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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.

DIY Oversized Games: 4 XL Activities for Extra Fun

Games are an integral part of every children's ministry setting. Why not increase the fun with some DIY oversized games?

Who Made God? Sunday School Lessons on Creation for Children

Teaching young children about Creation is a true delight. Sunday school teachers might see the wheels in kids' heads start turning as they ponder: If God made everything, then who made God?

10 Steps to Awesome Children’s Ministry

When you see an awesome children's ministry being built, you can be assured that there is much prayer and seeking God's face behind the scenes.   

Salvation Message for Kids: 4 Things You Should Stop Saying

To clearly explain the meaning of believing in and following Jesus, use care when presenting a salvation message for kids.

1.5+ Million Children Have Seen Death of Parents Due to COVID

While no one knows for sure how many children have seen the death of parents because of the pandemic, a new study published in the British medical journal The Lancet has developed an estimate.

What Is a Tween: A Close-up Look at Preteen Kids

It’s important to know the kinds of students you're ministering to. So I’ve gathered stats and insights from my preteen ministry and compiled an overall picture of what is a tween.

Parents, the Enemy Has Stepped Up His Game – Have You?

The fact that we can’t see this lion on the prowl (whose goal is the destruction of our children) doesn’t make him any less real.

Kids’ Spiritual Gifts: Help Children Develop & Use Their God-Given Gifts

In children's ministry, never underestimate the truths kids can understand. Regarding kids’ spiritual gifts, young students can grasp several key biblical concepts.

Children’s Ministry Conferences: What’s Slated for 2022?

Along with most everything else, children’s ministry conferences were postponed, scaled back or taken virtual during the pandemic. So it’s exciting to see that several children’s ministry conferences have announced plans to resume in 2022.

The Greatest Bible Your Child Will Ever Read

The Greatest Bible a Child Will Ever Read? Every day, our child is reading either the works of the flesh or the fruit of the spirit in our daily life.

Jesus Loves Me Games: Free Printables to Download

One of the first messages children learn in Sunday school is that Jesus loves them. That's why Jesus loves me games are so important for young students.

‘God Delusion’ Author Richard Dawkins Signs Declaration Against Gender Transitions for...

Outspoken atheist Richard Dawkins has signed a declaration that outlines numerous problems with the concept of “gender identity” on the grounds that it infringes on women’s rights and harms children experiencing gender dysphoria.

Gerardo Martí: What Pastors Need to Learn From the Collapse of...

Dr. Gerardo Martí joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss Robert H. Schuller's remarkable success with the Crystal Cathedral—and why Schuller's influential ministry collapsed so suddenly.

Children's Ministry Leaders