Leadership

What is Family Ministry?

“Dad, will Gilligan be in heaven?” my daughter recently asked as Gilligan was laying on his back and she was scratching his belly.  Gilligan is the family dachshund.  She loves him, and he tolerates her,…


Quotes from #OrangeTour

I had the awesome opportunity to attend the Orange Tour this week. Jon Acuff was hilarious. Reggie Joiner was spot on. The content was amazing. In addition to taking notes, I also used social media to…


God’s will is NOT #kidmin

God’s will is not kidmin Yes, I said it. No matter what  you believe God’s will is for your life, it is not kid’s ministry, nor any ministry for that matter. Take a minute and answer…



What is success in ministry?

The dictionary defines success as: the attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like. That is a fairly accurate definition, but when talking about success in ministry, I am not so sure that definition will work. It can become depressing if you judge your…


5 rules for kids ministry

Whether in a large group, a Sunday School, or a classroom, if you deal with kids you can understand the importance of rules as a part of classroom management. It is important for kids to know…


100 top kidmin users on twitter

100 top kidmin users on twitter When it comes to social media, it can sometimes be overwhelming to know which platforms to engage in since each have their own benefits and drawbacks. Twitter happens to…


2 ways to be a better leader

2 ways to be a better leader Here are two quick tips to think about if you are interested in being a better leader. First, be clear with expectations, and second, make sure you supply…


Synergize your team

Have you ever wondered how to synergize your team? Often there is a synergistic quality of a team, that is it becomes more than the sum of its parts. What we can accomplish individually is…


4 classroom management techniques

Classroom/Behavior Management tips School is starting soon, so I thought I would share a little from my days as a teacher.  As you know, many of my thoughts have ministry applications, and this one is…


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