Children's Ministry How To's

Children's Ministry How To's

Children's ministry how to's 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 how to's, 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.

12 Ways to Make a Child Feel Like a Million Bucks

12 Ways to Make a Child Feel Like a Million Bucks

Make the most of your interactions with kids during the crowds at Christmas.
12 Practical Tips for Classroom Management

12 Practical Tips for Classroom Management

The lack of classroom management causes more frustration in volunteers than just about anything.
6 Secrets to Effective Easter Follow-Up

6 Secrets to Effective Easter Follow-Up

Dale Hudson offers six ways to get your Easter visitors to become consistent attendees.
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These YouTube Channels are Maliciously Targeting Young Children with Terrifying Content

It’s unfortunate we live in a world where people maliciously put such videos on the internet—clearly targeting small children. Hopefully, with these safeguards in place, you can reduce the risk of your child seeing something disturbing on YouTube.
10 Keys to Raising Great Kids Who Love Jesus

10 Keys to Raising Great Kids Who Love Jesus

You think you know everything about parenting until you have kids, and then you realize you don't know nearly as much as you thought you did.

How to Be a Hero to Your Children’s Ministry Team

"Make your leadership about relationships, not requirements."

How to Provoke Your Children to Anger

"Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord."

Leadership: 5 Ways to Care for Your Team

"Pay attention to the condition of the people under your care."

How to Talk to Kids About Terrorism

"Just be available for your kids. This is the best thing you can do for your children during this tumultuous age of terrorism."

How to Teach Kids to Live a Prayer-Filled Life

Sam Luce offers some great advice on giving kids a head-start in learning to pray.

7 Great Tips for Teaching Preteens

How do you hold the attention of these busy bodies and minds?

Helping Children Benefit From the Sermon

Erik Raymond suggests some things he has done as a dad and a pastor to help kids hear and understand the message in "big church."

4 Awesome Tag and Chase Games for Kids

Looking for some good run-around games to play outside this summer? Here are a few ideas to get you started!

How Should You Explain the Same-Sex Marriage Debate to Children?

Use this article to give you words to use with your own children or to advise the parents in your ministry.
Creating a Service for Kids to Process Their Faith Out Loud

6 Ways to Engage Kids in Your Programs

Each of these alone will contribute greatly to growth in your ministry. Combine them and the impact will be exponential.

How to Get Money for the Kids’ Ministry

Quit begging for money. Instead, ask yourself: What motivates your pastor?

A Hurting Child: 5 Simple Ways to Make a REAL Difference

Wherever he is in your world, he is present. However her hurt manifests, it is there. Whatever has caused it, the pain is real. And the question for you, grown up … is what do you do with that?

Helping Parents Develop Their Child’s Faith With Catechism

Help parents make the truths of the Gospel something their children can quickly recall and use when it fits their everyday lives.

How to Teach Children to Pray

The heart of a child is tender to the teachings of God, and young children are eager to pray.
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