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 do a lot of visiting of churches and every now and then I see something I think is awesome. I was recently in Oconomowoc, WI at Crosspoint Church meeting with their amazing Children’s Ministry team. Their team is dynamic and full of ideas. When I walked into their nursery I saw a bubble machine. […]Read more of this story
The Power of Our Testimony
“That is so cool! Can you tell us the story again?” My four children kept repeating these words. I may have retold “the story” more than a dozen times within one hour. At the beginning of this year, I entered a 40-day fast with a specific breakthrough prayer for a “Jericho wall” to collapse. Forty […]Read more of this story
I’m stuck. I’m in a big city, on a crowded sidewalk, standing at the intersection of two busy streets named “Walk” and “Don’t Walk.” I know that I need to get across the street named “Walk,” but every time I step off the curb and begin to cross the street, someone changes the name of […]Read more of this story
The God Who Sees Me
Adapted from a May 31, 2016, blog post by Abby Burg I just want to quit. Has that thought ever crossed your mind? If it hasn’t, it probably will at some point. Ministry is more challenging than it has ever been before. And children’s ministry has challenges of its own, including volunteer shortages, family brokenness, […]Read more of this story