How Are Your Ministry Plans Coming?

I don’t know about you, but I’m in the middle of planning for the next ministry year (2011-2012), which includes: [bullets icon=”0253.png”] research, tons of internet searches, strategizing curriculum plans and themes, choosing curriculum and program elements, recruiting and organizing volunteers, and prepping communication structures and delivery vehicles. [/bullets] Sounds like fun, eh?! I imagine […]

Curriculum?! Where Do I Start?

I was talking with a children’s ministry couple the other day and they were asking me about curriculum ideas. They had done what most people do: they got on the Internet and browsed for what came up in a “children’s ministry curriculum” search, went to the various sites and downloaded their samples. Well, in one […]

What’s Your Time Worth?

Did you know that according to the Corporation for National and Community Service, about 63.4 million Americans, or 26.8% of the adult population, gave 8.1 billion hours of volunteer service worth $169 BILLION dollars?  (volunteeringinamerica.gov) That is crazy – $169 billion dollars, with a B! I would love to know how many of those 8.1 […]