Tag: Family

It’s time to get your Advent on…

That title might have been offensive to some… terribly sorry. Oh well, it’s true though, isn’t it? Advent has totally become the “think” in our Kidmin communities in recent years, right? It’s not like advent is new or anything. I remember the creative calendar boxes from when I was a kid, but now it seems to be everywhere, and that’s a great thing. (Confession: I’ve never actually done advent, in a serious and disciplined way – meaning to do it every day for 25 days. Don’t judge, I think we’re going to give it a shot this year.)
So, I thought I’d share some of the advent ideas out there as there seems to be quite a few. Maybe you’re looking for some inspiration to create your own for families in your church or you simply want to point families to an advent resource they can do on their own. Well, here are some of the ideas I know about.

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Putting family first

I’ll be the first to admit that I probably work way too much. Between my work and all the extra that I do (like writing blog posts or networking), it’s a pretty heavy load. I learned something pretty interesting a...

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The Hardest Decision I Make Every Day

There will always be more to do than you have time to do it. Always. If you’re not careful, you’ll prioritize emptying your inbox or returning every call at the expense of your marriage, family, and personal health. Ministry can easily feel like an ocean of work and you up to your eyeballs without a life preserver. It can be different. For me, it begins by making a very specific decision every single day.

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