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
HomeFront magazine is a wonderful resource for the parents and grandparents in your ministry . . . Each issue is filled with solid teaching and great ideas to equip parents/grandparents to be intentional when it comes to passing faith to the children they love. And, one of the…Continue
It is far too easy to get in a situation in Children's Ministry where we believe our own "PR" and think it is up to us to "save" it, because we know what to do and the best way to do it. If we stop listening to others and ignore or belittle things and ideas which are…Continue
Grandparents are a key to the success of your Children's Ministry for several reasons . . .
It is easy, far too easy, to label others. We label some kids as "good" kids and others as . . . "not so good". We label some volunteers as "amazing" and others as . . . "not so amazing". We label some parents as "great" and…Continue