Sam Luce, children’s pastor at Redeemer Church in Utica, NY, joins the podcast again to discuss why theology is critical in our approach to family ministry. With the allure of skits, fun and games, where does theology find it’s place? What are the truths that we must maintain to stay theologically centered?
There are many spiritual markers that dot the timeline during the 18 years a child is in the family’s immediate care. Our guest, Danielle Bell, helps us discover how to be intentional about applying a Gospel-centered approach during special times from birth to high school graduation.
Chuck sits down with clinical therapist, Tony Rankin, to discuss several trending crisis situations that Tony is observing across the landscape of kids ministry. Tony also gives us practical steps to take, as a first response to these types of situations. Topics discussed include sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional safety, suicidal thoughts and more.
Learn from Mark Jones, Children’s Pastor of Quail Springs Baptist Church in Oklahoma, how to connect with your kids through great activities and bringing the Bible story to life… and hold the attention of kids for longer periods of time. Today’s episode brings you some practical ideas for fine tuning those classroom super powers!
Author and speaker, Angie Smith, joins us on the last day of Family Ministry Week to share her perspective of family ministry as well as how much priority we should give to teaching kids and families the entire narrative of scripture. This conversation helps to frame up this year’s ETCH Conference theme, Nothing Less. Remember, our discount ends at midnight on Sunday! If you are planning to attend this year’s event, register today using the special code announced during this episode!
Trevin Wax, Lifeway’s Bible and Reference Publisher and managing editor of The Gospel Project, joins us on this episode to talk about why bible reading is often viewed as a difficult task and how we can raise kids to love God’s Word and discover Bible reading as an act of worship and obedience, not as an act of obligation.
On today’s episode, Pastor Robby Gallaty gives us his perspective on how to define family ministry. He discusses specific strategies parents can use to disciple their kids, and how biblical literacy is such an important part of the strategy of family discipleship. This conversation will help you think about how to create an environment for kids to grow in the things of God.
Today, we welcome Dr. Josh Straub to the podcast. Josh and Chuck discuss practical strategies for how parents can begin to facilitate discipleship at home, and how kids leaders can partner with parents to set them up for success as the primary disciples of their kids.
Today’s guest is Sam Luce, Children’s Pastor at Redeemer Church in Utica, NY. This conversation is all about discipleship. Discipleship should not primarily be viewed through a programmatic lens. Discipleship is a process and journey of becoming more like Jesus. We must recognize that in order to be a discipler, we must first, be a disciple. Sam & Chuck unpack how this reality impacts how we lead kids and parents in our ministries.