Just once... I want to see the pastor stand up and say, "I'm sorry but I've got nothing this week. Service dismissed. We’re going straight to Cracker Barrel. I’m paying." I want to see a church sign that says “stay home and spend time with your kids this Sunday.” I want to see the [...]
If you find yourself making any of these statements, your days are numbered. You have been warned... 10. We don’t have to preview this video; one of the deacons told me it was clean.
OK, lets be honest. Santa Claus has a little bit too much in common with a children's pastor. Coincidence? I don't think so. It seems clear Santa use to be a Children's Pastor. Think about these similarities: 1. His office is hard to find. 2. He is fashion challenged. 3. He assumes any and all snacks [...]
Do NOT throw out that fruitcake you got from your Aunt Martha last year. It can serve a valuable role in your children's ministry. Consider what you can do with it. 1. Prop up a wobbly puppet stage. 2. Place as a doorstop so you don't get locked out of the supply room. 3. [...]
Here are a few reasonable rules we think should be implemented in every children's ministry. 1. Any pastoral, staff or board decisions, requiring anything from the children’s ministry department and made without the presence of the Children’s Pastor, are rendered null and void. 2. The facilities/maintenance supervisor will not be permitted to give the Children’s [...]
Sometimes it's hard to hide the fact of who you are. Here are some telltale signs. You have a helium tank in your office. You keep your Sam's Club card in front of your driver's license. The last time you made it to the adult service you tried to do the motions to a Toby [...]