Archives For Equipping Vounteers

As you all know, Kidmin1124 is dedicated to those people that volunteer in children’s ministry. Our goal is to equip and encourage those people that freely give of their time to serve kids within the church. What better way to do this then to ask them what they need. So, if you are a volunteer in children’s ministry please click on the link below and fill out the survey. If you are a children’s pastor or children’s ministry leader, than I would ask you to share this link with the people that serve in your ministry.  My hope is that this survey would be filled out by children’s ministry volunteers from all over the country and even the world. The information gathered in this survey would then be used to guide the direction of the articles we write for Kidmin1124, so that we can make this the best resource possible for children’s ministry volunteers.

If a print copy of this survey would work better for you, then shoot me an email at and I will email it to you. I tried to attach it to this post, but couldn’t figure it out in the time I have.

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I couldn’t believe it when my friend showed me the post-card. “Every six weeks,” she explained, “We get a reminder that it’s our turn to serve in the church nursery.” The problem? They hadn’t been to that church in years! The church had even updated this family’s address in its database, but never caught on to the fact that they had moved two states away.

I vowed to never allow this to happen (actually, I half-jokingly threatened our nursery coordinator to never let this happen). But it also reminded me about ways that I’ve poorly communicated with others — whether volunteers, parents, or other ministry leaders.

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Monday (June 27, 2011)

  • 1 Kings 17-19

Tuesday (June 28, 2011)

  • 1 Kings 20, 21

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Monday (June 13, 2011)

  • 1 Kings 8
  • 2 Chronicles 5

Tuesday (June 14, 2011)

  • 2 Chronicles 6, 7
  • Psalm 136

Wednesday (June 15, 2011)

  • Psalm 134, 146-150

Thursday (June 16, 2011)

  • 1 Kings 9
  • 2 Chronicles 8

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Monday (June 6, 2011)

  • Proverbs 10-12

Tuesday (June 7, 2011)

  • Proverbs 13-15

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Happy Memorial Day weekend.  I hope you are able to not only take some time to relax, but also to remember those who have impacted your life. 

Monday (May 30, 2011)

  • Psalm 119

Tuesday (May 31, 2011)

  • 1 Kings 3, 4

 Wednesday (June 1, 2011)

  • 2 Chronicles 1
  • Psalm 72

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Monday (May 9, 2011)

  • 2 Samuel 8,9
  • 1 Chronicles 18

Tuesday (May 10, 2011)

  • Psalm 50, 53, 60, 75

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Happy Easter!  Tomorrow is the day we celebrate Christ’s resurrection from the grave.  I think it is important to remember as we work our way through this Bible Reading challenge, that it all leads up to that moment. 

As we read about the Israelites and their struggles with idolatry and as we read of the wickedness (and occasional righteousness) of their leaders, the human condition becomes apparent and the need for a savior becomes evident.

He is risen!

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Did you hear that?  That was the sound of someone dropping the ball.  Unfortunately, that someone was me and I completely forgot to get our Bible schedule out on Saturday.  Here it is for your reading enjoyment.

Monday (April 18, 2011)

  • Psalm 17, 35, 54, 63

Tuesday (April 19, 2011)

  • 1 Samuel 28-31

Wednesday (April 20, 2011)

  • Psalm 121, 123-125, 128-130

Thursday (April 21, 2011)

  • 2 Samuel 1-4

Friday (April 22, 2011)

  • Psalm 6, 8-10, 14, 16, 19, 21

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Congratulations!  You have made it through the first one hundred days!  You, my friend, are awesome and I’m proud to know you, well, sort of.  I’m happy that you are a part of this community, but I may not know you as well as I could.  Leave a comment below letting us know who you are and how the first one hundred days of this challenge have benefitted you.

Even better, why don’t you join the conversation on the Kidmin1124 facebook page?

Monday (April 11, 2011)

  • 1 Samuel 13-14

Tuesday (April 12, 2011)

  • 1 Samuel 15-17

Wednesday (April 13, 2011)

  • 1 Samuel 18-20, Psalm 11, 59

Thursday (April 14, 2011)

  • 1 Samuel 21-24

Friday (April 15, 2011)

  • Psalm 7, 27, 31, 34, 52

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