Favorite Quotes and Takeaways from #D62017


The last few days have been full of listening, learning, and laughing at the D6 Conference. Now, it's time to pack up our bags and go home. We may be leaving the conference (for this year), but we should not leave the lessons we've learned behind. I wish I could share with each and every one of you all that I have experienced and taken in during the conference, but that is not humanly possible. Instead, I'm excited to share with you some of my favorite quotes and takeaways from the inspiring leaders who have spoken into our lives this week. [...]

Favorite Quotes and Takeaways from #D620172020-07-06T21:52:12-07:00

General Session Highlights – #D62017 Day 2


Thursday at the D6 Conference was all about the general sessions. We had the privilege of hearing from many influential voices in ministry over the course of four general sessions. Can you say ministry idea overload? It has been an amazing, idea-filled day to say the least. I wanted to share with you some of my favorite moments and teachings from today. I was challenged, convicted, and encouraged by the speakers today, and I hope you will be too. Teaching Like Jesus - 10 Principles from the Master Teacher Dr. La Verne Tolbert | @drltolbert Principle 1 - Jesus taught based on [...]

General Session Highlights – #D62017 Day 22020-07-06T21:52:19-07:00

When Family Ministry Doesn’t Work – #D62017 Breakout Notes


Christina Embree is wife to Pastor Luke, mom to three great kids, and an experienced family minister. She is passionate about seeing churches partner with families to encourage faith formation at home and equipping parents to disciple their kids in the faith. I have been to several of Christina's breakouts at past conferences, and I always love hearing her heart for bringing discipleship into the home. I always leave even more challenged to partner with the families in my ministry. You can check out my notes from my favorite breakout of hers here. "When Family Ministry Doesn't Work" Notes: "So you [...]

When Family Ministry Doesn’t Work – #D62017 Breakout Notes2020-07-06T21:54:56-07:00

Disciples Curriculum


This series entitled “Disciples” is a 8-week study where kids will learn about how to become better followers of Jesus by taking a look at the lives of Jesus' closest disciples each week. Kids will watch movie clips from Despicable Me movies each week, and learn from the minions about how to be faithful followers. The weekly curriculum content for this series includes a theme verse, two game options, a takeaway statement, a message/object lesson, a character skit, small group discussion questions, review questions, and a family take-home card. A bumper video and graphic slides for the theme, games, takeaways, and review questions are [...]

Disciples Curriculum2020-07-06T21:55:01-07:00

8 Benefits to Serving with Kids


This is a guest post by Andrew VanDerLinden. Andrew is the Executive Pastor at Community Church in Eastern PA. Andrew is an incredibly organized Family Pastor. Though he Is now an Executive Pastor, his heart (and his blog) is in Children's and Family Ministry. He shares many of his awesome ideas on his blog, organizedkidmin.com You can connect with Andrew on Twitter | Facebook What’s in it for me? I know it sounds selfish, but it really isn’t. We all ask this in our subconscious all the time.  Time, energy and resources are all limited.  We would be foolish if we [...]

8 Benefits to Serving with Kids2020-07-06T21:55:09-07:00