Mark Entzminger

Mark Entzminger

Springfield, MO / Assemblies of God

Mark Entzminger leads teams and influential leaders around the world in their journey to introduce children to Christ and help them grow a faith to last a lifetime.  With over 20 years of local church ministry, and a 4-generation heritage of church leadership his insights are sound and practical.  

He currently leads the Assemblies of God Children’s Ministries Department which is responsible for creating relevant ministry tools for the local churches in the United States of America.  These churches are reaching nearly 750,000 preschool and elementary-aged children through over 13,000 local church expressions each week.  Their shared goal is that every child will have a strong biblical foundation and faith in Christ for the rest of their lives.  

Mark’s vision for children’s ministries includes one of the most important facets for successful spiritual growth; equipping parents to become the primary voice for spiritual growth in their children lives and model the essential values and behaviors for God to use their children so they can find their destiny in Christ.

Mark is married to his college sweetheart Christie, and they have two boys Colby and Cadyn. They are graduates of Central Bible College.

Getting People Plugged into Ministry

As a children’s pastor, you might not be able to formulate your church’s assimilation process, but there are definitely things you can do to speak into it. Here are three ways you can play an active role in your church’s connection process and recruit volunteers who are passionate about kids’ ministry.

A Parent's Response To Cultural Disappointment

With Internet celebrities and sensations becoming a part of our children's lives, what do we do when they turn out to be different than who you or your children thought they were?

Missions Throughout Your KidMin

One of the most valuable things we can teach kids to help them grow as healthy disciples is that outreach and missions are more than short-term projects or one-time events. How do you create a culture of outreach and missions in your kids’ ministry? Today, I wanted to share three simple ways you can incorporate missions throughout your kids’ ministry.

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