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.
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 [...]
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. [...]
Planning a big event can be challenging. But if you apply yourself you can easily wreck it. Here are the three best ways to insure your big event is a big flop. Don't [...]
Is it a good idea to send mom and dad to jail if their kid is a bully in school?
Have You Reset the Gospel Lately? The Gospel is not about your virtues and values. It’s not about your sacrificial service to the Lord, your faithfulness to your discipleship program or your leadership principles, [...]
How To Stop Going Around In Spiritual Circles? Do we send kids around in spiritual circles? Do we teach contradictory concepts that spin people into spiritual circles? Do many of our lessons [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]