Category Archives: Teaching

Teaching Kids to Love Others

Self Pity is one of the greatest sources of unhappiness. On the other hand one of the greatest sources of happiness is in helping other people. We all have problems we are dealing with. If we stay focused on our problems we can become depressed. When we shift our focus to helping others it not only helps them but […]

[FREE] 25 Games For Your KidMin!

Have you been scouring the internet looking for some great games to play in your KidMin? You’re in luck because we’ve put together a PDF with 25 of our favorite games to play from the quick in a pinch games to the elaborate game night styled fun for the whole family. The best part about […]

The Number One Job Of A KidMin Pastor

  I was a Children’s Pastor for 15 years before I understood the primary purpose of my job. I thought the main thing was teaching kids the Word of God, but really the main thing is being a conduit of the love of the Father to the kids that you teach. I still remember the […]

The Big Lie Evangelicals Tell Christian Parents

“Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6 We have heard it preached from the pulpit for years. “If you are a good parent and train up your kids in the Christian faith they will not leave the faith.” I’ve preached it […]

How To Talk To Preschool Kids About Salvation

A foundation is a basis upon which something stands or is supported. When ministering to preschool children you are establishing their foundation – It’s a foundation upon which their spiritual life will stand and be supported. Ninety percent (90%) of a child’s personality is formed before the age of 5 years old. You have an incredible opportunity […]

The Most Critical Years for a Child’s Spiritual Growth?

A child’s most formative years are their youngest — from birth to age five. About 90 percent of a child’s brain develops in that time, according to studies. And 85 percent of a child’s intellect, personality and social skills are developed by age five. This begs the question, Is this also true with spiritual education? 

The Best Way To Get Your Leaders To Grow

Most Kid Ministry Pastors say that their biggest need is for more volunteers, but this may not be the case. It’s possible that your biggest need is for your current volunteers to step up and become leaders. The truth is that if you get more leaders then the volunteers will follow. What is the absolute […]

Should We Teach Kids About Speaking in Tongues?

Should we Teach Kids About Speaking In Tongues? That depends. If your church does not believe in speaking in tongues then you should not teach the kids in your class about it even if you do speak in tongues. I think most of us understand why this would create problems. What I do not understand […]