Leadership vs. Followership

Leadership vs. Followership

Leadership.  It is a word that provokes grandiose ideas in some and absolute fear in others.  It is something that has been used to create, sustain, destroy, and rebuild nations, families, churches, and organizations.  Enough books have been written on the topic to...

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Production vs. Consumption

Production vs. Consumption

Our society is becoming increasingly consumer driven.  We consume massive amounts of information each day.  Devices such as laptops, smartphones, and now tablets have given us not only a desire to constantly consume information and entertainment, but the ability to do...

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Contests or Content?

Contests or Content?

For the past two weeks, I have been encouraging everyone I know (and some that I don't) to vote for my blog in the Kidmin Blogging Madness.  It has been a fun experience and I am excited to be a part of the final four among some real kids' ministry all-stars, Sam...

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Bible Reading Challenge Week 13

Bible Reading Challenge Week 13

Deborah was a woman.  Ehud was left-handed.  Gideon came from the smallest clan.  All of these were strong disadvantages in the Israelite culture in the years spent in the promised land.  And yet, God used each of these individuals in might ways.  One of the things I...

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Let’s Get One Thing Straight

Let’s Get One Thing Straight

I've been blogging and tweeting and facebooking like crazy the past week and a half in an attempt to generate some support for Small Town Kidmin in the kidmin blogging madness competition.  I thought I'd get something out there now, as there is potentially a week left...

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Top Ten Outcomes If I Win

Top Ten Outcomes If I Win

There is currently a pretty big showdown of kidmin blogs happening at ministry-to-children.com.  I wrote a plea asking for your votes to help me get out or round one last week.  Honestly, I didn't expect it to happen.  Needless to say, I am more than thrilled about...

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$1224 Worth of Kidmin Resources for $97

$1224 Worth of Kidmin Resources for $97

A while back, I told you about a really great deal on children's ministry resources from only144.com and told you shouldn't pass it up.  I purchased one and I can say that I am completely satisifed with the resources I got for only $97.  The whole deal is kind of like...

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We Need Your Help

We Need Your Help

Dear reader, We appreciate your support and look forward to providing great articles and resources to you in the future.  Right now, we could really use your help. Our blog is currently involved in a very intense and high stakes battle with other kids' ministry blogs...

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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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