"Make your leadership about relationships, not requirements."
"Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord."
"Pay attention to the condition of the people under your care."
"Just be available for your kids. This is the best thing you can do for your children during this tumultuous age of terrorism."
Sam Luce offers some great advice on giving kids a head-start in learning to pray.
How do you hold the attention of these busy bodies and minds?
Erik Raymond suggests some things he has done as a dad and a pastor to help kids hear and understand the message in "big church."
Looking for some good run-around games to play outside this summer? Here are a few ideas to get you started!
Use this article to give you words to use with your own children or to advise the parents in your ministry.
Each of these alone will contribute greatly to growth in your ministry. Combine them and the impact will be exponential.
Quit begging for money. Instead, ask yourself: What motivates your pastor?
Wherever he is in your world, he is present. However her hurt manifests, it is there. Whatever has caused it, the pain is real. And the question for you, grown up … is what do you do with that?
Help parents make the truths of the Gospel something their children can quickly recall and use when it fits their everyday lives.
The heart of a child is tender to the teachings of God, and young children are eager to pray.
It is GUARANTEED, yes guaranteed, that a child will learn something when he or she is fascinated.
What is FOMO? The Fear of Missing Out. It's your child's deep-rooted fear of missing something while he/she is disconnected from social media.
Jim Wideman: "If you don’t identify ways that you can grow as a leader, you’ll never reach your next level. How do you do this?"
At the end of the day, being a church that impacts the community is what the church should be about.
Different children grasp various concepts at different ages, but here are some simple, general guidelines to help you as you talk to kids about this sometimes-tricky subject.
Need to refresh your Scripture memory methods? You're bound to find a great idea here to make memory verses more fun.