Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders

Don't Miss Those Parenting Moments

Don’t Miss Those Parenting Moments

"I don’t want him to see the Apple logo on my phone more than he sees the smile on my face."
Joseph’s Journey to Egypt Game

Lesson Idea: Joseph’s Journey to Egypt Game (Chutes and Ladders)

This game based on Chutes and Ladders will help your kids engage with the story of Joseph.
Gen Z's Distorted View of God

Gen Z’s Distorted View of God

Being born into a culture that is saturated by Post-Modernism is distorting Gen Z's view of God.
5 Easy Ways to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Marriage

5 Easy Ways to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Marriage

The devil is not a rookie at the game of deceit and division... Social media is just one more of many tools he can use to accomplish his purpose.
Why Volunteer Burnout Is Not Their Fault

Why Volunteer Burnout Is Not Their Fault

And if there was any finger pointing to be done, it should have been pointed at me. They burned out because of poor leadership on my part.
Kidmin Pastors Try Too Hard

Kidmin Pastors Try Too Hard

It's no secret children's ministers have a lot of balls to juggle. But are you trying too hard to juggle all the balls in a way God never expected?
What Today's Kids Think Is Cool

What Today’s Kids Think Is Cool

A recent study by Google reveals what Gen Z thinks is "cool."
Pharisaical Parenting… The Perfect Way to Raise Little Pharisees

Pharisaical Parenting…the Perfect Way to Raise Little Pharisees

Pharisaical parenting happens when we start becoming more of a rule enforcer than a heart nurturer.
Kids Church Service

5 Reasons Children Should Be in the Main Service Regularly

Imagine the culture shock of a child who has been in church all of his life but has never been in the main service.
Why Kids Love Harry Potter

Why Kids Love Harry Potter

Whatever you think about Harry Potter, one thing cannot be denied...kids love Harry Potter. But why?
Four Principles for Writing a Personal Story

Four Principles for Writing a Personal Story

Here are a few things to keep in mind when sharing your personal story.
How to Ask Kids Great Questions

How to Ask Kids Great Questions

As a leader, are you asking the right questions?
Married and in Ministry: The Me Mindset

Married and in Ministry: The Me Mindset

Do you have a "me mindset" or an "us mindset" toward your marriage?
What to Say When Your Child Asks If Pets Go to Heaven

What to Say When Your Child Asks if Pets Go to Heaven

"Some may want to shield their children from discussions of death, but we do not.."
How to Preach to Kids in 10 Easy Steps

How to Preach to Kids in 10 Easy Steps

10 guidelines to follow when preaching to kids.
God Ministered to Me through a Little Kid

God Ministered to Me Through a Little Kid

Being in children’s ministry can wear you down physically, emotionally and even spiritually. Then, all of a sudden, along comes a child who reminds you of why you stay in kids ministry.
The Changing Role of Dads in Today's Culture

The Changing Role of Dads in Today’s Culture

Today's dads see themselves as less strict, feared, distant and work-focused than their own fathers.
Why Kids Need More Than Just Their Parents

Why Kids Need More Than Just Their Parents

Moses was actually the first guy with the idea, “It takes a village.”
Stop Slandering Public School Teachers

Stop Slandering Public School Teachers

The last 10 years have made me realize that many Christians speak unfairly about public school teachers. They may even speak slanderously.
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