Taking the Boo! Out of KidMin

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What scares you the most in children's ministry? Not being effective? Losing your job? Offending people? Making the wrong choice? One of my biggest fears is no longer being relevant–and not realizing it.

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The good thing is that our fears can give us an edge. They can make us hungry, teachable, and more sensitive.

But they're also something that's not from God. He doesn't want us to be fearful and driven by our insecurities. Instead, he wants us to trust him, to lean on him, to acknowledge that without him we can do nothing.

So how do we take the Boo! out of KidMin? We simply give our fears over to God–day in and day out. There's no trick in that, but there's definitely a great treat in the peace and the confidence that results from handing it over!

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About Author

Christine Yount Jones

Christine has more than 27 years of children’s ministry experience. She is the Executive Editor of Children’s Ministry Magazine, has authored many books and articles on children’s ministry, and serves as co-director of the KidMin Conference. She’s led teams in the development of leading innovative resources, including Group's Instant Christmas Play, Buzz Instant Sunday School curriculum, Grapple Preteen Curriculum, and the new Dig-In Sunday School curriculum. Follow Christine on Twitter @ChristineYJones

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