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 don’t know how your summer went. But with four young children at home, mine seemed filled with endless amounts of verbal repetition. Whether it was “put your shoes away,” “clean up your toys,” “brush your teeth,” or “stop hitting your brother,” almost every phrase I uttered to my kids needed to be repeated multiple […]Read more of this story
Cutting Through The Fog of Ministry
I woke up knowing that it was going to be the hardest day of our trip, but I didn’t know how hard it was going to be. As I crawled out of my tent to rouse the rest of the group, I found myself enveloped in a cloud—the thickest fog I had ever seen. The […]Read more of this story
Don’t Take Yourself So Seriously
I’ve been guilty of it so many times, thinking I’m in charge of my event. Thinking if I’m not there then there is no possible way the show can go on. I’ve lived with fear gripping my heart that I haven’t done enough or I haven’t done well enough or I just haven’t done “it” […]Read more of this story
The Bible and Crocheted Sea Urchins
I recently showed a friend of mine a photo taken at a new art installation in Boston. The work is a series of super-sized sea urchins crocheted from white double-braided polyester chord. Each urchin weighs about 200 pounds and spans over 50 feet across. My friend is a bit of an “extreme” crochet-er herself, so […]Read more of this story