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Is VBS Dead? or Just Not Worth the Trouble?

Keith Tusing March 10, 2011 11

VBS – The origins of Vacation Bible School can be traced back to Hopedale, Illinois in 1894. Hey, that means VBS has actually been around longer than me! Many churches have long been

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CM Basic – 60 Second Challenge

Keith Tusing March 9, 2011 3

Today at CM Buzz we are starting something NEW! Don’t you just love new stuff?  We are introducing the CM Basic YouTube channel and the “60 Second Challenge.”Read More »

Do you have an Eeyore in your Children’s Ministry?

Keith Tusing March 9, 2011 0

I have six kids and “Winnie the Pooh” has been a staple in our house for many years now. I’ve always found the characters and relationships at Pooh’s Corner fascinating. You have

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The 4 C’s of Children’s Ministry Leadership – Part 4

Keith Tusing March 8, 2011 18

Critique is to often seen as “a criticism or critical comment” when a truly valuable critique can actually mean to “review or analyze critically.” A critique that is done with the intent to encourage

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The 4 C’s of Children’s Ministry Leadership – Part 3

Keith Tusing March 8, 2011 2

Coaching your ministry team at times can be difficult, yet it can also be one of the most rewarding aspects of your ministry. Having been involved with sports for most of my life

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The 4 C’s of Children’s Ministry Leadership – Part 2

Keith Tusing March 7, 2011 0

Clear communication is a vital part of any ministry and none more so than Children’s & Family ministry. Communicating clearly the vision, strategy, goals, and successes of the ministry will lead to continued

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Be a Story-Teller!  Top Ten Reasons you should tell Stories:

Be a Story-Teller! Top Ten Reasons you should tell Stories:

Keith Tusing March 3, 2011 4

Do you tell stories? When we teach our goals include helping our audience understand the material and moving them to action. When we tell stories we are using one of the best

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The Ministry Zoo of Volunteers

The Ministry Zoo of Volunteers

Keith Tusing March 1, 2011 2

Volunteers are the life-blood of any successful ministry and a leader’s success is inextricably woven together with their success in recruiting, training, coaching, and encouraging volunteers. A key factor in success with volunteers is

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