Children's Ministry Leaders

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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Parents What Message Are You Preaching to Your Kids?

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5 Easy Ways Parents Can Bless Their Children This Holiday Season

5 Easy Ways Parents Can Bless Their Children This Holiday Season

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25 Christmas Jokes You Can Tell Kids

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4 Tools to Engage Special-Needs Kids in the Christmas Story

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Kidmin, Families, and Christmas

Kidmin, Families and Christmas

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5 Ways Ministry Leaders Can Enjoy The Christmas Season

5 Ways Ministry Leaders Can Enjoy the Christmas Season

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Christmas Ideas That Will Grow Your Ministry

Christmas Ideas That Will Grow Your Ministry

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Free Children’s Christmas Play

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“Three Strikes and You’re Out” Doesn’t Work With the Child of Divorce

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Loving Kids in a Pumpkin Pie Culture

Loving Kids in a Pumpkin Pie Culture

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Why I Don’t Like Church Christmas Programs

Why I Don’t Like Church Christmas Programs

Is there anything cuter than kids in a Christmas play? I mean seriously, don’t we just love seeing the kids sharing their songs, saying their lines, quoting their Bible verses and wearing all the Christmassy things?
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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.