Christmas is coming. I don't want to alarm you, but there are only 100 days until the day is upon us. Surely that fact has made your brain twist and turn with all the things that need to be done before Christmas morning. There are presents to buy! There are decorations to dig out! There … Continue reading Five Ways to Adventure Through Advent
Most kids who have grown up in church can tell you the stories of the Old Testament heroes. They can tell you that David took down Goliath, they may even be able to explain the plight of Job to you, and they can definitely tell you about Noah and his ark. They can tell you … Continue reading Why You Should Stop Telling Stories in Kid’s Ministry
Children are teachable. But there are times when I forget that they are also teachers. Last week, myself and a small team looked after a bunch of kids as part of our churches kids holiday club. We looked at the book of Daniel. Many of the kids knew the story. They knew how it flowed, … Continue reading Teaching Children, Taught by Children.
There are ministries that get a lot of attention these days. Church planting seems to be sexy lately. Youth ministry is all the rage. Children's ministry? Well, that's getting a lot of my attention. But what about family ministry? I'm not talking about having a program that people show up to. I'm not talking about … Continue reading Family Ministry