Mama, You Don’t Have to Be Perfect

I wonder what mothering was like way back in the olden days… before Facebook. I believe social media has had a significant impact on us as moms. If nothing else, it gives us a window to see what all the other moms are doing that we aren’t. We have Pinterest moms who can make all […]

Easter Gospel Presentation Using Emoji’s

This week I had the honor of teaching at the Easter chapel at my children’s school. I feel like I am always seeking new and creative ways to share the gospel in ways that are kid-friendly, clear, and Biblically sound. I assume I’m not the only one who is often searching for new gospel presentations. […]

What Are You Teaching Your Leaders?

Hopefully, as a leader you are teaching those you lead many great things. Hopefully, they are growing closer to Jesus through your discipleship and your example of an authentic Christian walk. Hopefully, they are learning good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. As we all know, the majority of what we teach is not necessarily said […]

Kidmin Wednesday Nights – What to Do?

Wednesday night ministry has many challenges and many opportunities. There is not an “easy button” when it comes to determining the best Wednesday night strategy for your church. Every congregation and community is different, which means there is not a “one-size-fits-all” plan. What works for me in Bradenton, Florida may not work for you. Over […]

Kidmin Wednesday Nights – Opportunities

Wednesday night ministry is more challenging these days. In a previous post we looked at some of those challenges. However, I do believe that Wednesdays are too valuable to totally cast aside. Many unique opportunities exist on Wednesday nights.  Wednesday’s are opportunities for more consistent attendance. Some kids, especially preschoolers, are more consistent on Wednesdays. People […]

Concern vs. Personal Responsibility

“That’s the strangest thing about this life, about being in the ministry. People change the subject when they see you coming. And then sometimes those very same people come into your study and tell you the most remarkable things.”  Giliad: The Novel by Marilynne Robinson I loved this quote from this fiction book because it is so, […]