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 would like to share with you “Welcome to Holland,” an essay by Emily Perl Kingsley, the mother of a child with special needs. I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability—to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine […]Read more of this story
In God’s Lap
Runners to the mark … get set … BANG! And you are off and running in the annual holiday marathon. The winner will be determined on January 2, based on who has • Accumulated the most points for the best decorations on their block; • Attended the most holiday events; • Hosted killer parties; and […]Read more of this story
“So, what do you want for Christmas?” It’s a question my family has already started to ask, and it throws me off every year. I’d really just like to have everyone come to my house for dinner. Then I could make a zillion different kinds of cookies and whip up all my other holiday recipes […]Read more of this story
Walking Out What Is Written Down
Archery. Darts. Golf. Disciple-making. What do these all have in common? All are pursuits that improve with aim. I think most people would grant this truth—that we are most successful in ministry when we are clear about our goals. This is why many ministry leaders are careful to take the time to write a mission […]Read more of this story