The Children’s Ministry Leader can sometimes find themselves in difficult circumstances. Let’s be real – Children’s Ministry is not always viewed in the highest esteem by church leadership. Often times it’s viewed – implicitly or explicitly – as childcare. Because of this, and because of the way I’ve seen Children’s Ministry Leaders act before church leadership, sometimes our communication comes across like the guy in the cartoon to the right – “blah, blah, blah.” Completely ineffective and, frankly, never even heard or recognized.
The Children’s Ministry Leader carries themselves and communicates can make a big difference, gaining influence with church leaders on behalf of the Children’s Ministry.
Here are a few practices I’ve learned that help the Children’s Ministry Leader connect well with church leadership in order to begin changing the environment when it comes to Children’s Ministry: Continue Reading