Don't Just Keep Eating the Soft Serve!

I'm the KIDS Ministry Music Leader at my home church. Some people say my church is lucky to have me there leading kids' worship. Maybe. Or is it I'M LUCKY to have the chance to lead the kids and watch their families grow in Christ?

I don't sing all my own songs during kids' worship.  And you shouldn't do all one artist's (or company's) songs, either. It's like going to a buffet and only eating the soft serve ice cream. Sure, it tastes good, and it's easy to work that machine, but it's a "milk" product, and it's not that good for you.  You need MEAT. Spiritual meat!

And when they introduce a new recipe, bread, soup, or dessert - try some! Put it in the mix! Don't keep getting the same thing you've always gotten. There might be a new flavor that makes your tastebuds dance and sing!

As always, I welcome your comments.

2 comments

  • Chelsea
    Chelsea
    You sing other people's songs?! We have a hard time finding quality, cool kids music out there that doesn't have your name attached, though our worship team is great about teaching some "big church" songs, along with Soccer Star. They blend meat and ice cream really well. Who's music do you use? What do you recommend?

    You sing other people's songs?!
    We have a hard time finding quality, cool kids music out there that doesn't have your name attached, though our worship team is great about teaching some "big church" songs, along with Soccer Star. They blend meat and ice cream really well. Who's music do you use? What do you recommend?

  • Rob Biagi
    Rob Biagi
    Hey Chelsea - YES, I sing other peoples' songs in our Kids' Church. Thanks for the kind words. I have a hard time finding good stuff, too! Big church songs are good in that the kids can sing in the car with their parents and everybody can join in! We use some Amber Sky www.amberskyrecords.com, a couple of Yancy songs www.yancynotnancy.com, and lots of Jana Alayra in preschool www.janaalayra.com. I periodically spend time on iTunes searching, too - start with "Shout Praises! Kids" and look at the "Listeners Also Bought..." section - you'll find some usable stuff in there. Also - if you would...post some comments about my songs and CDs on iTunes - that helps me a lot! Thanks! - Rob B.

    Hey Chelsea - YES, I sing other peoples' songs in our Kids' Church. Thanks for the kind words. I have a hard time finding good stuff, too!

    Big church songs are good in that the kids can sing in the car with their parents and everybody can join in!

    We use some Amber Sky www.amberskyrecords.com, a couple of Yancy songs www.yancynotnancy.com, and lots of Jana Alayra in preschool www.janaalayra.com. I periodically spend time on iTunes searching, too - start with "Shout Praises! Kids" and look at the "Listeners Also Bought..." section - you'll find some usable stuff in there.

    Also - if you would...post some comments about my songs and CDs on iTunes - that helps me a lot! Thanks! - Rob B.

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