• What to do when your kids have no friends at church

    We all want our kids to be happy and to feel comfortable, especially at church. Over many years of ministry, I have talked to parents who expressed concern that their child did not have friends at church. Often this is a reason that families give when they stop attending. Friendships between kids can be challenging […]

  • The Key Reasons Behavior Problems Pop Up In Kids Ministry

    “I just can’t do it anymore. The kids are out of control. I can’t get them to listen. I don’t think I’m the best one to be serving in this spot.” Chances are high that you have heard this type of statement from a volunteer in your church. Dealing with children’s behavior is a universal […]

  • The Challenges and Joys of Families Worshipping Together

    As churches begin to reopen, the majority of congregations are not opening children’s ministries. Families will worship together. This change is drastic for most churches, creating a bit of anxiety for parents and preachers alike. There are several obvious challenges that come with having kids of all ages in the worship space. Kids distract parents […]