Wondering which children's church curriculum would best suit your Sunday school? This resource covers a carefully selected list of the top 5 children’s curriculums. Updated for 2022. ✓ Read now!
Looking for ways to revamp your kids' ministry? Why not plan some fun Sunday school lessons with exciting Bible story skits!
As the most read book of all time, it is no surprise that the Holy Bible has inspired countless artistic depictions. Watching exciting versions of classic Biblical stories on the big screen is a great way to add an extra dimension to your kids' church lessons.
Planning your weekly ministry for children but running out of ideas for how to keep the kids engaged? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Sunday school lessons are best received when paired with fun games and diverse activities.
One of the best things about Sunday School is playing Bible games. Kids' Bible games are fun, engaging, and teach about the Word of God. To provide you with some ideas that you can easily incorporate into your Sunday School curriculum, we’ve come up with a list of the best Sunday School games for kids.
The Bible is full of stories—primarily because stories communicate a clear message to people regardless of their time in history, geographic location, or age. Jesus taught in parables during his ministry on Earth because he knew these narratives would connect with his audience at the time, and still be relevant to us today.
It feels like there’s a new app or online software on offer every single day, and it can feel impossible to keep up. That’s why we have compiled this list of our favorite religious apps for Android, iPhone, Amazon, and more.
The power of music cannot be understated. From jingles on adverts to theatrical productions, music catches people’s attention and draws them in. What is the role of music in church, though? Hymns are a central part of church services, but what purpose does it serve?
Nowadays, almost everything is controlled through an app – the music we listen to, the messages we send, the photos we share. So, why not the way we guide our ministry?
Introducing God to a child is essential for creating a faithful life from early on. The best way to do this is through children’s ministry, a place where kids get together to learn about the gospel and form a relationship with God.
Recent years have seen a big push towards staying safe at home, and this has affected church turn-outs too. Don’t let that limit the reach of your kids' ministry by going virtual instead.
Capturing the eye of those who pass your church, vertical signage options are a brilliant way to draw newcomers in. While it is easy for buildings to all blur together as unexceptional and uniform, a bold and colorful sign will attract attention.
Do you feel as though your ministry is stuck in a rut with its kids' church lessons? If the atmosphere begins to feel stale and the kids stop paying attention, it might be time to spruce up the content of your children’s ministry curriculum.
You may have heard about Orange apps transforming the way that ministries are being organized. With a specific app for parents and one for small group leaders, these ministry apps are building more communication bridges between ministries and families than ever before.
As online church software becomes more and more popular, a lot of us are considering taking the plunge. With known benefits like improved efficiency and organization, it is becoming the more obvious choice. But, where do you begin?
Teaching God’s Word to children of any age takes training, dedication and seemingly infinite patience. If you’ve been involved in kids ministry for any length of time, you’ll understand that on a deep level.
With a plethora of childrens ministry resources out there, finding the right places to look can be challenging. That's why we've gathered a list of the top 10 kids ministry curriculum resources you need to know about. Read on to find out what your kids ministry has been missing!
Ministering to children can be challenging, as many young Christians may be unsure about why they attend church or are unaware of the importance of their relationship with God. Family church videos can be the perfect learning aid.
Each staff member and volunteer in a church contributes to the growth of the congregation and the strength of the community. To help you fill the roles in church IT, production, and audio-visual departments, we have created job description templates to attract the right people.
Writing a job description for your children’s ministry director position doesn’t have to be difficult. There are a variety of different templates you can personalize for use in your church.
Finding reliable volunteers is a challenge. Most churches and ministry leaders seem to be in constant need of more help. But why is that? Why aren’t more people volunteering within the church, especially for kids ministry?
Leading your volunteers with support and kindness is vitally important to keeping a happy and enthusiastic team. However, there can come a time when lines become blurred.
Putting on events at your church can be a great way to build connections between your community members, and recruit new ones too. They take a lot of planning, so make sure you’re prepared with these 10 practices.
