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.

sexual abuse 5 Body Safety Rules Every 5-Year-Old Should Know

5 Body Safety Rules Every 5-Year-Old Should Know

It seems like the number of things you need to talk to your children about in order to keep them safe just keeps growing! One issue that should be at the top of your list is knowing to protect kids from sexual abuse by teaching them about body safety.
Sunday School Game for Any Lesson: Ring the Bell

Sunday School Game for Any Lesson: Ring the Bell

Coming up with new ways to make Bible class an exciting place for kids is not always easy. Then when you find a winner, they eventually grow tired of it. Discover this fun Sunday school game good for any lesson.
find your calling

Find Your Calling: How to Renew Your Passion for Ministry

It's not just that you're trying to find your calling--it's that you're trying to find your calling again. All leaders go through times when they feel drained, discouraged and defeated. Here's how to renew your passion for ministry.
share your testimony

Do Your Children Know Your Testimony?

Have you ever shared your testimony of conversion with your children? Do you know how to share your testimony with them? Sure, your children know that you’re religious. But do they know you're a Christian?

A Letter to the Tired Children’s Ministry Leader

As Children’s Ministry leaders, we have all lived in seasons of hard ministry. We have faced the temptation to call it quits and move...
Is It Important for My Child to Be Part of a Childrens' Small Group?

Is It Important for My Child to Be Part of a Childrens’ Small Group?

Throughout the month of April, I’m answering your reader questions… Today’s question: Is it important to involve my children in a Sunday School or small...
Single Parent Family

Help a Single Parent Family Turn to God

I see many single parents turn to the church for help. They know they need help in working through a crisis. They understand they...
Pets Go to Heaven

What to Say When Your Child Asks if Pets Go to Heaven

"Some may want to shield their children from discussions of death, but we do not..."
Lost Sheep Craft

Lost Sheep Craft

This Lost Sheep Craft is a craft kids get excited about. One they take home and show everyone. One they take to school and...
Parents and Kidmin

Parents and Kidmin: 4 Ways to Help Parents Want to Engage With Your Children’s...

One of the most important things you can do in your ministry is to engage parents. In our last post, Why People Aren’t Excited About...
serve in children's ministry

20 Reasons People Should Serve in Children’s Ministry

Dale Hudson gives you the scriptural and logical reasons why serving in kidmin is a BLAST!
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.

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Craig Gross Has High Praise for the Spiritual Use of Cannabis

“I think Christians sit on the sidelines of a lot of conversations," says Craig Gross. Craig's latest venture is a Christian cannabis website, and this week on our podcast, he talks about his personal journey with using marijuana and why it's important for Christians not to be afraid of this topic.