Resources for Kidmin

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Kidmin in VR (Virtual Reality)

This summer I was able to experience something I hadn’t expected. On my cross-country travels, we spent a few days with my wife’s sister’s family in Atlanta. We have kids close to the same age, so that’s a hit. Sara is obviously close to her...

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The Perfect Child Dedication Gift

So, I’m at a new church and I’m leading a child dedication in just a few weeks. Doing things for the first time at a new place always inspires me to rethink what I’ve been doing. I spent nearly a dozen hours revamping the material I teach in the prep...

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Volunteer Heroes

I’m afraid that most of us in kidmin have amazingly little vision for volunteers. When I began, I led kids 4 years through 5th grade at the little church a few miles form where I went to college. For nearly four years, I ran every Sunday with three volunteers...

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Safety, Security and Risk Management

I think it’s important to clear up a few things about safety, security and risk management. I’m going to make a couple of stereotypes, but only to illustrate a point. Put your parent hat on and take a look at two ministries that seem to come at safety from...

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Irreducible Minimums

No one ever agrees on everything. Everyone has an opinion. I’ve heard it said that opinions are like armpits. Everyone has a couple and most of them stink. I’ve found the we can exert a significant amount of time arguing and fighting over details that...

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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.


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