Tag Archive for Children’s ministry

Should I Cancel VBS Because Of COVID?

on May 24, 2020 by

Sam Luce

Parents Don’t Get Minute To Relax...

on May 20, 2020 by

A new survey finds that parents have essentially lost all of their R&R time thanks to COVID-19

Reopening Your Kids Ministry

on May 6, 2020 by

6 Considerations for Reopening your Kids Ministry

ReOpening Children & Family...

on May 4, 2020 by

now is the time to determine what values and processes will remain consistent, what innovative strategies you’ve

Billy Graham Library Offers Virtual...

on April 14, 2020 by

Recipes from Ruth Bell Graham, videos, inspirational graphics, and fun family activities are available

Kids Book: 20 Epic illustrated Stories...

on April 13, 2020 by

Nothing can replace the Bible, so we set out to create a beautifully illustrated children’s book that brings life

Corona Quarantine: Family Faith Talks

on April 3, 2020 by

Book: Sharing God’s Truth With Your Children

Girl, 6, Teaches Bible Verse To Brother...

on March 19, 2020 by

While the world is stocking up on…She realized that it was only his faith that was going to get him through this

Barna: Guiding Children

on March 13, 2020 by

To better understand the dynamics shaping childhood faith formation today

58% Of Parents Attend Church B/C Of...

on February 29, 2020 by

Children are a big influence on where their family attends church

Unleashing Your Child’s Creativity

on February 16, 2020 by

Which of these five things could you prioritize this week to help unleash your child’s creativity?

UK: Mandatory “Self-Touching” Class...

on October 11, 2019 by

This sexualisation of our children is just totally inappropriate. They are calling it self-touching and they won’t use the term masturbation

How To Plan A Successful Fall Festival

on September 20, 2019 by

6 Secrets to Planning a Wildly Successful Fall Festival

Flashback: Children ‘Immersed in a...

on August 27, 2019 by

“Then Kyle replied, ‘Shut up, mom. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ … Kyle is 10 years old.”

How To Teach Kids To Tell The Truth

on March 23, 2019 by

We desire for our children to tell us the truth, especially when confessing their sin. But how can we teach them to be…

How VBS Shapes Our Culture And The...

on March 12, 2019 by

VBS  is needed now more than ever, at a time when more and more families have no access to the gospel

Family Relationships Over Ministery

on January 16, 2019 by

Because I am in ministry, I’ve gotten my vocation mixed up with my relationships in Marriage, Children and God

Belong: Religious Upbringing Better For...

on December 22, 2018 by

Children who had a religious upbringing are likely to be healthier and have a higher degree of well-being in early adulthood than…

Children’s Minister Is The Position In...

on May 6, 2018 by

Five Reasons Why the Children’s Minister is the Staff Position in Greatest Demand

Kids’ Faith

on April 28, 2018 by

How well does your children’s ministry recognize the importance of kids’ milestones and rites?

Is Your Ministry Informational Or...

on April 3, 2018 by

Here are a few ideas to take your ministries from informational to transformational:

3 Youth And Children’s Ministry...

on March 2, 2018 by

“Passing On Faith” by Theos; “Rooted in the Church” from the Church of England; “Losing Heart“, published by Youthscape

Young Bible Readers More Likely To Be...

on February 23, 2018 by

The biggest factor predicting their spiritual health as young adults is whether they read the Bible regularly as kids

Flashback: Helping Parents Train Up...

on October 9, 2017 by

7 great ideas you can use to help parents train their children spiritually

How To Talk To Your Kids About Body...

on September 18, 2017 by

Having a Biblical body image is something many of us desire to grow into. I know I do! It’s one in…

5 Brutal Facts About Children’s...

on September 12, 2017 by

What You Can Do About It

Don’t Fumble This Amazing Opportunity&...

on August 31, 2017 by

30% of students never make the transition from the children’s ministry to the youth ministry

7 Family Ministry Essentials

on June 26, 2017 by

A Strategy for Children’s and Student Ministry Leaders

21 Fun Things To Do With Kids This...

on May 16, 2017 by

Have you made a bucket list for your summer activities yet? I’m sure you’ll find fun things to do with kids on…

Bullied In 5th Grade, Prone To Drug...

on May 14, 2017 by

…more likely to show signs of depression in seventh grade, and abuse substances like alcohol, marijuana or tobacco in 10th grade, researchers…

Why Being A Children’s Ministry Leader...

on March 11, 2017 by

“Their (church leaders) responsibility is to equip God’s people to do His work and build up the church, the body of Christ….

