Partner with Parents

Episode 189: Connecting Students with Coach Shef – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Tom Shefchunas spends time sharing about what it’s like connecting students during the current state of church ministry and ways they have prioritized building relationships. Coach Shef also shares the importance of shaping youth ministries to focus on the quality of relationships with leaders and students rather than just the programming. Tom Shefchunas (Coach Shef) Connect with Coach Shef through his Website and on the YS Whiteboard. Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org. Notes Student…

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Episode 185: Online Kidmin and Recruiting Volunteer Subs with Jarrod Harris – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Jarrod Harris shares about his church’s recent shifts in kidmin to online church as well as some unique tips for volunteer recruitment and empowerment. Making adjustments within kidmin and family ministry is inevitable, but all the strategies we hold tightly to within our churches can still be championed and upheld, including personal connections and partnering with parents. Jarrod Harris Connect with Jarrod on Facebook, Instagram and Email at jarrodh@missionaz.org. Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org.…

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Episode 184: Nine Ideas While Churches Aren’t Gathering – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Nick Blevins takes time to share some unique ideas for churches while they may not be gathering during this most recent COVID-19 virus. Some ideas are specific to this situation, but others are absolutely applicable in the future and could even be a blessing in disguise. Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org and check out the special Webinar on Leading Your Family Ministry in the Midst of Crisis on Wednesday, March 18th. Notes 9…

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Episode 181: Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry and Discipline Tools with Jenny Funderburke Smith – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Jenny Funderburke Smith points toward some specific ways to create a gospel-centered approach to kid’s ministry, regardless of the size of your church or the curriculum you use. She also shares some very helpful tips on how to structure discipline within our ministry environments for children. Jenny Funderburke Smith Connect with Jenny on her Blog and Twitter. Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org. Notes What does it mean to be Gospel-centered? The gospel is…

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Episode 180: Ministering to Single Parents with Paula Dannielle – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Paula Dannielle speaks from her experience as a single parent and leading a ministry with the single-parent in mind. There are specific changes you could make to your ministry to more intentionally serve single-parent families and Paula shares what has impacted her church community. Paula Dannielle Connect with Paula on Instagram, and Twitter. Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org. Notes What are some ways the church can serve single parents better? Remember that Single…

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Episode 170: Youth Ministry + Family Ministry with the Longer Haul Youth Ministry Podcast – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Jody Livingston and Chris Trent from the Longer Haul Podcast talk about big ideas that help create an environment for family ministry alignment under different youth ministry models. Also, with decades of combined experience, the three of us discuss what steps leaders can take to produce ministries that cooperate and align teams to partner with parents. Longer Haul Youth Ministry Podcast Connect on Facebook and Twitter Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org. Links Mentioned…

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Episode 167: Divorce and Single Parents with Linda Ranson Jacobs – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Linda Ranson Jacobs shares her experience with serving and ministering to single parents and families of divorce. After experiencing divorce and life as a single parent, Linda has gained both personal and ministerial insight into how the local church can partner with more families. Linda Ranson Jacobs Connect with Linda on Facebook and Twitter Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org. Links Mentioned in this Episode DC4K.org Linda’s Blog Linda’s Book – The Single Parent:…

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Episode 166: Helping Parents in Growing With Their Teenagers with Kara Powell – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Dr. Kara Powell gives some insights into the rising conversation about parents growing with their teenagers in regard to their faith. Through her experience at the Fuller Youth Institute, many years in local church ministry, and personally as a parent of teenagers, Kara shares both strategic and practical ways to begin partnering with parents of the next generation. Dr. Kara Powell Connect with Tony on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Check out our courses and register now at…

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Episode 165: Kidmin Survey Insights with Tony Kummer – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Tony Kummer shares the findings from a unique survey of Christian volunteers and leaders within the church about the faith of the next generation. This survey focused on how they came to faith, the key factors of their faith development and how the church can help the faith stick. Tony Kummer Connect with David on Twitter Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org. Links Mentioned in this Episode Ministry-to-children.com 5 Key Findings from the Survey…

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