Category Archives: Children’s Ministry

One Step at a Time

One Step At A Time

Have you ever had the privilege of being present when a little one takes his first steps? There’s anticipation and excitement and collectively-held breath… and then joy as he toddles forward, however short-lived. Those few seemingly insignificant movements literally change his life. They may not seem like much at first glance, but they...
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How to Deal With Angry Parents

Perhaps there is nothing more inevitable in youth ministry. It will happen. No matter what you do, how hard you try, or how good of a job you do, it will happen. It’s an eventuality and inevitability: parents will get angry and you will have to...
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And Then…

And then... These two simple words can be found together hundreds of times throughout the Bible. “…and then you will be able to serve Me.”  Jeremiah 15:19 “And then the Lord your God will…”  Deuteronomy 7:20 “Andrew…heard…and then followed Jesus.”  John 1:40 Every time the phrase is used, you know something happened first in order to set the stage for...
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A VBS Gift

A VBS Gift

By Stephanie Caro Like a speeding train you couldn’t stop if you wanted to, it’s almost here! The moment many churches wait all year for: Vacation Bible School! Funny title, right? There’s nothing “vacation” about it, at least not for all the dedicated leaders who pull it off every year. There’s “tired” and then...
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