Author Archives: Adam Bayne

About Adam Bayne

I'm the Children's Pastor at Grace Community Church in Clarksville, TN, a heavyweight Disney nerd, a lightweight sports fan, and an all-out fan of my wife and two daughters.

Three Questions for Kids Ministry Leaders

I received an email from a friend today asking me three questions . . . here are my answers. How would you answer these questions? 1. What are 3 big challenges kids ministry leaders are facing right now? A. Volunteer … Continue reading

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One of the most important things you can do in Kids Ministry

Every kids min staff member and volunteer, especially small group leaders, must go out of their way to welcome and engage parents and kids as they are being dropped off. This was something I should have focused on when I … Continue reading

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Grace: Join the 85/15 Movement

The ugly truth is, approximately 85% of kids brought up in church will walk away after turning 18. As tragic as this truth is, the good news is that God has created a game plan to fight against this statistic. … Continue reading

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Confessions From Your Kids Pastor

Grace Community Church, As we wrap up 2013 and get ready for another great year, I hope that each of you will pray about volunteering at GCC as one of your New Year’s Resolutions. The life changing power of serving … Continue reading

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Every Year, Week, and Day Needs a Game Plan

I was reminded this week why I schedule stuff out in great detail. You see, last week I was away at a conference and failed to plan ahead what my week would look like upon my return. So this week … Continue reading

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Letter from Jesus . . . and a Nobody Kids Pastor . . .

Dear Loved One, Who are you?  You are the loved one of the Supreme Ruler of all–loved with limitless, perfect love that never fluctuates or changes. What are you like? In me, you are valuable and desired – included forever. … Continue reading

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Kids Ministry Leaders: How To Handle Negative Volunteers

This is a difficult thing to talk about for most Kids Min leaders. Why? Because we love volunteers! Because the heartbeat of our ministry is an awesome God that works through our volunteers to impact the lives of parents and … Continue reading

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