Going digital with Kidmin!

It’s been great seeing everyone in the Kidmin community produce content and digital experiences for families during all of the quarantines lately. If you are still trying to get up to speed or are reevaluating your approach hopefully this post will help you. Our first step was to set up a private Facebook group for […]

Explaining giving to kids

Here is a script I have used when introducing and explaining giving to children. Follow it if you like or use it to inspire your own! Items Needed: 10 ball pit balls, two buckets, and offering scale. We are going to talk about offering and give each of you a chance to give today. The […]

Does anyone have a knife?

I received a pocketknife as gift one day. The moment wasn’t exaggerated. It was a simply random moment of blessing. Often times that’s how blessings come into our lives, suddenly and unexpectedly. Royce Hudson was that way. He entered my Mother’s life and married her. He accepted my family and my sister’s family as his […]

4 ideas for families during Thanksgiving and Christmas

This Thanksgiving and Christmas I wanted some ideas that my family could do together and some that I could recommend to the families at our church. These are all recommendations and all are just resources and ideas we have found or heard of. Here are the top four that made the cut this year: #1-Bucket […]

But Why?

It’s amazing how much I can learn about the nature of God from spending time with my kids. Most weekday mornings I take my kids to school. Emma is always the first to drop off and then Jack and I have a 10 minute drive from there. Every morning it’s different with Jack, sometimes he […]

How I got control of my health

As of today I have lost almost 40 pounds in 13weeks! The number one question is “How did you do it?” Well friends here is the answer: Step 1: I made up my mind I was tired of being fat and didn’t want to die early in life. Step 2: I committed to not doing […]


  THEME POINT: I WAS BUILT TO LIVE ON A SOLID FOUNDATION WITH POWER TO DO GREAT THINGS!   These lessons were originally developed for a kids camp in MN. The camp theme was Lego vs. Minecraft and was a blast! I will continue to use this theme in my own kidmin and as content […]

Brick Walls and Barbed Wire

I was recently blessed with the opportunity to visit Nairobi Kenya. I had only visited Europe prior to my trip and was excited to experience the culture and meet the people that live in and around Kenya. I was not disappointed at all! The people were so welcoming and kind. I enjoyed hearing and seeing […]

The struggle is not necessary.

“The struggle is real!” The struggle with sin is real also but not necessary. I have said and often hear “I’m still struggling with (insert immoral issue here)”. I have been delivered from this thought and would like to help you too. Stop struggling and RUN! Imagine you owed money to an angry killer. You […]