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
Bread for Today
Why Only Jesus Satisfies Our Hunger I have felt lately that God is trying to teach me a lesson, and I’m trying to avoid having to learn it the hard way. My heart has been hungry, and I haven’t been able to put my finger on what it is that I’m starving for. I think […]Read more of this story
Snail-Mail lessons for Children’s Ministry
I recently mailed a personal letter to each of the children involved in our Sunday morning programs, letting them know I was praying for them on that particular day. That’s right—snail mail. It took much more of my time than writing an e-mail, and it cost more for sure. And it was low-tech—old-school—so maybe I’m […]Read more of this story
Connecting with Others
Being in ministry can often be a lonely experience, but it was not meant to be. I’m reminded of 1 Corinthians 12:12–14: “The body is a unit, though it is made up of many parts; and though all its parts are many, they form one body. So it is with Christ. For we are all […]Read more of this story
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