Children's Ministry Leaders

Children's Ministry Leaders

fatherhood What Billy Graham Can Teach Us About Failing as a Father

What Billy Graham Can Teach Us About Failing as a Father

Sadly, broken relationships are part of the human existence as well. Your failure and brokenness does not need to define you or your fatherhood.
Helping Preteens Transition to Student Ministry

Helping Preteens Transition to Student Ministry

Here some things that we are doing this year to transition 6th graders into student ministry...
Summer Blast! {VBS Alternative}

Summer Blast! {VBS Alternative}

We’re bringing VBS back! Sort of. Instead of cramming all that VBS fun into one exhausting week, we’re running our VBS program on four Wednesday nights, starting July 11.
12 Tips to Supercharge Your VBS

12 Tips to Supercharge Your VBS

You can have a supercharged VBS right now, in your church, with your current resources.
Why Weren’t Many Single Moms in Your Church on Mother’s Day?

Why Weren’t Many Single Moms in Your Church on Mother’s Day?

For many single moms, Mother’s Day is the worst of any holiday, even worse than Valentine’s or Christmas.
Practical and Fun Ways to Keep Church and Family Connected All Summer Long

Practical and Fun Ways to Keep Church and Family Connected All Summer Long

Some churches have come to recognize that tension exists and have begun to seek ways to engage the families and keep them connected to the faith community even when they are not in the church building.
13 Sanity Savers for VBS Directors

13 Sanity Savers for VBS Directors

True strategies that keep us sane before, during and after the madness—I mean planning.
For the Children's Sake...Don't Waste the Summer

For the Children’s Sake…Don’t Waste the Summer

Consider these often overlooked sides of summer and see how each one presents you with a rare opportunity to engage your community, serve your families and perhaps, as a by-product, boost your summer attendance.
Power Up - Video Game VBS

Power Up – Video Game VBS

This VBS curriculum is written for a four night (or day) VBS with rotations the first three nights, and the last night written as a family night to include the parents. Each night builds on the previous night's theme.
Is VBS Still an Effective Summer Outreach?

Is VBS Still an Effective Summer Outreach?

What's the right thing for a church to do when it seems the world is constantly changing?
8 Tips for Answering Kids’ Hard Questions

8 Tips for Answering Kids’ Hard Questions

It is a great thing when kids ask questions, especially questions about faith. First, it shows that they are thinking. Second, if they are asking YOU, that signifies a great level of trust. So, how do we not blow it?
VBS Greeters - High Five Guys

VBS Greeters—High Five Guys

Need greeters to make the most of your VBS experience? We transformed ours into High Five Guys.
The Real Problem With Mother’s Day

The Real Problem With Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day, in some ways, is a hard day.
How to Visualize Your Creativity with Storyboards

How to Visualize Your Creativity With Storyboards

Any creative endeavor needs a process, a method by which the creator can capture abstract ideas and push them toward a tangible product and ultimately to someone (or hopefully more than a someone) to experience.
Teaching Kids About Heaven and Hell: 6 Lesson Points

Teaching Kids About Heaven and Hell: 6 Lesson Points

Our society has such a misconception of Heaven and Hell that children might get confused. We must teach the truth—and all of it.
17 Just for Fun Games for Church or Home

17 Just-for-Fun Games for Church or Home

When you want to have fun—just for fun—with kids, check out these 17 fun games! Each game is great for ministry times or just at home!
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (To Buy & Make)

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (to Buy & Make)

Whether you’re looking to create a craft with the kids in your Sunday School (or classroom) or searching for a great gift for your own mother, here are some crafty ideas and some store bought ideas to get you headed in the right direction!
Give Kids Jesus Giving Kids the Other Half of Jesus

Giving Kids the Other Half of Jesus

“Is the Jesus I talk about safely boxed and neatly placed on the shelf of history, or is He out of the box—close and accessible to the children I teach?”
Welcome to Church! Can I take Your Autism?

Welcome to Church! Can I take Your Autism?

Sharing a few strategies for making church a welcoming place for families affected by autism.
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