The Children’s Ministry Leader’s...

on March 11, 2017 by

Ministry always happens best in the context relationship…period!

How Hard Is It To Keep Kindergartners...

on August 29, 2016 by

Now it was time for me to tune in to them and listen to some very excited children tell me stories about…

Fathers (And Mothers), Do Not Provoke...

on May 20, 2016 by

A discouraged child is one who has lost heart. He is so beaten down that he has lost hope, he has lost…

7 Ways Parents Unfairly Provoke Our...

on May 20, 2016 by

We may provoke our children to anger and discouragement when we teach them to be good instead of holy…good behavior than their…

Why Revisionism Matters

on May 4, 2016 by

How does this play into kids and youth ministry?

5 Reasons Children Should Be In The Main...

on May 3, 2016 by

Imagine the culture shock of a child who has been in church all of his life but has never been in the…

Don’t Miss It – Know Your Kids…...

on May 2, 2016 by

by Reggie Joiner

Think Divorce Doesn’t Hurts Kids?...

on April 28, 2016 by

Of all the ways a divorce negatively impacts a child’s life, the impact on their religious life may be the most detrimental…

Noah’s Ark Replica Could Travel To...

on April 28, 2016 by

The Ark will be using techniques that include virtual and augmented reality to tell original different biblical themes

“Mommy Says Daddy Has A girlfriend”

on March 27, 2016 by

How to respond when a child discloses a shocker

Solutions To Nine Classroom Nightmares

on March 3, 2016 by

After seeing several discipline problems, we asked the experts what they would’ve done with each challenge

The 3 Most Perplexing Discipline...

on March 3, 2016 by

You’ve most likely encountered them and they probably left you scrambling

How To Create And Maintain A Thriving...

on March 1, 2016 by

3 Keys To Help Your Children’s Ministry Thrive

5 Things You Should Do to Help Avoid...

on February 13, 2016 by

KidMin leaders DO experience burnout at a high level…

Why Kids Should Bring Their Devices To...

on February 12, 2016 by

3.79 billion mobile users, The Church has an opportunity to link a child’s spiritual growth to their mobile device

FREE Children’s Ministry EBook!

on January 18, 2016 by

110 of the best devotion ideas from Children’s Ministry Magazine in one easy-to-use book. Sign up!

Flashbach: 9 Children’s Ministry...

on January 15, 2016 by

A lot of material…there’s still enough preteen news to make this a worthy follow

Value: Kid-Safe Messaging Apps

on December 18, 2015 by

So how can we give them freedom while keeping them safe from inappropriate content and online predators?

How Serving Changes Kids

on October 24, 2015 by

Giving kids opportunities to serve through childhood is one of the biggest ways to help them grow in faith and character

Getting Your Elementary Aged Child To To...

on September 16, 2015 by

4 Tips To Actually Getting Them To Want To Listen To What You Say

The #1 Way To Grow Your Children’s...

on September 14, 2015 by

By Greg Baird

Key to a Kid’s Success

on June 27, 2015 by

Emotional Intelligence?

Helping Students Transition From...

on June 19, 2015 by

He goes to our church but isn’t part of youth ministry and we have no idea why

Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily...

on June 5, 2015 by

(Part 1)

Starting Ministry Again…

on May 29, 2015 by

The one thing I wish I knew 20 years ago

9 Children’s Ministry People To Follow...

on May 29, 2015 by

Are you missing out on the great content from ministry leaders

5 Volunteers You May Be Missing

on May 29, 2015 by

behind-the-scenes, indispensable ministry roles you may never have thought of for your children’s ministry

How To Recruit Volunteers And Keep Them

on May 29, 2015 by

Our volunteers are a gift and blessing. When they are treated that way, they will want to stick around, and be…

Social Media Strategy For Children’...

on May 21, 2015 by

Here’s our weekly social media strategy…

How To Invite Others To Invest In The...

on May 18, 2015 by

Invite healthy influencers into the lives of your children will ensure support and investment you trust

5 Traps That Can Catch The Children’s...

on March 5, 2015 by

By Greg Baird

Turn Kids’ Artwork Into Custom Photo...

on January 30, 2015 by

Soon, friends of hers were asking if she’d make them a book, too, for their own kids’ art, and the small business…

What Preschoolers Need Most From Their...

on January 28, 2015 by

…and a few things they don’t need

Sola Scriptura In Kids And Youth...

on January 23, 2015 by

An Open Letter from Alex Malarkey “The boy who came back from heaven”

Swedish Children’s TV Dancing Genitals...

