Category Archives: Holy Spirit

7 Tips for Starting a Worship Team in your KidMin

Do you remember your first couple of weeks as the KidMin leader? Expecting everyone and their dog to come volunteer at this incredible ministry God had laid on your heart, only to discover most adults wanted to stay in “adult” church. Hmm. Well, when the adults are away, the kids will play. Let me tell […]

The Candle of The Lord – Object Lesson

Scripture Reference: Proverbs 20:27 Take Home Point: God will guide us through our spirit. What You Need: 1 large candle and 1 package of matches. Object Lesson Application: The Bible says that the spirit of man is the candle of the Lord. What does that mean? That means God will enlighten us or guide us […]

Kids Don’t Receive A Junior Holy Spirit

When a children receive Christ, they Holy Spirit comes to live inside of them. Kids don’t get a junior Holy Spirit. They get the same Holy Spirit that you and I get. Why does the Holy Spirit come to live in us? To lead and to empower us for ministry. If I could do my […]

Helping Children Receive The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Let me begin with a story, my story.  I grew up in the church.  I loved God and everything about God.  When I was in seventh grade, I went forward to receive the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues.  It was at the end of the service.  I went forward, but […]

Are you limiting your kids?

I am always amazed when people put age limits on what kids can do at church. Churches may limit what kids do but the Holy Spirit does not. My question for you is this, are you limiting your kids? I know that you love the kids you teach every Sunday and you enjoy teaching them but […]

Why I Teach My Kids About The Holy Spirit

I don’t know how you feel about teaching kids about the Holy Spirit, but for me it’s one of the foundational teachings of my children’s ministry. I teach it every year. Here’s why…

My Top Seven KidMin Sermons

Here is a list of my favorite illustrated sermons for kids. Sword of the Spirit – Hebrews 4:12 Purchase a real machete and some apples. Use the apples to represent temptation. Throw the apples in the air and slice them with the machete. Be careful to slice the apples away from the kids. Control Your […]