50+ Ministry Checklists

 

 

The BEST way to ensure you, your staff and your volunteers execute ministry they way you planned is a system of checklists! We’ve developed 50+ checklists for just about every role and every occasion, completely editable for your situation. Visit the Checklist Resource Page to take your ministry to the next level!

Resources for Kidmin

Looking for a sample volunteer handbook? A volunteer application? Guest registration card? How about resources that will help you lead your ministry? Come check out the resource vault and take your kidmin to the next level!

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Way to Go!

I'm sure I'm like most. A little encouragement goes a long way. I actually perform quite well with little or no encouragement, but when it does come, it is certainly appreciated. A practice I have kept for many years is to file away encouraging emails and notes. There...

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The Perfect Childrens Pastor

The perfect Children’s Pastor doesn’t exist. The perfect fit at one church could be a terrible fit at another. The “perfect” Children’s Pastor is a subjective idea. However, I would venture to say that there are some key qualities or ideals that set some apart from the crowd. Children’s Pastors who excel in these EIGHT QUALITIES are truly special.

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Wins are Better than Goals

Goals are important. Goals are critical. But wins are better. Without wins, you are less likely to achieve your goals. For instance, let’s say the sports team you play for has a goal of winning the national championship. What is necessary to achieve this goal? Winning every game. It’s multiple, incremental wins that lead to achieving goals. Without wins, goals don’t happen.

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Respect the Role You Are In

Anyone who leads in ministry understands the overwhelming nature of the weekly task list. Every week, there are errands to run, environments to prep, slides to design, resources to organize, people to call, and dozens of similar things screaming for your attention. The list NEVER stops demanding your time – its the nature of ministry. However, we need to think about your relationship to all the items on your task list. Did you know that your time spent working on your weekly task list actually DEVALUES the role God has placed you in? It’s true. You (and I) need to take another look at the things we do every week.

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Why We Need to RETHINK Family Ministry

I’ve been leading children’s and family ministry for nearly 25 years. However, when I think of family ministry, the first thing that comes to mind is often an unclear (and maybe unrealistic) picture of what family really is. Chances are, you see families the same way I do. I think we need to RETHINK how we IMAGINE the family. When we do, we’ll clarify what families in our ministry need most!

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AMAZING ARTICLES

For nearly a decade, thousands of practical, inspiring and insightful articles have been written to help those in kidmin. Click the button to the right to begin reading or choose from one of the six article categories below.

Leadership

Nothing will define your ministry more than your ability to lead.

Ideas

There is nothing new under the sun… but have you tried this yet?

Volunteers

The heart and soul of any ministry are the people who make it happen every week.

Family

God’s master-plan for world evangelism and discipleship start with mom and dad.

Geek

I know an app that will change everything for you.

Random

You’ll never believe¬†what I’ve been thinking lately.