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…

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

christian life · my journey

Crazy Pills…

It's been awhile since I've blogged... Life has been pretty busy, to say the least... I feel like I've been on a roller coaster ride for the past several months!  And yes, I've been feeling like I'm taking crazy pills (remember this from Zoolander?) If you've been around me lately, you have probably heard me… Continue reading Crazy Pills…

kidmin

Great Small Group Leaders for Kids…

I've been on a crazy RECRUITING mode for the past month!!!  Launching a new ministry and not knowing people has been a big challenge in terms of recruiting KidMin & youth leaders... I usually have no problem approaching potential volunteers, but when you don't know who the potentials are in a sea of hundreds of… Continue reading Great Small Group Leaders for Kids…