After over twenty years of experience in children's ministry, my wife and I have compiled some of our most successful strategies for growth and relevancy. We are excited to share our secrets in the hopes of sparking inspiration among our fellow leaders.
Added by Stephen Allen McRAE on December 26, 2015 at 10:22pm — No Comments
If you are like me, you have a long list of goals that you wish to accomplish one day. Well, to be honest, it's probably not so much a list, as it is a bunch of good ideas that you think about at the oddest times. A random group of thoughts and ideas that you know you are capable of accomplishing, but…Continue
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Children learn worship by watching others worship. Here's an easy idea you can do at your church to help children worship God.Continue
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Use this simple idea to help families spend time together all week long!Continue
Added by GJ Farmer on July 20, 2015 at 10:41am — No Comments
One of the things that I like to do is to go out in a canoe on a lake and just relax. The view across the lake to the shore is spectacular. It is so peaceful that I can sit there for hours. What I don’t know, is what is below the waterline that can be devastating to my mission.
That is the way it can be in ministry as well. We find that nice peaceful place…Continue
Added by Bill Gunter, AKA Commander Bill on June 18, 2015 at 10:04am — No Comments
|How To Begin a Special Needs Ministry|
What do you do? Where do you start? What do we need? Practical tips to get some thoughts flowing with your team.…
Added by Doug Olson on June 11, 2015 at 11:44am — No Comments
My heart for special needs kids and my passion for all kids to know Jesus collided a few years ago. When I was called to full time ministry I was not sure how God was going to use my 21 years experience in special education. After a few years in ministry it became clear the direction God was guiding me. Interest in…Continue
Added by Doug Olson on May 28, 2015 at 2:36pm — No Comments
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Children’s Ministry Ninja
Do you love ministering to 100’s of kids and their parents?
Do you love equipping others to fulfill their calling?
Do you like to have fun while working hard?
Can you coach others to give their best?
Can you identify and inspire volunteer leaders?
Can you use all available methods and technologies to reach kids and families?
Are you creative and organized?
Are you a…Continue
Added by Jason Martin on April 16, 2015 at 4:22pm — No Comments
We love the fact that GO! is off-the-charts fun, incredibly interactive and outrageously creative, but we also know that the cornerstone of any great curriculum is the Biblical content. That's why we pour so much time and attention into the creation of the Scope and Sequence before we ever give a moment's…Continue
Added by David Rausch on April 7, 2015 at 12:31pm — No Comments
The early response to the new GO! curriculum has been crazy good! Our partner churches have been piloting the wheels off of this thing and loving it!! Here's one of my favorite stories from a partner church:
“Our kids were having such a fun time with…Continue
Added by David Rausch on March 26, 2015 at 3:55pm — No Comments
“I have been loving GO! so much!! This is truly an…Continue
Added by David Rausch on February 26, 2015 at 10:32am — No Comments
This past Sunday was a milestone for one of the longest running shows in television history. Saturday Night Live celebrated its 40th anniversary with a combination of fan-favorite and brand new sketches. Hundreds of present and former cast members, hosts, musical guests, staff and crew filled Studio…Continue
Added by David Rausch on February 20, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Use this easy idea to teach your children about the importance of prayer. They will form a wall of prayer requests as a reminder to pray for others.Continue
Added by GJ Farmer on February 18, 2015 at 6:54pm — No Comments
There are many parts to Preteen Ministry that can be difficult to figure out, but the most difficult has got to be engaging preteens in worship. I’m talking specifically about musical worship…You know that time when preteens stand and stare at you like your hair is one fire! It’s crazy how difficult preteen worship can be.
Here are the Top 12 Songs for (our) Preteen Worship - See more at:…Continue
Added by Matt Morgan on February 18, 2015 at 5:01pm — No Comments
The early response to the new GO! curriculum has been crazy good! Our partner churches have been piloting the wheels off of this thing and loving it!! Some kids have actually been returning for multiple services in the same weekend. So what gives? What kind of…Continue
Added by David Rausch on February 16, 2015 at 1:18pm — No Comments