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7 Creative Ways To Collect Offering at Church

For those of you who give your kids a time for giving at your church, I want to share some creative ways to collect offering at church.

Free Bible Stories for Kids: Be Ready for Sunday School and Devotions

Free Bible stories for kids always come in handy. A wide range of Bible materials and lessons are available online, many at no cost.

Inexpensive Ideas to Tell Volunteers Thanks: 18 Great Gifts for Helpers

Need inexpensive ideas to appreciate children's ministry volunteers? Then check out these 18 great thank-you gifts and gestures.

Glow in the Dark Dodgeball: An Active Indoor Game for Kids

Glow in the dark dodgeball is a fun, energetic game that kids are sure to love. Try this interesting twist on a classic kidmin game!

Communion and Kids: 6 Reasons Children Should Wait to Partake

John Piper shares 6 reasons children should wait to take communion at church.

Independence Day Craft Ideas: 3 Fun, Festive Crafts for Children

Independence Day craft ideas for Sunday school celebrate our freedom in Christ. Children will have a blast with these Fourth of July crafts.

A KidMin Volunteer Should Never Hear These 10 Statements

Want to keep every kidmin volunteer in your program? Then watch your words! Here are 10 things you should never say to any children's ministry volunteer.

Self Evaluation for the KidMin Leader: 5 Areas to Assess Regularly

Self evaluation is key to continue growing as a children's ministry leader. We must be willing to assess and develop our own leadership abilities. Individual growth always comes before corporate growth.

Minute to Win It Games: 12 Resources for Fast-Paced Activities

Check out all these minute to win it games! Use and adapt them in your children’s ministry classes or programs.

Children’s Ministry Outreach Ideas: 5 Tried-and-True Events for Families

Encourage families to reach out and share God’s love in your community with these 5 children's ministry outreach ideas.

Emotional Concussions: Helping Children Cope With Life’s Traumas

Many children experience emotional concussions — traumas that can have lasting effects. Find out how your kidmin program can minister to these wounds.

Uvalde, One Year Later

One year after the shooting, and the wounds in Uvalde are still bleeding, requiring a spiritual doctor. Jesus said he came to bind up the wounds and heal the brokenhearted, and then he commissioned believers to be his hands and feet. Who will claim the words of Jesus and be the doctor?

Children’s Ministry Insights: 10 Secrets to an Effective Program

Want to maximize the results of your children's ministry program? Then follow these 10 best practices and tips for kidmin workers and volunteers.

Father’s Day Devotional Ideas: Crowned as Heavenly Heirs of God

Need Father’s Day devotional ideas? Here’s one that children in your Sunday school classes or children’s church will love!

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?

Cross Craft Ideas: 16 Awesome Projects for Children’s Ministry

Cross craft ideas work for Sunday school and many kidmin events. Plus, they work any time of year, not just at Easter. Check out these 16 creative cross craft ideas!

Story of Creation for Kids: A Message for All God’s Children

This story of Creation for kids makes a children’s message. Kids explore names and discover they are children of God, made in his image.

Social Media Boundaries in Marriage: 5 Ways to Protect Your Relationship

Social media boundaries in marriage are a must. You and your spouse should get on the same page about these 5 issues.

Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Sunday School: 7 Keepsakes Moms Will Love

Here are seven creative Mother's Day craft ideas for Sunday school that we love. These kidmin crafts will engage children as they honor Mom!

Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes

Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes - The goal of repentance is not to manufacture peace among others with perfunctory repentance, but rather to turn to God wholly and completely.

Willie and Korie Robertson: ‘The Blind’ Is Tough Viewing But Showcases...

Willie Robertson, one of Phil Robertson’s sons and the current CEO of Duck Commander, recently addressed the challenge of viewing his family’s struggles on the big screen in the new movie, "The Blind."

Arthur Brooks: Why You Don’t Need To Have a Midlife (Ministry)...

Dr. Arthur Brooks joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share what few people realize about professional decline and how church leaders can make the most of the second half of their lives.

Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders