Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders

Why People Oppose Change

Why People Oppose Change

Let's look at some reasons that you're going to deal with opposition.
18 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Children’s Ministry Leader

18 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Children’s Ministry Leader

Many people who step into Children’s Ministry literally have no idea what they are getting into.
2 False Assumptions You Might Be Making About Your Kids

2 False Assumptions You Might Be Making About Your Kids

Do you want to shape the future of the kid in your life?
Let the Children Worship in Church

Let the Children Worship in Church

In the early days of bringing young children into worship, it can feel like self-inflicted torture with no end in sight—but it's worth it.
The Grunt and the Gurgle: How Boys and Girls are Different

The Grunt and the Gurgle: How Boys and Girls Are Different

Let’s consider these differences as we think about ways to engage and communicate with our children.
5 Reasons You’re Struggling to Say NO to Your Kids

5 Reasons You’re Struggling to Say NO to Your Kids

We have a generation of kids who are not used to being told no, or being denied much of anything that their hearts desire.
Why You Should Turn OFF the Screens in Your Children's Ministry

Why You Should Turn OFF the Screens in Your Children’s Ministry

Screens are very helpful in children's ministry, but we must also remember that times have changed.
Point Them to the Light

Point Them to the Light

What baby turtles can teach you about children's ministry.
How to Raise Radical Children

How to Raise Radical Children

The word simply means “roots,” like the roots of a tree.
Why I No Longer Say "Healthy Things Grow"

Why I No Longer Say “Healthy Things Grow”

The goal of our church should never primarily be growth.
7 Ideas to Help Your Kids Grow Spiritually

7 Ideas to Help Your Kids Grow Spiritually

Sometimes things that we do work really well, and other times they fall apart.
The Altar of "The Feels"

The Altar of “The Feels”

What if we prayed that God would change our feelings and desires to make them godly?
Because One Day Your Kids Will Stop Bugging You (Really)

Because One Day Your Kids Will Stop Bugging You (Really)

What do you do if your kids think Minecraft is more interesting than you?
3 Reasons Kids Ministry Is Important

3 Reasons Kids Ministry Is Important

Important reminders about why ministry to kids is so vital.
7 Thoughts to the Families of Introverts

7 Thoughts to the Families of Introverts

"The crazy thing about introverts—that I know some have a hard time believing—is that most of us really do love people. A lot. More than you can imagine."
God Doesn’t Love His Children Equally

God Doesn’t Love His Children Equally

“I do not love my children equally.”
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Your Goal for Parenting Makes All the Difference

This one question will shape everything you do as a parent.
How to Pastor A PK

How to Pastor a PK

There are three ways that people treat PKs differently than they would treat other children in their class.
The Biggest Mistake a Children’s Ministry Leader Can Make

The Biggest Mistake a Children’s Ministry Leader Can Make

"Good leaders equip and empower others to fulfill tasks of ministry."
Why the Church Needs Less Volunteers and More Mentors

Why the Church Needs Fewer Volunteers and More Mentors

More and more churches are realizing the need for every child growing up in their ministries to have a mentor.
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