HomeChildren's Ministry Leaders

Children's Ministry Leaders

The Traveling Salesman Approach

This week we continue our conversation with Coach Shef on recruiting: There are basically three main ways to get leaders: a Big Push, catching...

S is for Sabbath

I have given myself a challenge for the next 26 days – post the complete A-Z of Ministry to Children. S… salad, sumo, suddenly, sabulose… S...

Creating a Custom Facebook Page

Advice from the Orange Conference about creating a social network for your ministry.

Free Song Package: Deliberate Kids by Phil Joel

Free kids song and chord charts from former bassist of Newsboys.

Helping Parents Embrace Spiritual Weirdness

When it comes to parenting teenagers, I think “awkward” is one of the best descriptors. In fact, I think many parents give up on...

Aligning Parents for a Vision of Family

Perhaps one of the most difficult things to do as a leader within the church is to change the culture of a church!  I would...

Frugality, Orange-Style

In this economy where many churches are cutting budgets or delaying spending, I firmly believe when it comes to budgets sometimes less is more....

How Do I Get People to Buy-In? A Formula

I am a Marketing junkie. My degree is in Marketing. I love aligning a brand with purpose and identity. I remember countless days applying...

Careers in Children’s Ministry

I’ve been overwhelmed by churches who are looking for Children’s Pastors. I think one of the best ways to secure a new ministry position...

Free "I Spy" Fun Sheet

"19th century vintage fun for the kids. Spy and color!"

Free "Big Answer" Video Bumper

The Big Answer to the Big Question: "What did you learn at church today?"

Free Background: Connect

"Connect" spelled out in Lego blocks, with two characters and text field.

Free Background: Family Life

"Family Life" logo with homemade, cutout feel.

Brookwood Church’s Adventure Week starts today!!

Our Week long Adventure Week/VBS/Day Camp for kids starts today! I’m pumped. We’ve got a few kids and volunteers that will be here this...

Young Leadership Lesson #1 – Humility

So in rethinking my blog’s purpose one thing continually sticks out in my mind. I must talk about young leadership. I am a young...

Forward Momentum

When I think of turning a tide, I imagine a series of consistent movements in the right direction that create momentum.  A sage lesson...

Ministry Marketing: SWOT analysis

Maybe you don’t feel like you can totally take on the brunt of change in your ministry and the way they market themselves? Would...

SimChurch by Douglas Estes

SimChurch is a book by Douglas Estes of Western Seminary (San Jose, CA) and Berryessa Valley Church (San Jose, CA) that explores the answers...

Clowning From The Heart

Use positive humor techniques and comedy that are innocent fun, inclusive, and healing.

DC Talk’s Drummer, MercyMe’s Sound Man Unexpectedly Dies

DC Talk's drummer Rick “Mayday” May unexpectedly died on Friday (March 24) after a fungal infection he had been battling led to other complications that resulted in liver failure. He was 54.

Gabe Lyons: Engage Culture and Reverse Negative Cultural Stereotypes

Gabe Lyons of Q Ideas addresses questions like: What are some perceptions people have of Christians? Why is it so hard for Christians to engage culture?

Children's Ministry Leaders