Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders

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New Safety Rules for Church Nursery Cribs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued new safety regulations regarding cribs used in daycare centers and church nurseries.

Defeating the Game Boy God

Are we surrendering too much to game makers, Web sites, and television?

New Phone Apps Support Faithful Parenting

Free new smart phone apps from David C. Cook help parents in spiritual leadership of their kids.

Leading Through Personal Trials

How to lead children when you're traveling through personal darkness

Kids: Hidden Casualties of Recession

Children are impacted by the recession and job-loss as much as adults.
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Ideas for Special Needs Ministry to Children

Two seasoned workers offer advice on ministering to special-needs kids.

Asking for Volunteers in Children's Ministry

Need more help? Alisa Linn suggests effective ways to ask for it.

The Tough Road of Children's Ministry

Children's ministry can travel far beyond the realm of challenging, but don't give up.

New Theme Park Features Full-Scale Noah's Ark

The ark will be the central attraction at a new park in Kentucky.

Hold Your Kids More Than Your Phone

Gina McClain urges children's leaders to unplug from ministry and focus on their own families.

Does Parenthood Increase Churchgoing?

Children can act as a catalyst for parents to return to church, but a new study by the Barna Group says this isn’t the norm.

Children Swearing Earlier, Studies Show

Experts say children are swearing as soon as they can speak, in some cases.

Study: KidMin Produces Spiritually Active Adults

A recent study confirms those who attended Sunday school as children are much more likely to attend church as adults.

Home-Grown World Christians

Noel Piper explains how to help a child become world-minded.

The Parent Factor

Don't underestimate the importance of attracting young parents to your church.

Creating a Custom Facebook Page

Advice from the Orange Conference about creating a social network for your ministry.

Helping Parents Embrace Spiritual Weirdness

When it comes to parenting teenagers, I think “awkward” is one of the best descriptors. In fact, I think many parents give up on...

Aligning Parents for a Vision of Family

Perhaps one of the most difficult things to do as a leader within the church is to change the culture of a church!  I would...

Frugality, Orange-Style

In this economy where many churches are cutting budgets or delaying spending, I firmly believe when it comes to budgets sometimes less is more....

How Do I Get People to Buy-In? A Formula

I am a Marketing junkie. My degree is in Marketing. I love aligning a brand with purpose and identity. I remember countless days applying...
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