The Few

By |2018-05-16T14:50:05+00:00March 9th, 2018|children's ministry, kidmin, Ministry Articles, Uncategorized|

The Few So you quit children's ministry... Say what you want about being a children’s pastor. The fact is this: you are in an ELITE GROUP. There are few who would ever attempt what you do. Very few. You prepare weekly Bible content that reaches kids. You recruit, train and motivate a team [...]

How I Got Swept Into Children’s Ministry

By |2018-07-11T10:54:49+00:00March 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+00:00March 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, [...]

How To Use Games To Impact Kids In 10 Easy Steps

By |2018-01-16T16:33:17+00:00September 30th, 2015|Games, Ministry Articles|

Let me just say first, I am a strong believer in healthy competition. In no particular order here are some tips for making games fun while keeping the competition in perspective: 1. Divide the room into two sides. Give each side a team name. For Kidz Blitz Live events, we call our teams Blue and Green. Dividing the room with a center aisle or rope down the middle is helpful/important/critical. Games just work better with a visible team divider.

4 Most Powerful Words in Children’s Ministry

By |2017-03-07T18:11:20+00:00December 3rd, 2014|Ministry Articles|

Kids are hard-wired for action. They struggle--as we all know too well--to sit and listen. Kids want to DO. They are driven to participate. They crave the opportunity to take part. Doing something is their oxygen. That’s why the most powerful words to enter a kid’s ear are: “I need a volunteer.” When kids [...]

Are You a Pointer or Painter in Children’s Ministry

By |2017-03-07T18:11:21+00:00September 11th, 2014|Ministry Articles|

There are two types of Children's Ministry communicators: Pointers and Painters. Pointers drive home specific points; Painters create an overall impression. Both can be effective. We need to understand simple points from the Bible. We cannot apply what we don’t understand. Teachers that can unfold practical truth and reduce ideas into bite-sized pieces are effective [...]