“Their (church leaders) responsibility is to equip God’s people to do His work and build up the church, the body of Christ….
Ministry always happens best in the context relationship…period!
Now it was time for me to tune in to them and listen to some very excited children tell me stories about…
A discouraged child is one who has lost heart. He is so beaten down that he has lost hope, he has lost…
We may provoke our children to anger and discouragement when we teach them to be good instead of holy…good behavior than their…
How does this play into kids and youth ministry?
Imagine the culture shock of a child who has been in church all of his life but has never been in the…
by Reggie Joiner
Of all the ways a divorce negatively impacts a child’s life, the impact on their religious life may be the most detrimental…
The Ark will be using techniques that include virtual and augmented reality to tell original different biblical themes
How to respond when a child discloses a shocker
After seeing several discipline problems, we asked the experts what they would’ve done with each challenge
You’ve most likely encountered them and they probably left you scrambling
3 Keys To Help Your Children’s Ministry Thrive
KidMin leaders DO experience burnout at a high level…
3.79 billion mobile users, The Church has an opportunity to link a child’s spiritual growth to their mobile device
110 of the best devotion ideas from Children’s Ministry Magazine in one easy-to-use book. Sign up!
A lot of material…there’s still enough preteen news to make this a worthy follow
So how can we give them freedom while keeping them safe from inappropriate content and online predators?
Giving kids opportunities to serve through childhood is one of the biggest ways to help them grow in faith and character
4 Tips To Actually Getting Them To Want To Listen To What You Say
By Greg Baird
He goes to our church but isn’t part of youth ministry and we have no idea why
The one thing I wish I knew 20 years ago
Are you missing out on the great content from ministry leaders
behind-the-scenes, indispensable ministry roles you may never have thought of for your children’s ministry
Our volunteers are a gift and blessing. When they are treated that way, they will want to stick around, and be…
Here’s our weekly social media strategy…
Invite healthy influencers into the lives of your children will ensure support and investment you trust
Soon, friends of hers were asking if she’d make them a book, too, for their own kids’ art, and the small business…
…and a few things they don’t need
An Open Letter from Alex Malarkey “The boy who came back from heaven”
The clip, viewed almost 3m times was produced for a programme that aims to educate children aged 3 to six about the…
…they would be memorized and used for Christian growth and training
A joint adult and children’s catechism consisting of 52 questions and answers adapted by Timothy Keller
Great Kids Ministry Activity
Here’s some recent trends that will help your children’s ministry stay current in the world of social media
By Michael Bayne
Over 156 million people in America who do not attend church including over 42 million children and teenagers
Most popular Christmas resources
Different techniques you can use to help children to identify, name and deal with their emotions
3 Keys To A No-Regrets Ministry
Axioms For Children’s Ministry
No one else in ministry is dealing with the same things you are: parent issues, school overload, extracurricular activities, etc
by Jim Wideman
Question one of the Catechism shapes our whole existence…we belong to Jesus and not to ourselves
God’s love isn’t performance based
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 the gospel our central theme, or is it a “PS” tacked onto the end? With a So be good like…
As leaders in Ministry, we are typically focused on our department. But, there’s a bigger picture that we work within
Understanding, promoting and cheering for one another’s ministry is a sign of health, maturity and holistic mentality
A Creative Dad Just Made Water Balloon Fights Way More Efficient
So should all of this discourage us? Not at all…
Setting the spiritual foundation for children
…The Value of Community
The goal isn’t to get them interested in the church, but rather to train them to… follow Him
For whatever reason, those of us in kidmin just love writing curriculum
What we can do to prevent it
Have mentors for children. Older mentors can teach children the value of the entire church community and give them a sense of…
I’m a firm believer that kids are the most important ministry in the church
An annual survey of current trends and insights by KidzMatter and Indiana Wesleyan Unv
But if you use Twitter just to send tweets, you’re also missing out on the great content ministry leaders are putting out…
What do you want new 6th graders to know when they entered youth ministry, and how we insure that no students “fell…
“What you can expect to see going forward are physical games that really push in the direction of social play,”
Free is good when you have kids
Christine Yount Jones
The Youth Culture Report is one of the best sources of trend spotting on the Internet. It’s a daily source of content for me
The Youth Culture Report is an invaluable resource for any one who works with students. I highly recommend the site.
This is an app every student pastor needs to have on their iPhone.
I use it all the time!
My number one resource for youth culture.
Here’s a great youth ministry and preaching resource.
The Youth Culture Report is a collection of links to news stories youth workers should be aware of.