Whenever I meet a fellow kids minister I start by asking about their church. Over and over I hear the phrase, “We are not very big.” “We don’t have a lot of kids in our ministry.” “We only have about 9 kids.” When did numbers become the only yardstick by which we measure success? There […]
If you have been doing kids’ ministry for any length of time, you have discovered that many do not see it as “real ministry.” This is false, of course, but people’s attitudes can still wear you down. As the leader, it’s critical that you not allow this to happen. You have to continue to encourage […]
Halloween can be a very divisive holiday for Christians. There are people who think they should not celebrate in any way, and stay home with the lights off. And you have people on the other end of the spectrum who go Trick or Treating. Growing up in the church, and my parents being Children’s […]
I grew up as a PK (Pastor’s Kid), there were good things and bad things about that. I attended the Christian School at my church. One week at Chapel, the speaker was listing off the different types of people in youth groups. “You got the Jocks, the nerds, etc.” He ended the list with PK’s, […]
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 […]
My oldest daughter is 3 years old. Once Lance and I found out that I was pregnant, we did the normal things people do when they prepare to have a baby. We had a baby shower, where people gave us everything we needed for our little bundle of joy. I read books and I scoured […]
As you minister to the kids, you will grow as a leader. You are going to need a lot of volunteers to reach a lot of kids, so it’s critical that you understand leadership and that you grow in your leadership skills. Here is my list of the top-five leadership skills you need for kids’ […]
I have heard people say that teenagers shouldn’t be allowed in Kids Ministry. This breaks my heart. Let me tell you why. My parents have been in ministry my entire life. My parents also involved me in the ministry my whole life.
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There are young leaders in your class. They may be the kids who are trying to take over. Sometimes what we call rebellion is really young leaders trying to use their leadership gifts. One thing about leaders is that they want to lead. If they can’t find a positive way to use their leadership, they […]