7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting

As I talk with other student pastors, I find that one of the most frustrating things in student ministry is leading a successful parent meeting. The reasons that this is difficult and frustrating are varied. Parents do not attend the meetings Parents seem to be bored when they attend I cannot seem to engage parents with small group leaders What do I do at a parent meeting? Because of these reasons, many student pastors never really connect with many parents in their student ministry because of their struggle in hosting effective parent meetings. Here is what we must remember, parent … Continue reading 7 Tips To Make The Most Out Of Your Parent Meeting

The 5 Greatest Challenges of Kids Ministry

By: Jordan Ledwell It’s easy to discuss overcoming challenges when surveying other ministries, but it is much more difficult to look at your church in the mirror and diagnose what every church struggles with in relation to kid’s ministry.  This list is definitely not exhaustive, nor is it a checklist for a perfect kid’s ministry, but it is a collection of questions we can ask ourselves that will help Kid’s Pastors and volunteers find common ground.  Many times when we hear other people share their weaknesses, it brings to light our own difficulties and allows us to move past them … Continue reading The 5 Greatest Challenges of Kids Ministry

Free D6 Conference Vids & Mp3’s on Family Ministry

I received an email this morning from “life in student ministry” about the free D6 vids this weekend only, and I began to watch them. It was encouraging, and I felt that I needed to share some of this resource with you today. For this weekend only, the D6 Conference leaders are giving away 4 video sessions and 6 mp3 sessions from last year’s D6 Conference. I have never been to the D6 conference, but after watching a couple of these videos today, I really want to go. I encourage you to check these vids and MP3’s out. The line-up of free … Continue reading Free D6 Conference Vids & Mp3’s on Family Ministry