Posts Tagged "Confidence"

What Matters Now in Children’s Ministry – Confidence by Amy Dolan

image imageIn the book What Matters Now in Children’s Ministry, Amy Dolan chose the Word “Confidence.”  I think her article hits on both the passion and the inherent trepidation involved in working in children’s ministry.  She writes:

I hope with everything in me that I’m good enough, smart enough, educated enough and experienced enough so that God will see me raising my hand and choose me to lead and love for the sake of children.

I appreciate Amy’s candor and openness in discussing the issue of confidence.  Teaching and leading God’s youngest disciples is an awesome opportunity and an awesome responsibility.  I know that I have had these same thoughts, the same doubts, and the same reservations about serving God in this capacity.  What we do week in and week out comes with a heavy responsibility.  God is ultimately in control, but he has called us to be his light to the youngest members of society.

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The Blog Patrol (May 12, 2009)

Welcome to our post-Mother’s Day installment of the Blog Patrol! We’re changing things up a little bit this week. Since The Blog Patrol started, I have been posting it at around 6:30 EST on Tuesday afternoon. Starting this week, I will be posting it in the early hours of Tuesday morning. So, what does that mean for you? It just means no Tuesday entries in this week’s installment. We’ll pick that up next week. So, welcome to the one time only 6 day week of The Blog Patrol! [For those of you who notice such things – yes I realize the preponderance of blog series in the Patrol this week. It was not by design. There just happen to be a lot of good series out there this week. Same for the heavy weighting towards children’s ministry this week.]


These are the stragglers from the prior week which I either didn’t receive or find in time to add to last weeks Blog Patrol. Enjoy!

Would You Be Willing to Die For Your Blog?

  • A happen to have this blog, and this article makes me realize how blessed I am that God allowed me to be born in a country where I can write freely about my Lord.

The 4 Jobs of a Small Group Leader (1 of 4)

  • This is the beginning of a new series from Coffee With Chris in which we look at what it means to be a small group leader in youth Ministry. In part 1 of this series, Chris looks at caring about being a small group leader.

Wednesday (May 6, 2009)

Building Faith Skills in Kids (2 of 5)

  • This second installment of the five part series from Jabberfrog looks at helping kids to memorize scripture.

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