New: Big Bible Words 8-Lesson Children’s Ministry Curriculum on Salvation

Looking for a way to teach kids the hard words in the Bible? Look no further than Big Bible Words Curriculum! This 8-lesson series is packed with fun activities to help make complicated truth simple for children. From lessons on faith and hope to salvation and redemption, this children’s ministry resource is sure to engage … Read more

Called to the Front: Joining Children at the Feet of Jesus

This post continues Steve’s story about resisting God’s calling and finding spiritual purpose by becoming like a child. As Jesus says in Matthew 18:2 “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Why did I start sitting in the front of the church during … Read more

Stop Shaming Busy Parents — Church attendance does not equal faithfulness

children's ministry does not include shaming parents

Lately, their has been a buzz on social media about parents to bringing their kids to church. They lead with outrageous titles implying that skipping church will doom your children to become unbelievers. I was shocked to see how many people were sharing (and liking) these negative posts. We 100% agree that church attendance is … Read more

Podcast: Important Children’s Ministry (2019 Statistics)

Nick Blevins just released our podcast conversation talking about the latest children’s ministry statistics and what that means for local churches. We talk about how kids are coming to Christ and how families are essential at every step of that process. You can also download our full 33-page special report (PDF). Transcript: Importance of Children’s … Read more

New Children’s Ministry Statistics (2019) How do kids come to Christ?

family ministry statistics

We surveyed 400 children’s ministry leaders and analyzed the latest research. Here’s what we learned. Jesus loves the little ones – that’s why we love to serve in children’s ministry. Every person (no matter their age) was created to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. It’s the most pressing need in this life. It’s … Read more