Ministry Tween Trends Part 1: 4 Trends About Tweens You Must Know One of the most challenging and, at the same time, critical age groups to reach in your church are... Resources 10 Simple Snacks That Illustrate Bible Stories Some of the simplest snacks can help you illustrate Bible stories. You probably have some of these in your... Resources 11 Church Nursery Dos and Don'ts A nursery can be more than just childcare. Here's how to make your nursery a valuable part of your... Ministry 12 Qualities of a Terrific KidMin Director There are very few positions in the church with as much responsibility and potential for dramatically influencing growth. Ministry What happens when kids ask about God Encouraging a culture of questions teaches kids there are answers out there. Resources 13 Ways to Calm Down a Rowdy Classroom Sooner or later, every Sunday school teacher and children's ministry volunteer faces a wild and crazy class of kids.... Ministry What you absolutely can't forget about your event goals When it comes to evaluating your ministry efforts, a long-term perspective is essential. Ministry 6 ways you can survive important ministry changes and avoid backlash Anxiety and resentment don't have to accompany ministry transitions. Learn how to make a change well. Ministry 3 ways to stretch your kids' ministry budget How one ministry leader makes her budget go further—even in the "oops!" moments. Ministry How to welcome church visitors to your children's ministry Rethink your children's ministry space from a visitor's perspective. Ministry How to equip parents to lead family worship Deuteronomy 6 gives us a simple pattern for family worship. It all starts with making Scripture a part of... Ministry What really matters in children’s ministry? (A former student speaks out) Ministering to kids can be tough, and sometimes you may want to give up.