6 Tips for a Successful Multi-Generational Event

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With the current emphasis on family and multi-generational ministry, you may have decided it’s time for you to move forward and hold a couple of family-focused or intergenerational events at your church.  Here are a few tips to help you pull off that exciting event and keep it meaningful and …

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Child Passenger Safety

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Driving is the most common form of commuting these days. However, just like all other forms of traveling, even driving is not 100% safe. While the standard seat belts in cars are strong enough to take care of the adults, for children, the safety procedures need to be more precise …

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How to Find Happiness in the Hard Times

Sooner or later, everyone suffers a period where they lack encouragement or motivation. It doesn’t matter what you do for a living, there will be times when you feel under-appreciated or depressed. But this is especially true in children’s ministry. These down times could be related to your performance, your …

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3 Easy Ways for Ministry Leaders to Stay Spiritually-Fed

If you work in ministry, specifically children’s ministry, you have likely felt the ironic struggle of constantly “feeding” others spiritually while trying to stay spiritually nourished yourself. It’s a continuous battle that ministry leaders face, but it’s extremely important. It’s very difficult to lead others to places you have not …

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The BEST Blackout Solution for Rooms

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In our children’s ministry large group area, we like to use lighting to enhance our worship experience. The problem that we ran into, however, was that there were 2 windows that were letting a lot of light through into our room and it was causing our lighting to really lose …

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Are You Too Busy?

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Here is a test to see. Ask yourself these questions. Have I answered all of my email? Did I send a card of encouragement to someone this week? Did I meet with a volunteer or parent last week for coffee? Did I edit curriculum this week to fit the needs …

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15 of the Best Free Children’s Ministry Resources

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Whether your church’s budget is large or small, children’s ministry leaders almost always looking to save money. With that in mind, here’s a list of some of the best FREE children’s ministry resources. Be sure to click on each link, as most of them will direct you to children’s ministry …

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Make an Appointment with Yourself

Sydney is a very fast city, the pace is fast, the cars are fast (at least at 3am when the traffic is sparse), we work fast. Even in a church setting where there are no sales targets and no quarterly profit reports there are deadlines. So something I am going …

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Are we to be destroyed by ideas?

Media in my world is restricted to the ‘G’ kind. I do not want to spend my life on the phone to upset parents explaining why their children were exposed to PG. When cinema defines most of our pop-culture references this is restrictive… communicating truth visually and cinematically is a …

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