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An Orderly Ministry is More Appealing — Clean Up Already!

I have seen many different children’s ministries around the country. It is amazing to me the differences between an orderly ministry and a disorderly ministry. A ministry that is clean and clutter free just seems more appealing. Mirror Image? I have to take you back 10-15 years ago when I was a high school chemistry [...]

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Automate Everything

I have a passion for automation. I have a passion for setting up systems and processes that can reduce human involvement and maximize ministry output. Common Questions Let me give you an example. Inside of my email inbox I have a folder called drafts. Inside of that folder are 25 different common questions — questions about [...]

By |June 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Mining Golden Moments

Evangelism and Discipleship do not happen but in the context of community. Therefore, we need to be intentional about creating community with kids.  Being intentional about community building is the equivalent of mining golden moments. Mining those “Golden Moments” Kids want to talk about themselves, but typically we need to do the work of a [...]

By |March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Serving Together as a Family - Part 3

In the past two weeks, I’ve shared research that shows that serving together as a family and being given significant responsibility in ministry are two key factors in helping our kids stay connected with Christ and the church. I have not only seen families serving together through my ministry, I’ve also experienced it with my [...]

By |February 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments

Serving Together as a Family - Part 2

Last week I wrote about how serving together as a family is important in the long-term faith journey of a child. Another critical component to the likelihood of our children staying connected with the church and with Christ from age 18-29 is if a young person is “entrusted with significant responsibility in a ministry at a [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog List, General|0 Comments