Seed Planters & Kingdom Illustrators

In the parable of the mustard seed, Jesus asks two questions that have huge ramifications for our approach to next gen ministry. In Luke 13:18 Jesus said, “What is the Kingdom of God like? How can I illustrate it?” The answers to these questions define our role as preschool, children’s, and student ministry leaders. They … Continue reading Seed Planters & Kingdom Illustrators

A Proven Strategy to Partner with Parents

We would all agree that parents and the church play a significant role in the spiritual development of the next generation. Scripture is clear that the parents are the primary spiritual developers of their children. It is also clear that the body of Christ has a biblical mandate to partner with parents. Deuteronomy 6:5-7 reminds … Continue reading A Proven Strategy to Partner with Parents

Raising World Changers

This week, I've been at the Orange Conference...a gathering of leaders that minister to the next generation. On Thursday morning, Craig Groeschel taught on his values for raising children to be world changers. He began by asking, "How do you define success in our role as leaders and parents of the next generation?". Our culture … Continue reading Raising World Changers