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God Knows What We Need

Last Sunday, we talked about how God knows what we need... and how God provides for our needs! Well, I got a first hand experience in God providing for my needs on Sunday, the very day I taught this lesson! To start, our projector hasn't been working and we had to do without! Since our… Continue reading God Knows What We Need

church life · kidmin

Church Stuff Doesn’t Have To Be Boring…

I recently had the opportunity to train children's ministry leaders and volunteers at a local small church.  I have to admit that I was somewhat dreading this event because it was in the middle-of-nowhere in Central California.  I just wasn't looking forward to the 2-hour drive on my Saturday morning.  To my surprise, they actually… Continue reading Church Stuff Doesn’t Have To Be Boring…

christian life · church life · family ministry · kidmin

monkey see, monkey do…

Yes, it's been a very long time since I last blogged... The last few months have been crazy non-stop... Well, last week, I stopped by my friend's house because I was in the area.  I got to spend some time w/ her 2 kids.  Her older one just turned 3 years old.  As I was… Continue reading monkey see, monkey do…

church life · kidmin · leadership

stop taking ownership!!!

I've been on staff at several churches for the past 20 years.  When you're in ministry, you spend a lot of time discussing ways to get people, especially volunteers, to own the ministry that they're serving in.  After all, we want people to take ministries seriously and care for them as they would care for… Continue reading stop taking ownership!!!

church life · leadership

REAL Leaders, Marines, & Moms

So in case you didn't know, I'm a huge fan of Simon Sinek!  I have a very short attention span, and I can barely sit through anything that takes longer than 10 minutes...  But I'll sit through 50 minutes of Simon Sinek's talks.  I find him amazing, fascinating, inspiring, and brilliant!  This morning, I came… Continue reading REAL Leaders, Marines, & Moms