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Helmet of Salvation for Kids: 10 Armor of God Activities

Use these 10 ideas to teach Sunday school children about the helmet of salvation, a vital part of the armor of God.

Kindness Object Lesson for Sunday School: Help Kids Build People Up

In this Bible-based object lesson, kids explore the meaning of kindness as they build up and tear down block buildings.

Fruits of the Holy Spirit Activity: Traits for Christian Living

A fruits of the Holy Spirit activity teaches kids about key biblical traits. Use these resources for lessons about Galatians 5:22-23.

Lead Children in a Prayer: 10 Important Times to Talk With God

Knowing how to lead children in a prayer is incredibly important. Do you pray with your children or merely for them?

Nurturing Young Souls: Building a Strong Foundation in Faith

By nurturing young souls, children’s ministry workers and parents grow a legacy of faith and faithfulness. Learn how your kidmin program can partner with parents for spiritual development.

Indoor Church Games: 14 Fun, Active Ways to Grow Kids’ Faith

Indoor church games and Sunday school games are active and fun. Plus, they help kids grow their faith and work out the squirm!

Sunday School Teachers: 4 Tips to Boost Your Teaching Team

Use these tips to build a strong team of Sunday school teachers and children's ministry volunteers.

Volunteer Culture at Church: Here’s How to Add Faith, Family & Fun

Volunteer culture includes the values and practices your church helpers share. Create a children's ministry atmosphere of faith, family and fun!

Should I Allow My Child To Question His or Her Faith?

In our home, we have a “no question is off limits” policy that has allowed for our kids to question things we do or things we believe when they don’t fully understand or know the reasons behind them.

Preschool Valentine Craft: Heart Frames Highlight God’s Love

Need a fun new preschool valentine craft idea? Then check out this adorable activity for young Sunday school students.

Leading Volunteers: 25 Resources to Help Your KidMin Team Thrive

Leading volunteers is a pressing need in children's ministry. Check out these 25 articles from kidmin experts!

Lifelong Learning: 10 Things I Wish I Knew Earlier in Ministry

With lifelong learning, you'll acquire wisdom as you go. Take this well-earned advice from a veteran children's ministry worker.

7 Great Ways To Teach Kids To Pray

Children talk naturally with their friends and family. Wouldn’t it be exciting if we could teach kids to pray and talk to God just as easily!

Guest Services Matter: Improve Your KidMin With These 10 Steps

Guest services matter for churches and children's ministries. Discover how to offer top-notch customer service to visitors.

David & Goliath Story for Kids: 14 Resources for Sunday School

Teaching the David & Goliath story for kids is a mainstay of every Sunday school program. Use these creative resources to enhance your kidmin lesson.

Learning Experience Stations Can Enhance Sunday School Lessons

Want to create a different kind of learning experience for Sunday school students? Discover how activity stations keep children engaged while building their faith.

Bullied: What to Say (and NOT Say) to Kids in the Crosshairs

Being bullied is a common childhood experience. Discover what to say and not say to kids who face bullying.

5 Signs You Might Be an Insecure Leader

Insecurity runs through leadership in epic proportions. Here's how to know if it's affecting you.

Illness Policy for Children’s Ministry: How to Handle Cold & Flu Season

Why does your children's ministry need an illness policy? And what information should it contain? Learn about best practices to keep everyone safe.

Every Children’s Ministry Leader Must Work to Ditch Discouragement

Children's ministry is hard work. It can chew you up and spit you out, leaving you feeling defeated. So learn how to ditch discouragement.

Ashley Hales: What Happens When Pastors Ignore Their God-Given Limits

Dr. Ashley Hales joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about the fact that God created the world with limits and how those limits, counterintuitively, lead to greater space and flourishing in our lives.

Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders