Children's Ministry Blogs

Children's Ministry Blogs

Children's ministry blogs help children’s ministry leaders face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, children’s pastors need leadership resources and children’s ministry resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times for children and families. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every children’s pastor and children’s ministry leader. If you serve on a church staff as a children’s minister, children’s pastor, director of Christian education, preschool minister, family ministry leader, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have children’s ministry resources and connections to a community of children’s ministry leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide. Children’s ministry leaders from every denomination find children's ministry blogs, ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of children’s ministry leaders who look to us for resources and encouragement for children’s ministry leadership. 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.

Creating Structure and Goals for Worship

by Yancy Richmond Music is the soundtrack to all of our lives. I saw a post on Facebook earlier this year that made me laugh...

Can We Expect Students to Lead Like Adults?

I had a meeting recently where I suggested students lead and it made everyone in the room nervous. Like sweaty palms nervous. What if...

My Secret for Super-Productivity

A few years ago I did something unintentionally that has probably allowed me to be far more productive than I ever thought possible. Seriously,...

Have More Respect for Yourself

This post is mostly directed toward the staff or higher level ministry leader. Whether you are paid or unpaid doesn’t matter. But I’m going...

Sacrificing the Church of Tomorrow for Today

Growing up in church I have heard this phrase many times, “The youth aren’t the church of tomorrow, they are the church of today.”...

Meeting Families Where They Are

Sometimes I feel that churches miss the most significant chance they have with visiting families. It has to do with the disconnect between where...

3 Key Reasons Your Church Must Improve Its Allergy Awareness in KidMin

Allergies have increased steadily over the last fifty years, and this increase affects your church more than your realize. Eavesdrop on a typical conversation...

5 Ways People Will Know You’re a Faker

by Joe McAlpine Nobody likes a faker. We have all heard the mantra “fake it ’til you make it.” I think that statement is a...

Team Work: When Children’s Ministry and Student Ministry Collide

by Brandy Barr About 2 ½ years ago I moved from the children’s ministry team to the student ministry team at the church I am...

5 Ways to Know if Small Groups are Working

by Ryan Bicker Having a strategy and a plan is important. Even more important is being able to measure if your strategy is working! For...

Empowering Student Volunteers

Last week I posted about the value of Student Volunteers and how we can create environment that helps them stick.  One of the posts generated an...

The Power of Empowerment

Too often, delegation is mislabeled as “empowerment.” It is an easy mistake likely made more often than we each realize. Delegation and empowerment can...

How to Start Managing Your Time Better Beginning Today

You know the frustration. You put in a full day. You worked hard. But you didn’t even touch that important project. You’ve been meaning...

Follow Me

I wanted to go through a few of the key things that I think about when I think about discipleship. A lot of this...

Leadership Isn’t Profound. It’s Just Intentional

As a ministry leader, everything I read tells me my greatest asset is my ability to duplicate myself in top level leaders around me....

The One Thing Your Family Ministry Is Missing

I love thinking and dreaming about ministry to the family. It’s what keeps me thinking. I love the way that God designed the family...

Laying the Groundwork for Change

I’m a change addict. Maybe that’s why I consume self-reflective information through books, blogs and videos.  I love the prospect of improving. When something doesn’t...

What You Do Matters More Than You’ll Ever Know

We see milestones in all parts of life. We could look to John Maxwell and see the milestones of leadership or look to Dave...

Offer More for Parents at Your Church

I feel the dilemma that you feel. Children’s Ministry is what you do, but in recent years your heart has been pricked for family ministry....

All of My Volunteers Are Old

I remember when I used to think, how in the world are we going to generate excitement for our ministry environments if all we...
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