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Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast: Children | Youth | Students | NextGen

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The Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast is where you can hear from top leaders in children’s ministry, student ministry and family ministry. You’ll learn the principles and practices they use to lead families with the goal of helping you maximize the potential in your ministry. For more content and notes, head to nickblevins.com.

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The Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast is where you can hear from top leaders in children’s ministry, student ministry and family ministry. You’ll learn the principles and practices they use to lead families with the goal of helping you maximize the potential in your ministry. For more content and notes, head to nickblevins.com.

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iTunes Ratings

66 Ratings
Average Ratings
57
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Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast: Children | Youth | Students | NextGen

Updated 9 days ago

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The Nick Blevins Family Ministry Podcast is where you can hear from top leaders in children’s ministry, student ministry and family ministry. You’ll learn the principles and practices they use to lead families with the goal of helping you maximize the potential in your ministry. For more content and notes, head to nickblevins.com.

Rank #1: Episode 063: Strategy for Partnering with Parents With Sherry Surratt

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In this episode, I talk with Sherry Surratt, the Executive Director of Family Strategy at Orange, about a year long strategy for partnering with parents. Sherry shares what a 12-month plan looks like practically for your ministry, and previews some of the things Orange is working on to help church leaders partner with...

Jul 25 2017
57 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 127: When Your Church Building is FOR the Community With Corey Ray Jones

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In this episode, NextGen Pastor, Corey Ray Jones, talks about the new building and community center his church recently opened. Corey walks through how their church went about learning the needs of their community, the people they talked to, the conversations that were had, and...

Nov 13 2018
44 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 003: Volunteers: Stop Recruiting, Start Retaining With Christine Kreisher

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In this episode, I talk with Christine Kreisher, Discipleship Pastor at GT Church in Reading, PA. We talk about the book she co-authored, entitled The Volunteer Project: Stop Recruiting, Start Retaining. Christine would suggest we prioritize volunteer retainment over recruitment, and by doing that we can...

May 31 2016
54 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 054: Partnering With Parents With Will Hutcherson

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In this episode, I talk with Will Hutcherson of NextLevel Church in Fort Meyers, FL. Will and I talk about clarifying the win for family engagement and their five-part strategy for partnering with parents. He shares a lot of practical things they have done to simplify...

May 23 2017
52 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 030: “If Disney Ran Your Children’s Ministry” With Dale Hudson

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In this episode, I talk with Dale Hudson. Dale is a well-known children’s ministry leader, author, and pioneer. We talk about Dale’s latest book that he co-authored with Bruce Barry & Justyn Smith entitled If Disney Ran Your Children’s Ministry. Whether you lead children’s ministry, youth ministry,...

Dec 06 2016
44 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 101: Creating a Social Media Strategy for Your Ministry With Kevin Jennings

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In this episode, I talk with Kevin Jennings. Kevin is a marketing strategist who works with Orange and helps people communicate their message through social media and email marketing. He walks through a plan for how you can market well from scratch, highlighting mistakes we often...

May 01 2018
51 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 067: Kenny Conley – 5 Keys to a Good Start

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In this episode, I welcome back NextGen Pastor, Kenny Conley, to the podcast (Check out Episode 25 when Kenny talks about the NextGen and Family Ministry Model). This time, Kenny shares the five things to focus on during your first year in a NextGen role....

Aug 22 2017
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 021: Ryan Frank on Recruiting Volunteers

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In this episode, I talk with Ryan Frank about how to effectively recruit and equip volunteers. He points to multiple resources that will help you lead volunteers and yourself well. Ryan Frank Connect with Ryan on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram RyanFrank.com Links Mentioned in...

Oct 04 2016
45 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 074: How to Onboard and Train Volunteers With Scott Magdalein

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In this episode, I talk with Scott Magdalein of TrainedUp.Church. Scott shares a full volunteer onboarding process, walks through some great free resources, and shares the best way to maximize the number of volunteers who experience training. We also talk specifically about TrainedUp and how you...

Oct 10 2017
50 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 116: Eric Bryant – Helping Kids & Students Belong Before They Believe

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In this episode, Eric Bryant, author of Not Like Me, talks about how we can help kids and students belong before they believe. He talks about his experience working at two churches known for reaching people far from God, Mosaic in LA with Erwin McManus...

Aug 21 2018
47 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 110: Ministry Hacks with Kenny Conley

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In this episode, I welcome back NextGen Pastor, Kenny Conley, to the podcast (Check out Episode 25 & Episode 67 for our previous conversations). Kenny and I talk about 3 key ministry hacks to help you accomplish more in less time and improve the quality of...

Jul 03 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 009: Kevin Monahan on Volunteer and Staff Development

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In this episode, I talk with Kevin Monahan. Kevin is the NextGen Pastor at 12Stone Church in Atlanta, GA. 12Stone is a large, multisite church averaging 15,000+ in attendance across 9 campuses. In fact, they launched 5 campuses in one day just a couple years...

Jul 12 2016
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 044: Core Values for Family Ministry Leadership With John Huber

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In this episode, I interview John Huber. We talk about the values that he and his family ministry leaders utilize, and how these values help them create a great culture. John Huber Connect with John on Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Email: jhuber@westsidefamilychurch.com Westside Family Church Links Mentioned...

Mar 14 2017
48 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 034: Andy Needham on Training and Equipping Volunteers

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In this episode, I talk with Andy Needham. Andy is part of an organization called Greenhouse that puts on one-day children’s ministry volunteers training and a one-day youth ministry volunteers training.We walk through what he and his team have learned in doing these events and how we can take those lessons to better...

Jan 03 2017
40 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 090: Equipping Parents to Lead Their Families in Faith With Dr. Michelle Anthony

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In this episode, I talk with the author of Spiritual Parenting, Dr. Michelle Anthony. We walk through some of the principles in her book, and then break down what family ministry looks like at her church. She shares the groups, events, resources, and other unique components...

Feb 06 2018
48 mins
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Rank #16: Episode 117: Redefining Preschool Ministry with Erin English

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In this episode, I talk with Erin English about redefining preschool ministry. Erin walks through what preschool ministry looked like at her church in previous years, how they shifted their focus to be on relationships and the gospel, and how she helped her team and...

Sep 04 2018
47 mins
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Rank #17: Episode 004: Jim Wideman on Staffing, Hiring, and Deciding If You Should Stay or Go

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In this episode I talk with the great Jim Wideman about an important question everyone asks at one point or another, should I stay (in my current role) or should I go (to a new role)? Jim also talks about the new venture he’s part...

Jun 07 2016
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #18: Episode 105: Dan Scott on “Caught in Between: Engaging Your Preteens Before They Check Out”

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In this episode, I talk with Dan Scott about his new book Caught in Between: Engaging Your Preteens Before They Check Out. This book leans into the undeniable fact that preteens start to check out of elementary ministry in the last couple years, but are...

May 29 2018
56 mins
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Rank #19: Episode 131: Keith Ferrin on “The Expert Interviews – All About Family Ministry”

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In this episode, I talk with Keith Ferrin about his new book, The Expert Interviews: All About Family Ministry. We touch on some of the interviews and conversations Keith includes in the book, and then he shares highlights and common themes that came out in...

Dec 11 2018
51 mins
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Rank #20: Episode 031: The Power of Story with Dan Scott

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In this episode, I talk with Orange 252 Basics Large Group Director, Daniel Scott. Dan and I talk about the power of story. We look at how it’s used in the Bible and how we can best leverage that when teaching the Bible story to the kids and students in...

Dec 13 2016
56 mins
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