How To Navigate A New Position With Enthusiasm And Grace

Audio Blog

Next week, you won’t want to miss Part 2 of Multisite Monday – 8 Do’s and Don’ts for Volunteer and Staff Kids here on FamilyMinistry.Church.

On the eve of Independence Day, in which most of us living in the United States are making last minute trips to the grocery store for hamburger buns and watermelon, and those truly brave souls head to the nearest Fireworks outlet, I thought a change of pace was in order. While you’re in the kitchen whipping up those deviled eggs, or packing a swim bag for the lake, I hope you’ll take just a few minutes to turn on this audio blog and learn from my steps and missteps as it relates to transition.

After nearly 17 years in children’s ministry, one might assume I am accustomed to change. While that may be somewhat true, it doesn’t lessen the impact or difficulty of navigating the unknown.

Click here to listen to this episode of the Orange Leaders Audio Blog.

The goal of the Orange Leaders Audio Blog is to help family, youth and children’s ministry leaders influence the faith and character of kids and teenagers. Five days a week, Monday through Friday, ministry leaders from around the world share the best strategies, tips and ideas from the Orange Leaders online blog. For additional resources and episode transcripts, visit

Jessica Bealer

Jessica Bealer has been leading children’s ministry for 17 years. The last five years have been spent overseeing standards, systems, staffing and atmosphere for the children’s ministry of Elevation Church. She has overseen the launch of nearly twenty locations, and is considered a specialist in kidmin multisite. Jessica is a mother of four and published author. She is married to Frank, the CEO of Phase Family Centers and Executive Director of Leadership Development at Orange. Together they are the founders of FamilyMinistry.Church.

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