behavior

August 24, 2015

4 Reasons The Kids In Your Ministry Are Misbehaving

We've all been there.  It's Sunday Morning, and you are ready for an awesome day of ministry to the kids in your church.  But, things just didn't go according to plan.  Johnny wouldn't stop throwing paper airplanes, Suzi wouldn't stop talking to her neighbor, and the Jones kid decided to bring a laser pointer and virtually blind you while you were teaching.  It seemed like the entire class had obviously eaten a dozen powdered donuts for breakfast and were on a major sugar high. Now, when this happens you have a choice to make.  You can get angry, threaten to […]
March 26, 2014

3 Steps To Better Classroom Discipline

Discipline is a hot button issue for people who work with kids.  While public and private school systems have five days a week to instill a discipline plan with students, the church typically has about one hour per week to do the same thing.  It's important to have a clear system in place.  The last thing you want to do is expect volunteers to come up with their own discipline plan without guidance or expectations. 1)  Keep it CLEAR Successful Discipline comes down to two words:  CLEAR EXPECTATIONS There is no way that kids can be expected to be held accountable to […]