Children's Ministry Leaders

Today’s 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 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.

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6 Surprising Things Your Kids Will Never Tell You

Have you ever wondered, ‘What is my kid thinking?” No matter how good a family life you may think you have, there are almost always some things that your kids are thinking that they may never tell you.
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Is Ministry a Calling of God or a Career?

I recently heard someone talking about their "career" in children's ministry. I personally don't believe ministry is a career.  I believe it is a calling of God.
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My Kid Doesn’t ‘Get’ Anything Out of Church

What kids get out of church is not the same as what we adults “get” out of attending church service. So, what is it?  What do little kids “get” out of church?
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2020 Child Safety Trends Your Church Needs to Know

With the start of a new year, it’s important to understand child safety trends and new opportunities churches can take advantage to better prepare for challenges, improve effectiveness, and increase child protection.
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5 Tips to Unleashing Your Child’s Creativity

Unleashing creativity in children is possible, because not only is creativity all around them, it is within them. Put there by God Himself!
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Cultivating & Guarding Children’s Love for Jesus

We have read about Jesus with children. When it comes to sharing the love of Jesus, let’s always make sure it includes children. And then let’s do all we can to guard their trust in Jesus.
A Look at a Really Cool Children's Ministry Area

A Look at a Really Cool Children’s Ministry Area

Last weekend, I was at Lake Pointe Church in the Dallas area.  They have a really cool children's ministry area. Take a look at these pictures for inspiration.
Why Ministers' Kids Don't Want to Be Ministers...and How the Church Can Help

Why Ministers’ Kids Don’t Want to Be Ministers…and How the Church Can Help

Over the past 24 years as a seminary professor, I’ve worked with a lot of students who had a parent who was a minister, but who were at first certain they would never follow in those steps. When I’ve asked what their first objections were, here’s what I’ve most often heard in no particular order
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When Kids Make Early Decisions for Christ

When it comes to Jesus and kids, how can we help our children make decisions for Christ that are genuine? How do we explain the gospel in age-appropriate language and help them be excited to go public with their faith?
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What to Do When Your Church Doesn’t Value Children’s Ministry

Do you feel like you are the only one who really cares about reaching the next generation?
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12 Community Service Projects Kids Can Do in Small Groups

Don't just talk about serving others, use these 12 ideas to have kids serving and reaching the community.
Year of the FAM: A Fresh Idea for Your Family

Year of the FAM: A Fresh Idea for Your Family

We wanted to become more intentional than ever before in accomplishing our goals and instilling our values into our children, and we felt that in a lot of ways, our family’s schedule was not allowing us to do that. This resulted in what we call “The Year of the FAM!”
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Who Should Disciple Children?

There are a few significant facts that tend to get left out of the discussion about who should disciple children, facts that carry a lot of weight and are important for both the church and the home to consider as we continue the conversations.
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5 Signs You Might Be an Insecure Leader

Insecurity runs through leadership in epic proportions. Here's how to know if it's affecting you.
Vision Casting

Vision Casting for Children’s Ministry Leaders: What It Is and How to Do It

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.
10 Fun Bible Verse Memory Games for Kids in Groups

10 Fun Bible Verse Memory Games for Kids in Groups

Need to freshen up your Scripture memory techniques? Here are 10 fun game ideas for your classroom.
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Why Many Children’s Ministries Are in Decline

Children's ministry decline is a growing problem for the church in America. But there are some children's ministries that are growing and we would do well to take a close look at what they are doing.
“That’s What Christmas Is All About, Charlie Brown”

“That’s What Christmas Is All About, Charlie Brown”

And at one time, most of the country would have agreed with Linus regarding what Christmas is all about…but times have changed.
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3 Ways to Prevent an Attitude of Entitlement in Your Kids

The culture around us has gradually shifted America’s mindset to believe that we all have our rights, including the “right” to have what we want,...
Top Kid-friendly Video Games of 2019

Top Kid-friendly Video Games of 2019

2019 has been quite a year, especially for video games.  From new indie titles to massive triple-A series, it’s been a blast looking at...
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Children’s Ministry Leaders

Today’s 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 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.