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.

The Importance of Inviting Environments in Children’s Ministry

  In the last few years, environments have become a huge focus in my kid’s ministry. I can’t emphasize the importance of having inviting environments enough. Our environments often play a big role in the first impression families have when they walk into our ministries. They may have already formed negative or positive feelings about …

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Interview with Brian Dollar: Recruiting Volunteers, Involving Parents, and Teaching Tips

  As part of the KidMin Mentoring Course, I am excited to bring you an interview with Brian Dollar from High Voltage Kids Ministry. I pray that you will be encouraged by his words and pick up practical ideas that you can use in your Children’s Ministry. FFS: Hey Brian! For those who might not …

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Creatively Resourcing on a Small KidMin Budget

  Unlike other ministries within the church, Children’s Ministry is very materials-driven. By that, I mean that you can purchase curriculum for an adult class, make sure you have coffee and Styrofoam cups, and you’re good to go!  Sure, for Youth you need sporting equipment and lots of pizza, but how often do they have …

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Interview with Sam Luce: Volunteers, Communication, and Curriculum Tips

  As part of the KidMin Mentoring Course, I am excited to bring you an interview with Sam Luce from Samluce.com. I pray that you will be encouraged by his words and pick up practical ideas that you can use in your Children’s Ministry.   FFS: Hey Sam! Tell us a little about yourself. Sam: …

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Interview with Jeffrey Reed {Lifeway Christian Resources}

  As part of the KidMin Mentoring Course, I am excited to bring you an interview with Jeffrey Reed a LifeWay Kids Ministry Partner from Lifeway Christian Resources. I pray that you will be encouraged by his words and pick up practical ideas that you can use in your Children’s Ministry. FFS: Hey Jeffrey! So …

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Make It Relevant: Teaching the Truth to a Mixed-Age Group

  “But God, I don’t teach KIDS!!” This was my argument with God at the beginning of this ministry year. You see, we had just moved (again) overseas courtesy the US Navy, and we were still getting our bearings. I knew that there was AWANA here, and I had been in contact with the couple …

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KidMin Mentoring Course

The KidMin Mentoring Course offers free resources for those who want to take the next step in Children’s Ministry. Children’s Ministry is a calling, but at times serving in church can become dry, frustrating, and boring. The KidMin Mentoring Course is a way for new, and seasoned, ministry workers to learn new skills and ignite …

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