Mr. Mark's Classroom
By Mark Jones
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Mark Jones is a creative Children’s Pastor with practical ideas to champion Kid’s Ministry by encouraging and resourcing leaders.
||CleanDistracted Adults Teaching Distracted Kids||Are you easily distracted? I know I am. Often, I get my best work done the last hour of the day when I’m all alone in my office. I used to work later and later, but Connie, my wife, made a rule that I had to be home to eat supper at 6:30 pm. […||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre We Teaching for Biblical Literacy?||It is scary to think we could be looking at the first generation of biblically illiterate kids. Yes, the kids we are teaching right now. I’m not even convinced their parents are biblically literate. These are the future leaders of our churches.||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGathering and Providing Parenting Helps||Three things to know when you begin to gather and provide parenting helps: What is the age group you want to target? Younger Preschool, Older Preschool, Younger Children, or Older Children What needs do you want to address? Physical, Mental,||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPublicize Your Ministry||“Marketing is a contest for people’s attention.” – Seth Godin Jesus…the Public Relations Guru Jesus was a leader of people, not things. Mark 12:37b “…the large crowd listened to him with delight.” Calling and leading of the 12 disc||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPracticing Fire Drills||Yes, we had a Fire Drill on Sunday morning. We left the building and met at our safe location. I remember bringing it up in staff meeting and getting some resistance. The truth is, our kids never thought twice about it.||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThree Tips for Teaching Children with Special Needs||I am amazed how parents are the key to my classroom success. When a new child with special needs joins your classroom be sure to take a few moments to have a conversation with the parents. They have walked many miles with doctors and specialists,||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFavorite Things at Grouptime||Adding some of these ideas to your grouptime with younger children will give you more of a variety of activities as a large group. Take note and keep this list with your materials when you prepare so you can change up your routine and create mor||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTips for Classroom Appearance||Please understand that your classroom needs your attention. We have moved in and out of these classrooms all year and it’s time to clean it up (especially after Vacation Bible School). Make it a goal this summer to get in that classroom and clean o||6/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEight Ways Preschoolers Learn – Part 2||Knowing how preschoolers learn is the biggest issue with our early childhood classes. It feels like teachers are moving toward childcare rather than Bible teaching. The problem is understanding how preschoolers learn. If we could understand this part,||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTeaching Preschoolers||Knowing how preschoolers learn is the biggest issue with our early childhood classes. It feels like teachers are moving toward childcare rather than Bible teaching. The problem is understanding how preschoolers learn.||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Mr. Marks Classroom provides amazing insight into the world of Childhood ministry. If you want to learn, be enouraged and hear godly wisdom from a godly man, Then you need to listen to these podcasts. Seriously. Do your a favor, No, Do you Childhood ministry a favor and listen to these podcasts!
Encouraging and Insightful!
Thanks for sharing relevant topics related to children's ministry in an encouraging and insightful way!
Wonderful, Insightful, and Full of Wisdom
Mr. Marks Classroom is a great podcast. As a Children's Minister I listen and attend many conferences to help me with training others as well as implementing new strategies for providing children with the optimal learning environment. Mr. Mark's podcast is a great tool for ministers and their volunteers. It provides applicable training ideas that can apply to any children's ministry. Subscribe, I promise you won't regret it.