Building up a team of dedicated and inspiring volunteers is crucial within family ministry. But, how can you make sure that your volunteers believe in the importance of the children’s ministry curriculum?
Are apps worth it for churches? Should we invest the time and money into creating a smartphone app that might go viral, or be completely ignored?
Playing movies in your kids' church lessons can be a great way to reward them for hard work or give them a break after a busy period. This list outlines the top 4 movies to show and how you can frame them in a way that centralizes Christian values.
You might be worried that the cost of gifts could add up, but don’t worry – we have plenty of church gift ideas that won’t break the bank! Read on to learn more about our top 7 church visitor gift ideas.
The beauty of digital marketing for your church is the wide range of platforms you have at your disposal. Your website is versatile. Email marketing is reliable. Social media is fun. These all combine into a comprehensive communication strategy for getting out the word about your church.
We have created a list of the top 5 tools that every Kids Ministry team has been missing – read on to learn how to transform your Sunday school.
Planning Center conveniently combines every aspect of a church’s scheduling and communicating logistics, it is a must-have for ministries looking to optimize their Sunday Service.
We have compiled a list of the best children’s ministry curriculum options for each age group, starting from preschool, and going all the way up to teens/young adults. Read on to learn more about the key elements that each age group needs.
While planning church events for Christmas is exciting, it can feel overwhelming, particularly if you’re a leader at a small ministry with fewer resources. But there’s no need to worry - Jingle Jam by Think Orange is here to save the day!
As we slowly adapt to a New Normal and turn back to in-person meetings, we especially look forward to Orange Conference 2022 happening in March in Atlanta, GA. Check out what’s so special about Orange Conference and what to expect when you attend next year’s big event.
You’ve decided to start up your kids' ministry, but what comes next? It can feel like an overwhelming project to begin a ministry from scratch, but with these top tips, you will be set with the foundations for a successful kids ministry.
Sunday school video lessons are a great way to teach the important lessons of the Bible in a fun and dynamic way. Some curriculums will come with a video element included, to keep your students engaged with diverse learning materials.
Marty Rowan oversees Family Ministry across Highpoint Church's 7 campuses. Here are his tips on how you can create a Ministry that moves people by making them know that they belong.
Megan and her husband launched Foundations Church in 2015. Here are her tips for managing Kids Ministry and your team as a Church Plant.
Hiring people for your church requires a thorough process because you want to ensure that you don’t just employ qualified personnel but that these additions to your church align with your mission. Read on for interview questions that ensure a candidate’s character aligns with your church.
There are numerous web developers out there who can help you ensure that your website is one of the best church websites. Read on to learn more about exactly what web development is, and our top 7 picks for who can help you.
Digital signage options can completely transform the feel of your church, from old and outdated to modern and inspiring. Whether you’re looking to display weekly news and announcements or embrace creative digital sermon boards, every single church has a use for a digital sign.
As some of the best apps for youth ministry that are out there, these simple and adaptable apps will boost parental involvement in your ministry. Lack of conversation between the family of your young students will mean a lack of connection. This is exactly what Orange wants to remedy.
This increases the options for parishioners to give offerings or pay tithes and poses the question: what are the do’s and don’ts of accepting bitcoin at your church? Let’s find out!
Choosing a curriculum can be challenging, particularly if you’re investing a considerable amount of money in the curriculum plan, so before you make your decision, check out this guide to the best curriculums for multi-site ministries.
Orange is a great option to fit both of those needs because it mixes age-appropriate content with God’s word that can be used at any church. So what is Orange and why might it be a good fit for your church? Here’s your complete guide.
Are you looking for ways to revamp your kids' ministry? We have compiled a list of the top 10 ways to improve your kids' ministry, with help from both the leaders and parents involved.
NewSpring Church is a multi-campus church in South Carolina. Watch their Technology Infrastructure Director, Will Polley present, "Say Goodbye to ProPresenter" at the 2021 CITN conference.
