists, kidmin, Uncategorized|

How Many Church Staff Members Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb? LEAD PASTOR: 0 He never does anything himself. ASSOCIATE PASTOR: unknown "Huh. What bulb?" STUDENT PASTOR: 22 1 to screw in the bulb and 21 student leaders to explain to the irate parents why the lights went out during the [...]

Kidmin Acronyms

By |2018-05-16T14:53:48+00:00March 7th, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, Humor/Lists, kidmin|

New Kidmin Acronyms Does your kidmin team know these new acronyms? MVDSUA: My Volunteers Didn’t Show Up Again. "Ugh. Another MVDSUA Sunday." INABB: I Need A Bigger Budget. "Dear Pastor, INABB." WITKTTSR: Where Is The Key To The Supply Room? “Fred, WITKTTSR?" IBCOY: Is Big Church Out Yet? "Hey, Betty! IBCOY?" PKOTL:  Pastor’s Kid On [...]

6 Pitfalls Every New Children’s Pastor Should Avoid

By |2018-03-27T11:28:11+00:00March 6th, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, kidmin, Ministry Articles, Uncategorized|

6 Pitfalls Every New Children’s Pastor Should Avoid Be careful, new children’s pastor, where you step. There are potholes and pitfalls out there. Here are some. Don’t make any changes too fast. That will make the people around you insecure. Build relationships first. Don’t make high-impact decisions without listening to the input of others [...]

How I Got Swept Into Children’s Ministry

By |2018-07-11T10:54:49+00:00March 3rd, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, Christmas Outreach Event, kidmin, Ministry Articles, Uncategorized|

How I Got Swept Into Children's Ministry My background was in adult ministry. That's the ministry where people don't vomit during your message and they go pee without raising their hands. But here is how I got into children's ministry. After pastoring two churches I took a sweet gig as an associate pastor [...]

Why Children’s Ministry is Superior to All Other Ministries

By |2018-05-17T11:50:27+00:00March 1st, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, kidmin, Uncategorized|

6 Reasons Why Children's Ministry is Superior to All Other Ministries That's right, Children's Ministry is superior! By that I mean better/higher/cooler than all other ministries in the church. Don't even think about disagreeing with this. Yes, I know all ministry is important. but you heard me correctly. I stand boldly and say, [...]

Top 10 Dysfunctional Families in the Bible

By |2018-07-19T11:11:17+00:00February 12th, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, kidmin, Ministry Articles|

Top 10 Dysfunctional Families in the Bible Roger Fields It’s nearly impossible to find a perfect family in the Bible. Most were highly dysfunctional. So here are my top 10 dysfunctional families. Dysfunctional families of the Bible in all their glitz and glory. Beware, sarcasm ahead. 1. FIRST FAMILY: Wifey (Eve) tricked [...]

4 Most Powerful Words

By |2018-12-27T12:03:41+00:00February 10th, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, kidmin|

The 4 Most Powerful Words in Children's Ministry So what are the four most powerful (non-spiritual) words in children's ministry? What four words can light up any kid? What four words can get any kid's attention? These are the best words to use in kid ministry over and over again every week. They [...]