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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.

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.

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.

What’s Your Vision for Children’s Ministry? Learn How to Vision Cast

Vision casting is simply communicating your vision so that others make your vision their own. Here are 7 steps for successfully casting your vision in a way that others can grasp and own it.

Bible Journaling for Kids: How to Teach This Spiritual Discipline

Bible journaling is a spiritual discipline that nurtures other spiritual disciplines, such as prayer and Bible study. Bible journaling for kids is a fun, meaningful way to help them grow closer to Jesus and establish lifelong faith habits.

How to Teach Children to Pray: Fun, Bible-Based Advice

Prayer is an adventure—a life-creating, life-changing journey into a closer relationship with God. That's why it's so important that parents, teachers and children's workers know how to teach children to pray.

6 Palm Sunday Activities Preschoolers Love

A set of activities especially designed for preschoolers for Palm Sunday.

Teaching Preteens – Hook, Look, & Book

Teaching preteens can be intimidating! The larger the group, the harder it can be to gain and keep their attention. So how do you hold the attention of these busy bodies and minds?

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 Do You Teach a Child With Attention Issues?

In this day of video games, fast-food and music videos, it's a little wonder children have trouble paying attention in any learning environment.

7 Ways to Engage Kids Who Are Easily Distracted

Do you have kids in your ministry that are easily distracted? Welcome to the distracted generation.

Attention Grabber Ideas: 3 Ways To FASCINATE Kids

It is GUARANTEED, yes guaranteed, that a child will learn something when he or she is fascinated.

Leading a Child to Christ: Questions, Tips and Pointers to Do It Right

The greatest contribution you can make to a child’s well being is leading a child to Christ and instilling a fervent love for Jesus Christ. But how does this happen? What steps must a parent take for leading a child to Christ?

24 Ways To Expand Your Children’s Ministry Budget

Kathie Phillips gives some great ideas on how to make your kidmin budget go even further.

Adam Wyatt: How To Be a Biblical Patriot, Not a Christian...

Dr. Adam Wyatt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the Bible supports the idea of loving one’s country–but not nationalism–and how pastors can navigate this volatile topic.

Children's Ministry How To's