As I look around in the children’s ministry community I see two disparate trends. On the one hand there is a trend towards more interactive, lively, kid-friendly environments. On the other side is a group of people that think this is the wrong way to go. This had me really thinking recently which way is
Recently I was watching an instructional video offered by a curriculum publisher telling about the advantages of their curriculum and how to use it. As he spoke he often compared their curriculum with that of other publishers. His attitude was such that I quickly became turned off and will probably not use their curriculum, in
Unless you grew up in a church with a killer Children’s Church, then designing a children’s worship service probably doesn’t come naturally. It’s not our fault, we are adults and we tend to think like adults. But, here are a few things that I have found helpful and I hope they are helpful for you.
Yesterday actor Robin Williams was found dead from apparent suicide. I simply can’t stop thinking about it. Robin Williams is one of my favorite actors, but that’s not why I can’t get it out of my mind. It’s the fact that he represents so many others out there. He dedicated his life to making others
Have you ever thought about how you pray, especially in front of children? I can’t say that I ever had, until a couple weeks ago. That was when I took a group of kids to camp. As is common at camp, there were adult gatherings each day. Part of this time was administrative with the