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This little series of posts have been stirring in my brain for the last few months and I’m going to attempt to get them out this week. These posts are written specifically for those in the Chidlren’s Ministry curriculum publishing business. I know there are a a few who read this blog, so hopefully you’re reading this. Let me add a disclaimer. I’m not mad or frustrated (usually). I’m grateful. When I got into ministry to kids 12+ years ago, there was precious little in the form of curriculum and most of what was available was LAME! I’m grateful to those who are publishing great curriculum as now I have options. Thank you so much!

Also, I know that there are many publishers already doing some of the things I’ll be posting about, but I’m not sure I know of any that are doing all of them. So, not everything is going to apply to everyone.

However, I hope that this little series will serve as a platform to share some ideas about what we really need. I hope some of this will push you to go further and do things that seem unconventional. In addition, I hope that other children’s pastors and leaders will also voice their ideas, thoughts and opinions. I imagine that this can get very opinionated and possibly heated. Publishers are passionate about their resources. Chidlren’s Pastors are passionate about our kids. Ultimately though, aren’t we all on the same team? In the end, don’t we want to see the same thing happen?

So, let’s get started…