family ministry · kidmin · my journey

Because Life Doesn’t Stop for the Rest of Us…

I'm a Children's Pastor as a local church. One of my heart and passion is to support parents so they can raise spiritually and emotionally healthy children to know and love God. When Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting happened in 2012, I was quick to send out an email to parents in my church on… Continue reading Because Life Doesn’t Stop for the Rest of Us…

church life · kidmin · leadership · my journey

22 years later in KidMin

My very first paid position in children's ministry was in August 1994. I was only 21, and I had no idea that I even wanted to go into ministry. However, my college pastor saw the potential in me, and hired me as an intern... to run preschool - elementary of about 80 children. Honestly, I… Continue reading 22 years later in KidMin

kidmin · kids funnies, warm & fuzzies

Today’s Warm & Fuzzies

I love getting warm & fuzzy stories from parents! This one landed in my inbox this morning! Hi Gloria-  I have to share a quick story for you to pass on to M's teachers at church.  Her teacher told me that yesterday, on the playground, there was a little girl who was crying because she… Continue reading Today’s Warm & Fuzzies

church life · family · kidmin

Too Quick to Discipline?

I used to work at a preschool many years ago. Lauren was a full-day child... and she just had the hardest time waking up and getting herself going after nap time. I remember subbing in her class one day... and after the lights came back on and we woke up all the kids, Lauren just… Continue reading Too Quick to Discipline?