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How to Recruit and Keep Volunteers

How to Recruit and Keep Volunteers

Keith Tusing September 11, 2012 0

Having great volunteers makes running an organization much easier. But how do you get people to give you their time for free? And then how do you keep them motivated? Micaela Connery, who founded

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How Do We Build an Effective Children’s Ministry Team?

How Do We Build an Effective Children’s Ministry Team?

Keith Tusing September 10, 2012 0

As I discuss the idea of building an Effective Children’s Ministry in a consulting situation I thought I would share the approach we are taking.  First, we must recognize that the success of building

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Back-to-School – It’s Prime Time for Kidmin!

Back-to-School – It’s Prime Time for Kidmin!

Keith Tusing August 1, 2012 0

It almost time…time for our kids to head back to school. I spent the day yesterday at three different schools making sure everything was ready to go for three of my own children. That

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race!

Slow and Steady Wins the Race!

Robert Shepard July 27, 2012 0

We know that the bible calls us to “Run the good race” and that it often speaks of our “Walk with God”. I know it sounds like a contradiction but let us not get

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You ARE Creative!

You ARE Creative!

Jesse Joyner July 18, 2012 1

I believe God made humans in His image (Genesis 1:27).  One the the defining characteristics of God is His creativity, primarily because He created the universe out of nothing (ex nihilo).  So clearly, part

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Finesse the Details – It’s Critical in Kidmin

Finesse the Details – It’s Critical in Kidmin

Keith Tusing July 17, 2012 0

Recently I was involved in a conversation and the phrase “they’re just kids” was used by one of the adults involved.  This is an attitude that can cripple a Children’s Ministry. We work with

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Kidmin – Why Do I Do It?

Kidmin – Why Do I Do It?

Robert Shepard July 10, 2012 0

I am sure we have all had those mornings where the alarm goes off and we know what we have in front of us when we get to church. Or, when trying to spend

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Create Community in Children’s Ministry???

Create Community in Children’s Ministry???

Keith Tusing July 9, 2012 0

Can kids experience true community at church? Community is one of the key factors in helping kids grow spiritually but creating community for kids can be elusive. The vast majority of books, material and

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10 “Must Do’s” for a Successful Kidmin

10 “Must Do’s” for a Successful Kidmin

Keith Tusing July 2, 2012 0

1. Communicate Communicate – Communicate – Communicate Share the WINS!  Tell stories to everyone – Lead Pastor, Staff, Volunteers, Parents and the community. Use every avenue available to promote the great things happening in Children’s

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Steps to Building a Dynamic Children’s & Family Ministry

Steps to Building a Dynamic Children’s & Family Ministry

Keith Tusing June 25, 2012 0

Regardless of how long we’ve been engaged in ministry – Rookie – Experienced – Veteran – Each of us are in the midst of a never-ending process. We are constantly in a state of evaluation, planning and

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