Category Archives: Blog

Do you do this in your Preschool Class?

Ministering to preschool children can seem daunting at times.  They are very wiggly and active.  I am going to give you four tools you can use every week.  If you learn how to use these tools during our class time you will have success ministering to your preschoolers. PLAYTIME An important part of your preschool […]

How Kids Help Grow Your Church

The church growth people tell us that kids are one of the top three reasons why people choose a church. 1. Pastor 2. Worship 3. Kid’s ministry I discovered this early on. I was helping my youth pastor plant a church in Michigan. I had all the kids in one room because we were just starting out. I was teaching on […]

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 […]

Most Important Message we will Ever teach our Kids!

What is he most important message we will EVER teach our kids – it is the Gospel of Jesus Christ!  It is the starting point of a relationship with God!  It is important for kids to know Jesus and what He has provided for all of us! It’s amazing how many churches think a bold presentation of the […]

How To Develop Leadership Skills In Your Kids

One day a parent asked me the following question: “What is the most important thing I can do to make sure my kids stay in church when they become an adult?” I did not hesitate. “Teach them to be a leader.” Of course, I can’t guarantee that your child will stay in church when they become an adult, but I can […]

Tap Into The Leadership Gifts of Your Kids

It’s easy for a parent or a teacher to recognize leadership gifts in their children. If I can spend several hours teaching and observing a group of children, I can pick out who the leaders are. One thing about people who have leadership gifts is that they will find a way to use their gifts. […]