on January 15, 2015 by

The clip, viewed almost 3m times was produced for a programme that aims to educate children aged 3 to six about the…

The Lost Practice Of Catechisms For...

on January 7, 2015 by

…they would be memorized and used for Christian growth and training

New City Catechism For Kids

on January 7, 2015 by

A joint adult and children’s catechism consisting of 52 questions and answers adapted by Timothy Keller

Needlepoint Will Be 2015’s Big...

on January 1, 2015 by

Great Kids Ministry Activity

7 Social Media Trends Your Children&...

on December 25, 2014 by

Here’s some recent trends that will help your children’s ministry stay current in the world of social media

12 Truths About Connecting With...

on December 18, 2014 by

By Michael Bayne

The Unchurched Family in Your...

on December 18, 2014 by

Over 156 million people in America who do not attend church including over 42 million children and teenagers

Christmas Ideas For Children’s...

on December 10, 2014 by

Most popular Christmas resources

Dealing With Difficult Emotions –...

on December 3, 2014 by

Different techniques you can use to help children to identify, name and deal with their emotions

Things I Wish I’d Done As A Ministry...

on December 2, 2014 by

3 Keys To A No-Regrets Ministry

Find the Critic’s Kernel of Truth

on December 2, 2014 by

Axioms For Children’s Ministry

Kidmin: Why the Youth Pastor Should Be...

on December 1, 2014 by

No one else in ministry is dealing with the same things you are: parent issues, school overload, extracurricular activities, etc

7 Questions Every Kidmin Leader Needs To...

on December 1, 2014 by

by Jim Wideman

How The Catechism Keeps Us From Bad...

on December 1, 2014 by

Question one of the Catechism shapes our whole existence…we belong to Jesus and not to ourselves

If I’m Good, Will God Love Me More?

on December 1, 2014 by

God’s love isn’t performance based

A New Bible app For Your Kids

on October 2, 2014 by

This app is fantastic it is engaging for kids of all ages and it not only allows them to read but does a fantastic job of using visuals to even engage kids who are not the best readers

Is Sunday School Destroying Our Kids?

on September 23, 2014 by

Is the gospel our central theme, or is it a “PS” tacked onto the end? With a So be good like…

Helping Children Deal With Tragedy

on September 17, 2014 by

By Greg Baird

5 Things Church Leadership Should Expect...

on September 17, 2014 by

As leaders in Ministry, we are typically focused on our department. But, there’s a bigger picture that we work within

3 Ideas to Get Your Next Gen Ministries...

on September 5, 2014 by

Understanding, promoting and cheering for one another’s ministry is a sign of health, maturity and holistic mentality

100 Water Balloons In A Minute

on July 28, 2014 by

A Creative Dad Just Made Water Balloon Fights Way More Efficient

Why Is Children’s Ministry So Hard?

on July 27, 2014 by

So should all of this discourage us? Not at all…

3 Pillars of Children’s Ministry

on July 24, 2014 by

Setting the spiritual foundation for children

For the Kid Who Doesn’t Feel God

on May 26, 2014 by

…The Value of Community

Flashback: How To Capture The Hearts Of...

on May 6, 2014 by

The goal isn’t to get them interested in the church, but rather to train them to… follow Him

Stop “doing your own thing”

on March 7, 2014 by

For whatever reason, those of us in kidmin just love writing curriculum

8 Reasons Pre-Teens Disengage from...

on March 3, 2014 by

What we can do to prevent it

What’s Wrong With Children’s...

on November 2, 2013 by

Have mentors for children. Older mentors can teach children the value of the entire church community and give them a sense of…

5 Reasons that Kids are the Most...

on November 2, 2013 by

I’m a firm believer that kids are the most important ministry in the church

Children and Family Ministry By the...

on October 30, 2013 by

An annual survey of current trends and insights by KidzMatter and Indiana Wesleyan Unv

Flashback: 9 Children’s Ministry...

on September 19, 2013 by

But if you use Twitter just to send tweets, you’re also missing out on the great content ministry leaders are putting out…

10 Things That’ll Ruin Your...

on June 24, 2013 by

Walter Norvell

Successful Transitions From Children&...

on June 4, 2013 by

What do you want new 6th graders to know when they entered youth ministry, and how we insure that no students “fell…

Sifteo Packs Fun Education Into Tiny...

on June 3, 2013 by

“What you can expect to see going forward are physical games that really push in the direction of social play,”

How To Find Free Kids eBooks

on April 8, 2013 by

Free is good when you have kids