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.

approval

3 Ways We Parents Wrongly Teach Kids to Earn God’s Approval

As parents we hate to see our kids live with the burden of trying to gain approval. Or worrying if they are going to be accepted by their looks, their dress, their performance. Or struggling with the pain of wondering if others will love and accept them.
lying

What to Do When a Child Is Lying

There will be times when you, as a parent or children's ministry leader, will have to confront a child about lying.
scavenger hunt

Easter Photo Scavenger Hunt for Families

Since we are getting close to Easter, I wanted to share this photo scavenger hunt again. We’ve all got our smart phones in hand; why not put them to good use and use them to tell our children the story of Easter? #Easter #scavnegerhunt
let children lead worship

Let Children Lead Worship!

It’s true that kids can point out the obvious and teach us a thing or two, but what if we intentionally taught them to lead? What if we encouraged them to lead? And, are you ready for this? What if we let children lead worship?
parenting

Are You Over-Parenting or Under-Parenting?

There are generally 3 types of parents and parenting styles? While most parents are doing the best they can with what they know, many parents are doing one or the other – either over-parenting their children or under-parenting them.

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?
motivated

How to Stay Motivated During a Pandemic

Staying motivated during a pandemic can be a challenge for sure.  But it can be done through intentional steps.  Here are a few tips about staying motivated in the midst of a pandemic.
sweet treats

6 Deliciously Easy Valentine’s Day Snack Ideas for Kids

Why not add a little snack to that Valentine's Day lesson.
what story

What Story Will Your Kids Tell?

What story will your kids tell?…Will they talk about parents who loved them and loved each other?
new ministry

5 Steps to Take When You Enter a New Ministry

In a new ministry role?  In the process of following God's call to a new leadership adventure?  Need to hit refresh on the ministry you are currently leading?
parents

Kids, Parents, and Media: An Opportunity for the Church

Once the pandemic ends, 66% of parents say they expect the time they spend watching content with their children will stay the same or even increase.
Generation C

Meet Generation C

Generation C will set a new precedent for physical interaction, making normal signs of intimacy – like hugging – abstract and normalizing virtual attendance at events and in classes.
love you

25 Ways to Tell Your Kids I Love You (without saying ‘I Love You’)

Kids enjoy being shown they are loved just as much if not more than they enjoy being told they are loved. Here are 25 ways to tell your kids I love you without telling your kids “I love you”. #love #kidmin #fammin #kids
practical discipleship

Practical Discipleship: Four Questions That Transform Dinner Into Discipleship

Inviting Jesus into that everyday practice takes it from ordinary to sacred, from dinner to discipleship, from temporal to eternal, and that is discipleship at home.
pandemic

Short on Volunteers? How to Rebuild Your Volunteer Team During COVID-19

And in the midst of all of this, in the back of our minds, we are hoping that once the pandemic has subsided, volunteers will flock back.  And the temptation is just to put everything on cruise control and ride this out until things return to normal.
church families

Four Types of Church Families in 2021

Four Types of Church Families in 2021 - 2021 will definitely be different, but God has many incredible things in store. As you share the love of Jesus, may God give you discernment to reach each family right where they are.
tim tebow's book

Tim Tebow Wanted to Tell Kids About Jesus—So He Wrote a New Book

Tim Tebow's book, "Bronco and Friends," follows Bronco and his friends as they encourage one another on their way to a party. Tebow says he wrote the newly released children's book in the hope of sharing the gospel with kids.
kids at church

Why Kids Should Not Sit Still at Church

Do you think kids at church should be forced to sit still? More and more evidence is proving that kids are more attentive and learn better when they are allowed to move.
kids

Will COVID Cost Us a Generation of Kids?

One thing that burdens me heavily right now is the thousands of kids who are no longer attending church on a consistent basis.  As weeks turn into months and months turn into an entire year, I have been thinking of the spiritual ramifications.
honor your parents

6 Practical Ways to Honor Your Parents

"God calls every child of every age to show honor to our parents."
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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.