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
Setting Down The Clipboard
A few years ago, a lady who attended our church would always engage me in conversation. She had a very sweet demeanor and would always ask about my family: my parents, siblings, nephews with special needs. She seemed to always remember what was going on in their lives. She thought about children’s ministry often and […]Read more of this story
The Intergenerational Volkswagen
How could the church do their job better? For me, the answer is together. What’s our job? It’s clearly stated in Mathew 28 that our job is to execute the Great Commission. In the book An Unstoppable Force, author Erwin McManus compares the church to a habitat where all the species need each other to […]Read more of this story
Here at Cmalliancekids we believe strongly in the importance of making sure the kids in our care are safe. Things like background checks, volunteer applications, and policies may seem mundane or overwhelming but they are crucial to our ministry. This month I talked with with our General Counsel at the national office-Gary Friesen. Gary offers some excellent […]Read more of this story
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