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CPC20 – Rhythms of Grace

February 10, 2020

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It has been almost a month since I attended CPC20 and I have had time to reflect on my experience. I had a great time! I would like to thank the INCM team for putting on such a great event and for inviting me as a breakout speaker. I enjoyed meeting and hanging out with […]

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7 Tips for the Most Productive Planning Meetings Ever

January 7, 2020

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It’s happened to all of us. You stifle a yawn, check the time, and sigh. This meeting is taking forever! We have all been in meetings that have been too long and too specialized. Planning meetings are important and happen for a variety of reasons in Children’s Ministry. We need planning meetings for VBS, Fall […]

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I’ll Be At CPC20…Will You?

September 16, 2019

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I’m heading to Florida! I’m excited to participate in CPC20! International Network of Children’s Ministry (INCM) reached out recently about teaching some breakouts at their upcoming Children’s Pastor Conference (CPC20) in January. CPC20 will be held from January 14-16 in Orlando, Florida. I’ve chosen three breakouts that I”m excited about: Nursery as Ministry: – Forget […]

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Hands on top. Everybody Stop! – Crowd Control Tips for Group Leaders

October 24, 2018

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You’re in the middle of the lesson and from the back of the room you hear a loud burp. The room erupts with laughter and chatter. Suddenly you have lost the attention of the class and the focus of the kids is now on the child that burped. What do you do? Crowd control is […]

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Three Things to do Five Minutes Before Every Event

January 21, 2016

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It is five minutes before VBS/Sunday School/Children’s Church/Mid-week clubs and you are trying to finish setting up while two volunteers want to discuss their schedules and the kids are running around screaming. Does this scenario sound familiar? I think it is all too familiar for most Children’s Ministry leaders. Rather than letting the chaos control […]

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