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.

Cold and Flu and Kidmin - Are You Ready?

Cold and Flu and Kidmin—Are You Ready?

As we come into the cold season, make sure your parents know that you have an illness policy (if you don't, well you should). The next step is to tell them why you have it, because you love their children and want to see them happy and healthy at church...and your workers too!
Letting Go Of Fear - Free Kids Lesson

Free Lesson for Kids on Fear: Letting Go of Fear

Fear robs them of joy and peace making them feel utterly powerless. The experience below is designed to help the children in your group to do two things: 1) to own their fears by admitting them to the group and 2) to disown their fears by surrendering them to Jesus.
Nursery Ministry Matters

Nursery Ministry Matters

Nursery ministry matters...a lot. And if you serve in nursery ministry, you matter and what you are doing in the nursery matters.
children in church Where Should Your Children Be During Worship?

Where Should Your Children Be During Worship?

The concept of keeping children in church out of worship sends the wrong message on several levels.
The Christmas Gift (A Christmas Lesson For Your Ministry)

The Christmas Gift (A Christmas Lesson for Your Ministry)

The Christmas Gift lesson follows the heart-warming story of a boy named Andrew who discovers the true meaning of Christmas and receives the greatest Christmas gift ever...Jesus.
Feel All Alone In Children’s Ministry?

Feel All Alone in Children’s Ministry?

I had no idea so many people felt alone and discouraged in children’s ministry until I started scrolling through one of the KidMin Facebook feeds.
Cultivating Thankful Hearts in Kids

Cultivating Thankful Hearts in Kids

Jody Capehart gives some great tips on how to encourage a thankful heart in a child. Forward this message to the parents in your kidmin.
Free Thanksgiving Resources for Children's Ministry

Free Thanksgiving Resources for Children’s Ministry

"Give thanks as you enter the gates of his temple. Give praise as you enter its courtyards. Give thanks to him and praise his name (Psalm 100:4)."
Five Spiritual Lessons Our Kids Can Learn During This Election

Five Spiritual Lessons Our Kids Can Learn During This Election

Even though the temptation is to completely shield our kids from what is currently happening in the political realm, I believe there are at least five worldview lessons we can affirm with our children during this season.
12 Tips for Classroom Management

12 Tips for Classroom Management

The lack of classroom management causes more frustration in volunteers than just about anything. I’m not going to claim to have the perfect answers and all the skills, but I do know that there are some tips that will greatly help.
Are My Kids on Track: Helping Your Child Discover Who They Are In Christ

Are My Kids on Track: Helping Your Child Discover Who They Are in Christ

Seven to 12 years of age are some of the most important in terms of a child’s life—particularly, their capacities for growth. Let's discover together: Are my kids on track?
What Happens When We Break Our Promise to the Next Generation?

What Happens When We Break Our Promise to the Next Generation?

Adults have a far greater lasting influence on our kids than their peers. So what happens when we break our promises to the next generation?
How to Talk to Your Kids About Scary Events in the News

How to Talk to Your Kids About Scary Events in the News

Our kids are growing up seeing more painful things on TV and social media than many in previous generations ever experienced in a lifetime. How as parents do we shield our kids without being overprotective? How do we talk to them about the scary things they have seen or experienced?
7 Things to Remember When a Parent Expresses a Concern

7 Things to Remember When a Parent Expresses a Concern

Here are a few things I was reminded of as a leader who communicates with parents who have expressed a concern.
Thanksgiving Wall—Helping Kids and Families Appreciate Your Volunteers

Thanksgiving Wall—Helping Kids and Families Appreciate Your Volunteers

The past two years I have started having a “thank you” wall so teachers and volunteers know how much we appreciate them.
Easy Pumpkin Prayer Craft for Kids

Easy Pumpkin Prayer Craft for Kids

This month has been all about taking Halloween and turning our focus toward God. Yesterday the kids sat in a circle while they listened to the Pumpkin Prayer and watched as the Jack-O-Lantern was carved.
Will My Child Ever Be Able To Live Independently?

Will My Child Ever Be Able to Live Independently?

The parents of children with developmental problems face a question other parents don't have to consider.
When Church is “Boring”

When Church Is “Boring”

Sometimes, I think church is boring. Hey now, so do you!! Be honest, sometimes we have a really hard time engaging, in some cases, staying awake.
The Cheapest Volunteer Appreciation We Ever Did…and also the Most Meaningful

The Cheapest Volunteer Appreciation We Ever Did…and Also the Most Meaningful

Something all of us who work in Kids’ Ministry understand is the importance of appreciating our volunteers.
Brainstorming: How to Produce Great Ideas

Brainstorming: How to Produce Great Ideas

Let's talk about how you can generate great ideas that will help your ministry move forward.
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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.