Archive | July, 2012

God’s Glory Showed Up

A children’s minister can spend days and weeks in preparation for any type of conference for kids. But what makes it all worthwhile is when God shows up in His Glory. Our deepest desires came true last week at our first Kids and family conference of the season. After dozens of hours of preparing object […]

What is Radical Discipleship?

What does Radical Discipleship look like on our kids? In our ministry we really zeroed in on creating opportunities for this generation to have incredible encounters with God. But according to the statistics, even some of the choicest Christian kids show little difference in conduct compared to their unsaved friends. It’s bad enough to hear […]

Youth Ministry in Question

An Honest Look at Youth Ministry

We need to take an honest look at youth ministry. For the past three decades, youth ministry has exploded across America, accompanied by a rise in the number of degrees in youth ministry granted by colleges and seminaries, an abundance of books and other resources, and a network of cottage industries devoted solely to youth […]