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!


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#KIDMIN turns Eight!

Happy Birthday #KIDMIN! Tomorrow, KIDMIN turns eight years old. It’s fun to watch something born, something created out of nothing and become something ubiquitous. That’s been true of kidmin. It was eight years ago that myself and a handful of friends...

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This Week is NEXT Week

I look forward to this week all year long. It might be one of my favorite weeks of the year. I’ve learned something very important in the second decade of vocational ministry. Never do ministry alone. There’s too much that we can learn from each other. One...

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Pay Yourself First

It’s still the first week of January and most of us haven’t yet given up on our goals/resolutions yet… right? I have a really interesting thought about doing more for yourself this year. We all have goals that get put off month after month, year...

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How to Read More

The last couple of years, I’ve certainly upped my reading game. I’ve worked hard to make reading a priority. I read 20 books in 2015 and literally finished my 26th book on December 31st of 2016. Each year, I push myself to read more and each year,...

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My 2016 Reading Goal

Two years ago, I decided to become far more intentional about reading. I began setting goals that really motivated me and I’ve read far more books than in years past. In 2015, I set a goal to read 18 books and ended up reading 20. For 2016, I set a goal to read...

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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.


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.