Melita Thomas joins the podcast to discuss the importance of doing vbs and what VBS Previews will look like in January.
Today we continue with part three 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.
Jeremy Carroll is the team leader for Lifeway Kids Discipleship Resources. Before coming to Lifeway, he has been active in local church ministry for nearly 20 years in TN, TX, and AL. Jeremy earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. A Middle Tennessee native, he and his family live in Murfreesboro, TN.
Kayla Stevens is the Content Editor for Lifeway Kids Discipleship. She is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and William Carey University. Kayla lives in Nashville, Tennessee and has served in Kids ministry for over 10 years.
Bill Emeott shares a very special announcement, looks back on ministry on the Lifeway Kids team, and looks forward to a new season of leading kids ministry.
Delanee Williams, Kids Ministry Specialist, joins Bill to discuss ways we can keep the kids in our ministry safe and secure. How can we make sure that our ministries are safe for the kids and families we serve?
Delanee Williams serves as a Ministry Specialist with Lifeway Kids. She is a graduate of Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Delanee has served in kids ministry for over twenty years and is passionate about developing, equipping and encouraging leaders.
This episode is hosted by Bill Emeott, produced by Micheal Walley, and sponsored by ETCH Family Ministry Conference.
Chuck Peters discusses why making goals for your kids ministry is important, and how to make practical goals for your ministry.
Chuck Peters is Director of Operations for Lifeway Kids. A graduate of Columbia Bible College, Chuck, and his wife, Cris, have served vocationally & voluntarily in Student and Children’s Ministry for many years. They have four amazing children.
Jamie Ivey shares practical ways that you can love families that are parenting kids from hard places. How does the church come alongside them and serve them well?
Jamie Ivey is a podcaster, writer, and speaker from Austin, Texas. She is the proud mama to four kids and the wife to Aaron, worship pastor of The Austin Stone Community Church. Jamie loves to encourage women to passionately follow Jesus through any stage of life. She does this through writing and her weekly podcast, The Happy Hour with Jamie Ivey. Jamie‘s debut book “If You Only Knew: My Unlikely, Unavoidable Story of Becoming Free,” released in January.
Jenny Funderburke Smith shares ways to adapt your attitude, philosophy and tactics for on-boarding awesome volunteers and to stop dreading recruiting.
Jenny is the wife of Dan and mama of three girls. She serves as Minister to Children at West Bradenton Baptist Church in Bradenton, Florida. She is passionate about equipping the church to disciple children to follow Jesus. Jenny also loves are ice cream, Tennessee football, and the beach.
Terry Ann Kelly shares tips for how to reach the public school with the message of the gospel.
Terry Ann Kelly speaks to audiences across the country on topics varying from home and family life to moral and social issues. Her expansive background in public speaking, radio and television spans more than 30 years. She has hosted local, regional and nationally syndicated radio programs and has appeared on national television programs. Terry Ann co-authored the book, The Power of a Positive Friend and writes Christian curriculum and articles for magazines. She has taught for Baylor, Dallas Baptist, and Belmont Universities and is the founder and CEO of Students Standing Strong.
Matt Morgan discusses practical ways you can use your position to support and to lead those above you.
Matt Morgan is Kids Pastor for Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, AR. He has served over 15 years in children’s ministry, and he is passionate about seeing kids of all ages understand the richness of the Gospel. He shares from his personal and ministry experiences at www.mattmo.org.