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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.

Tips for Parents Who Are Suddenly Homeschooling

Tips for Parents Who Are Suddenly Homeschooling

For parents who are suddenly homeschooling, I sought the advice of some of my favorite moms who have been doing this homeschool thing for awhile now, several of whom are also working moms.
Helping Kids Stay Calm During the Pandemic

Helping Kids Stay Calm During the Pandemic

Here are some practical steps parents and church leaders can take for helping kids stay calm during the turmoil the pandemic is causing.
Answering Kids' Questions About Why God Allows Things Like Pandemics

Answering Kids’ Questions About Why God Allows Things Like Pandemics

It's important to prepare yourself to have conversations with children about what is happening so you're prepared for answering kids' questions. One of the questions you may be called upon to answer is WHY is God allowing this to happen?
Leading a Child to Christ: Questions, Tips and Pointers to Do It Right

Leading a Child to Christ: Questions, Tips and Pointers to Do It Right

The greatest contribution you can make to a child’s well being is leading a child to Christ and instilling a fervent love for Jesus Christ. But how does this happen? What steps must a parent take for leading a child to Christ?
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Summer VBS 2020 … 6 Options for Children’s Ministers

During this season of social distancing with quarantines, sheltering in place, and online church, children’s ministry leaders are looking forward to VBS 2020 and wondering what they will do in the age of Covid-19. Here are 6 potential options to explore.
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Can’t Do an Easter Egg Hunt? Easter Photo Scavenger Hunt Alternative

This family-focused Easter Photo Scavenger Hunt does not require social interaction, other than family members, and utilizes the outdoors, technology, and some creative storytelling to help families engage with the Easter story.
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6 Children’s Sermons for Parents to Use at Home This Easter

During this season while church gatherings are postponed, children's ministry leaders and parents wonder what to do with the kids on Sunday morning. What about their children's sermons? their Bible lessons? How will they keep learning?
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Church and Families: The Latest Statistics on Attendance

One of the biggest areas of concern right now is the frequency of church attendance for families. Families that used to attend 3 out of 4 weeks now attend twice a month.  Families that used to attend twice a month now attend once a month or even less.
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7 Reasons Why Churches Fail Special Needs Kids

The kidmin community needs to have an open and honest conversation about special needs ministry. In my mind there are 7 main reasons why churches don’t engage families with special needs kids.
10 Things That Will Never Change in Children's Ministry

10 Things That Will Never Change in Children’s Ministry

Let's take a look at 10 things that will never change in children's ministry.  Things that will remain the same over the years and decades that are ahead of us.
37 Free Bible-Based Sunday School Lessons for Kids

37 Free Bible-Based Sunday School Lessons for Kids

Your classes will love these Sunday school lessons for kids. They're hand-selected by ChurchLeaders.com--just for you.
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God’s Extraordinary Work in the Ordinary Family

The book of Ruth has massive implications for how we live our lives in our ordinary families. It should be enough for us to live faithful and ordinary lives in our families and leave any extraordinary results to Him.
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Two Simple Ways to Prevent Your Child’s Heart from Drifting

A child's heart most often drifts away from their parents not because they’ve chosen to, but because their parents have inadvertently allowed them to. Here are two simple ways to prevent a child's heart from drifting. 
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‘The Boys Think the Bible Says They’re Better Than Us’

What does the Bible say about women? Let's help girls know that they are precious in the sight of God and they are powerful and important in the kingdom of God.
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When Is It Appropriate for Children to Receive Communion?

Since the practice of the Lord’s Supper has regained something of a focused treatment online in recent days, I thought it might be advantageous to focus on another important aspect of the Lord’s Supper–namely, how and when is it appropriate for children to receive communion?
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The Slippery Slope of Families Attending Church Less

There is a trend happening in churches. Families are attending church less frequently.  In most cases, families that used to attend twice a month are now attending church once a month. Families that used to come once a month are now only showing up at Christmas and Easter.
Reach Millennials

Yes…Your Church CAN Reach Millennials

Does your church want to reach Millennials? They are the young fathers and mothers that you want to reach. They are the young couples you want to mentor. They are the up and coming leaders you want to invest in.
Parent's Night Out: Valentine's Day Edition

How to Host a Parent’s Night Out: Valentine’s Day Edition

Valentine's Day provides the perfect opportunity to give parents a night out. Here is a step-by step guide on hosting a parents night out for Valentine's Day.
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6 Surprising Things Your Kids Will Never Tell You

Have you ever wondered, ‘What is my kid thinking?” No matter how good a family life you may think you have, there are almost always some things that your kids are thinking that they may never tell you.
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Is Ministry a Calling of God or a Career?

I recently heard someone talking about their "career" in children's ministry. I personally don't believe ministry is a career.  I believe it is a calling of God.
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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.