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The WOW Factor in Your KidMin

When was the last time you asked a volunteer or a parent (figuratively or literally), "How can I wow you today?"

When Your Ministry Has a Fail

Justyn Smith talks about what he's learned when you do everything like you always do and things still turn out "blah!"

What Do Families Want from a Church?

A Baylor University study finds that families want churches to give them opportunities to serve together.

Is Internet Porn This Generation's Sex Ed?

Online safety experts say kids are viewing online porn before their parents or local schools have a chance to talk with them about sex.

Understanding Change: A Leadership Must

No matter what the change is that you are proposing, you need to understand that there are going to be people who voice their disapproval.

3 Ingredients for Healthy Ministry Relationships

Ministry happens best through relationships. Greg Baird helps make them a priority.

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.

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.

Dan Cathy Shares Leadership Advice From His Years at Chick-fil-A: ‘Never...

.@ChickfilA board chairman @dancathy recently shared that the purpose of America’s #1 favorite restaurant’s is “to glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that’s entrusted” to them.

Holly Catterton Allen: How Your Church Can Help Children Be Spiritually...

Dr. Holly Catterton Allen joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain that, contrary to what we might assume, children are deeply spiritual and to share how churches can help kids develop resilience.

Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders