I write a lot about how church leaders can win at serving families through creating dynamic children’s ministry environments. This blog is a collection of those thought and writings. They are not necessarily the thoughts of the ReThink Group/Orange, where he works to help church leaders win at children’s ministry.

KidMin | Pathway to Public Schools

KidMin | Pathway to Public Schools

In the US, we have some staggering statistics about our public schools: Kids in Public Schools: 50.1 Million Kids will attend a US public school this year at 99,000 schools Bullying: 160,000 kids miss school every day out of a fear of being bullied 71% of kids in the...
Ministry | Jeremiah and Calling

Ministry | Jeremiah and Calling

Have you ever read the first chapter of Jeremiah? The one where God calls him and lays out the plan for his life. You should. It’s incredible what God tells Jeremiah. Here’s short of it: “Hey, Jeremiah! Since before you we’re born, I had a plan for you....
2012… The Blur.

2012… The Blur.

The past year was pretty quiet on Dan Scott’s Blog. 2012 was quite a blur of transition into Southern living for my family in Georgia. We’re thankful to have our first full year under our belts. It’s been quite a ride, and we’re still not quite...
Hosting | When Games Don’t Go As Planned?

Hosting | When Games Don’t Go As Planned?

This past weekend, I filled in as a host for our Kindergarten and First grade environment. The script called for a riff on the game of Twister. Rather than the typical spinner, I took suggestions from the audience who shouted out combinations of side, body part and...
Message | Having Kids on Stage

Message | Having Kids on Stage

One of the best ways to engage an audience full of kids is to bring a few of their peers on stage. To many storytellers I know, the very thought of having kids on stage to help with the story gives them heart palpitations. It’s true, when you work with kids, there’s a...
Message | Know the Story

Message | Know the Story

Sometimes we take Bible storytelling to kids for granted. After all, they’re kids right? They follow along wherever you take them. What choice do they have? So we put anyone on stage, hand the person a Bible, and say “Go!” Truth be told, that just doesn’t cut it....

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