At the Alliance we’re passionate about people and reaching them with the love of Jesus — and kids are some of God’s most precious people. Why is it important to reach kids?
We’ve known for a number of years that statistically speaking people are most receptive to the gospel as children. By the age of 5 a child’s lifelong concept of God has been formed. That’s right, 5. And before the age of 12 they are at their most receptive to God. The window of opportunity to reach kids is now. Read on for some of the latest articles and information designed to expand your reach as a KidMin leader.
Recent KidMin Articles
How to Use the News to Teach Kids about Eternity
The news these days is surreal: captives being led to slaughter by evil hidden in black masks. Bombs going off. Cars driving into crowds of people. Evil lurks. Christians in the Middle East and around the world are under immense pressure and suffering. The cross still costs. Here in the United States we see the […]Read more of this story
Leading in Weariness
I don’t know about you, but I find myself tired and weary this spring. Easter is over, the trees and flowers are coming alive, and yet I feel like the struggling hydrangea plant in my backyard—more dry twigs than new growth. I’m not a gardener at all, but I find myself wondering if I was […]Read more of this story
The Power of Dialogue
I am part of a unique church with three language groups, each bound by a particular culture with immigrant parents who spent most of their childhood outside the US. These parents now face a huge cultural, generational, and social challenge in connecting with their children. “How do we equip parents to connect with their children?” […]Read more of this story
Canoeing and Crisis Management
It was a warm, clear night illuminated by a full moon. A stiff breeze kept the mosquitoes away as we relaxed by the campfire. I was leading a group of teenagers on a canoe trip in the wilderness of Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada. As we sat drinking in the beauty of that moment […]Read more of this story