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Bible Characters and Stories for Kids: 22 Ways to Teach God’s Word

Bible characters and heroes fill the pages of Scripture. The people featured in the Old and New Testaments all have important lessons to teach us today. Here are 22 free resources for helping children learn about people in the Bible.

Importance of Sunday School: How KidMin Classes Nurture Children

What's the importance of Sunday school? Read on for insights about the life-changing nature of this nurturing program!

Fall Festival Ideas: 98 Great Varieties of Seasonal Fun

Fall festival ideas are almost as abundant as fall leaves. So if you're looking for new twists on harvest events or carnivals, check out these 98 suggestions.

Christmas Coloring Pages for Kids: 10 Free Holiday Resources

Supplement your church Christmas festivities with these free printable Christmas coloring pages for kids.

How Do We Honor Our Parents: 6 Practical Ways to Obey God

How do we honor our parents and obey God's fifth commandment? Discover 6 parent-honoring tips for kids at any age or stage.

Sunday School Kickoff: 15 Fantastic Fall Ideas for KidMin

Sunday school kickoff is an exciting highlight of children's ministry. Begin a winning season of learning with 15 practical ideas from kidmin leaders!

Questions About Faith: 8 Tips for Responding to Children

Don't be intimidated by children's tough questions about faith. Instead, use these 8 helpful guidelines to provide answers and build trust.

10 Signs of a Healthy Children’s Ministry

Is your children's ministry healthy? Here are 10 signs of a healthy children's ministry.

My First Sunday School Teacher Completely Changed My Life

I don’t know where I'd be today without a man named Lenis Black. With the trajectory I was on, I hate to think about where I likely would have wound up. Who is Lenis Black, you ask? He was my very first Sunday school teacher.

Labor Day Sunday School Lesson for Preteens in Your Ministry

Check out this free Labor Day Sunday school lesson for preteens. It will help older children discover the importance of work and rest.

Fall Festival Games: 11 Harvest Activities Kids Will Love

Fall festival games and Trunk or Treat gatherings bring a harvest of smiles to young faces. They also bring loads of people to your church and children’s ministry. Check out these 11 fun fall-themed games!

Teacher Training Activity Idea: How to Create Clear Messages

Check out this helpful Sunday school teacher training activity idea. The object lesson helps kidmin teachers understand different learning styles.

5 Controversial Questions in Children’s Ministry

If you are serving in children's ministry, you've probably discussed some of these questions. Take a look at these five controversial questions and think about what you believe in these matters.

Help Children Listen to God When Choosing Friends

It's important to help children listen to God, especially when they're choosing friends. Use this object lesson in your kids ministry!

15 Engaging Questions To Ask Your Kids After School

For the parent who wants to be intentional and stay engaged in their child’s day-to-day school life, it’s important that the conversation that follows each day of school is more than just “How was school today?”

Preventing Ministry Failure: Avoid These 10 KidMin Mistakes

Need tips for preventing ministry failure? Check out these 10 common but costly mistakes in children's ministry.

Children’s Ministry Volunteers: 7 Solutions If You’re Short on Helpers

Are you short on children’s ministry volunteers? With these seven ideas, you’ll solve a volunteer crisis quickly.

Trunk or Treat Games for Church: 12 Fun Ideas to Try This Fall

Fun, festive activities such as carnivals, hayrides, and Trunk or Treat nights lead to lots of smiles and great memories. Plus, they’re a nonthreatening way to introduce people to your church. Discover a bushel of Trunk or Treat games for church that you can try this fall.

Children’s Ministry Checklist: 19 Items You Need to Keep Handy

Use this children's ministry checklist for just-in-case items you'll likely need in classrooms. Keep these 19 items handy!

Change the World: Help Your Kids Avoid Negative Christianity

I don’t know about you, but as a parent, I don’t want to raise my children to buy into the lie of negative Christianity.

UPDATED: SWBTS Announces Adam Greenway’s Resignation Following Social Media News Leak

Thursday evening, Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) twitterverse was chirping about the possibility of a big forthcoming announcement pertaining to the possible resignation of SWBTS president Adam Greenway.

Charlie Dates: Why Your Church Needs To Identify and Raise Up...

Charlie Dates joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss what makes preaching compelling and the role local churches play in cultivating preachers for the pulpit.

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