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
I noticed him the very first day at camp. He sat to my right as I spoke to the kids. He sat alone and was in a fairly isolated spot on the floor. As a seasoned camp speaker I’ve learned to ignore a lot of things when I’m speaking. This little guy with a mohawk […]Read more of this story
So Much to Do, So Little Time
Since it’s a new year, you likely have new goals and new ideas. Or, maybe you’re stressing about last year’s goals that you still haven’t gotten to. I know, if only you had enough volunteers, you could get it all done. Maybe it’s time for a different approach. Here are three questions, as well as […]Read more of this story
“In all honesty, we would rather not have you come.” That was not the answer I expected to hear when I called the activity director of the nursing home to set up a time for our church youth to sing Christmas carols to their residents. It was the Christmas season and, traditionally, that’s when youth […]Read more of this story
Releasing a Volunteer
Today I released a devoted ministry volunteer. He’s honest, available, driven—outspoken about causes he believes in—and he loves the Lord. He’s also creative and experienced. He told me, “I want this ministry to be effective and for you to feel supported in ministry.” Why would I release a volunteer who says things like that? Here […]Read more of this story