Posts Tagged "Think Tank"

Does God Call People to Children’s Ministry? (Children’s Ministry Think Tank)

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The latest Children’s Ministry Think Tank was published yesterday over at Ministry-to-Children.com. I contributed my thoughts to the question again this installment, and I must say, I am honored to be amongst the contributors this month which include Gina McClain, Sam Luce, Kenny Conley and Brenna Phillips. In fact, I am pretty sure that if someone did a “which one of these doesn’t belong” on this particular Think Tank, I would definitely be the answer!

The question for this installment was:

“How do you understand God’s calling to children’s ministry in your own life? How would you counsel a young person who is exploring this children’s ministry as a vocation? What do you make of Kids Pastors who move on to other positions in the church such as executive or senior pastor?”

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5 Things Kids Must Know About Sin (Children’s Ministry Think Tank)

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I was honored this month to be asked to write for the fifth installment of the Children’s Ministry Think Tank over at Ministry-to-Children.com. It is one of my favorite recurring features out there in the Children’s Ministry blogging world. I like it so much that I wrote an article about it several months ago called, appropriately enough, Children’s Ministry Think Tank. Each installment has also been featured in The Children’s Ministry Blog Patrol.

The topic for this month is:

“How do you teach the doctrine of sin to children without harming their self-esteem?  Especially with preschool children, how explicitly do you teach them about their own depravity? How do parents in your ministry respond to these issues?”

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