Stuff Kids’ Pastors Like #5: “Playing 4 Corners to Stall When the Senior Pastor Goes Over”

Any Kids’ Pastor worth their weight in goldfish crackers has been there. It’s the end of service. Kids and volunteers are ready for pick-up. Everything’s good to go until you look at the clock and realize the senior pastor is going to go over. Panic suddenly begins to set it. In my current role I’m … Continue reading Stuff Kids’ Pastors Like #5: “Playing 4 Corners to Stall When the Senior Pastor Goes Over”

5 Ways to Connect with Other Children’s Ministry Pastors

Connecting with other children’s ministry pastors is valuable, but sometimes difficult to do. Thankfully we live and work in a world that is always “plugged in.” Connecting with people from anywhere in the world isn’t the hurdle it was years ago. Here are five ways to connect with other children’s pastors: 1. Call local churches … Continue reading 5 Ways to Connect with Other Children’s Ministry Pastors

Children’s Ministry is Not a Joke

Can children’s ministry be more than just kids memorizing verses and answering Bible questions? I think so. Sometimes people think that’s all Kids’ Ministry is capable of. Or worse, that’s all they really want from us. Sometimes I get frustrated with the perception a few non-children’s ministry people have about what we do. A couple of … Continue reading Children’s Ministry is Not a Joke