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Christmas Coloring Pages: 10 Free Resources for Holiday Fun

Christmas services and events at church offer many opportunities to share the good news of Jesus, God’s greatest gift. It’s easy to supplement all these festivities with another holiday touch: free printable Christmas coloring pages for kids.

Do Dogs Go to Heaven: How to Answer Kids’ Tough Questions

Do dogs go to heaven? Do cats? What about goldfish? What will you tell children when they inquire about their beloved departed animals?

How to Share the Gospel With Kids: Keeping It Simple

A focal point of our ministries must be knowing how to share the Gospel with kids. Evangelism takes practice, but these tips make it easier.

Kids Church Games: 14 Active, Indoor Ways to Grow Faith

These fun Sunday school and kids church games are active and played indoors. Plus, they help kids grow their faith and work out the squirm!

20 Bible Truths to Tell Kids That Will Change Their Life Forever

When a child grabs hold of Bible truths from God's Word and internalizes them, those ideas have the power to alter the trajectory of that child's life. Here are 20 powerful biblical truths for kids.

Prayer to Ask Jesus Into Your Heart: Proceed With Care

Little children think literally, and they can be confused (or even frightened) at the prospect of a prayer to ask Jesus into your heart. So proceed with care.

Advent Prayer Stations: 4 Meaningful Ideas Children Will Love

For Christians, Advent is a season of preparation and waiting. Advent prayer stations are a great way to keep kids focused on the real meaning of the Christmas season.

3 Ways to Protect Your Child From Their Own Heart

Solomon wanted his son to know how to direct his heart rather than be destroyed by it. So he gave these three reminders to his son that you can teach to your child to protect them from their own heart.

8 Reasons We Have Delayed (Even Further) Getting Our Daughters a Phone

Here are 8 reasons to consider delaying getting your child a phone, especially social media.

Thanksgiving Coloring Pages: 12 Free Bible Verse Activities for Kids

Want a fun, easy way to help children learn Scripture, express creativity, and focus on gratitude? Then check out these free printable Thanksgiving coloring pages.

Operation Christmas Child: Shoeboxes Open Doors and Hearts for the Gospel in Liberia

Through Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey, communities are uniting, families are hearing the Gospel, and once-closed villages are inviting Christians to talk about God’s love.

17 Fun Church Games for Kids

When you want to have fun—just for fun—with kids, check out these 17 games for kids! Each game is great for ministry times or just at home.

Miracles of Jesus for Kids: 7 Key Lessons From the Bible

When you’re teaching the miracles of Jesus for kids, it’s helpful to consider various categories. The Bible records more than 30 of Jesus’ miracles. These seven categories reveal who our Savior is. Make them a cornerstone of your Sunday school and children’s church lessons.

100 Bible Activities for Sunday School Lessons for Kids: New Testament

Great ideas for the amazing Sunday school lessons for kids that you teach!

Pumpkin Prayer Bookmark: A Free Printable for Kids to Color

Use this free pumpkin prayer bookmark as a Sunday school or children's church handout. It's also ideal for an activity at your church's Trunk or Treat event.

How to Keep Kids’ Attention: Follow This 9-Step Formula

If you haven't noticed, kids' attention spans continue to shrink. So children's ministry workers need to know these 9 tips for how to keep kids' attention.

Searching for God at Kids’ Camp: A “John Deere” Moment

Here's a story of one 10 year-old who was searching for God at kids' camp and discovered him in a "John Deere" moment.

3 Things Your Pastor DOESN’T Need You to Do as a Children’s Ministry Leader

As a children’s ministry leader, we are asked to do a lot in our church. It is not uncommon to be asked to take on responsibilities outside our “job description.” Discover three things your pastor doesn't need from you.

Explaining God to a Child: How to Give Age-Appropriate Answers

Children have many questions about God. How can you respond in age-appropriate ways? Check out these suggestions for explaining God to a child, no matter his or her age.

Bible Science Experiment: Light a Fire for God in Kids

By using a simple Bible science experiment, you can draw kids in and capture their attention. It makes them incredibly receptive to God’s word.

Greg Laurie on the Likelihood of Another Jesus Movement and Why...

Greg Laurie appears on the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what it was like to grow up in the middle of the Jesus People Movement and his thoughts on whether we'll see another awakening like it.

Children's Ministry Leaders