Children's Ministry Leaders

Children's Ministry Leaders

Today’s children’s ministry leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, children’s pastors need leadership resources and children’s ministry resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for children and families. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every children’s pastor and children’s ministry leader. If you serve on a church staff as a children’s minister, children’s pastor, director of Christian education, preschool minister, family ministry leader, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have children’s ministry resources and connections to a community of children’s ministry leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. Children’s ministry leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of children’s ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for children’s ministry leadership. Leading your children’s ministry and family ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

10 Mistakes to Avoid in Kids Ministry

10 Ministry Mistakes to Avoid in Kids Ministry

Mistake to avoid: Spending all your time, energy and resources on kids.
6 Deliciously Easy Valentine’s Day Snack Ideas for Kids

6 Deliciously Easy Valentine’s Day Snack Ideas for Kids

If you’re looking for sweet treats for your own children or children at your church, check out six of my favorites, courtesy of Pinterest.
Volunteers & Safety Procedures: What works?

Volunteers & KidMin Safety Procedures: What works?

Safety Procedures are some of the more important and more minute aspects of Kids Ministry. And these details of ministry are critical to creating a safe environment for kids.
God Questions

God Questions

If you could ask God any question, what would it be? That’s the question I posed to the kids at church this past Sunday. It was Mustache Night at KidVenture and I wanted to know what questions they “mustache” God.
4 Fun Valentine’s Day Games Kids Will Love!

4 Fun Valentine’s Day Games Kids Will Love!

I’ve scoured Pinterest and found a few Valentine’s Day games that would be great to use in your ministry before service, between services or as an extra-time activity.

How To Share The Gospel In 10 Words

Sharing the Gospel must be a focal point of our ministries. The Gospel is (or should be) central to everything we do. Yet sometimes we focus on so many other things—the environment, safety of our kids, recruiting volunteers, teaching methodology and more!—all of which are good (necessary, even).
Family Movie Night as Discipleship: Four Easy Wins for Parents

Family Movie Night as Discipleship: Four Easy Wins for Parents

Our family has experienced some really special moments in these times of everyday life where we make room for Jesus in the midst of it, and one of those places is our Family Movie Night.
Time for the Bible in a Busy Family

How To Make Time for the Bible in a Busy Family

My prayer for you is that if busy-ness has kept you feeling guilty for not spending time in the Bible with your kids, you will be encouraged that it is worth it to fight to make a plan. Start small. Start simple.
Adjust Your Lens - Seeing Your Ministry From a New Family Persepctive.

Adjust Your Lens—Seeing Your Ministry From a New Family Perspective

One of the best things to do for your ministry is to adjust your lens and view it from a completely different perspective...a new family perspective.
How to Make 2019 Your Best Year in Children's Ministry

How to Make 2019 Your Best Year in Children’s Ministry

As you prepare to walk in the blessings of God in 2019, let's look at some key things you can do to make 2019 your best year ever.
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7 Pre/Post-Service Activities That Help Kids Build Friendships

We’ve been really intentional in making things available that encourage kids to come together. Here are seven of the activities available during or pre/post-service times that bring kids together.
How Parents Affect Their Children's Faith (the Latest Findings)

How Parents Affect Their Children’s Faith (the Latest Findings)

"83 percent of evangelical parents are taking their children to church."
Believe Your Children

Believe Your Children in Response to Disclosing Abuse

When it comes to disclosing abuse, the chance that your child is telling the truth and that you know who harmed them is very high.
11 Chrome Add-Ons to Supercharge Your Kidmin Workflow

11 Chrome Add-Ons to Supercharge Your Kidmin Workflow

Now here are 10 Chrome add-ons that save me a lot of time on a weekly basis.
Parents What Message are You Preaching to Your Kids.

Parents What Message Are You Preaching to Your Kids?

One of the more sobering realities in the life of a parent is that your life is preaching a message to your kids. They will leave your house with the message that your life preached ringing in their ears.
5 Easy Ways Parents Can Bless Their Children This Holiday Season

5 Easy Ways Parents Can Bless Their Children This Holiday Season

Family expert Dr. John Trent shares five ways parents can bless their children during Holiday school breaks.
“That’s What Christmas Is All About, Charlie Brown”

“That’s What Christmas Is All About, Charlie Brown”

And at one time, most of the country would have agreed with Linus regarding what Christmas is all about…but times have changed.
25 Christmas Jokes You Can Tell Kids

25 Christmas Jokes You Can Tell Kids

It's also a great time to connect with the kids through Christmas jokes. Kids love jokes. You can use these with one kid before service, in a large group or small group.
4 Tools to Engage Special-Needs Kids in the Christmas Story

4 Tools to Engage Special-Needs Kids in the Christmas Story

Creating a sensory experience and inviting participation during the Bible story is important for every child, especially those with learning differences. Below are a few ideas to involve listeners with special needs in the Christmas story.
Kidmin, Families, and Christmas

Kidmin, Families and Christmas

Christmastime turns into a whirlwind of parties, activities, last minute purchases for school, concerts, performances, buying the other last minute things you forgot, travel…and the list goes on. All of the families in our church are facing a similar whirlwind.
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Children’s Ministry Leaders

Today’s children’s ministry leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, children’s pastors need leadership resources and children’s ministry resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for children and families. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every children’s pastor and children’s ministry leader. If you serve on a church staff as a children’s minister, children’s pastor, director of Christian education, preschool minister, family ministry leader, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have children’s ministry resources and connections to a community of children’s ministry leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Children’s ministry leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of children’s ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for children’s ministry leadership.

Leading your children’s ministry and family ministry is not only about teaching and building relationships, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.