Posts Tagged "CMTeleSummit"

CM TeleSummit – 10 Attributes of a Children’s Leader – Justyn Smith

cmtelesummit Here is my next installment of notes from the CMTelesummit.

  • Top Ten
  • In no particular order
  • Self-Starter
    • Can’t expect someone to hold your hand
    • Doesn’t happen all the time
    • May get overlooked – not part of the adult worship experience
    • Can’t wait for pat on back of affirmation
    • Need to know the vision and make it happen
    • Have to do whatever you can do make it happen
    • Dream a little bit – find a place where you can dream a little bit
    • Don’t rely on other people to make it happen
  • Align your vision with that of the Senior Pastor
    • Have one vision for your church
    • Multiple visions are divisive
    • Don’t have your own separate vision
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CM TeleSummit – Proactive Leadership – Karl Bastian

cmtelesummit There are several people who have spoken thus far that I really admire and whom I have learned a lot from.  That said, I feel compelled to mention my great respect for Karl Bastian.  His heart for children is evident in all he does.  More importantly though, I think, his heart for those who minister to children is admirable.  That said, here are my notes from Karl’s presentation at the CMTelesummit.


  • Glad to see Gus made a cameo appearance at the Telesummit (make sure to check out their podcast)
  • – around since 1994
  • Have to understand kids if we want to minister to them
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CMTeleSummit – The Art of Leading Up – Gina McClain

cmtelesummit Here is my next installment of notes from the CMTelesummit.

  • Statements
    • My effectiveness in ministry is just as dependant on connecting with parents as it is connecting with kids
    • I don’t have a weekly audience with parents, but my pastor does.
    • My pastor has level of authority and influence over parents.
  • Have tried everything to connect with parents
  • Why do I want their attention?
    • Vision to communicate to parents.
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CM TeleSummit – Praise and Worship That Rocks – Yancy

cmtelesummit Here is my next installment of notes from the CMTelesummit.

  • Been around children’s ministry her entire life.
  • Praise and Worship
  • What is the purpose of worship leaders?
    • Worship is communication
      • Communication with God
      • As leaders, worship time is also communication to kids or families
      • Everything we do communicates something to our audience
  • “Leading Worship is more about your leadership ability than your musical ability.”
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CM TeleSummit – Why Family Ministry Is Not an Option – Rob Rienow

cmtelesummit Here is my next installment of notes from the CMTelesummit.

  • Talk from D6 conference
  • Rainer – What percentage of people who say they’re Christian and can explain the basics of the gospel? 
    • Before 1946: 65%
    • Between 1946-1964: 35%
    • Between 1965-1976 15%
    • Between 1976-1994: 4%
  • Evangelism and discipleship in crisis, and it’s a generational crisis
  • Not a crisis of the church, but a crisis of the home
  • Up until 1900, no confusion in church about who’s job it was to pass faith on to kids
  • Starting in late 1890’s new experiment – age segregated, church building based evangelism and discipleship to kids
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