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
By Serving Kids, We’re Serving Millennials
I recently read a book entitled Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry. From the very beginning, the author makes an assertion that can be a little striking. He asserts that one of the main reasons millennials and young adults are leaving the church is not necessarily because the church is failing them, but, rather, the church is failing […]Read more of this story
I must confess that I never really enjoyed the fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel” when I was a kid. It’s the story of two children, abandoned by their destitute parents in the forest, who stumble upon a wonderful cottage made of cakes, cookies, and all types of sweet treats. But this is a trap set […]Read more of this story
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