Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders

Dr. Seuss-Style Wonder

Dan Scott truly hopes children never lose their wonder at the awesome God of the universe.

Smart Teaching: Understanding What a Brain Can’t Ignore

Take a look at this great infographic from Orange Leaders about how to be an effective teacher.

Results Matter in Children’s Ministry

Our return on investment in family ministry is vitally important to those we serve.

Purposeful Play

Teach children biblical principles in the context of recreational activities.

The Spiritual Perception of a Child

Insight on how children uniquely see the things of God.

Attitude in Children's Ministry

A devotional on the importance of giving your all to your ministry's kids.

The Mediocre Kidmin Leader

Justyn Smith gives some insight and encouragement to fight the good fight against mediocrity in children's ministry

Bringing Music to Your Kids

Dove Award-winning recording artist Annette Oden offers great tips on incorporating music into your kids' services.

Managing Your Time for Influence

One of the most precious commodities any leader has is their time. How we spend it matters greatly. Do you care how you invest your time?

Don't Let Easter Sneak Up on You

The challenge is to handle Easter as if it were a fine-cut jewel with many facets.

Are You a Curious Leader or a Fearful Leader?

Sam Luce asks himself several questions to make sure he isn't leading out of fear.

Top 3 Ways to Handle Snacks in Kidmin

What do we do with snacktime in children's ministry when there are so many food allergies with kids?

A Little Child Can Lead Them…Really, They Can!

What if we encouraged children to lead worship? Are we ready for this?

Herding Kids vs. Leading Kids

Kendra Fleming: "When you are leading…every story matters."

Celebrating Diversity in Your KidMin

Dan Scott reminds us to make sure our ministries are multi-colored.

The Dropout Myth?

Kenny Conley reviews an article that discusses the children's dropout rate and adds his own thoughts to the issue.

Feeding Your Spiritually Hungry Kids

As a Children’s Pastor, each week I witness kids who walk into the church hungry...hungry to learn, to be loved, encouraged, accepted and challenged.

What KidMin Can Learn From Great Leaders in History

Dale Hudson reviews 12 of history's greatest leaders and applies their greatest ideals to children's ministry.

Kidmin Leader – Do You Volunteer?

Keith Tusing urges children's pastors to also invest their skills elsewhere in their church or in their community.

Questions You Should Ask Your Tweens

J. C. Thompson offers some "musts" for questions to ask to all your 10-12-year-old students.

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