I always end children’s church with a response time. This past Sunday I ran late and had to dismiss the kids before we did the response time. So, I told them if they needed to talk to me that they could hang out afterwards. I had a couple kids take me up on that offer.
A few years ago I attended a conference in Miami for my day job. While at the conference there were the usual main sessions and breakouts. During one of the main sessions the keynote speaker said something that really struck me as both a father and a children’s pastor. He talked about his job experience,
Before I go any further let me remind you that I am both a man and a father. This may be why this topic bothers me so much. I’m not talking about real dads. I’m talking about TV and movie dads. Why are so many of them simply so stupid? My least favorite movie. Some years
When we think of creativity, we often think of people like Leonardo DaVinci or Pablo Picasso. Maybe you think of George Lucas or Gene Roddenberry. Or maybe it’s people like Harley Earl who influenced automotive design from the 1940s through the 1960s; including designing the very first Corvette. Maybe you think of musicians like The
It’s that time of year. Certainly there is still plenty of this year left, but we are already looking to next year. So, now’s a good time to take a step back and give some thought to this process before we jump into it. Let’s look at some keys to success as you plan your