Tag Archives: purpose

How to Write SMART Goals

November 26, 2013


Once you know your purpose, mission, and vision, it’s time to create some goals. Goals are the result that you are working towards; the aim. There are some similarities here to vision, but goals are much more specific. The vision is a single sentence dream for your kids. Goals are the multiple, specific and measurable […]

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How’s Your Vision?

November 25, 2013

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Once you have figured out your purpose and your mission, it’s time to move onto your vision. I have already written a series on vision in children’s ministry.       Here are the links to that series: Why Do You Need a Vision for Your Children’s Ministry? How Do You Develop a Vision Statement […]

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Is Your Mission a Secret Mission?

November 23, 2013

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A mission is an important task. It involves action. Once you know the purpose, you can develop your mission. When figuring out your purpose, you ask, “Why do we exist?” When figuring out your mission, you ask, “What are you going to do to act on that purpose?” What are we going to do? Where […]

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Do You Have a Purpose?

November 22, 2013


The word purpose means the reason for which something exists. This is the starting point. Do you know why children’s ministry exists in your church? Do you know why Sunday School exists in your church? How about VBS or clubs? Why do you exist? This is the question you need to answer first. Your purpose […]

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Purpose, Mission, Vision, and Goals in Children’s Ministry

November 21, 2013


I can understand the temptation to jump right in. You are the new children’s ministry leader at your church or maybe you are the Sunday School Superintendent or maybe the pastor has asked to you take on the VBS program at your church. Whatever it is, the temptation is to jump right in and get […]

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