Articles · Event Ideas

Fundraiser Idea: Christmas Bazaar

If you’re reading this close to publishing time, Christmas is still a couple months out. That gives you some time to plan out this missions fundraiser if you choose to use it. This is a great hands-on opportunity for kids to get involved in raising money for missions. Each year as Christmas approached, the kids… Continue reading Fundraiser Idea: Christmas Bazaar

Family Ministry · Ministry Challenges

Are We Living Sunday to Sunday?

When I am more concerned about what I am doing rather than the people I am doing it for, my ministry ceases to be a ministry; it becomes a program. What is the ultimate goal of our children’s ministries? Even though I am sure we all want to have an excellent kids’ service, I don’t… Continue reading Are We Living Sunday to Sunday?

Articles · General Kidmin

The Value of Volunteering In Youth Ministry (As a Children’s Minister)

Imagine how reassuring it is when these young sixth graders see a familiar face.Have you ever continued to participate in something just because you have always done it? Why do I, as a children’s leader, volunteer my time in the youth group? Sometimes, I wonder if I continue to volunteer because it is something I… Continue reading The Value of Volunteering In Youth Ministry (As a Children’s Minister)