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Father’s Day Devotional Ideas: Crowned as Heavenly Heirs of God

Need Father’s Day devotional ideas? Here’s one that children in your Sunday school classes or children’s church will love!

When Is It Appropriate for Children To Receive Communion?

Since the practice of the Lord’s Supper has regained something of a focused treatment online in recent days, I thought it might be advantageous to focus on another important aspect of the Lord’s Supper–namely, how and when is it appropriate for children to receive communion?

Cross Craft Ideas: 16 Awesome Projects for Children’s Ministry

Cross craft ideas work for Sunday school and many kidmin events. Plus, they work any time of year, not just at Easter. Check out these 16 creative cross craft ideas!

Story of Creation for Kids: A Message for All God’s Children

This story of Creation for kids makes a children’s message. Kids explore names and discover they are children of God, made in his image.

Social Media Boundaries in Marriage: 5 Ways to Protect Your Relationship

Social media boundaries in marriage are a must. You and your spouse should get on the same page about these 5 issues.

Mother’s Day Craft Ideas for Sunday School: 7 Keepsakes Moms Will Love

Here are seven creative Mother's Day craft ideas for Sunday school that we love. These kidmin crafts will engage children as they honor Mom!

Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes

Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes - The goal of repentance is not to manufacture peace among others with perfunctory repentance, but rather to turn to God wholly and completely.

Memorial Day Ideas for Children’s Church: 3 Activities for Kids

Try these 3 easy but awesome ideas in children's church or Sunday school for Memorial Day.

Children’s Ministry Leaders: An Open Letter to All KidMin Workers

Kidmin veteran Dale Hudson shares 10 reasons children’s ministry is one of the most vital programs in any church.

How to Explain Heaven and Hell to a Child: 6 Important Points

Knowing how to explain heaven and hell to a child is crucial for parents and Sunday school teachers. Follow these 6 tips.

Biblical Boy Names: Faith-Based Baby Names for Parents-to-Be

Biblical boy names abound! Parents can choose baby names from a variety of Scripture characters and references.

Christian Quotes About Parenting: 20 Truths for Raising Godly Kids

These 20 Christian quotes about parenting offer valuable insights about parents as Godly teachers.

Boys in Worship: 5 Reasons They Don’t Sing During Church

Why don't boys sing during worship? Discover five reasons boys often don't engage during church services and learn how you can involve them more.

Do Animals Go to Heaven? How to Answer Your Child’s Questions

Do animals go to heaven? Discover what the Bible says and how you can respond to kids who ask if pets go to heaven when they die.

Skipping Church: Discover How It Really Affects Your Children

Could skipping church affect your children more than you realize? Should you let your kids skip? Discover the impacts when parents let their kids opt out of attending worship.

Help for Single Dads: How Your Church Can Support These Men

Help for single dads is often overlooked. When many people think “single parent,” they think of a single mom. But single-father households are on the rise, so churches need to know how to minister to them.

Benefits of Journaling: Teach This Spiritual Discipline to Children

The benefits of journaling — especially Bible journaling — are profound. Even children can benefit from this spiritual discipline. Discover how!

Do Dogs Go to Heaven: How to Answer Kids’ Tough Questions

Do dogs go to heaven? Do cats? What about goldfish? What will you tell children when they inquire about their beloved departed animals?

Biblical Girl Names: 11 Resources for Choosing Faith-Based Baby Names

Biblical girl names are making a comeback. And Christian parents are diving deeper into Scripture for ideas. Check out all these Bible-based baby names for girls!

Church Security: Please Don’t Make Any of These 10 Safety Mistakes

Church security must be a priority these days. Every congregation wanting to grow needs to focus on safety, especially in children's ministry.

Jessie Cruickshank: What the Western World Is Missing About Discipleship

Jessie Cruickshank joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share how brain science supports what the Bible reveals about how people are truly transformed—and what is lacking in the approach many church leaders take toward discipleship.

Articles for Children's Ministry Leaders