The 3 Things Every Church Strategy Needs

The 3 Things Every Church Strategy Needs

Do you ever find yourself thinking about the same tough situation in your ministry over and over again without moving toward a solution? Maybe you have a myriad of solutions but struggle with the right one to pursue. Or perhaps you aren’t sure what your ministry needs to do next to be more effective in engaging kids and parents. Strategy Steps for Getting Unstuck If you’ve ever felt like this, you’re not alone. It’s a paralyzing stuck-ness—a maddening sense of not being sure what to do next.... Read More
Couples in Ministry: A Balancing Act

Couples in Ministry: A Balancing Act

Serving in numerous ministry capacities together, Geoff and Sherry Surratt have valuable lessons and observations to pass along to couples seeking to serve in ministry together. Following is an excerpt from their invaluable book: Together: A Guide for Couples in Ministry. One of the biggest challenges for a family engaged in ministry is learning to balance church activities, marriage, kids, extended family, finances and all the needy people who seem to come along with the job. Leading a... Read More
Voices of the Phase Project :: Sherry Surratt

Voices of the Phase Project :: Sherry Surratt

As the former visionary CEO and President of MOPS International and now as our Executive Director of Family Strategy, Sherry Surratt is one of the most influential champions for kids in the preschool phase. Sherry’s wisdom about parenting and about preschoolers comes not only from an academic background in child development, but also her time as a teacher and administrator in the public school system, years of ministry experience, raising two children of her own, and now enjoying three... Read More