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.

15 Scriptures for Your Kids When Dealing with Racism

15 Scriptures for Your Kids When Dealing With Racism

The reality is kids today are still battling this issue. If your kids have come home in tears after being bullied for their race, here are 15 truths to talk about as a family.
What We’re Doing for Halloween

What We’re Doing for Halloween

For years and years we have done a huge Fall Festival in our own parking lot. We always did it on Halloween night as an alternative/supplement to trick-or-treating.
How to Use Your Fall Festival To Reach Families

How to Use Your Fall Festival to Reach Families

Many churches use October 31 as an outreach event. If you're one of them, you're probably asking yourself..."How can we get unchurched families to attend?" "How can we reach families with this event?"

Raising Sons in a ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ World

There is a push on both sides to reduce manhood to either a machismo in the name of Christ or a machismo in the name of self. Boys need to know what it means to be a good man.
How to Get Your Fifth-Grade Boys to Worship

How to Get Your Fifth-Grade Boys to Worship

There are many different styles and ideas about worship, but the bottom line is a good worship service is when everybody is participating.
Tim Keller: Why We Should Bring Back Catechism for Children

Tim Keller: Why We Should Bring Back Catechism for Children

Is theological memorization and reflection for our children really that important?
How to Do a Fall Festival During Church

How to Do a Fall Festival During Church

We made a decision to do a smaller Fall Festival, during church, with a focus on the families within our church inviting families they know.
11 Ways To Retain Volunteers In Your Ministry

11 Ways to Retain Volunteers in Your Ministry

One of your best ways to build your volunteer team is to keep the ones you’ve already got! Retaining volunteers is critical to continued health and growth in your ministry.
special needs Inclusion Inclusion Is Not a Place

Inclusion Is Not a Place

When we think of “inclusion” as a physical place within a building, we’re missing out on what it truly means. Inclusion has to be more than just geography…it has to be cardiology: studied and felt in the heart
A new study shows what families are missing out on when they're too busy to play. To say today's families are busy would be an understatement.

Too Busy to Play? What Families Are Missing Out On

Between very crowded calendars and today's pace of life, families have very little margin to just hang out and play with their children. Bottom line: Playtime for kids and their parents is getting squeezed out.
It might’ve leveled off last night ...feeling good this morn

Let’s Do Lunch

Ministry was the life of Jesus and his followers. They sold all their possessions to follow Him, they were about sharing the gospel in every motion they made. I am sure there was never a harvest carnival, or a family Olympics, but does that mean they aren't necessary?
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The Unreached People Group That We Overlook

These unreached people walk among us and live in our communities. It doesn't take a flight over the ocean to reach them, and yet we struggle to reach out. Here's what the church can do to help special needs folks in our communities.
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When a Church Lets Kids Lead…Amazing Things Happen

"The next generation is hungry for God and is ready to serve Him."
What to Do When You Question Those in Leadership Over You

What to Do When You Question Those in Leadership Over You

The challenge for most leaders in the church is that we lead from the middle. Leading from the middle means we are not completely the vision-creators, rather we are the vision-carriers.
Blessing of the Backpacks

Blessing of the Backpacks

Are you looking for a back-to-school lesson for your Children’s Ministry? One fun way to get kids back into the swing of things is by doing a “Blessing of the Backpacks.”
Get Creative with 8 KidMin Learning/Activity Stations

Get Creative With 8 KidMin Learning/Activity Stations

If you’re looking for ways to get the kids learning in a different way, don’t be afraid to give learning/activity stations a try. Here are some suggestions to get you started.
Jesus Takes ALL Our Sin Object Lesson

Jesus Takes ALL Our Sin Object Lesson

This visual will be stuck in their heads for all time and one day it just may click not to take Jesus on the cross for granted.
7 Tips to Help Your Leaders Be More Effective at Interacting with Kids on Sundays

7 Tips to Help Your Leaders Be More Effective at Interacting With Kids on...

Here are seven tips to help your leaders be more effective at interacting with kids on Sundays.
Discipleship at Home: The Sacred

Discipleship at Home: The Sacred

Our spiritual life and our secular life aren’t separate but rather two parts of one whole simply called “life.” Which means whether we are at our job or at home or at the ball game or in the car, we are still very much spiritual and attuned to spiritual things.
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The Most Overlooked Ministry in Your Church

The reality is nursery ministry is one of the most vital times in a person's life. Kids learn more in their early years in the church nursery than any other time.
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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.