Category Archives: The Bible

The 18 Best Bible Verses for KidMin

Sometimes, I need some inspiration. I have a whole board on my personal Pinterest page that is full of Bible verses. Whenever I feel down, or like I cannot do one more thing for another person I look up some verses on Pinterest. My favorite Bible verse is Galatians 6:9. I also have this printed […]

“Read Your Bible” Kid Challenge

It is vital that you think long term when you are teaching kids. In other words, begin with the end in mind. Don’t just think about what am I going to teach next week. Think about what do you want the kids in your class to be doing when they graduate to the youth ministry? […]

Helping Children Receive The Baptism of the Holy Spirit

Let me begin with a story, my story.  I grew up in the church.  I loved God and everything about God.  When I was in seventh grade, I went forward to receive the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues.  It was at the end of the service.  I went forward, but […]

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 […]

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 […]

Teaching Kids To Pray

  “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 […]

What Does Jesus Want for Christmas?

Imagine for a minute that it is your birthday and your best friend has planned a birthday party for you. You are super excited as you arrive at your party. Everybody is having a great time, but for some reason no one talks to you. When it’s time for gifts, your friends give gifts to […]

Jesus vs. The Bunny

Webster defines culture as the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time. Culture is a social system created by man. Culture can be good, bad or indifferent. Case in point is the culture we have created around Easter, which includes bunnies, bonnets and egg hunting. Many churches embrace the Egg Hunts and the […]

Is It Possible To Lead When You Are Not The Top Dog?

The answer is a resounding yes. The story of David and Goliath in 1 Samuel chapter 17 is a great example of leadership. David was just a teenager and he managed to have influence over the king and change the direction of a nation. Here are ten leadership principals that we can learn from David. […]