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Recruiting That Works

Searching for volunteers? Volunteer recruiting is a hot topic in the kidmin world.  Why? Because it’s how we do business.  We wouldn’t have a ministry if...

The Pyramid Approach

This is the finale- Part 3- in a series on the different ways to recruit. Sign up for his RSS feed at ...

It Takes a Village – Brian Haynes

Reading through the latest issue of Children’s Ministry Magazine, it didn’t take me long to find a brief article from Brian Haynes.  Brian is...

T is for Teaching

I have given myself a challenge for the next 26 days – post the complete A-Z of Ministry to Children. T… telephone, tiger, Tachydidaxy… T is...

The Traveling Salesman Approach

This week we continue our conversation with Coach Shef on recruiting: There are basically three main ways to get leaders: a Big Push, catching...

S is for Sabbath

I have given myself a challenge for the next 26 days – post the complete A-Z of Ministry to Children. S… salad, sumo, suddenly, sabulose… S...

Creating a Custom Facebook Page

Advice from the Orange Conference about creating a social network for your ministry.

Free Song Package: Deliberate Kids by Phil Joel

Free kids song and chord charts from former bassist of Newsboys.

Helping Parents Embrace Spiritual Weirdness

When it comes to parenting teenagers, I think “awkward” is one of the best descriptors. In fact, I think many parents give up on...

Aligning Parents for a Vision of Family

Perhaps one of the most difficult things to do as a leader within the church is to change the culture of a church!  I would...

Frugality, Orange-Style

In this economy where many churches are cutting budgets or delaying spending, I firmly believe when it comes to budgets sometimes less is more....

How Do I Get People to Buy-In? A Formula

I am a Marketing junkie. My degree is in Marketing. I love aligning a brand with purpose and identity. I remember countless days applying...

Careers in Children’s Ministry

I’ve been overwhelmed by churches who are looking for Children’s Pastors. I think one of the best ways to secure a new ministry position...

Free "I Spy" Fun Sheet

"19th century vintage fun for the kids. Spy and color!"

Free "Big Answer" Video Bumper

The Big Answer to the Big Question: "What did you learn at church today?"

Free Background: Connect

"Connect" spelled out in Lego blocks, with two characters and text field.

Free Background: Family Life

"Family Life" logo with homemade, cutout feel.

Brookwood Church’s Adventure Week starts today!!

Our Week long Adventure Week/VBS/Day Camp for kids starts today! I’m pumped. We’ve got a few kids and volunteers that will be here this...

Young Leadership Lesson #1 – Humility

So in rethinking my blog’s purpose one thing continually sticks out in my mind. I must talk about young leadership. I am a young...

Efforts Drag on to Free 17 Missionaries Kidnapped in Haiti

Efforts to win the return of 17 U.S. based missionaries and a local driver stretched into a fourth day Wednesday. The group was kidnapped in Haiti, and a violent gang is demanding $1 million ransom per person.

Beth Moore, Part 1: How Galatians Is ‘Astonishingly Relevant’ to American...

“You name any issue on the table today in the church at large," says Beth Moore, "it's somewhere most likely reflected in [Galatians].”

Children's Ministry Leaders