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Have you been put on the spot with a kids’ question about God that you didn’t know the answer to, or do you worry about kids asking questions you cannot answer, Wendy, blog author, gives some helpful suggestions so you can lead your kids’ ministry small group with confidence!  Read it now

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Greg Baird, Children’s Ministry Equipper and author of Kidmin360, provides 5 main points with subpoints on how to create a healthy kids’ ministry. The article was initially written to senior church leaders  but can be easily applied by any church leadership. Read it now

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Lynda Freeman, guest author for Kidmin1124.com has a series of 5 detailed articles on 5 Essentials  for Your Volunteers. They are written in reverse order, countdown style, starting with #5.  Use the links below to improve the health, quality, and longevity of your kids’ ministry volunteers. Essential #5 Essential #4 Essential #3 Essential #2 Essential […]

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Kids’ Pastor Ron Brooks shares 4 beneficial steps to improving your skills when teaching and telling stories to kids. As Ron mentions, kids do not have the self-control of adults to listen even if they are not interested, effective teaching takes place as we engage kids’ attention through these ways… Read it now

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D6 Conference has mp3 downloads of their conference classes available online for $9.99 per class.  Click on any year for the class list for that year’s conference.  Get training now

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Kids’ Pastor, Gina McClain, describes a process of change that took place effectively in her ministry by using the key skill of projecting outcomes.  Read now

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Kids’ Ministry Equipper, Greg, Baird,  says, “By necessity, ministry – children’s & family, in particular – requires us to lead in perhaps the hardest leadership arena possible: the volunteer arena. Here’s a framework  I have found successful for leading leaders…”  Read his post now on his 5 key elements

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This is a great article by Ryan Frank of Kidzmatter with 8 quick, practical, beneficial tips to improve your people skills with parents, volunteers, staff, etc.  Read it now

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Dr. Tim Elmore from Growing Leaders shares 2 ways to teach kids responsibility at an early age. Read it now

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The is a free downloadable manual by an insurance company with safety guidelines specifically for kids and youth ministry workers, including screening forms and injury forms.  Go now for your free copy.

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Kids’ Ministry Volunteer, Julia Price, shared her testimony about initial recruitment to kids’ ministry, how the ministry progressed and how her calling has developed.  Read now

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This is a video interview with Meaghan Wall, the Special Needs Coordinator at Stonebriar Community Church, sharing her passion for special needs ministry. Listen now

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Henry Zonio posted a link for downloadable notes from Dan Scott’s Orange Conference class on 5th to 6th Grade transitions. Read Henry’s thoughts on why this is such an important transition to do well in your church and then use his link for the downloadable notes.  Go now

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Pastor Jared Massey has compiled a large list of blog conference notes from the Orange Conference by a variety of ministry leaders on almost every imaginable topic.  You can benefit immensely from all his effort.  Go Now to browse the list of free conference training notes.

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Humorous but helpful article by CMMagazine about 25 things NOT to do with your volunteers, called, “How to Lose Your Volunteers in 25 Days.”  (Article is divided over several pages) Go now

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This article is the first in a series to help you set up a system of volunteer support and encouragement that will be effective but still one that you can maintain without being overwhelmed. Provided by the “About the Children’s Ministry Department” website. Go now

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Veteran Children’s Ministry Equipper, Roger Fields, provides a post to help propel your ministry forward and assist you in avoiding or correcting common mistakes in children’s ministry. Read it now

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Pleasant Valley Baptist Church posted this free video idea on visitor follow-up called MZBC Skit. Watch it now

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This post by the “Help! I’m a Children’s Pastor” blog is filled with advice for Pastors and Ministry Leaders who are starting a children’s ministry in a new church and have been asked to start a children’s ministry from scratch. Go now

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EpicParent.tv has a blog post written by guest author, Scott Volltrauer, on communicating more effectively with your kids. It is written from a parent’s perspective, but is also helpful for ministry leaders working with kids and teens. It provides examples of a communicating specifically with a few different personality types plus 5 communication strategies.  Go […]

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