Wednesday October 30, 2013
For the past two years at KidMin, I’ve had a blast watching everyone play Craft Wars. It’s our annual wild and crazy game show where time is short, but creativity runs high. For those who have never experience Craft Wars, the basic rules are simple: come up with a creative craft that you could use in your ministry with the limited or wacky supplies provided. Crafts have to have a Biblical tie-in and must be completed in a certain time frame…
Friday October 25, 2013
Today we want to equip you with some simple, practical ways to turbocharge your ministry. We’ve gathered some great advice from children’s ministry leaders who’ve spent years in the trenches, and cut it up into bite-size pieces of info that you can start using today!
Wednesday October 23, 2013
Who doesn’t love games? Kids are born with a natural sense of playfulness, and we can harness that energy in our ministries. Game time isn’t something to tack on to the end of your lessons as a time filler. By incorporating meaningful games into your ministry, you can not only reach kids in new ways, but you can also shake off any notion that church is a boring, school-like place. You help kids discover that church is a place for discovery, fellowship, and God-centered fun…
Friday October 18, 2013
The topic of Satan may seem like a difficult subject for children’s ministries to tackle. But it’s important that we do so, and there’s a right way to do it. Here are three tips to follow when talking to kids about Satan.
Wednesday October 16, 2013
"Research by the Barna Group reveals that only 44 percent of people who attend church every week say they regularly experience God at church,” according to Thom. “They’re not looking for the deep theological trivia that seems to interest a lot of preachers.