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.

How I Turned My Ministry into a Family Ministry

How I Turned My Ministry Into a Family Ministry

We hear a lot of talk today about family ministry, but what exactly is family ministry? My thoughts about family ministry have changed over 35 years of ministry. I have a different view of things than when I started.

A Kids Worship Conversation With Yancy

If you are passionate about kids ministry, you are passionate about kids worship. Kids ministry leaders long to see kids and families worship in Spirit and in Truth.
How Parents Affect Their Children's Faith (the Latest Findings)

Who Is Responsible to Disciple My Kids?

The answer to the discipleship of the next generation is not either or but both and. How can the church be intentional about discipling kids and how can parents make church an important aspect of their kids' lives because of that?
Leading KidMin During Flu Season

Leading KidMin During Flu Season

Every year flu season is terrible in its own way and this season is not any different. Sometimes families will avoid your nursery or children’s ministry to avoid germs.
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10 Ways To Make Your Children’s Ministry More Inviting

Our children’s ministry environments matter...a LOT! There are easy ways to improve our ministry environments which will instantly make them more inviting to parents and kids. Find out more about how to make your children's ministry more inviting.

Guaranteed Way to Get New Families to Visit Your Church

Families are looking for places for their children to play indoors during the summer and winter months. When you encourage the families in your church to invite people to come play with their kids at the playground, you will see great results.
4 Keys to Unlocking Your Creativity

4 Keys to Unlocking Your Creativity

Creativity is especially valuable to ministry. A novel, gospel-centered solution to a problem points others to Jesus. Using our creativity to better love our fellow man glorifies God.
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Best Family Movies: The 6 Best Foreign Films for Family Movie Night

Here are six films I recommend to Christian families wishing to broaden their children’s horizons.

Senior Adults…The Next Generation Needs You

If you are reading this and you are a senior adult, turn and look behind you. The next generation needs you to speak into their lives and invest in them spiritually. They are counting on you to pass them the faith baton.
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A New Way to Train Volunteers

We still highly value the onsite training and will continue to host these events, but we will definitely continue to use video for training our volunteers throughout the year.
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Sending Video Prayers to Kids and Volunteers on Their Birthdays

One of the things we as pastors are uniquely positioned to do is pray for the kids and volunteers in our church.
Ten Biblical Truths on the Obedience of Children

Ten Biblical Truths on the Obedience of Children

“No one loves his children more than God. And no one is more attentive to discipline for our good.”
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Raising Kids in the Truth When They’re Surrounded by Lies

Where will your kids adopt their values from, our bonding time with them, or our boundaries we impose?
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Why Theology Matters in Children’s Ministry

“We tend to focus a lot on how we teach, but not enough time on what we teach.”
Children's Ministry Security: 10 Questions Every Children's Ministry Must Answer

Children’s Ministry Security: 10 Questions Every Children’s Ministry Must Answer

An effective safety and security plan doesn't happen by accident. It is created by a team of people who are diligent to protect children and families at their church.

70 Vacation Bible School Ideas to Make Your VBS the Best Ever

Dozens and dozens of great VBS ideas your children's ministry can use this summer.
Quit Cringing When Hyper Kids Arrive – Kinesthetic Learners

Quit Cringing When Hyper Kids Arrive — Kinesthetic Learners

Do you ever find yourself praying your super hyper, obviously ADHD child does not make it to class? I mean, you want to teach all of the kids, but it is so much easier when that one child is gone.
The 3 Rules For Child Safety In Ministry

Child Safety … 3 Rules for Your Children’s Ministry

No matter how many policies you put in place, if they are confusing, riddled with exceptions and too easy to forget, a moment will come when your defenses are down. So, to keep your children safe, boil your strategy down to these words: Sticky, Simple and Consistent.
Recruiting Volunteers: Who and How to Recruit

Recruiting Volunteers: Who and How to Recruit

How do we get more volunteers? How do we keep volunteers? In kids ministry, you need more volunteers than any ministry in the church. To know how to recruit volunteers and retain volunteers is essential. You will not last without learning this crucial skill.
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Children’s Church or Big Church: WhereShould Children Worship?

A congregation that works to fully integrate all of its children into its public worship services will experience a great blessing in so doing.
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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.