Remembering names can be tough, but it is SO IMPORTANT when you’re both working with and ministering to people especially children. When you remember a child’s name it communicates that they are known. You can’t fake “knowing” someone. Either you do, or you don’t. When you remember someone’s name it tells them that they are known, valued, and important.
Some tips on how to engage students in worship and how volunteers can assist in helping students participate.
[video_embed][/video_embed] “What you do for kids over TIME matters.” – Reggie Joiner source Vimeo
Have you ever thought about what happens when people don’t serve in children’s ministry?
If you need a video to encourage some folks to “teach” this would be a good one!
Dale Hudson created a list of 20 Things Children’s Ministry Leaders Never Say. It’s a humorous list that highlights the things you’ll most likely never hear a children’s ministry volunteer say. Here are a couple: Parents, please be 45 minutes late picking up your children after the event. I really enjoy waiting. I love changing […]
Children need encouragement. Sure they need correction from time to time (okay, maybe a lot!), but they need lots and lots of encouragement as well. And sometimes in the grind of life where all it seems is happening is busyness, hectic schedules, and disobedient kids, we need to remember that our children (at home, at […]
Training leaders can be tricky
Chad Ward wrote a post a while back entitled: Keeping Volunteers Motivated. Chad writes as a practitioner who has led volunteers for over 15 years. He shares 5 things to keep your volunteer force motivated from August through the end of the school year
Cousins James Ransom and Cherie Johnson recall their fearsome Sunday school teacher, Miss Lizzie Devine, the only woman who had more power than their grandmother.