Kids are Just Neat

Kids are Just Neat

Children's Ministry Ideas
We have been having a year long opportunity/struggle with an influx of kids riding our bus to church. Our normal kids ministry is about 20 people and there were some nights we were adding an additional 15-20 from buses. Needless to say that caused some growing pains, but we came up with some new plans and made it through. So that is the back story of tonight. Tonight we watched "I Can Only Imagine" for our evening service. Since I didn't have anything to get set up and ready when the kids came in (30 minutes early) I was able to just sit and chat with them. There were just 4 kids, but they were 4 that had been out for a while and it was neat to see them…
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A Great Video for Easter!

Children's Ministry Ideas, Creative Worship, Good Friday Ideas
At our church we have an annual Easter Egg hunt that brings in our families as well as people from the community. Part of this hunt is a short worship service. During this time we sing songs and have fun and I like to show a short video that tells the story of Easter. This is the video that we will be using this year. It does a really good job of sharing the story on a kid level. If you are looking for a resource for your Easter or Good Friday service be sure to check this one out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgFZDCguR8E
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Minecraft Bible Study on John 15:5

Minecraft Bible Study on John 15:5

Children's Ministry Ideas, Faithcraft
I am working on a new series of Minecraft Bible study videos with my son as Minecraft expert. We are making them at the pace of about one a week so be sure to subscribe to the YouTube channel if you want to get all of them when they come out. Here is the working script I used. We didn't follow this exactly, but you can get the basic idea. Nathan ended up making a mine cart track that would shoot fireworks as long as it was connected to a big redstone cross. It was pretty cool. (then of course since he is 11 he wanted to make it shoot fireballs at the village, and well...that was actually pretty cool too) Hey guys! Welcome back to another Minecraft Bible Study.…
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How to Write Your Own AWESOME Object Lessons

How to Write Your Own AWESOME Object Lessons

Object Lessons, Object Lessons
I am working on a series of How To videos to help get some practice in front of the camera and in the editing process. I still have a long way to go before I am smooth enough to be considered good, but I do think that this video has some neat ideas if nothing else. There are two versions of the video. The first one had examples for each category, but when I got to the end of the video it was over 20 minutes long. So I went back and edited a much shorter version that clocks in at just over 10 minutes. If even that is too much for you, just skip to the last minute to get a quick recap of the whole thing.
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