Margin, Rhythm, Vision & Grace

As I’m planning to take a break from writing in the blog for a couple weeks, these four words come to mind: Margin, Rhythm, Vision & Grace. Time away provides margin. It’s like the white space around the typed words on … Continued

Parents: Make Church A Priority

Though I’ve never been one for the “back to school, back to church mentality,” there are some natural seasons to refresh the priority of having your family in worship. September and January are two examples of these seasons. Christian parents/homes … Continued

The Importance of Scripture Memory in Children’s Ministry

I heard a story about a young mother who skeptically examined a new educational toy. “Isn’t it rather complicated for a small boy?” she asked the sales clerk. “It’s designed to adjust the child to live in today’s world, ma’am,” … Continued

Essential Rules To Help Kids Grow Into Mannerly Adults

Kids need high expectations! And the structure we provide for them to excel is important. I just finished reading a book by Ron Clark called the Essential 55. This book, mostly geared toward classroom rules, manners and management, would be … Continued

The Sights Of Autumn… 

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By Ruby Price, Age 13 – September 2018 (My daughter’s English writing assignment that really made me think about Fall! Hope you enjoy it!) – Tim  I began to stir as the golden sunlight streamed through my window. I lay … Continued

7 Ways To Let Kids Proclaim God’s Glory In Worship

Through the praise of children and infants, you have established a stronghold… Psalm 8:2  Some churches have separate kid’s worship the whole hour, often for each hour of worship.  Other churches worship together in one room at one time – kids, … Continued

Five Ways To Put Your Family First

When a leader puts his family first, the community benefits. When a leader puts the community first, both his family and the community suffer. – John Maxwell – The Most Powerful 21 Minutes Of A Leader’s Day  There’s a song … Continued

Low Tech High Touch

Recently at a family gathering, I reflected on the different ways people related to each other. For some of us, I noticed we would make small talk for a minute, then move quickly to sharing info on our phones, showing … Continued

Parents: Respond, Don’t React

Kids learn quickly. They have a high level of control over their parents. There are certain things they can do to get their parents attention. It happens naturally right out of the womb with a cry. But as the child grows, the parents must mature in the … Continued

Three Ways To Build A Rhythm Of Discipleship In Kids Ministry

No matter the curriculum you’re using or how many minutes you have to meet with your group of kids during the week you can incorporate these three things into your time together. Some kids come from homes where nothing of … Continued

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