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. 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 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.

Bible science

Light a Fire for God in Kids Through Science — Bible Science

So what is Bible Science? It is taking a simple science experiment to draw kids in and capture their attention so they are receptive to God’s word.
Prayer Time For Kids

How to Have an Impactful Prayer Time for Kids at Church

Prayer should be a weekly part of your children''s ministry. Let's look at how you can have an impactful prayer time for the kids in your ministry.

When Discipling Children Remember the 3 “Be’s”

You have the potential to influence the next generation to follow Christ, and while it is not all on us to do (thank God), you do bear some responsibility.
object lessons for kids

10 Object Lessons for Kids to Grab Their Attention

Object lessons that will have your kids talking and thinking all week.
Prepare for Easter

5 Ways to Prepare for Easter

Every Sunday should be a celebration of Christ’s work, but this weekend provides so many added opportunities to reach children and families. Therefore, it’s worth taking some time to consider how we’re preparing for Easter in our children’s ministries.
Bible Fun

Plastic Wrap Bible Fun

Remember the game at Christmas everyone was playing where tons of mini gifts were wrapped in a ball of cellophane? It was passed around a circle for everyone to unwrap the cellophane until they came to a prize that they kept and then passed the ball on. It continued until all the prizes, or gifts, were unwrapped and claimed.
To Be Mothered

To Be Mothered: A Prayer

And so we ask You this day to come and mother us, good God. Would you come in Your way of compassion and affection and sweep us up into Your grand Self.
Easter Gospel Presentation Using Emoji’s

Easter Gospel Presentation Using Emojis

This week I had the honor of teaching at the Easter chapel at my children’s school. I feel like I am always seeking new and creative ways to share the gospel in ways that are kid-friendly, clear and biblically sound.
10 Great Easter Activities for Kids

10 Great Easter Activities for Kids

Whether you’re looking for a fun Easter activity for kids at home, or something to supplement your Easter lesson at church, you’ve come to the right place! Check out this list of 10 great Easter Activities for Kids that they'll love! Easter games, crafts, snacks and more.
Gospel wonder

Gospel Wonder: How the Gospel Keeps Wonder Alive

In rediscovering the gospel much of my striving turned to grace-filled wonder. I moved from trying to earn my father’s love to grace-filled gratitude for his love he demonstrated to me in Christ Jesus. Discover how the gospel keeps wonder alive.
Easter story

An Easter story – she did what she could

This Easter story has a little different slant than most posts you’ll read about Easter. This Easter story is written to capture the heart of anyone ministering to children of divorce, of single parents, or in blended families.
kidmin connection

Creating a Parent & KidMin Connection

Have you ever considered a strong recruitment push toward the parents of kids in your ministry? Find out how to create a parent and kidmin connection.
Easter Object Lesson: The Shell-less Egg

Easter Object Lesson: The Shell-Less Egg

Here's another idea for the upcoming Easter season. Jesus died on the cross, but what does that mean to me personally?
Outreach Idea: Parachute Candy Drop

Outreach Idea: Parachute Candy Drop

It's important to provide special outreach opportunities for kids and families at your church so they can invite their friends and neighbors. Find out more about this parachute candy drop outreach idea!
Do You Regret Having Children?

Do You Regret Having Children?

A recent article titled "I Regret Having Children" takes an honest look at the regrets some parents face after having children. The article can teach us about identity, fulfillment and our sin nature.
EGG-A-PALOOZA Easter Egg Hunt

EGG-A-PALOOZA Easter Egg Hunt

Whether you’re doing a hunt or thinking about doing a hunt (if you are just thinking about doing a hunt right now, it’s probably too late), it’s important to think about why you’re doing an Easter Egg Hunt.
Mom, I Wanna Become an Instagram Celebrity

Mom, I Wanna Become an Instagram Celebrity

“He tells me his goal in life is to be an Instagram Celebrity," one mom said. The problem of how to monitor kids and technology is a very complicated one these days.
Time Out, Be Still

Time Out, Be Still

As Christians we are called to "be still" at times. I find it fascinating that there are several moments in scripture where Jesus is among crowds and shortly after you find him taking a time out.
Kidmin Craft: Lion’s Den “No Stress” Stress Balls

Kidmin Craft: Lion’s Den “No Stress” Stress Balls

The kids loved their lion stress balls and it was a great time to talk to them about not worrying about the consequences. We need to do what is right all the time and let God handle the rest.
Modern Fathers

Modern Fathers

Modern dads are forming a new identity for themselves by rejecting traditional parenting roles.

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