Thanksgiving is past and most of us have begun a month of celebrating, special events, programs and parties leading up to Christmas! Definitely a busy time of year, but also a time of year which has…Continue
Do you allow parents/grandparents/guardians to sit in on your Children's Ministry classes? Do you have an "open-door" policy when it comes to observing your Children's Ministry, or do you tell them…Continue
If a child is having a difficult time in class, do you allow a parent/grandparent/guardian to stay with them a few weeks so they are able to see your Children's Ministry is a safe place, or do you…Continue
How are you having discussions with children/families about the legalization of gay marriage in the USA?When parents ask you what they should tell their children, what do you - or will you - say?Continue
Okay - today I'm writing about something I care so very much about . . . Children's Ministry. Some of you who read this need to know, what I'm writing doesn't really apply to your Children's Ministry . . . but before you read a bit further and decide your ministry isn't the ministry I'm talking about, read…Continue
We may think we "treasure our volunteers", but our volunteers may not actually "feel" very treasured. Consider the following situations where a volunteer might not feel treasured . . .
Do you treasure your volunteers? Volunteers are a gift from the hand of God . . . it is completely appropriate for us to appreciate these "gifts". As we finish the month of June, we'll look at a variety of topics related to how we treat our volunteers. Today I want to focus on some things we might…Continue
Is your children's ministry successful? Are you sure? Do you really know for sure how your children's ministry impacts the children and families in your church and community? How do you know?
If we want our ministries to be genuinely…