Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders

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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.

Using Music in Kids’ Ministry

Music can engage and uplift kids and uniquely illustrate spiritual points for you.

Teach a Child to Think Like Jesus

Your child will learn to think like Jesus if you actively pursuing the mind-set yourself.

3 Tricks to Juggling Ministry

Gina McClain offers some great advice for when your ministry plate is always full.

4 Areas of Children’s Ministry Excellence

Perfecting these areas will make your ministry to kids more effective and efficient.

Communicating With Parents for Partnership

In communicating with parents, information gets tuned out, but strategy gets tuned in.

Screening Procedures for Childhood Ministry

Careful screening procedures are necessary for all volunteers and staff in children's ministries.

Conveying Jesus' Love in Correction

Your words are powerful, profound and life changing.

Dr. Seuss-Style Wonder

Dan Scott truly hopes children never lose their wonder at the awesome God of the universe.

Smart Teaching: Understanding What a Brain Can’t Ignore

Take a look at this great infographic from Orange Leaders about how to be an effective teacher.

Results Matter in Children’s Ministry

Our return on investment in family ministry is vitally important to those we serve.

Purposeful Play

Teach children biblical principles in the context of recreational activities.

The Spiritual Perception of a Child

Insight on how children uniquely see the things of God.

Attitude in Children's Ministry

A devotional on the importance of giving your all to your ministry's kids.

The Mediocre Kidmin Leader

Justyn Smith gives some insight and encouragement to fight the good fight against mediocrity in children's ministry

Bringing Music to Your Kids

Dove Award-winning recording artist Annette Oden offers great tips on incorporating music into your kids' services.

Managing Your Time for Influence

One of the most precious commodities any leader has is their time. How we spend it matters greatly. Do you care how you invest your time?

Don't Let Easter Sneak Up on You

The challenge is to handle Easter as if it were a fine-cut jewel with many facets.

Are You a Curious Leader or a Fearful Leader?

Sam Luce asks himself several questions to make sure he isn't leading out of fear.

Top 3 Ways to Handle Snacks in Kidmin

What do we do with snacktime in children's ministry when there are so many food allergies with kids?

A Little Child Can Lead Them…Really, They Can!

What if we encouraged children to lead worship? Are we ready for this?

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