Pinterest: A New Internet Tool for Children’s Ministry

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What is Pinterest? Pinterest is a visual pinboard that allows you to save, organize, and share all the inspirational things you find on the web.  It’s like the bookmark tool on your browser, only WAY better! Pinterest not only allows you to effortlessly save and organize ideas you love, but it makes it easy to share them, and provides the opportunity to be inspired by … [Read more...]

Reverse Evangelism: Reaching Families by Serving First

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Are you finalizing your plans for the fall festival, harvest party, trunk or treat, pumpkin carving, or other Halloween related outreach event at your church?  A key component of these type of events is always planning how we will connect with, minister to, evangelize with, and preach the gospel for all those in attendance, especially guests who are not part of our church … [Read more...]

Children’s Bible Lesson: Water is God’s Gift

This lesson is shared as Ministry-To-Children’s contribution to Blog Action Day 2010.  The goal of the event is to encourage bloggers worldwide to post about the same issue on the same day on their blogs, sparking discussion about a topic of global importance.  Today, we are participating in the discussion about the 2010 theme, Water, through the sharing of this … [Read more...]

Innovative New Curriculum from Spark House

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Do you work with older children and youth?  Could you use a curriculum that’s adult user-friendly, yet has real appeal for your tweens and teens? Well if your answer is yes, you may just want to give re:form a chance. The publishing company, Spark House, a division of Augsburg Fortress, claims, re:form is a fully customizable curriculum that's rooted in historic … [Read more...]

A Perfect Father’s Day (Children’s Bible Lesson)

This lesson would work for a children’s sermon or message, Sunday School or Children’s Church.  Length could be anywhere from 10-60 minutes, depending upon the activities used. You might also like our Father's Day coloring pages and craft ideas for Father's Day. By contributing writer, Nicole VanderMeulen, Children’s Ministry Coordinator at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in … [Read more...]