Category Archives: Holy Spirit

How to Overcome the Feeling of Isolation

Many children’s pastors have experienced the feeling of being “alone” 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. Sometimes as […]

Children, The Holy Spirit & Speaking in Tongues

Joel 2:28-29 (NIV)    “And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days.“ Our Heavenly Father said that He would pour out His Spirit on […]

Top 5 Reasons why Super Church Curriculum is for you

Are you shopping for curriculum?  I’ve got a couple questions for you… Have you ever thrown your hands up in the air in desperation while searching for curriculum? Have you ever thought to yourself when you find a great curriculum, “It costs how much!?” I bet you chuckled and said yes to at least one of these […]

5 Holy Spirit Object Lessons

It’s important to talk to kids about the Holy Spirit. Our kids need to know the Holy Spirit is real, powerful, and that He comes to live inside when we ask Jesus Christ into our hearts. This week I’ll be sharing five of my favorite sermons teaching about the Holy Spirit.  I guarantee these will […]

The Salvation Experience

The Salvation Experience Praying the Prayer of Salvation with another is one of the most exciting things to do as a Christian.  In children’s ministry we have an opportunity to do this, every week.  While we continue to strive for excellence in ministry and keeping kid’s attentions, it’s important to remember why we do what […]

Helping Kids Get BIG Spiritual Muscles

Helping Kids Get Big Spiritual Muscles “Go into all the world and make disciples.” Jesus wants us to “make disciples” of the kids we teach. This begs the following questions: • How do I actually make a disciple? • What does a disciple look like? • What does a disciple do? The word disciple means […]

“No Way! That’s too deep to teach kids!”

Have you ever told the Lord – No? When I began in full time ministry, I had just graduated from Bible school and moved to Port Huron, Michigan to help plant a church. I also began to travel and conduct kid’s crusades.  This was an exciting time because at every church I went to, most […]

Can a 5-year old receive Christ?

Ninety percent (90%) of a child’s personality is formed before the age of 5 years old. When ministering to preschool children you are establishing their foundation, in which their spiritual life will stand and be supported. You have an incredible opportunity to influence the character and development of the kids you are teaching. Don’t lose a minute. […]