Join us as we look back through the “Best of the Kidsministry 101 Podcast”
Join us as we take a look at the “Best of the KidsMinistry101” podcast.
Volunteers are vital to a kids ministry. When you’re on church staff, it’s easy to forget the perspective of a volunteer. Klista Storts, who has previously served as a kids minister and now serves as a kids ministry volunteer, shares what kids ministry leaders need to know about their volunteers on today’s podcast.
Klista Storts is the editor for our VBS preschool curriculum. She has also served as a Kids Ministry Specialist here at LifeWay. Before coming to LifeWay, she served as the Weekday and Preschool Specialist at the Tennessee Baptist Convention and as Director of Preschool Ministries at churches in Oklahoma and Tennessee. Klista has a passion for equipping leaders to share the love of Christ and lay foundations for conversion in the lives of kids.
Jana Magruder, Director of LifeWay Kids, joins us on the podcast this week to unpack the research in her new book, “Nothing Less: Engaging Kids in a Lifetime of Faith.” Her book unveils a study that looks at the faith characteristics of current adults and looks at the parenting practices and habits they were exposed to growing up. As kids ministry leaders and as parents, how can we settle for “nothing less” than what truly matters?
Jana Magruder, Director of LifeWay Kids, joins us on the podcast this week to unpack the research in her new book, “Nothing Less: Engaging Kids in a Lifetime of Faith.” Her book unveils a study that looks at faith characteristics of current adults and looks at the parenting practices and habits they were exposed to growing up. As kids ministry leaders and parents, how can we settle for “nothing less” than what truly matters?
Jeremy Echols, leads the CentriKid Camps team for LifeWay Kids , joins the podcast this week explaining steps kids ministry leaders can take to prepare practically and spiritually for camp.
In a few weeks, churches around the world will be using LifeWay’s Game On! For their Vacation Bible School. Melita Thomas, joins the podcast this week to share encouragement and reminders for churches as they complete preparations for Game On! VBS.
Boys and girls can develop Bible skills beginning at a young age. Parents and teachers can play an active part in helping children with these skills. In today’s podcast, Tim Pollard highlights practical ways to help parents and teachers.
Dr. Jody Dean (Senior Associate Regional Dean for Louisiana and Mississippi Extensions
Director, Mentoring Programs in Christian Education for the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary), joins the podcast to discuss four areas to cultivate a protective mind-set for ministry with minors. Shepherding the character of the ministry, and ways to have an overseer mentality will be explored.
Dr. Karen Kennemur, Associate Professor of Children’s Ministry and Bessie Fleming Chair of Childhood Education at the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, joins the podcast to discuss training and equipping Preteens to become kids in leadership and on mission.