Bill Emeott and Melita Thomas join the podcast to discuss ways to do VBS this summer with alternative schedules.
Rhonda VanCleave & Melita Thomas join the podcast to discuss ways to do VBS at home this summer.
Michael Kelley joins the podcast to discuss ways families can rediscover what home can be like during covid-19.
Michael Kelley lives in Nashville, Tenn., with his wife, Jana, and three children: Joshua, Andi, and Christian. He serves as the Sr. Vice President of Church Ministries for LifeWay Christian Resources.
Jeremy Carrol & Kayla Stevens join the podcast to discuss tips on how the Church can connect with families through different forms of technology.
Melita Thomas joins the podcast to discuss 4 ways to VBS this summer considering how things are.
Melita Thomas serves as LifeWay’s VBS and Kids Ministry Specialist. For the past 14 years she has also been an editor of LifeWay’s VBS resources. Melita holds a masters degree in Childhood Ministry from Dallas Baptist University. A passionate advocate for kids ministry in the local church, Melita enjoys teaching kindergartners and preteens at Nashville First Baptist Church.
Jana Magruder joins the podcast to discuss how family worship at home during these times of staying in are important.
Jana Magruder serves as the Director of LifeWay Kids. She is a Baylor graduate and offers a wealth of experience and passion for kids ministry, education, and publishing. She is the author of Kids Ministry that Nourishes and Life Verse Creative Journal, which she co-authored with her teenage daughter. She and her husband, Michael, along with their three children reside in Nashville.
Rachel Shaver joins the podcast to discuss books that are great to read with your family.
Sissy Goff joins the podcast to discuss how to help kids and parents cope with stress with what is going on recently.
Sissy Goff is the Director of Child and Adolescent Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tennessee, where she works alongside her counseling assistant/pet therapist, Lucy the Havanese.
Today we finish with part four of a 4-week series on healthy habits for kids ministry leaders, featuring LifeWay Kids director of operations, Chuck Peters. Throughout the series we will identify and unpack 8 tips to help set you up for success in your role.
Stephanie Chase joins the podcast to discuss what your mindset for ministry is as we head into a time of not meeting in person?
Stephanie Chase has served in Education and Kids Ministry as a teacher, director, writer, and trainer for over 20 years and currently serves as the Kids Minister at Champion Forest Baptist Church.