Invigorate your children's ministry with 100 tips, techniques and tools from seasoned and effective children's ministry leaders and writers Dale Hudson and Scott Werner. Dare to dream big for a dynamic ministry kids love and bring their friends to and volunteers joyfully serve for years. Impact the next generation and their families for Christ sparked by these 100 ideas.
Format: Paperback Vendor: Group Publishing Publication Date: 2013 ISBN: 0764498533
ISBN-13: 9780764498534 Availability: In Stock Ages: 3-5
A treasure trove of tools and techniques to take your childrens ministry to the next level...and impact kids' lives like never before. These 100 sure-fire "how-tos" were developed by childrens ministry leaders whove spent years fine-tuning the strategies that bring real success. You'll discover how to:
Equip volunteers to love serving and stay for the long haul
Develop a dynamic ministry area that kids love and bring their friends to
Rev up your vision and get your team excited
And much, much more!
You'll be ready to fuel your children's ministry to do great things for God, for your church, and for you.
Dale Hudson has served in Children's Ministry for over 23 years. He is the director of Children's Ministry at Christ Fellowship Church in South Florida. Dale was voted one of the 20 Most Influential Voices in Children's Ministry. His website, relevantchildrensministry.com, provides ideas, insight, and content for leaders. Dale and his wife, Pamela, have been married for 23 years and have two sons: Josh, who is 22, and Caleb, who is 18.
Scott Werner is a husband and father of three sons and resides with his family in Edmond, Oklahoma. He was blessed to serve as the Executive Director of Children's Ministries as his home church, LifeChurch.tv, from 2002 to 2007. During his tenure with Life, the ministry grew from two campuses to 12, with more that 40 weekend worship experiences. Attendance for children (ages birth through 12) grew from about 800 per weekend to more than 5,000.
Scott led a team of 30 full-time paid staff, 100 part-time staff, and over 1,000 weekly volunteers. He has also led numerous special events, including summer camps and the turbocharged VBX, with over 2,000 children in attendance each day. Following his time at Life, he served for 4 years with Compassion International, ministering to children worldwide. His greatest passion is to empower children and partner with parents in leading their children to live their lives as fully devoted followers of Christ. Currently, Scott and Tammy are continuing to minister to families in their home community as operating partners of My Small Wonders, a private faith-based child development center.