A Win, Win Multisite Strategy for Children’s Ministry [Repost]

I’m taking a little time off for the next couple of weeks, so I’m going to be posting some of my more popular posts. Call it a “greatest hits”…not that I’m saying my writing is great, these simply have gotten the most hits. Thanks for reading my blog. Feel free to share these on Twitter, … Continue reading A Win, Win Multisite Strategy for Children’s Ministry [Repost]

From Flannel Graphs to MacBooks [Repost]

I’m taking a little time off for the next couple of weeks, so I’m going to be posting some of my more popular posts. Call it a “greatest hits”…not that I’m saying my writing is great, these simply have gotten the most hits. Thanks for reading my blog. Feel free to share these on Twitter, … Continue reading From Flannel Graphs to MacBooks [Repost]

From Flannel Graphs to MacBooks

Clearly the times are changing in Children’s Ministry. The kids we have in our ministries are Digital Natives; having grown up with digital technology such as computers, the Internet, mobile phones and MP3s for their entire life. Rather than steering clear of technology, we need to use it to our advantage. Children are much more … Continue reading From Flannel Graphs to MacBooks

Repost: Wanted A Few Good Men

I hate to say it, but many children’s ministries are best described by the first line in one of Bonnie Tyler’s songs, “where have all the good men gone”? Volunteering and working with kids has long been a female dominated ministry. A shortage of men working with kids has been a cultural trend that dates … Continue reading Repost: Wanted A Few Good Men

Elementary Small Groups in 3D

When I consult with churches about their children’s ministry I’m often asked, "How do you organize your elementary small groups?" I recommend transitioning between large group & small groups at various times during your service to examine the Bible Story and maintain interaction within the groups. As you plan and develop your small group curriculum, … Continue reading Elementary Small Groups in 3D