Feed Them! 7 Volunteer Food Ideas


I am a huge foodie! I LOVE TO EAT! In fact, I'm reasonably certain that they missed a sixth love language: Food. Food is my love language! I love to be fed and to feed others. I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one out there. I have found that volunteers tend to show up more often and are definitely motivated by food. I am a strong believer that there should be good food at all meetings, parties, events, services, small groups, or any other time you get people together. With that being said, here are some different ways I use [...]

Feed Them! 7 Volunteer Food Ideas2020-07-06T21:49:42-07:00

Easter Slime Object Lesson


Last year I decided to incorporate making slime into our Good Friday and Easter Sunday services. The kids were so into making slime at the time that I knew it would hold their attention while teaching them a story many of them had heard a few times. I am shocked that kids are still so into making slime this year. I thought I would share what we did last year in our services for anyone looking for a fresh way to share the Easter story with their kids.   Good Friday Message (Black and Red Slime) When God created humans they [...]

Easter Slime Object Lesson2020-07-06T21:49:54-07:00

Sustainable Children’s Ministry Book: Giveaway and Review


I was surprised and excited to receive Sustainable Children's Ministry: From Last-Minute Scrambling to Long-Term Solutions in the mail before it was released. I have spoken with Annette Safstrom a few times, but after reading her book, she has become one of my kidmin heroes. Annette is the queen of systems, plans, and procedures. Her book is full of practical ways to bring your kid's ministry to a whole new level. Her solutions aren't always quick and easy, but she gives you the tools you need to make them happen if you're willing to put in the work. I'm excited to share [...]

Sustainable Children’s Ministry Book: Giveaway and Review2020-07-06T21:50:56-07:00

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