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.

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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.

Becoming a "Connected Church"

by Chuck Bomar Little if any energy is needed to becoming disconnected . . . or even divisive. That, unfortunately, seems to come all too...

Read the Bible for Your Kids' Sake

Often times, parents see the preteen ministry leaders as the ones that are responsible for the teaching and modeling of God’s word. I love that part...

There's No Recipe for Leading Small

by Tom Shefchunas When I started working at North Point seven years ago, I was given a project right off the bat. I was asked...

3 Things You Must Teach Preteens This Year

As most of us that are leading ministries are solidifying our teaching plan or are making shifts because of some of the current events,...

How to Kickstart Your Devotional Life

If you’re like me, you’re already thinking about how to make the new year better than the current year. Been thinking about that for...

My 2012 Reading Summary

I’m around students a lot. I know that most students I talk to, do not like to read. It’s a shame. I think reading...

How Do You Pull Off a Creative Meeting?

I’m trying to spend the last few days of 2012 talking through some systems that can help a lot of people. So I’m going...

Is Your Ministry Safe?

Because of the events last week in Connecticut where innocent children were killed, most everyone who works with kids is thinking, “What if that happened...

Apps for Special Needs Ministry

by Stacy Hodge As I sip a warm Starbucks on a chilly morning, hear Christmas music playing in the background, and see all the decorations,...

Something to Believe In

by Bre Hallberg Christmas is just weeks away—kinda hard to believe! And with Christmas comes the long list of all the things we need to...

12 Things I've Learned in 2012

This year has been a fun ride. I’m thankful for the blessings and the struggles of this year. I love Christmas and New Year’s...

Keeping Volunteers Motivated

by Chad Ward Churches all across America are doing amazing things for God and they are doing them because of great volunteers. Volunteers are special...

How to Keep Doing What You're Doing

What’s interesting in leadership is that at some point you might look at your organization or a particular structure and ask yourself, how can...

Have You Taken a Brave Step Lately?

by Misty Phillips With each of our four kids, we realized it was quite natural for them to be a bit hesitant at times when...

Manage Your Time Like a Pro

I’ve recently come out of one of the busiest seasons of my life. Here is what has gone on in the past few months. Written...

Capturing the Hearts of Preschoolers

by Cass Brannan One of the greatest responsibilities that the church seems to overlook is that of preschoolers. They are in the most foundational years...

Investing in Staff, Leaders, and Volunteers

Last week I wrote about policies your church might have about taking staff, leaders and volunteers to lunch. I received some great feedback, so thanks to those of...

Ministering to Special Needs

by Meaghan Wall and Amy Fenton Lee While there are extra demands and differences for parents of children with disabilities, an Orange approach to parenting...

Working Together: Children's and Student Ministries

This post I’m happy to say isn’t the picture of Brookwood Church from my perspective. I also think that Student Ministry and Children’s Ministry...
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Leading Under Pressure

by Dan Reiland How much pressure are you under today? No leader escapes pressure, in fact, if you don’t experience pressure you are likely not...
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