Browsing: Leadership

Children’s ministry leadership tips including how to recruit and manage volunteers, how to lead Sunday school teachers and more.

Leadership
0 Develop a Strong Staff Culture
What is your church staff culture like? While some may say their staff feels like family, others may make the same claim with...

What is your church staff culture like? While some may say their staff feels like family, others may make the…

Leadership
0 How to Get Out of a Creativity Rut
Stale ideas? Dried-up creativity? If you’re stumped for inspiration or feel like you’re drained of new ideas, try escapin...

Stale ideas? Dried-up creativity? If you’re stumped for inspiration or feel like you’re drained of new ideas, try escaping your…

Leadership
0 When Sparks Fly
Recently a married church leader found himself in an uncomfortable position when a woman on his staff developed feelings for ...

Recently a married church leader found himself in an uncomfortable position when a woman on his staff developed feelings for…

Leadership
0 5 Ways to Handle Master Manipulators
Nearly every church has one—an individual whose primary purpose at church is to manipulate situations in his or her favor. ...

Nearly every church has one—an individual whose primary purpose at church is to manipulate situations in his or her favor.…

Leading Volunteers
0 Bus Etiquette
Many churches use bus transportation for field trips, Sunday morning pick-ups, or for camping trips. Here are rules for the r...

Many churches use bus transportation for field trips, Sunday morning pick-ups, or for camping trips. Here are rules for the…

Leadership
0 Coping With an Abusive Leader
We’d like to think that abusive leaders are strictly a secular problem, but the reality is personalities and high-level lea...

We’d like to think that abusive leaders are strictly a secular problem, but the reality is personalities and high-level leadership…

Bible Activities
0 Blooming Cross Craft
Wrap a large cross in chicken wire. At the beginning of your Ash Wednesday service, have people of all ages make flower bloss...

Wrap a large cross in chicken wire. At the beginning of your Ash Wednesday service, have people of all ages…

Leadership
0 How to Recover From Mistakes
Made a mistake? You’re not alone! Christine Yount Jones, executive editor of Children’s Ministry Magazine, shares abou...

Made a mistake? You’re not alone! Christine Yount Jones, executive editor of Children’s Ministry Magazine, shares about some of her…

Leadership
0 My Biggest Mistake
These brave children's ministers share their biggest failure in ministry—and how they grew from it. Everyone knows that...

These brave children’s ministers share their biggest failure in ministry—and how they grew from it. Everyone knows that awful moment when…

Leadership
0 Learning From Failure
When things go wrong, it’s our tendency to look for someone to blame. The best leaders, though, seek not to place blame in ...

When things go wrong, it’s our tendency to look for someone to blame. The best leaders, though, seek not to…

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