Do You Really Believe the Resurrection Story?

What was it like for the disciples when they saw Jesus after His resurrection? How do we describe the feeling, emotion, and huge importance and historical significance of this dead man coming back to life? In...

6 Things I’ve Learned About Retaining Volunteers

1] One-year commitments. McIntosh and Arn (2013), in their book, What Every Pastor Should Know, say that “each ministry position, from the lowest level of influence to the highest, should be a one-year term ...

God’s Son Jesus’ Birthday // Coloring Sheet

My daughter Sari drew this the other day and I asked her if I could scan it in and share it with others. She happily agreed!

Luke 9:23-24 // Bible Verses

In Main Street @ Hayward Wesleyan we focus on a Bible verse or a set of verses each month. Instead of trying to have students memorize a verse every week, we spend a whole...

Luke 5:31-32 and Luke 6:31 // Bible Verses

In Main Street @ Hayward Wesleyan we focus on a Bible verse or a set of verses each month. Instead of trying to have students memorize a verse every week, we spend a whole...

1 Corinthians 10:13 // Bible Verse

In Main Street @ Hayward Wesleyan we focus on a Bible verse or a set of verses each month. Instead of trying to have students memorize a verse every week, we spend a whole...

How to Handle a Make-Out Session at a Kidmin Event

So you've got an amazing children's ministry outreach event going and something inappropriate is going on... What do you do? Well, confront it. Or you can watch the video for the whole story and some tips... [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olksQds4Un8?rel=0&w=560&h=315] source YouTube

Reflection on a Parenting Workshop

On Saturday, October 25, 2014, from 8:30a - 5:00p, 21 folks gathered to engage in Dr. Kevin Leman's "Have a New Kid by Friday" parenting curriculum. This is a reflection video on the format of the...

“Bulleys” written by my 7-year-old

My daughter Sari, who is 7 years old, wrote the following during her inside recess time at school after her class had talked about bullying. I appreciated the emotion in it! Bulles are horabill. Bull are...

Cookie Flip // Game

How to play the "Cookie Flip" game: Supplies cookies (chips ahoy seem to work the best) flat cookie cooking pan Instructions start with a cookie on the cooking pan participants must flip the cookie up in the air, then flip the cooking...

Children’s Ministry Promotional Video

Back in 2009, I made a sort of memory video of the previous ministry with the purpose of promoting the next year's ministry cycle. Recently I was cleaning out my Vimeo account (deleting videos I...

An Actual Size Tabernacle Setup with Real Dimensions

When I taught on the Tabernacle back in May 2013, I wanted the students to get a sense of the actual size of the Tabernacle. Now I couldn't build a Tabernacle, but I could stake...