Easter Curriculum: Free Resource Friday

Easter Curriculum: Free Resource Friday

In today's market, there are some fabulous curriculum publishers who are really starting to stretch what it means to purchase a curriculum.  Curriculums are more customizable than ever and come with some amazing resources right out of the box.  I've tried writing my...

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Live a Better Story, Today

Live a Better Story, Today

I want you to imagine with me a little here.  I've been thinking a lot about story and writing a better life story and all that entails.  So, I want you to imagine a better story for your life today and I'm going to help you. Imagine for a moment that I paid your...

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Think of the Children, Vote for Me

Think of the Children, Vote for Me

Everyday, millions of children around the world have dads whose blogs do not get voted for in bracket style competitions.  This will likely have no impact on the child, whatsoever, unless of course that child's dad was able to win the competition and take home and...

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Get Out and Vote

Last year, Tony Kummer at Ministry-to-children started the Kidmin Blog Madness competition.  It's a fun way to get exposure to some exciting kidmin blogs, as well as reward the ones that have benefitted you the most.  The competition is bracket style a la March...

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Bible Reading Challenge Week 11

Bible Reading Challenge Week 11

Once again, I'm late posting this on my blog.  Not sure why I can't seem to get it done in time, but I think it happens because I'm trying to get it out over the weekend, which is sadly the busiest time of my week. Here is this week's Bible readings. Monday (March 14,...

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Infuse: Free Resource Friday

Infuse: Free Resource Friday

Have you heard of Infuse?  Infuse is Brother Jim Wideman's personal mentorship and training program.  According to his website, "Infuse is a six-month mentoring experience available to 20 selected children's pastors and leaders." Some of the things included in the...

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Versus

Versus

I've had a few ideas popping in and out of my head lately and a bunch of them seemed to come down comparing two opposite ideas.  It for that reason that I decided to do a series of articles title, Versus.  The rest of this week will be dedicated to articles dealing...

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Bible Reading Challenge Week 10

Bible Reading Challenge Week 10

Woo hoo, we're ten weeks into the reading challenge and though I fell behind for a while there, I am back on track now.  On a personal note, I am proud of the fact that I've stuck with it as well as I have and I'm sure that the biggest reason I've been so committed...

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Gotta Give Some Credit

Gotta Give Some Credit

The kids' ministry community is an ever-evolving collaboration of ideas and strategies.  Sometimes, these ideas are copied identically from the source and implemented into another setting.  Other times the ideas are reinvented in such ways that the original and the...

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Question of the Month: March

I know there are a number of forums out there with great discussions happening, but it seems like it is mostly the same people participating in the discussion.  I'm hoping to get the conversation going on here by asking an open-ended question. The goal is to get the...

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