Encouragement

Five Things to do when You Feel Unappreciated in Ministry

If you are serving in ministry, likely you will have a time or two (a week?) when you feel unappreciated. You work without thanks, probably without pay and with little encouragement. Not fun. So, what’s a person to do in that situation? I was in that situation recently and after much, much prayer and a… Read More Five Things to do when You Feel Unappreciated in Ministry

Children's Ministry, Encouragement

Five Things I wish I’d Known as a Rookie Children’s Minister

Way back in January of 2003, I began my job as the “Minister to Children.” I had never heard of such a thing before and didn’t know anyone who was doing that job to give me some tips, (I looked, believe me, but it was not as easy in the pre-social media days). Looking back,… Read More Five Things I wish I’d Known as a Rookie Children’s Minister

Children's Ministry, Encouragement

Anyone else out there suffer from “Sunday Night Slump?”

Anyone else out there suffer from “Sunday Night Slump? I don’t know about you, but Sunday mornings are amazing. I’m smiling, I’m greeting, I’m teaching, I’m crackin’ corny jokes with the kids, things are good. I’m high on Ministry Mountain, I suppose. But, by Sunday night? After teaching two sessions in the morning and helping… Read More Anyone else out there suffer from “Sunday Night Slump?”