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6 Ways to Integrate a Special Needs Ministry at Your Church

The families of those with special needs feel supported, knowing their loved ones feel comfortable and confident in their environment, and are valued members of the church family. The church is called to special needs ministry.

Bible Literacy – Equipping Children to Navigate the Bible

Teaching Bible literacy skills should be an integral part of our children’s ministry in order to equip children for life today and to lay a firm foundation for their future.

Trunk or Treat Games for Church: 12 Fun Activities to Try This Fall

Fun, festive activities such as carnivals, hayrides, and Trunk or Treat nights lead to lots of smiles and great memories. Plus, they’re a nonthreatening way to introduce people to your church. Discover a bushel of Trunk or Treat games for church that you can try this fall.

Voices With Ed Stetzer: A Missiological Assessment of Critical Race Theory II

D.A. Horton brings CRT’s themes to Scripture for an objective measurement of its claims.. Pastor Horton is a Latino missiologist, academic and author, and his latest book, Intensional, delves into ethnic reconciliation.

9 Ways You Can Encourage Families to Make a Return Visit

Based on my church shopping experience, I have decided to make a list of ways to encourage new families to make a return visit to church.

Insights From John Piper About Celebrating Halloween

How does your church and children's ministry handle Halloween? Join pastor and Bible teacher John Piper to hear his thoughts about the "tricky" secular holiday.

Children’s Ministry Leadership Lessons: 5 Must-Know Insights

Take a look at these children's ministry leadership lessons. I'll bet a few just might surprise you!

How Your Church Can Support Family Worship

You can begin working towards more and more times where, through family worship, the family experiences faith formation together with their faith community.

Teaching the Bible to Kids

There are many ways that parents can learn teaching the bible to kids and help them understand key lessons that can enhance their lives at any age.

Can You Recognize the Behaviors of a Traumatized Child ?

A trauma-informed church understands how a crisis affects children. Do you recognize traumatized child behaviors?

10 Psalms for Children to Learn About in Sunday School and Church

Because the psalms don’t provide the typical story-style teaching of Scripture, children’s ministry lessons often overlook them. But Psalms is still an important Bible book for kids to know about.

5 Big Feelings Our Kids Are Feeling Right Now

I have heard five statements from my kids and friends’ kids that I feel express five big feelings (significant emotions) that many children are dealing with.

Largest Children’s Ministries: Tips From America’s Top KidMin Programs

Here's an inside look at what some leaders from the largest children's ministries in America are doing and saying.

Positive Reinforcement Ideas: 10 Ways to Encourage Good Behavior

Classroom management is a vital skill for all teachers, including children’s ministry workers. Positive reinforcement ideas are vital for creative a productive, pleasant kidmin environment.

Spiritual Influences on Kids: Who Impacts Them Most?

As they grow up, children encounter many significant influences. But who impacts them the most in terms of faith? When it comes to spiritual influences on children, the two biggest are their family and friends.

10 Possible Scenarios in Ministry to Autistic Kids – and What to Do

Great pointers from a retired pediatrician on how volunteers can respond to situations that might come up with your special-needs students.

Sermon Notes for Children: 11 Free KidMin Resources

Providing age-appropriate sermon notes is a great way to keep children engaged with worship. These resources also help kids make connections between Scripture and daily life.

Care About Others: How to Cultivate Children’s Hearts

God’s Word says we achieve greatness by loving and serving. That involves respect, humility, and care about others.

The #1 Parenting Passage in the Bible

"The Great Commission summarizes your calling as parents, and its promises remind you of where you can look for help and hope!"

10 Surprising Reasons Our Kids Leave Church

It's distressing to see our kids leaving Christianity. If you're wondering why they are, here are 10 surprising reasons kids eventually stop going to church.

Biden Sued Over Reversal of Trump-Era Abortion Referral Ban

Ohio’s top lawyer filed suit against the Biden administration, seeking to restore a Trump-era ban on abortion referrals by family planning clinics that Biden reversed earlier this month.

Beth Moore, Part 1: How Galatians Is ‘Astonishingly Relevant’ to American...

“You name any issue on the table today in the church at large," says Beth Moore, "it's somewhere most likely reflected in [Galatians].”

Children's Ministry Leaders