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Episode 187: Preteen Ministry with Sean Sweet – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Sean Sweet shares about preteen ministry and his specific experience helping his own church develop a thriving preteen ministry. Sean also gives some specific insight into FourFiveSix, a ministry of Destiny Church in Rocklin, CA, focused on community, training, and resources for preteen leaders around the nation. Sean Sweet Connect with Sean by Email or at FourFiveSix.org. Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org. Notes What is FourFiveSix.org? Community, Training platform, Resources Letting go of…

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30 Things Parents Should Say to Their Kids – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Words matter. The words parents use have great power to give life to their kids. Here are 30 life-giving things parents should consider saying to their kids on a regular basis.   In the Book of James we read that the tongue, although quite small, can do great things. We are also warned to control the tongue, because it can just as easily do terrible things (James 3:2-12). When we think of controlling the tongue, we often think of stopping it…

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Tips For Teaching Preteens in Your Ministry – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Preteens. Tweens. Pre-people :). What are we to do with these wonderfully baffling kids…err…young adults?! Here are a few ideas for engaging them: Tips For Teaching Preteens in Your Ministry Truth matters Yep, just like with preschoolers and elementary age, truth matters when teaching preteens. This might seem obvious, but with this age group is more important than ever because they are wrestling with real life situations. They’re caught between the land of childhood and the land of adulthood. They…

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Episode 168: Kids Worship with Yancy – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

In this episode, Yancy gives practical tips and advice from her decades of leading kids worship. Some of these tips could greatly impact the culture of your kid’s ministry and help lead the next generation to a lifestyle of worship through creating intentional worship experiences. Yancy Connect with Yancy on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Check out our courses and register now at MinistryBoost.org. Links Mentioned in this Episode WorshipHouseKids Yancy’s Website *Key Question: What is the goal of worship in…

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Crossing the Checkpoints for Life’s Race – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

“Let us lay aside every hindrance and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us, keeping our eyes on Jesus…” Hebrews 12:1-2 Back in 2013, the highly-respected late Jerry Vogel wrote about a few of the spiritual mile markers to be celebrated in families’ lives (post). As many of us are planning for a new ministry year with kids transitioning to new classes, this seems like a good time to…

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