Press Release

I just received exciting news.  Tomorrow the following press release is being sent to 30,000 media, journalist, magazines, and newspapers for their review.  Words can’t even begin to describe the joy I am feeling right now.  Agree with me for tremendous favor and for doors to open that I would have never dreamed even possible.  You can find my book on Amazon by following the link  I will update you with more the results as I get them. AMERICA’S CHILDREN NEED GOOD TEACHERS Children are like arrows in the Master’s hand. Psalms 127:3-5 says, “Behold children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is His reward. Happy is the man whose quiver is full of them.” Each Sunday in churches across America and overseas there are children’s workers ministering and teaching children and families the most important stories of the Bible, through skits,object lessons, music, puppets and more. If you’re looking for an extreme challenge with a great reward then you have heard from God to be involved with children in ministry. Let The Essentials teach you how to effectively build a children’s ministry program in your church or create a deeper understanding of what God is looking for in you to help your children’s ministry grow. It takes a lot of people to effectively minister to a lot of children every Sunday around the World. In order to be effective at it you must first have a vision. The Essentials is written to help guide pastors and volunteers through the process of finding the church’s vision, the pastor’s vision and the part each one plays in fulfilling that purpose and plan. Shawn says, “It is all about keeping it simple so everyone can run the race together and with The Essentials necessary to create a successful Children’s Ministry Department in your church.”  With years of ministry experience author, minister and teacher Shawn Scheffler needs no introduction to the many children’s workers, camp staff and parents in his church as he paves the path to successful children’s ministry work. The Essentials was released through Bush Publishing in July and quickly made its way to Hot New Releases in Children & Teens Christian Education on Amazon for 2 weeks in a row. Scheffler seeks to pass along his hard-earned wisdom, gained from a life committed to service in educating and training children’s workers and volunteer staff how to effectively teach children the Bible. While there are motivational chapters in The Essentials, the book is chiefly focused on the “art” of Children’s Ministry. What could be more important or rewarding than helping children live a life of joy and victory. The Essentials is available everywhere and on Published by Bush Publishing & Associates Tulsa, OK For more information contact or visit us at

I am a Children’s Minister

While writing my book, “The Essentials: How To Develop Your Children’s Ministry” an Amazon #1 New Hot Release in Children and Teen Christian Education , I knew I had to include this following quote from Roger Fields.  It defines what Children’s Ministers and Leaders do on a daily basis.

I Am a Minister

by Roger Fields

I minister to the largest mission field in the world. I minister to children. My calling is sure. My challenge is big. My vision is clear. My desire is strong. My faith is tough. My mission is urgent. My purpose is unmistakable. My direction is forward. My heart is genuine. My strength is supernatural. My reward is promised and my God is real. In a world of cynicism I offer hope. In a world of confusion, I offer Truth. In a world of immorality, I offer values.  In a world of neglect, I offer affirmation. In a world of division, I offer reconciliation. In a world of bitterness, I offer forgiveness.  In a world of sin, I offer salvation. In a world of hate, I offer God’s love. I refuse to be dismayed, disengaged, disgruntled, discouraged, or distracted. Neither will I look back, stand back, fall back, go back, or sit back. I do not need applause, flattery, adulation, prestige, stature, or veneration. I do not have the time for business as usual, mediocre standards, small thinking, outdated methods, normal expectations, average results, ordinary ideas, petty disputes, or low vision. I will not give up, give in, bail out, lie down, turn over, quit, or surrender. I will pray when things look bad. Iwill pray when things look good. I will move forward when others stand still. I will trust God when obstacles arise. I will work when the task is overwhelming. I will get up when I fall down.  MY CALLING IS TO REACH BOYS AND GIRLS FOR GOD.  It is too serious to be taken lightly, too urgent to be postponed, too vital to be ignored, too relevant to be overlooked, too significant to be trivialized, too eternal to be fleeting, and too passionate to be quenched. I know my mission, I know my challenge. I also know my limitations, my weaknesses, my fears, and my problems, and I know MY GOD. Let others get the praise. Let the church get the blessing. Let God get the glory. I am a minister. I minister to children. This is who I am.This is what I do!

The Essentials: Discovering How To Develop Your Children’s Ministry

Welcome to my new blog!

I am looking forward to sharing some great tips for your Children’s Ministry. My desire is to build the foundation of generations.  This can be done by reaching our children effectively in church!


I am looking forward to training you here on my blog.

The Essentials Are Necessary!

Shawn Scheffler

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