Being in children’s ministry can wear you down physically, emotionally and even spiritually. Then, all of a sudden, along comes a child who reminds you of why you stay in kids ministry.
Today's dads see themselves as less strict, feared, distant and work-focused than their own fathers.
Moses was actually the first guy with the idea, “It takes a village.”
The last 10 years have made me realize that many Christians speak unfairly about public school teachers. They may even speak slanderously.
I have been told that this generation of children will no longer use an actual Bible, but rather a tablet or phone, and that being able to use a Bible is not as important as it was 10 years ago.
My life has been a rollercoater, Rarely a place I belong, But I’m thankful for the church people, That I’ve known I can always count on.
I’ve found that a lot of church leaders (including myself) believe things about their church or about their community that aren’t always true.
An Easter party is a prime opportunity to present the message of salvation to children.
"We are sadly seeing a mass exodus of young people leaving the faith of their parents, and I believe that this is often one of the main reasons why—we’ve always owned their faith, and inadvertently allowed them to simply mirror ours."
The early reviews have definitely increased expectations that this movie will represent a significant shakeup of traditional Disney values.
"The biggest way to add value to a Children’s Ministry training...is to give practical and useful tools to the team that they can use this week in their ministries."
"Finally, all of you, have unity of spirit, sympathy, love for one another, a tender heart and a humble mind." (1 Peter 3:8)
If you're not resting in your vertical identity, you will look horizontally, searching to find your reason for living in something in the created world.
If you are getting criticized, it may not mean you're doing anything wrong, it just means you’re a leader.
"The writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.”
"When you speak the Word, you retain 90 percent of what you hear yourself say as opposed to only retaining 10 percent of what you hear someone else say."
"Our job as parents is not to make our children happy, but to help them become “good”: compassionate, honest, responsible, hard-working."
"A large percentage of toys parents give children aren't actually wanted or valued."
“Your son will not sit still and is always talking to the other students.”
"Lego is the only toy company in the world that claims to capture the interests of both kids and parents."