The Few So you quit children's ministry... Say what you want about being a children’s pastor. The fact is this: you are in an ELITE GROUP. There are few who would ever attempt what you do. Very few. You prepare weekly Bible content that reaches kids. You recruit, train and motivate a team [...]
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 [...]
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. After pastoring two churches I took a sweet gig as an associate pastor in Florida. It was a cushy job without much [...]
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? They are magical words. Here they are.
We chose these names based on... creativity appeal brevity If you know the name of a children's ministry you think should be on this list then please share in the comments. J*A*M* (Jesus and Me) Steppin’ Stone N2Y (never too young) J~walkers Power surge Builders & Trailblazers Pathfinders Swag (saved [...]
This heart felt open letter to a critic, or should we say Fritic (Friend-critic), from Roger Fields has gone viral and I am sure you'll see why. We can only hope that other critics will think twice before typing in that comment line. Roger took to heart the idea that anyone could mistake Kidz [...]
It has come to our attention that Children’s Pastors see the world a little differently than most others. This handy reference guide will help bridge the language gap that so often divides them from the rest of society. We recommend this guide be kept for ready reference at all staff and board meetings so [...]
1. Remember, it’s not about what you do for God but about what He did for you through Jesus. You need God more than He needs you. 2. Accept God’s unconditional love for you and the kids/adults receiving ministry under you. God is love. 3. Pass on the grace you receive from God [...]
Is your stomach growling? No, not your biological stomach, your spiritual stomach. Are you hungry for something spiritually? I’m through hungering for righteousness. This is not a misprint.