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How to Involve Your Teens in Church

How to Involve Your Teens in Church

First, we have to remember that there are no guarantees when it comes to parenting. We will be responsible for the kind of parents we are, but our kid ...
6 Things I Love About Our KidMin Staff

6 Things I Love About Our KidMin Staff

As a children’s ministry leader, you spend countless hours slaving away on details for your audience of eight year-olds. Most of whom will rarely expr ...
The Riskiest Lesson My Dad Ever Taught Me

The Riskiest Lesson My Dad Ever Taught Me

Jesus welcomed people. And he welcomed without strings attached. As a young kid, I saw my Dad welcome someone unexpected. The experience was powerful ...
The Bare Bones of Being a Dad

The Bare Bones of Being a Dad

There are some young fathers today who are petrified. They are scared to death to bring a child into the world. "Look at everything that's happening a ...
Leave it Behind

Leave it Behind

After the great catch of fish, we read that the disciples came ashore and left everything and followed Jesus… have you ever wondered what they actuall ...
Why Kids Stay in Church

Why Kids Stay in Church

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about kids leaving the church. We read about the church exodus in books, in magazine articles, in surveys and online. ...
Great Ministries Say No

Great Ministries Say No

Learn to say "no." One of the best practices of a great children's or youth ministry is understanding what you’re not going to do. Here are three re ...
12 Things to Pray for Our Kids

12 Things to Pray for Our Kids

Recently I heard a youth pastor pray at a middle school gathering. In the course of the prayer, he asked that: the weather would be sunny for their pi ...
Where Have All the College Kids Gone?

Where Have All the College Kids Gone?

Last year high-school-senior Andrew ushered, played the guitar and served as a LIT in your church Awana club. This year Andrew has disappeared. Well ...
And Even More Family Dinner Ideas

And Even More Family Dinner Ideas

Last week I wrote about the difference family dinners can make in a child’s life and listed 13 ways to make dinners even more appealing and fun. Here ...
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