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Stage Position can strengthen Communication with Children

Stage Position can strengthen Communication with Children

Keith Tusing October 14, 2013 0

As a leader of children and family ministries most of us have the role of lead teacher or communicator with our kids on Sunday Morning. One of our goals is to communicate the lesson

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The Children’s Pastor Role in Christian Parenting

The Children’s Pastor Role in Christian Parenting

Keith Tusing September 13, 2013 1

Have you ever had one of those moments where a parent comes to you and asks you for your advice on something that you really are clueless about? I remember a time when I

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Top Five Ways to Know Kid Culture!

Top Five Ways to Know Kid Culture!

Keith Tusing August 27, 2013 0

I am the father of six so staying connected to kid culture has never been a difficult task for me. Also, the fact that I pretty much love cartoons, toys, games, etc. gives me

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Summer Fun – Family Game Nights

Summer Fun – Family Game Nights

Keith Tusing June 3, 2013 0

Summer is here! That means VBS, Summer Camp, Vacations and some awesome opportunities to reach families.  Our VBS is held the first full week after school is out. That means we are just 7 days

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Family Traditions & Family Ministry

Family Traditions & Family Ministry

Keith Tusing May 16, 2013 2

What are the “we always” events in your family? In your ministry? One of the anchor points in a child’s life are the “we always” moments: We always go to church on Sunday. We

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Board Games + Kids = Relationship

Board Games + Kids = Relationship

Keith Tusing April 25, 2013 2

Do you play games with your kids? Of course, most of us play those games on Sunday morning or Wednesday nights that have some tie-in to our lesson. I’m talking about a totally different

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The Wordless Book

The Wordless Book

Jesse Joyner April 19, 2013 0

I have created a Power Point presentation that follows a version of The Wordless Book, sometimes known as the Colors of Salvation, or the Salvation Colors. This presentation is technically not “wordless” because I

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Rules of the Room

Rules of the Room

Keith Tusing April 12, 2013 1

I’m often asked: “How do you keep a large group of children focused on what’s being taught every week?” My first response is…make the experience so interesting and so much fun that every kid

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The Easter Bunny and The Empty Tomb

The Easter Bunny and The Empty Tomb

Keith Tusing March 18, 2013 1

This past Sunday morning I was dumbstruck by a comment made by one of my students. I know what you’re thinking, “Keith unable to speak? No way! Well, it’s true. We are in the

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Creating a Strategic Plan – Part 4

Creating a Strategic Plan – Part 4

Keith Tusing January 10, 2013 0

This is the final installment in a four-part series on creating a Stratgic Plan. Step 7: Write Out the Plan We began with Prayer – Collected Data – Analyzed the Data – Set Priorities

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