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.

A New Approach to Recruiting Leaders

A New Approach to Recruiting Leaders

It’s the time of year for every children’s ministry worker…you know, right? It’s Volunteer Recruitment Time!
No More Manic Mondays!

No More Manic Mondays!

Mondays. The day of the week many people dread for various reasons. However, for many others, Mondays offer a start to accomplish new goals and give a fresh perspective to tackle the week ahead. You either love ’em or you hate ’em.
Beating Discouragement // Enjoying the Simple Things

Beating Discouragement // Enjoying the Simple Things

Like a blood-thirsty tick, discouragement buries its fangs in your soul, and it doesn’t let go until you’re dry and empty.
Mom's perspective

If Dads Could Literally See from a Mom’s Perspective

What would it look like if fathers had an up-close and personal look at a mom's perspective?
Two Big Lessons a Dad Should Teach His Children

Two Big Lessons a Dad Should Teach His Children

It is important for dads to teach their kids and see their roles as deeper than just providing skills to their children.
Things I Wish My Teachers at Church Knew….

Things I Wish My Teachers at Church Knew—Children of Divorce

Many times, we are so busy preparing, getting kids into classes, talking to parents and volunteers, and more that we can forget that we should give the kids a voice, too.
Dealing with the Pain of Betrayal in Kid’s Ministry

Dealing With the Pain of Betrayal in Kid’s Ministry

So I’m certainly no expert in dealing with betrayal; I don’t have the life/ministry experience behind me to speak from great depth.
fathers

What Do Families Need Most? More Fathers

The debate over family ministry has been alive and well over the past 10 years and for that I am grateful. One of the things I was not aware of is how Dad’s were removed from being the primary spiritual leaders of their homes through the industrial revolution.
Ask Jesus into Your Heart

9 Reasons Not to “Ask Jesus Into Your Heart”

Jared Kennedy: I believe the phrase “ask Jesus into your heart” can be a dangerous way of calling someone to faith. Here's why.
Beth Moore on parenting

Beth Moore on Parenting: Which Matters More…Your Child’s Success or Godliness?

When our children are rebelling, are we willing to ask God to bring hard circumstances into their lives in order for them to see the folly of their rebellion?
Gospel Pursuit

The Gospel and Geocaching: Family Fun Activity!

I love the Gospel and I love geocaching. So when it came time to plan our family worship event for the spring, these two came together in what we now call pursuit.
hubris

How and Why I Could Fall

Too often the downfall of leaders and their organizations can be traced to hubris.
Kids Worship

How to Create An Amazing Kids’ Worship Night

I had the God-given dream of creating my first Kids’ Worship Night at the end of 2014, and I’ve written posts on my first...
Fortnite: Your Son's Latest Obsession

Fortnite: Your Son’s Latest Obsession

A day doesn’t go by where I don’t hear something about Fortnite. It’s the game the majority of boys (of all ages) seem to be...
Hyperdriving the Improvement of Your Church’s Kid’s Ministry

Hyperdriving the Improvement of Your Church’s Kid’s Ministry

I’ve heard it said that most organizations do the big things well, so it’s in doing the small things well that really set you...
TURNAROUND Churches

6 Secrets of TURNAROUND Churches

Common characteristics of churches who reversed their decline and stagnation.
Family Worship at the Vine - Love Why?

Family Worship at the Vine—Love Why?

As I picture Jesus speaking to people in towns and on hillsides, I see families sitting together. Through scripture, I hear Him using everyday...
Why Millennial Parents Are Exiting the Church

Why Millennial Parents Are Exiting the Church

If you're trying to reach young families with children, then the demographic you're trying to connect with are the Millennials. Look closely at the average church and you won't find an abundance of Millennials.
The Way We Do the Things We Do

The Way We Do the Things We Do

In my last few years of observing how we go about discipleship in church, hearing the verbal communication of welcome and community and observing the nonverbal communication like methods and actions, it’s becoming clearer to me that one reason the church is losing the rising generations is due in part to the fact that they only accept the love they’ve been told they deserve.
A Super Simple Way to Encourage Volunteers

A Super Simple Way to Encourage Volunteers

One of the best ways to maintain a healthy volunteer base is, not just to continually recruit, but also to retain volunteers for the long run.
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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.