First, my name is Mark Harris and I have been a Children’s Pastor / Family Ministry Pastor for over 15 years. I’ve served in small churches and big churches inVancouverCanada,WisconsinandWashingtonState. I have been married to Cheryl for 12 years and we have 3 beautiful children:Preston, age 7, Jamisen, age 5 and, Karissa, almost 4 years
Today’s post is from Ben Fowlkes. Please welcome Ben as he shares his thoughts on the question, “What is Family Ministry?” My name is Ben Fowlkes; I am the Pastor of Children’s Ministries at Church of the Open Door in Elyria, Ohio. I was asked to take part in what has turned out to
Please help me in welcoming Blake Caldwell as a guest blogger. In this post Blake shares his thoughts as part of the Family Ministry Blog Tour. Check out all the posts HERE. “We have one!” That’s the answer I got while being interviewed for a kids pastor position I eventually took at Faith Community
Today I must apologize to Meaghan Wall. This post was written by her for the Family Ministry Blog Tour. It was scheduled for 1 week ago, and I failed to get it up. I was fortunate to have dinner with Meaghan and others after the Orange Conference. I was impressed with her level of expertise
Today’s post is a guest post by my ministry friend Jeremy Lee. Here is his answer to the question, “What is Family Ministry?” “Family Ministry” dances dangerously on the fine line of terms that everyone uses and no one understands. In the Christian Community it hangs out with terms like “missional”, “relevant”, and “emergent”.