• 10 Safeguards for Church Nurseries and Children’s Ministry

    Tragic sexual abuse stories appear daily in the news. Although sexual abuse has existed for centuries, the media and the #metoo and #churchtoo movements have thankfully exposed it. The darkness of abuse needed to be brought into the light. Sexual abuse is prevalent, and that doesn’t simply dissipate because someone attends church. Sexual abuse survivors […]

  • 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 […]