5 questions – sam luce

     there are people you have conversations with and you walk away either encouraged, challenged, or inspired. well, whenever i leave a conversation with sam i leave feeling all three. i don’t think i have ever met a more humble ministry leader more passionate about the Gospel and making sure it is central to all we do in ministry. sam makes no apologies for…

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Gospel pursuit

i love the Gospel and i love geocaching. so when it came time to plan our family worship event for the spring, these two came together in what we now call pursuit. we had planned on doing some sort of Holy week or palm sunday stations with families at a worship at our church. then the thought hit me, “what if we planned these activities outside the church…

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5 questions – annette safstrom

 i met annette through the kidmin conference, but she has greatly impacted my ministry with the release of her book “sustainable children’s ministry”   we are having such rich, productive conversations as a dawson kids staff as we read through her book. first, she starts with questions that really cause you to look at how and why you are doing ministry the way you are. then, her hands-on, practical ideas…

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praying through

over a year-and-a-half ago, the dawson kids team began to contact and pray through our kids ministry investors and families. the truth this, we can only connect so much in a hallway on a sunday morning or at an event. our goal was to reach people where they are (whether they are consistently attending or haven’t been in a while) and ask “how can our staff lift up…

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