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
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
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?
More than Bible Stories & Memory Verse!
I was that child who attended church since birth! I knew many Bible stories... I memorized many verses. I was even in every church play starting from kindergarten. I was your model church child. But in my 30's I had an epiphany. Nobody sat me down and explained the gospel to me! Of course, i… Continue reading More than Bible Stories & Memory Verse!
Kid & Youth Ministries… More than Bible Lessons…
It's a general assumption that Kid & Youth Ministries is all about teaching Bible stories, lessons, and planning activities to the kids that come to church on Sundays! Yes, we do a lot of that... However, that's not all we do! In fact, that's not probably not the most significant part of what we do...… Continue reading Kid & Youth Ministries… More than Bible Lessons…