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Children's Ministry Now

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.
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Dec 27, 2016

This week we are following up last week's podcast on Discipleship with a breakout from CMConference 2016. This talk is by Christina Embree and is titled, "Practical Discipleship at Home: Easy Wins for Parents."

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Dec 15, 2016

This week our theme is all around Discipleship! Possibly our most important topic because it is really the measure for if we are succeeding or failing as ministers.

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Dec 1, 2016

This week we follow up last week's podcast on why Children's Ministers and Volunteers drop out of ministry with a Breakout from CMConference 2016 by Trisha Peach titled, "Why Leaders Quit, and how You and your Leaders can go the Distance."

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Nov 21, 2016

This week our theme is all around why Children's Ministers and Volunteers transition or drop out of ministry and what we can do about it!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Nov 3, 2016

This week we follow up last week's podcast on Presenting, with one of our Breakouts from CMConference 2016. This is a great training session by Roger Fields entitled, "How to Keep Kids on the Edge of their Seats!" 

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Oct 27, 2016

This week our theme is all around Preaching and Presenting! Tips and Techniques to help you become a better Public Speaker as well as how to Capture the Attention of Kids.

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Oct 18, 2016

This week our theme is all around Moving and Changing Jobs! When is the right time to move and how do you Transition well?

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Sep 22, 2016

This week we follow up on last week's episode on Family Dynamics with one of our Breakout recordings from CMConference 2016. Rachael Groll led this talk titled "Dealing with the Orphan Spirit within your Church." She has some great insights into Family Dynamics as well as how to reach out to hurting kids within your communities.

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Sep 15, 2016

This week our theme is Family Dynamics!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Sep 8, 2016

This week we follow up on last week's episode,How to Partner with Families to Disciple Kids, with one of our Breakout recordings from CMConference 2016. Amy Bishop talks about how to Team Up and create a game plan for partnering with families!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Sep 1, 2016

Our Theme this week is How to Partner with Families to Disciple Kids!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Aug 25, 2016

This week our Theme is How to Destroy your Children's Ministry!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Aug 19, 2016

This week our Theme is Training Volunteers for a Successful Fall Launch!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Aug 10, 2016

This week our theme is around heading Back to School. We discuss getting ready for a new season, planning, and looking forward!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Aug 4, 2016

This week our theme is around the book "Crucial Conversations." We discuss how to handle Conflict and those difficult discussions that we so often put off having.

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Jul 20, 2016

This week our theme is Large Church vs. Small Church! What are the similarities and differences between them and what are the unique challenges that each face?

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Jul 13, 2016

This week our theme is Rest! After a busy season of summer programming, there is no better time for us to talk about how to rest and abide in our busy lives of ministry.

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Jul 7, 2016

This week our theme is VBS and Summer Programming. How do you recruit volunteers? How do you measure success? And is it even worth the time and effort to run a VBS program?

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Jun 29, 2016

This week our theme is Missions. We also discuss ways to get children involved in service. For example, check out this video mentioned in this episode: Lakewood kids serving along side of special needs children: https://vimeo.com/172165980

Other Show Links:

Operation World - http://www.operationworld.org/prayer-videos

Tanzania Spider Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJh_x1_zZAY

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Jun 23, 2016

Just a quick update this week after our trip to Tanzania!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Jun 8, 2016

This week we discuss the many issues around Summer Programing! What do you do? How do you Measure? How do you Follow Up?

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

Jun 1, 2016

This week we discuss all things surrounding the summer Transition season! When do you promote and how do you celebrate transitions?

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

May 26, 2016

This week is all about Leadership and Training Volunteers, two Key Aspects of Children's Ministry!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

May 18, 2016

This week we look at how to Motivate Children's Leaders and how to Connect with Kids!

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

May 11, 2016

This week CMConnect celebrates 8 years of ministry! Tune in for our contest as well as our Q&A time where we discuss Safety and drawing more Kids into your Ministry.

Children's Ministry Now (CMNow) is a weekly show sponsored by CMConnect. Our ministry exists to Connect, Serve, and Advance Children's Ministers around the world. Each week we will have fun with a panel of leaders in local churches. We will be discussing current issues, followed by a question and answer time. Additionally, we will feature interviews with missionaries and other kidmin leaders with unique insights into the world of ministry to children. Join the conversation by sharing your questions in our free forums at http://cmconnect.org.

#kidmin #CMConnect

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