Are You Sabotaging Your Ministry Volunteers?

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I am about to be very transparent here, learning how to manage people kindly and thoughtfully didn't come easily for me. I have been blessed to work with some wonderful people but working with me, a creative, sometimes unorganized children's pastor hasn't always been easy. We'd show up to teach and realize I didn't delegate a craft properly, or forgot to mention we needed a … [Read more...]

“Pop Rocks” Bible Object Lessons

Pop Rocks Bible Object Lessons

Kids that aren’t freaked out about candy that pops in their mouth will love Pop Rocks candy. If you have the change to grab a few packets of this unique, classic confection, do it! It makes the perfect item for an exciting object lesson. You see, when this candy is made, it is infused with carbon dioxide. When the candy cools, the carbon is trapped inside. However, once you pop … [Read more...]

Object Lessons About the Kingdom of Heaven

Treasure Hidden in a Field

Teaching kids about the kingdom of heaven? Present object lessons based on this passage from Matthew 13:44-46. The simplicity of Jesus' parables will make it easy for kids to understand and apply to their own lives. "The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that … [Read more...]

Rose Object Lesson for Kids Church

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Even young kids know how sweet and lovely a rose is! The bible describes the Lord as rose in the Song of Solomon, “I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.” (Song of Solomon 2:1) This object lesson allows you kids to see and smell the “beauty of the Lord.” By demonstrating with a rose object lesson, you will teach children the beauty of Jesus and His holiness. It’s … [Read more...]

6 Things a New Children’s Pastor Should Do

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Congratulations, new children’s pastor! The local church needs you and decided that you were the perfect match for their kids. Before you take the reins and hold your first service, make sure you do these six things. It is important to assess the current status of the ministry before you plan your next kids’ crusade or event; this checklist will help! By laying a solid … [Read more...]