Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders

Articles for 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. Find articles for children's ministry leaders here. Children’s ministry leaders from every denomination find articles for children's ministry leaders that 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.

11 Faith Skills to Develop in Kids Before They Move to Youth Group

11 Faith Skills to Develop in Kids Before They Move to Youth Group

Statistics show that only 20 percent of the kids that grow up in church will stay in church when they become adults. With that in mind, find out more about 11 faith skills to develop in kids before they move to youth group.
Do you have the desire to better partner with parents, but struggles with how to actually accomplish that goal on a week to week basis? Find out more about partnering with parents on a weekly basis. #FamMin #FamilyMinistry #Kidmin #YouthMin #StuMin #ChildrensMinistry

Partnering With Parents on a Weekly Basis (With Resources)

Do you have the desire to better partner with parents, but struggle with how to actually accomplish that goal on a week to week basis?
The church I went to growing up had a ministry team for middle and high school-aged kids to serve in children's ministry. Let's discover the reason we need godly men serving in children's ministry. #kidmin #childrensministry #sundayschool #VBS #recruitingvolunteers

3 Reasons Why We Need Godly Men Serving in Children’s Ministry

I’ve come to realize that kids ministry is an amazing place for young men to serve. Here are three simple reasons why...
It all boils down to worldview. How can we instill a pro-life ethos in our children? No matter what is happening outside the front door of our homes, how do we create and foster and cherish a culture of life inside our own families? #prolife #Babiesmatter #teachingkids #Christianparenting #Christianfamily #mom #mother #Christianmother #Christiandad #Psalm139

Raising Pro-Life Children in a Culture of Death

It all boils down to worldview. How can we instill a pro-life ethos in our children? No matter what is happening outside the front door of our homes, how do we create and foster and cherish a culture of life inside our own families?
How to Thank Your Team in 8 Words or Less

How to Thank Your Team in 8 Words or Less

The power of sincere thanks cannot be overestimated.
Emotional Concussions in Kids

Emotional Concussions in Kids: What They Are And How To Treat Them

Have you ever considered the term emotional concussion? Have you ever thought about what might be involved in an emotional concussion?
Fire And Lice...In Your Church - Being Prepared for Emergencies at Church

Fire And Lice…In Your Church – Being Prepared for Emergencies at Church

No church leader should be without a plan in the midst of a crisis. Knowing what to do when faced with a church crisis can be the difference between calm and chaos, courage and fear, and life and death.
Praying for More Than 'Safe'

Praying for Our Children – More Than ‘Safe’

It’s natural to want our children to be protected from harm, but lately I’ve been thinking that when we spend all our energy praying for our children to be safe, we are missing something big.
Check out these free Easter drama scripts for your church that kids and families will enjoy. These are great Easter dramas that will help everyone focus on Christ's resurrection this Easter. #Easter #ChristianEaster #Easterdrama #Easterskit #Eastermonologue #Easterplay #EasteratChurch

Free Easter Drama Scripts for Your Church

I’ve heard others asking about drama scripts or Stations of the Cross ideas, so I wanted to share these resources with the hopes that it will help your ministry!
10 Items You Need In Your Children's Ministry Tool Box

10 Items You Need In Your Children’s Ministry Tool Box

These are all simple, practical tools that can make your work more productive and efficient. Let's look at 10 tools that you need in your ministry toolbox.
Good Friday Family Experience

Good Friday Family Experience

This past Easter our church wanted to provide a family event that allowed families to talk about the gospel. We created an event prior to our churchwide Good Friday service.
Practical Discipleship: Four Questions That Transform Dinner into Discipleship

Practical Discipleship: Four Questions That Transform Dinner Into Discipleship

Inviting Jesus into that everyday practice takes it from ordinary to sacred, from dinner to discipleship, from temporal to eternal, and that is discipleship at home.
An Exciting Battle to Quickly Strengthen Small Groups

An Exciting Battle to Quickly Strengthen Small Groups

Small Groups have something to look forward to together and the event builds such a strong community. Take my advice and look for an innovative way to build and strengthen your small groups.

Is Gender Neutral Parenting on the Rise?

Kate Hudson might not be taking an aggressively gender neutral approach with her parenting, but her perspective aligns with that of an increasing number of parents who are rejecting traditional gender norms as they raise their kids.
How do we get more volunteers? How do I love, train, and keep the volunteers I have? What curriculum do you use and do you like it? The answer to all of these is a great children's ministry curriculum. Let's talk how to choose a children's ministry curriculum.

How to Choose a Children’s Ministry Curriculum

How do we get more volunteers? How do I love, train and keep the volunteers I have? What curriculum do you use and do you like it?
5 Ways You Can Easily Partner with Public Schools

5 Ways You Can Easily Partner with Public Schools

Public schools are a massive missions field that, though closed off in some big ways, still have many open doors for ministry.
It’s Not About the Easter Bunny

It’s Not About the Easter Bunny

Easter to me is not about a bunny. It’s about the cross. It’s about Jesus’ love for us and His willingness to give up His life for ours. It’s about the sacrifice He made so we could live forever with Him. Aren’t you so grateful for His sacrifice? I am!

3 Resources to Help You in Ministry

As a new ministry year begins, many of us are looking for ways to be more effective in our mission. With that in mind, I wanted to share three resources to help you in ministry.

Teach Them to Serve Like Jesus

I brainstormed some ways my kindergarten through fifth graders can serve. Here are some ideas I have come up with.
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Parents: Do These Blinders Prevent You From Protecting Your Child?

Even good parents can have blinders when it comes to protecting their children from sexual abuse. Here's what you need to know.
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