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Kids start discovering differences in the home about the age of eight or nine. These differences can create all kinds of tension in the home. Here are three life skills that parents can help their child develop.
Ministry is hard work and at times can be very exhausting. Here is some encouragement and a few priorities to set in ministry.
During these last few months has your KidMin storage area gotten completely out of control? Here are some reason why time should be taken now to declutter your space.
Summers can be an especially busy time in ministry. Sunday to Sunday and all the events in between can lead to burnout. Here is a wonderful suggestion for keeping your ministry sustainable.
When people work together as a team a bond is formed that promotes unity, strength, reliability and support. Here are five steps to leading with a team
When we have a life question or decision, do we go to the bible or our friends for answers? Here is a lesson taken from the life of Rehoboam in 1 Kings 12.
There is an urgency of protecting children in the church today. Premise Modifications is the next video in a series on planning to protect.
Changing things around each week creates an anticipation of what will happen next week. Here are some ways to create anticipation for kinesthetic learners.
Preteens have unique needs. They like to be a part of things and feel important. Here is a practical way to involve preteens in your ministry.
Having a fun and safe environment for families to build relationships and serve their community is important. Here are two super fun ways to connect with families during the summer.
Some challenges seem overwhelming and can lead to anxiety. Anxiety is prevalent in our culture at large, and we in the church are not immune. The ultimate question, wrote Patrick Henry about the seventh word from the cross, “is not ‘What happens when I die?’ but ‘In whom can I trust to the end?’”
If you want to make your KidMin lessons more interactive (and you should), the best place to start is with the Biblical storytelling. I created the following interactive storytelling methods (and many more) for the GO! curriculum, but you can incorporate them into any curriculum.
As an adult, and probably more so as a parent, I realize more than ever that parents make mistakes. Small ones, big ones, crucial ones, and insignificant ones. Children are left not knowing how to deal with that. How do they process what just happened to them? How do they deal with the wealth of emotions that they might be feeling?
There has been a lot of discussion of late on the Internet, in blogs, in articles, TV shows, etc. about gender and children. “Gender-open” parenting is a way for parents to leave the door open for children to be accepted no matter what gender they are. Is your children’s ministry prepared to handle the he, she, they, and theybies?
It is believed that Samuel was 12 years of age when he had responsibilities in the temple. The exciting thing for us is that we can plug the children in our churches into ministry, and it will be life changing for them as they discover God’s purpose for their lives.
When things feel as if they’re spinning out of control, when everything within you is screaming to step in and step up to the challenge, breathe. Before you react, prior to lashing out, preceding your missteps. Just breath. And look to Jesus.
"Simply put, children learn from the people they love. And love is the result of getting to know one another—it's the result of relationships. Before our kids come to know Jesus, they just might need to know us first."
When considering Kids Ministry - often times people just think of, “what can we do with the kids so the adults can have their service.” However, it is SO MUCH more than that. It is so much more than childcare! So how do you create a Kids Ministry that leaves kids begging their parents to bring them back?