Wednesday June 26, 2013
Training your staff and volunteers can be like herding cats. Scheduling is a pain, there’s never enough time, and frankly, it’s hard to get people excited about it. Training in crucial, so I talked with Amy Nappa, Executive Editor for Adult and Church Leadership at Group, to find out more about Good to Go and how it can help you with all your training needs.
Friday June 21, 2013
Summer officially starts today! To celebrate, here are three outdoor games that are a blast to play with kids in the summer sun…
Wednesday June 19, 2013
What can you say to a child who is struggling with having a parent behind bars? Looking at Group’s Emergency Response Handbook, we’ve come up with five do’s and don’ts to help you if one of your kids is facing this difficult issue…
Friday June 14, 2013
One of the top problems we hear from children’s ministers is not being able to find volunteers. It seems that everyone has a reason for why they can’t help, and the excuses aren’t always that good. Here are the 20 most common excuses folks use to get out of volunteering…have you heard any of these…
Wednesday June 12, 2013
One of my favorite duties for Children’s Ministry Magazine is working on Keeping Current, the section where we share what’s new and popular in kids’ culture. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the annual showcase of what’s new and next in gaming, is going on this week in Los Angeles, CA. To make sure I’m keeping current, I’ve been watching the news for what will be hot in the upcoming years as far as gaming goes. News and reports will still be trickling in over the next few days, but for now, here’s a brief recap of what’s been announced.