Incredible Islands Ministry Matters: How Young is Too Young to Volunteer?

May 19, 2015 9:52 am

  By: Jason Tilley When it comes to serving, you cannot start too young. Just be wise and strategic in where you place your younger volunteers. “How old do volunteers have to be to serve?” is a question I have heard on more than one occasion. A better question would be, “How old does a volunteer need to be for... View Article

Incredible Islands Ministry Matters: When Children Miss Church

May 11, 2015 8:54 pm

By: Jason Tilley When a child misses church, he doesn’t have to miss out. It is not uncommon these days for people to miss a service or two. In fact, some people who consider themselves active participants in the church may only attend twice a month. I know, this may ring true for you and you may have found yourself... View Article

VBS Webinar Recap

May 5, 2015 9:36 am

  By: Jason Tilley When it comes to VBS, or any ministry you do, knowing why you do it is more important than anything else. It was great to see all of you last week for our webinar on VBS. I thought I would follow up with some highlights of the conversation. Below is the transcript of the conversation I... View Article

VBS Webinar Today!

April 30, 2015 7:06 am

Join us today at 2pm EST for the “Have an Incredible VBS” webinar! There are just a few slots left and it’s free to register so if you haven’t signed up yet, reserve your seat right now so you don’t miss out! Just a few minutes out of your day will recharge and refresh your vision for VBS this summer. Please contact us if you have any... View Article

Incredible Islands Ministry Matters: Fun is Good

April 23, 2015 4:55 am

  By: Jason Tilley Fun in your ministry is a tool, a valuable and powerful tool, that helps you draw the children into the important. I used to use the following phrase when I would talk to children’s ministry leaders about fun in their service: “Fun is the currency of children. They want to be somewhere fun. If you ask... View Article

The Six Major Rhythms Of Children’s Ministry Part 6

April 21, 2015 6:00 am

  by Jason Tilley   When you think about ministering outside your church, think local, social, and digital.   As a children’s pastor, there were many days when I felt like I was spinning a lot of plates. It felt that way because I was spinning a lot of plates. But finding and flowing with the rhythms of ministry helped... View Article

The Six Major Rhythms Of Children’s Ministry Part 5

April 14, 2015 6:00 am

  by Jason Tilley   Ministering to the people who minister to the children and families of your church is a rhythm you must visit often. As a children’s pastor, there were many days when I felt like I was spinning a lot of plates. It felt that way because I was spinning a lot of plates. But finding and... View Article