John Wesley once made the following statement. “I have come to see that many in the church do not really have faith because if they had real faith it would change their life” What Wesley was saying was that many go through the motions of being a Christian – they attend church and listen to the […]
I have been ministering to kids for over thirty years now and without a doubt my favorite memories are those services where the Holy Spirit touched kids in a powerful way. One of my powerful moments was the summer of 1996. I was the guest speaker at a Kids Camp in Fergus Falls, MN. […]
“Once Jesus was in a certain place praying. As he finished, one of his disciples came to him and said, “Lord, teach us to pray….” Why did the disciples ask Jesus to teach them how to pray? They could see that Jesus was getting answer to his prayers and they were not. I am […]
A lot of Kid’s Pastors are naïve when it comes to money – they think that ministry is all spiritual. Your pastor is thinking about money everyday. Yes, your pastor is the primary preacher in your church but in most instances he is also the primary fundraiser. If it’s not your pastor it’s your church board, but someone […]
Great Object Lessons From The Dollar Store We’re back with another week of fun from the local Dollar Store. We’ve become regulars at our local dollar store as we develop new lessons for our children’s ministry. If you haven’t checked out any of our other videos this is a great place to jump in. Trust […]
The other day I was talking to a missionary friend of mine and he mentioned to me that most of what he heard growing up in church was, “If you don’t accept Christ, you will go to Hell.” As I thought about it I realized that I did not hear a lot about Hell in my church.
“For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.” The mission of Christ is straight forward, to seek and save the lost, but I find that kids that grow up in church have little understanding of the mission of Christ. The reason for this is two-fold.
We’re back with another round of Sunday School Lessons from the local Dollar Store. This week we show you two creative ones that will get your kids imaginations running. Click on the video above and enjoy this week’s Sunday School Lessons from the Dollar Store!
We hear a lot today about family ministry and partnering with parents. While I agree with the concept of integrating strategy and creating synergy between the church and the home it is important to realize that there is a big difference between parenting and pastoring. The church and the home may have the same goals, but we […]
Jesus gave the following direction to His first disciples: “Go into all the world and make disciples.” Jesus is saying the same thing to those of us that teach kids in the 21st century. He wants us to ‘make disciples’ of the kids in our class.