Archive / December, 2012

The Simple Truth Bible

I just ordered a couple copies of these for my daughters. Here’s why (from the Simply Youth Ministry web site…) Imagine empowering your students to spend just a few minutes each day discovering a life-shaping, thought-provoking, Jesus-centered truth that can transform them into the kind of people God crafted them to be. Sounds like a […]

Building a Team in Children’s Ministry

Having served in children’s ministry at The River Church for the past three years, I still consider myself pretty “green” in learning what it takes to lead well in ministry.  Having come from a corporate background, I understand strategy, the big picture, setting goals and achieving objectives. Objectives that have been set for me or […]

Web Strategy: Plugging in Students and Leaders

I love what Derick and Pam Brown of Elevate Student Ministries are doing with their student web site. They are just getting started, but in the last month they have invited their student body and volunteer staff to be contributors on the site. As Derick puts it, elevationgeneration.org is a “blog for students, by students […]

Wet Cememt

Probably my favorite #kidmin blog of all time is Dale Hudson’s Relevant Children’s Ministry. It’s always filled with rich content, ideas, and resources for those involved in children’s ministry. For instance, this visual on kids being wet cement… that’s gonna stay in my heart and mind for a while now. Love it!