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6 Object Lessons From The Dollar Store

If there was a store to get locked in I believe it would have to be the Dollar Store. Whenever I am looking for inspiration for new object lessons for my message in KidMin I head over to the local Dollar Store. Click the video above and watch this three minute video for six object lessons from […]

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Love Will Lead You Home

Are you looking for a community outreach? Have you been crumpling up countless ideas wondering if you will ever find the perfect one? If you answered yes to these questions, we’ve got you covered. We’ve put together an amazing Movie Night Kit that makes it easy for you to host an event for your community. […]

Put Yourself First, Others Second

As children’s ministry leaders we are great at taking care of the families in our ministries. We’re good at putting others first. However, I find at times we neglect to take care of ourselves. I am guilty of this more times than I would like to admit, but I know it’s an important subject that […]

Get Me Out Of Here!

    When we entered children’s ministry we were full of ideas. We had a hunger and excitement to reach the next generation in a new way, but after awhile the passion waned and we got in a rut. We got in a rut: How we worship How we structure services How we plan for […]

How to Deal with Negative Team Members

In life there are all types of people such as optimists, realists, pessimists, and opportunists. Therefore, it should not be a surprise that we have different types of people serving in our children’s ministries. We operate as a team, so whatever is effecting one person on the team usually seeps into the other members that […]

Is Summer Camp Worth It?

Summer is in full swing and with that comes all of the usual suspects for those of us in children’s ministry.The most beloved besides VBS is summer camp!As a teenager I loved going to summer camp; however, when I moved into children’s ministry and I dreaded it. Personally I had never been to a summer camp […]

Island Life

Many children’s pastors have experienced the feeling of being on an island at their church. You’ve probably heard the song “One Is The Loneliest Number” by Three Dog Night. In movies, it is usually played as the main character walks in the rain and gets drenched with water from a car flying down the road. […]

What Do I Do When A Kid Is Held Back?

In life there are moments we ask ourselves, “what do I do”? Some situations do not have a step by step process. I find these situations have multiple options and they all at the time appear reasonable. Recently I had to make one of these tough “what do I do” decisions in my children’s ministry.