A couple of weeks ago, one leader shared her version of the common sentiment I had heard from many others already to this point: “You know, 2020 was a lot, but we had so much to figure out that I was not feeling how I’m feeling right now… right now, at this point in 2021, I’m […]
Summer ministry season is here, and many of you are in the midst of or preparing for significant community outreach like VBS, sports camps, and more. We’re in your corner as you prepare and lead and create spaces for kids to come to know and love Jesus! From one leader to another, I wanted to
It’s getting close, friend… summer time. You’re probably gearing up for VBS, summer camps, or maybe your ministry throttles down a little bit over the summer. Whatever the case may be, one thing is for sure: your soul could probably use some rest and attention. Can I just stop right here to say, “Way to
by Danielle Christy Most people have been pregnant with an idea and one that is especially close to them that takes time to develop and come about. As a children’s pastor I have found myself pregnant with ideas many times but this time not only am I pregnant with ideas but also with a baby.
By Ruth G. Howard Children’s ministers are the most caring, nurturing, loving group of people on earth. They might also be the most exhausted. And, there’s a reason why. If you minister to children, you are called to take care of God’s youngest sheep. That means you need over-the-top, never-give-up, non-stop energy. You shoulder a