Teacher effectiveness and prevention are just two ways to become a better classroom manager. Here is expert advice on classroom managementRead More
We have a responsibility to provide a safe environment for children in our ministry. Here are ten steps for screening staff and volunteers from Plan to Protect.Read More
Here is a tip to better minister to parents in your children’s ministry. Form a parent panel to ask questions and listen to what parents have to say about your ministry.Read More
Your volunteers will not want to miss a service when they have fun serving. Here are some simple but effective way to have fun and create cohesion among your volunteers.Read More
The key to creating an environment where worship is possible is to make sure everyone has the correct definition of worship. Kris Smoll and Tammy Muller explain how to create an atmosphere of worship.Read More
Good leaders are good listeners. Life can get really busy and we don’t take the time to really listen. Create and host a listening session.Read More
A thriving children’s ministry is about equipping leaders with the tools they need and desire to effectively reach the next generation for Christ. Children’s ministry is not about filling slots.Read More
Vary activities each week. Set the stage for something special that will create anticipation for the kids in your ministry. These five unusual experiences will help create anticipationRead More
The Simple Faith of Mr. Rogers focuses on his spiritual legacy. Here is one gentle reminder from the friendly neighbor, Mr. Rogers.Read More
Disney wants every guest to have a magical experience when visiting their properties. Here are three magical tips that we as KidMin leaders can learn from the mouse.Read More
Every day we can get busy with what God has called us to in ministry. Sometimes we miss the really important things even with the best intentions. This happens to all. Here is a challenge to be ready for every opportunity God gives to us to disciple the kids in our ministries.
Are you ready to share the plan of salvation? These three components: the penalty of sin, the power of sin, and the presence of sin are explained in this video as an easy way to share the plan of salvation.
For children who have ADHD thinking is a challenge. Focusing on biological solutions to biological problems only misses a tremendous opportunity to work on the heart. Turn a child’s challenges into opportunities for growth! Here are three qualities that can be developed with a heart-based approach.
Keep a vigilant watch over your heart because that’s where life starts. “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23. Is your heart ready for the season of ministry that you are in?
Abuse coverage is not something you can just buy it is something you must qualify for. There are seven components or criteria that must be met to qualify for abuse coverage. The number two criteria is defined here…Read More
What do you think is the most important thing that happens in your KidMin on a Sunday morning? Would you be surprised if we said it's play time? Find out why in this video with David Rausch, creator of GO!Read More
Teaching about Jesus’ birth, life, death, and resurrection to kids is important. Equally important are teaching those stories from the old testament that point to Jesus. Here are four promises from the old testament that point the way to Jesus.Read More
Let’s take a look at the type of leader Solomon was. Solomon could ask God for anything but chose to ask for wisdom. As leaders we should seek God daily and ask for wisdom in leading each of our ministries.Read More
It can be tough to get volunteers over the summer. When nice warm weather starts some volunteers don’t show and that can be frustrating. Here is some fresh insight to help incentivize serving opportunities…Read More
Looking for something fun for your children’s ministry? Megan Hollars describes a super fun event her church does for a preschool ministry family event. It’s a great idea that will get kids in the door and excited!Read More