Resources for Kidmin

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Longevity in Ministry

This week marks my 8th year of serving as the NextGen Pastor at Gateway Church in Austin, TX. Eight years! It feels like such a long time. When I look over the past eight years, I’m amazed at all that has happened. Honestly, I’m amazed at all that has... read more

2016 State of Children’s Ministry

My friends at Aspen Grove are conducting a survey that is pretty significant to the world of Children’s Ministry. Most statistics/survey results we see are often organizationally biased. They’re not bad, but the data comes specifically from the users of... read more

Live at Orange: Two Things

Orange 2016 has been amazing! This is my 7th time to come to Conference and I can honestly say I learn something new every time. That’s right, every time! It is amazing how much content and knowledge I absorb. I’m also amazed by how much content and knowledge I... read more

Live at Orange: Making Portable Great

Orange Conference is one of my favorite times of year. Meeting up with old friends, learning about new ministry ideas and initiatives, and best of all, growing. I pick each break out with a specific purpose, and plan for how it will impact the Ministry. Because my... read more

Orange 2016 is live NOW!

Today has been an unbelievable first day of breakouts here at Orange! Not in Atlanta? No worries. You can still enjoy the Orange Conference from home. at 7:30 PM EST, Orange goes live in ATL and online. Stay tuned to more content from my experience on day one! Click... read more
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.


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


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


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


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


I know an app that will change everything for you.


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