Rip-Mix-Burn-Share

Previously I wrote about five forces or broad trends that we are facing as children’s and family ministry leaders (the rise of the individual, connectivity, Twitter Speed, Rip-Mix-Burn-Share, and Motion Blur).  Today’s blog deals with the fourth force....

Idea of the Day: Kindness Class

Online classes are becoming more and more common – not just for adults seeking flexible degree programs, but for children.  I came across a great article in the Seattle Times about an online class for kids about kindness.  Here’s what Dan Pink had to say...

Twitter Speed

Previously I wrote about five forces or broad trends that we are facing as children’s and family ministry leaders (the rise of the individual, connectivity, Twitter Speed, Rip-Mix-Burn-Share, and Motion Blur).  I’d like to address each one of these trends...

Developing the Learner within You – Part 1

The more research I do, the more I see the role of Chief Learning Officer in business and education.  In fact, I recently came across the “Learning Leaders Fieldbook” developed by the MASIE Center.  From the fieldbook, I culled some valuable insights into...

Digital Literacy

In my ministry context, we focus early childhood curriculum on teaching key Bible stories.  We are not concerned with chronology or units per se and we try pretty hard to make sure that what we are teaching and applying in the Bible story is sound.  I believe that...