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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.

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.

SBC President Barber Would ‘Permanently Defrock’ Johnny Hunt If He Had...

On Nov. 30, SBC President Bart Barber released a statement regarding the announcement of Johnny Hunt‘s restoration to ministry after being credibly accused of sexual abuse in May’s Guidepost Solutions report.

Max Lucado: ‘The One Thing That Has Helped Me More Than...

Max Lucado joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share his best tips for creating and delivering a sermon that draws people in.

Children's Ministry How To's