Category Archives: Teaching

Discovering Young Leaders

Discovering Young Leaders

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 […]

Kids Don’t Receive A Junior Holy Spirit

When a children receive Christ, they Holy Spirit comes to live inside of them. Kids don’t get a junior Holy Spirit. They get the same Holy Spirit that you and I get. Why does the Holy Spirit come to live in us? To lead and to empower us for ministry. If I could do my […]

The Call of the Father

There is a lot of work involved in leading a kids’ ministry in a local church; but at the end of the day, it is all about the kids and connecting them with their Heavenly Father. I was a kids’ pastor for fifteen years before I really understood the heart of the Father for His […]

Recruiting That Really Works

If you talk to most KidMin pastors, they will tell you that recruiting volunteers is the most stressful part of their job. Part of the reason for the stress is that many kids’ pastors spend much of their time on things that don’t work. First of all, let’s talk about what doesn’t work. • Bulletin […]

What To Do When God Seems Far Away

What to do when God seems far away

Has there been a time in your life where things were really difficult? Have you ever felt like God was far away? Had the feeling like you were wandering around a desert with no map? Sometimes God can feel like He is far away from us. One thing I sometimes forget is kids can feel […]