Category Archives: Mentoring

Child Discipleship: Chairs, Tables, Benches or Floor?

  The Discipler and 2nd graders sat on the floor huddled together deep in conversation; they hadn’t even noticed that I stood at the door listening.     Mrs. A:       This has been a great discussion, who has a prayer … Continue reading

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Child Discipleship: Yes! It Is Worth It All

Sunday was one of those days I just didn’t want to have to go to church early – was everything prepared? Would someone not show up? Why am I doing this? Our first hour is Praise Place and we have … Continue reading

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Child Discipleship: Share From Your Own Life

As you train your Children’s Ministry Staff are you challenging them to tell their personal stories? It is vital that you do so. It is through the stories of adults the children respect that they will come to KNOW that … Continue reading

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Child Discipleship: COMPETITION – LIN AND TEBOW

                   God has lifted two young men who walk with Him into the spotlight over the last few months – Jeremy Lin and Tim Tebow. This has brought up a conversation in … Continue reading

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KidMin: 3 Minutes To Debrief

If in your KIDMIN you serve alongside so many people that you have a difficult time knowing what is REALLY happening in the different Club Rooms on a Sunday morning here is a tool I’ve found helpful. We have Disciplers and … Continue reading

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Discipling Children In A Club Atmosphere part 1

Following are some points to assist you in developing that club atmosphere.  GATHERING TIME The first moment a kid enters  it is important that he feels he is unique, special, wanted. If he walks in to a room of helter … Continue reading

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Children’s Ministry: Are Your Children Safe?

Within our Children’s Ministries we go to great lengths to make sure the kids are physically safe . . . What about their emotional safety? Nine-year-old Marty, loved Bill, his Sunday school teacher. On Sunday mornings, he could hardly wait to get … Continue reading

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Child Discipleship: Beware Presenting the Gospel To Children

When I was a Children’s Pastor I invited a ventriloquist to our end of the year celebration.  It was a great program, the kids had a blast. The last activity of the day was the Ventriloquist. The last thing he … Continue reading

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Child Discipleship: Sunday School Lesson – Isaiah Points To Jesus

It is as though the book of Isaiah is full of arrows pointing to Jesus. The truth of this lesson is so exciting I can’t help but share it with everyone. God is so good as He wraps us in … Continue reading

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Child Discipleship: Competition Provides… #1&2

Fourth in a series on Competition – Good or Bad Competition allows children to learn how to handle both winning and losing. I was at an After School ministry during Recreation Time and had the joy of participating with the … Continue reading

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