Play The Ball Where The Monkey Drops It

By |2019-02-13T11:34:40-04:00February 13th, 2019|children's church, children's ministry, kidmin, leadership, Uncategorized|

Children's pastors can get frustrated with their situation. They want to move forward and they meet resistance. If your job is a basket of roses and puppies then challenge someone for a game of Words with Friends and skip this article.  You cannot control every situation you face as a children's pastor. So what [...]

How Many Church Staff Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb?

By |2018-04-03T12:50:38-04:00April 2nd, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, Humor/Lists, kidmin, Uncategorized|

How Many Church Staff Members Does It Take To Change A Light Bulb? LEAD PASTOR: 0 He never does anything himself. ASSOCIATE PASTOR: unknown "Huh. What bulb?" STUDENT PASTOR: 22 1 to screw in the bulb and 21 student leaders to explain to the irate parents why the lights went out during the [...]

How I Got Swept Into Children’s Ministry

By |2018-07-11T10:54:49-04:00March 3rd, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, Christmas Outreach Event, kidmin, Ministry Articles, Uncategorized|

How I Got Swept Into Children's Ministry My background was in adult ministry. That's the ministry where people don't vomit during your message and they go pee without raising their hands. But here is how I got into children's ministry. After pastoring two churches I took a sweet gig as an associate pastor [...]

Why Children’s Ministry is Superior to All Other Ministries

By |2018-05-17T11:50:27-04:00March 1st, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, kidmin, Uncategorized|

6 Reasons Why Children's Ministry is Superior to All Other Ministries That's right, Children's Ministry is superior! By that I mean better/higher/cooler than all other ministries in the church. Don't even think about disagreeing with this. Yes, I know all ministry is important. but you heard me correctly. I stand boldly and say, [...]

4 Most Powerful Words

By |2018-12-27T12:03:41-04:00February 10th, 2018|children's church, children's ministry, kidmin|

The 4 Most Powerful Words in Children's Ministry So what are the four most powerful (non-spiritual) words in children's ministry? What four words can light up any kid? What four words can get any kid's attention? These are the best words to use in kid ministry over and over again every week. They [...]

Kidmin Dictionary

By |2018-02-19T11:50:47-04:00July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

It has come to our attention that Children’s Pastors see the world a little differently than most others. This handy reference guide will help bridge the language gap that so often divides them from the rest of society. We recommend this guide be kept for ready reference at all staff and board meetings so [...]

10 Things You Should Never Do to Lead a Child in Salvation

By |2019-02-11T14:23:04-04:00June 12th, 2017|children's church, children's ministry, Humor/Lists, kidmin|

Leading a child in salvation is an important and weighty task. We've gotta get it right. You might consider keeping these tips in your wallet or pocket to refresh on Sunday mornings. These mistakes should not be taken lightly. 10 Things You Should Never Do When Leading a Child In Salvation. You are about [...]

Ultimate Chicken

By |2018-08-01T15:09:10-04:00March 28th, 2017|Games|

Rubber Chicken Game You will need: a rubber chicken large rectangular playing area with "end zones" marked 2 teams of 7 How to win: Be the team that get's the chicken into their "end zone" most for the most points. How to play: [...]