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Children’s Pastor: 9 Helpful Career Traits You’ll Need

To become a children's pastor, it helps if you have these nine qualities. Discover what traits will help you succeed in this rewarding career and calling.

Your Top Picks for Nursery Pager Systems

We've searched systems both big and small. Here's what we found. These are the top picks we recommend to help you choose the right nursery pager system.

How to Choose a Nursery Pager System

A nursery pager system can be used as a telecommunications tool. Although it functions more like a radio, it is much easier to use. Pagers, chargers and transmitters are all part of paging systems. Here's what you need to know.

Peer Pressure Object Lesson for Sunday School Classes

Discover how to demonstrate the concept of peer pressure using simple craft materials. This peer pressure object lesson will make a big impression on your Sunday school students!

Bible Literacy – Equipping Children to Navigate the Bible

Teaching Bible literacy skills should be an integral part of our children’s ministry in order to equip children for life today and to lay a firm foundation for their future.

Kindergarten Promotion Ideas for Reaching Out to Parents

Kindergarten promotion is a highlight of every back-to-school season at our church. In our children's ministry, it's a way to celebrate and welcome new students and reach out to parents.

How to Be a Good Role Model: Bible-Based Steps for All Leaders

How to be a good role model is a key question for any church worker. The apostle Paul tells leaders, “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.”

Millennial Parents: 7 Ways to Reach Young Families Today

Millennial parents and today's young families are causing a paradigm shift in churches and children's ministry programs. Discover 7 important ways to reach millennials and their kids!

Fruit of the Spirit Lesson for Kids: 5 Ideas for Sunday School

With this fruit of the Spirit lesson for kids, students will learn how God blesses and uses them. Children of all ages can be instruments to show God's love to others!

7 Great Ways to Teach Kids to Pray

Children talk naturally with their friends and family. Wouldn’t it be exciting if we could teach kids to pray and talk to God just as easily!

How To Raise A Generous Child

Our children will either be “givers” or “takers” in society, and that will be greatly influenced by the life they live in our homes.

Explaining the Bible to Children: 15 Helpful Tips for Parents and Teachers

Although young children can’t read yet, it's never too early to introduce Scripture. By explaining the Bible to children, parents and teachers convey the message that it is God's special book for us.

Memory Verse Games: 10 Fun Bible Activities for Groups of Children

Bible memory verse games are a great way to engage young learners while helping them hide Scripture in their hearts. Enjoy these fun games with groups of children!

Christmas Message for Youth: Change the Lives of Preteens

If the story of Christmas is familiar to your pre-teen students, try these ideas to help the message sink in deeper.

What Children Need From You When Families Fall Apart

If you're in children's ministry for any length of time, you'll unfortunately experience the sad situation of broken families. Discover how you can help kids when families fall apart.

Thanksgiving Sunday School Lesson: Cultivate Gratitude in Young Hearts

It's important for children's ministry programs to offer regular emphasis on gratitude. Here are some insights and ideas for a Thanksgiving Sunday school lesson.

5 Big Feelings Our Kids Are Feeling Right Now

I have heard five statements from my kids and friends’ kids that I feel express five big feelings (significant emotions) that many children are dealing with.

10 Possible Scenarios in Ministry to Autistic Kids – and What to Do

Great pointers from a retired pediatrician on how volunteers can respond to situations that might come up with your special-needs students.

DIY Oversized Games: 4 XL Activities for Extra Fun

Games are an integral part of every children's ministry setting. Why not increase the fun with some DIY oversized games?

The Greatest Bible Your Child Will Ever Read

The Greatest Bible a Child Will Ever Read? Every day, our child is reading either the works of the flesh or the fruit of the spirit in our daily life.

Gabe Lyons: Engage Culture and Reverse Negative Cultural Stereotypes

Gabe Lyons of Q Ideas addresses questions like: What are some perceptions people have of Christians? Why is it so hard for Christians to engage culture?

Children's Ministry How To's