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Why is what you are thinking about so important? – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Why is what you are thinking about so important? You are what you think you are. The Bible says it like this, “For as he thinks in his heart so is he.” Your thoughts influence your choices and your life is a product of the choices you make. If you want to change your life you can do so by making different choices; however, if you want to change your choices, you have to change how you think. The Bible…

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Learning From Parenting Failures – Super Church – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Covid-19 has turned everything upside down. We used to feel like we were in control of our lives, now we feel like we are not. This is especially disconcerting, when we are talking about our kids.  Maybe you used to feel like a good parent, and now you find yourself yelling at your kids a lot. I thought it might be helpful for you if I talked about my top parenting mistakes and what I learned from my failures. The truth is…

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What Motivates God? – Super Church – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Everybody has something that makes them tick, something that motivates them.    For some people it is sports or video games.  For other people it is making money.  Many people are into collecting things such as baseball cards, comic books or antiques.  What is it that motivates God?  What does God the Father live for? What is His nature and motivation? Father God wants a relationship with His children and that is what compelled Him to create the universe. It…

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Don’t Do This During Covid-19 Crisis – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

By: Sam Luce This is my twenty-second year of doing kids and youth ministry and it is like none other I have experienced so far. It seems that we are all, no matter how long you have been doing ministry, trying to find our footing. It seems each day brings new realities to adjust to. The church has done much better than I could have imagined. It’s so exciting to see pastors and leaders innovate and create in ways they…

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Easter Cross Craft – Super Church – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

EASTER CROSS CRAFT Getting creative to celebrate Easter. Easter is more than bunnies, candy and egg hunts.  This is a great way to allow your kids to get creative and you can also have a teachable moment. AND when finished you can showcase your artwork in your front window. As everyone is observing social distancing this would be a great way to add some joy to others as they walk by. WHAT YOU NEED Cardstock Painters tape Crayons, Markers, Water…

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I’m Overwhelmed – What Do I Do? – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Let’s face it, life can feel overwhelming, especially right now.  Most of us may even feel overcome, this is normal, but we can’t stay there.  Here is what I do when I am feeling things are out of my control.  I remember that my faith comes by hearing the Word of God.  When I hear God’s Word my faith grows.  When I say God’s Word it causes my faith to get stronger.  This is the best way to build my…

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How I Teach Kids To Pray – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

If I want my kids to know how to pray and get answers to their prayers, it isn’t good enough I tell them they should pray.  I need to show them how to pray. I need to teach them about the different kinds of prayer and how to get them answered. Here is a short list of the different kinds of prayers I teach my kids: Prayer for salvation – Romans 10:9 Praying in the spirit – 1 Corinthians 14:15…

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FOUR BASIC STEPS FOR AN EFFECTIVE KIDS SERVICE – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

There are four basic steps for an effective Kids Ministry Service. STEP ONE Proverbs 29:18 says, “Where there is no vision the people perish.” The first step for an effective children’s church service is to have a goal.  You have to get past, “What am I going to teach next week?”  Develop a teaching plan for the year. By doing this you and your team know where you are going. You should have a long and short range goal.  Your…

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Why I Wrote Super Church Curriculum – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

“Write the vision, and make a plan upon tables that he may run that readeth it…” Habakkuk 2:2 When I first began to teach children, I had a difficult time finding material and curriculums. The materials that were available at that time were outdated and did not cover Pentecostal or Charismatic principles. Most curriculum companies leave out things like the gifts of the spirit, praying in tongues etc., because it was considered controversial and it would narrow the “market”. After…

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What’s The Plan – Super Church – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Pinky and the Brain were an iconic cartoon in the 90’s.  They were two little mice and their main goal and objective in life was to take over the world. Pinky and the Brain Quote: Pinky: Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight? Brain: The same thing we do every night, Pinky – try to take over the world! Of course, they never succeeded, but it was great fun watching them try. As a leader it is important…

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My Top 5 Parenting Failures – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

You may not think very highly of me after reading this blog, but I’m willing to take the risk. It’s hard to talk about failure, but it might help someone and it’s therapeutic for me. Bottom line, even if it doesn’t help you it will help me. “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished by…

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Teaching Kids To Hear The Voice of God – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

One of the most important decisions your children will make is who their friends are. Our kids become like whom they hang with. If they hang with kids who love the Lord they will love the Lord. The reverse is also true. I have had parents say this to me, “I decide who my kid’s friends are.” The truth is, you really can’t do this. At some point our children will begin to make their own choices about who their friends are. You…

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