Children’s Ministry

These articles are full of ideas, tips, and encouragement for anyone involved in children’s ministry. Dealing with volunteers, teaching the attention of children, communicating with parents and volunteers, and dealing with special needs families are just a few kid min topics you will find.

Ministering to special needs children and their families is a missing focus for many churches. Here are a few simple tips you can implement today as you think about ministering in the future.

Inviting Special Needs Children into Our Church Classrooms

  Then He turned to the host. “The next time you put on a dinner, don’t just invite your friends and family and rich neighbors, the kind of people who will return the favor. Invite some people who never get invited out, the misfits from the wrong side of the tracks. You’ll be—and experience—a blessing. …

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Our Standard of Measurement for Life Object Lesson

  Discuss the history of measurement with this object lesson as you teach children why we need a measure, or standard, for living: The Bible. Scripture Focus: Matthew 4:1-11, Mark 1:12-13, Luke 4:1-13, Proverbs 20:10 Materials Needed: paper, pencils/pens, scissors, Bible Standard of Measurement for Life Object Lesson: {Have the kids trace one of their …

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How to Incorporate Gospel-Centered Object Lessons to Your VBS

  God is good to provide so many opportunities for VBS to impact little lives and big ones throughout the summer…and the rest of the year too. One of the biggest blessings of VBS is that it is an opportunity for the gospel to be shared. Check out this article for more encouragement regarding VBS …

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Fruit of the Spirit Fruit Salad Object Lesson

Fruit of the Spirit Fruit Salad Object Lesson

  What would life be like if there were no love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, or self control? It would be awful! Join us as we “taste” the fruits of the spirit and see just how good they are! This is a fun and tasty fruit of the spirit object lesson. Scripture …

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Blanket of Comfort Object Lesson

    Use a blanket in this object lesson to teach that the Holy Spirit will wrap us in comfort whenever we face difficult times in life. Scripture Focus: John 14 Materials: Blanket and/or stuffed animal {Hold up the blanket. Say:} When you look around you have probably seen toddlers carrying around a blanket or …

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Teaching Children to be Godly in a World of Idols

  In the movie Mockingjay 2, the Capital abused Peeta physically and mentally trying to confuse him and turn him into a killing machine. After he attacked Katness Everdeen, she realized that Peeta had no concept of the truth. As time passed, Peeta began to ask questions to regain his memory. After each memory flashback, …

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