With any live event the ultimate goal is to get as many people as possible to attend. There's no point in planning a free or fee-based event if no one shows up. To get the most out of your event efforts, here are some ways to maximize registration and increase attendance.
Breaking the Fun Barrier! Be careful how you get shy kids involved. Breaking the fun barrier is not about merely having a lot of fun. It's not even about having more fun than anyone else. Nor is it about having fun in a new way. Breaking the fun barrier is when you can help a hesitant child to participate in something fun that nudges them out of their comfort...and they like it.
Nothing involves/engages kids like games. Nothing. Kids are wired to play, not listen, not watch. Play. They want to be involved. They want to do stuff. You can show kids the latest, cool movie, but [...]
VBS keeps our summer at Kidz Blitz busy too. Kidz Blitz Live and FX Live are used often for VBS kick-off or grand finale events. Here are some more ways to promote your VBS and get big numbers: 1. Some local theaters do free movies in summer. Hand out VBS information and a trinket as people exit. 2. Distribute theme-related items as invitations.
Here are the secrets a Family Event Director should follow EXACTLY. I have conducted over a thousand crowd shows in every kind of church and situation across America. I promise, if you break even ONE [...]
Your church or children’s ministry can raise money in a variety of creative, fun, and effective ways. Some of the most effective event fundraising can be centered around the event itself. Your group may choose to sell tickets or obtain sponsors. Browse these strategies for some interesting ideas to fund your big event.
There are lots of ways children's pastors can get into hot water. Any that have been leading a children's ministry for very long can attest to this. Here are some great ways to get [...]
Designate an area of your church parking lot for window painting. Station 2-4 people in the same location each week beginning 6 weeks before your event. Paint church staff cars before you offer it to [...]
Your Bible story is like an orange. You can hand it off to a kid and expect him to tear into it and eat it. Or you can peel it yourself and hand it in [...]
There are lots of effective teaching tools you can use to reach kids and there are good reasons to use all of them at one time or another. However, one stands out above the rest...GAMES. [...]
By Roger Fields 1. Tell him that he will never see his dead dog again unless he accepts Jesus and sees him in Heaven. 2. Tell him that there are no Legos in Hell. [...]
Freedom is central to our redemption. Guard it. Protect it. If you lose your freedom in Christ, you begin to lose your joy in living and your love for the Lord. Freedom is a big deal. Not everyone will celebrate your freedom in Christ. Rest assured, freedom irritates a lot of Christians. But freedom is still worth it.
God is not confined by any of our human organizations. He goes wherever he wants. He does some amazing things in places you wouldn’t expect. The Jews made the mistake of thinking God only operated within their framework. And one time in the synagogue…Jesus blew up their box.
We try to get somewhere by being pulled from the outside instead of being powered from the inside. We serve God. We work for the Kingdom. We volunteer for our local church. We do stuff for Jesus. All of that is good except for one thing: much of what we do is on our own ability due to feeling obligated.
A rumor is floating around that somewhere in the midwest there’s a man who is actually living the Christian life in epic proportions. Research indicates his name is Ernie. We don’t yet know his last name. The word on the street is that he is a model Christian, the primo example.
1. No special demands. We bring our own bottled water. 🙂 2. We take care of our own hotels, gas, transportation, etc. 3. Our electrical needs are simple, just a few 110 outlets on the stage.