How to Read God’s Word with Your Kids (and Not Lose Your Mind)

Kids’ ministry is the funnest and most rewarding ministry in the church with a great return on investment. Parents have […]

by John Gilman Jun 20
Reaffirmations Friday – June 17th

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time […]

by John Gilman Jun 17
4 Ways to Practice Being Present

I realized recently that I’ve developed a bad habit. When my children are talking to me I’ll look at my […]

by John Gilman Jun 16
Retaining Students Beyond Graduation

A month or so ago, high schools held graduation ceremonies. Soon, the graduates in your youth group will likely head […]

by John Gilman Jun 15
Keeping Up with the Revolving Door of Youth Leaders

Let’s face the facts. Youth programs are revolving doors. Most young people stay involved for 3-5 years before aging out […]

by John Gilman Jun 14
Wrangling Your Youth Budget

No matter how big (or small) your youth group’s budget, you could always use a little more. If the youth […]

by John Gilman Jun 13
Reaffirmations Friday – June 10th

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have much time in […]

by John Gilman Jun 10
Give the Kids a Head Start

Most churches are clamoring to find out the newest exciting thing to offer the kids. After all, if the kids […]

by John Gilman Jun 6
Make e-Giving Part of Your Summer Budget Plan

Some of your congregation may be temporarily drawn away from weekly services during the summer, sending your stress levels higher […]

by Jan Jasmin Jun 4
Reaffirmations Friday – June 3rd

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time […]

by John Gilman Jun 3
4 Easy Ways to Study the Bible as a Family

Let’s face it, there are lots of elements of parenting that are intimidating. Right from the start there are just […]

by John Gilman Jun 2
Increasing Youth Retention and Involvement in Your Church

Families have long been the cornerstone of church congregations. Parents bring their children to church every Sunday. At a certain […]

by John Gilman Jun 1