One of the best places for kids to become involved in ministry is the church. Allowing them to make mistakes gives them room to learn and grow and fosters an environment of trust and comfort.
Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) offers copyright licensing of songs that can be used in worship, and now has thousands of songs used by 250,000 ministries. Here are our top picks!
Setting a strong foundation of worship in kids from a young age not only sets them on the right path but also encourages them to be more productive members of society and share their gifts with the world.
Travel back in time with us as we explore the different vacation Bible school curricula that have been offered since 2018. Starting with their current curriculum for 2022, this guide will walk you through the Orange curricula over the years.
Since it’s not easy to sift through the sea of providers that offer reliable, high-quality mass texting services, we’ve narrowed down the list to the Top 8 Best Church Texting Services for you.
If your House of Worship (HOW) requires an audio-visual integrator in Texas that is reliable, cost-effective and has a proven track record of success, then read on to find out the Top Church Tech Integrators we came up with for you in the Lone Star State.
The ages you are catering for, the resources available to you, and the space you have to teach in will affect the type of curriculum that you will choose.
Keeping children engaged every Sunday isn’t hard with the right methods, so we’ve come up with a list of the Top 10 Sunday School Games that will be a hit with any child of faith.
Christmas is a great time to use kids' ministry to help them engage with the Bible. The stories surrounding Jesus’ birth are more relatable than other biblical parables and historical accounts, and it is wrapped in the Christmas magic. Here are ten Christmas stories to include in your children’s church curriculum.
Choosing the best preschool curriculum for your kid’s ministry is one of the most important decisions your church has to make. During preschool, children are just beginning to understand their faith, meaning that it is your job to help them make sense of this journey and build a foundation for future learning.
So how can the church adapt to better use modern technology to practice the ancient art of storytelling? What are some practical things that your ministry can be doing now? Here are a few tips.
From resources for preschool storytime to more complex passages for young adults, there is a multitude of different fun Bible devotionals for kids out there. Read on to learn more about our top nine picks, for kids of all ages.
It can be tough to know what kids’ ministry curriculum is best for your Sunday School as you will want to create a program that is both engaging and educational. To help you better prepare, we’ve compiled a list of 16 Creative Ideas for a Kid’s Ministry Curriculum.
It’s time to take a look at what’s available on LifeChurch Open Network. Read on to learn more about our 5 favorite options for preschoolers, and 5 for Elementary kids.
Implement these ideas into your lesson plans and you’re sure to create a strong kids ministry curriculum that is brimming with things for Sunday School attendees to get stuck into, adding time and value to your classes!
With games and activities that make Sunday School lessons extra fun and engaging, you can easily spend all the money you have for the whole year. That’s why we have come up with a few ideas that can help you make the most of and increase your kids’ ministry budget.
With Christmas fast approaching, there is no better time to begin incorporating songs into your church curriculum and weekly worship schedule. What does CCLI have to offer?
Streaming apps for kids can be a great way to educate and entertain your little ones, but how safe are these streaming sites? In this article, we will compare two of our favorite Christian streaming apps for kids – Minno and Yippee.
It's an incredibly daunting task, particularly as working in a church with a high number of members requires more careful planning to ensure that every child is safe, confident, and engaged with their bible studies.
Coming up with meaningful Sunday school lessons about Jesus can be difficult, especially when the Christmas church curriculum can feel repetitive year after year. Here is a list of the top-rated curriculum that can help you take a fresh approach.
Research shows that parents are the number one influence in a child’s life, so by embracing that central pillar in the young learners’ minds, Think Orange aims to lead the next generation into a better place.
From the best church software, audio-visual systems, to practical technologies and valuable networking, these conferences provide you with incredible insights to ensure your church is up to date.
There are an overwhelming number of MDM solutions out there, and reading this MDM product’s comparison will make that decision a whole lot easier. Read on to learn more about our top 5 MDM options for a multisite church.
Saving money, time, and resources, it is becoming increasingly popular to buy an existing building or church and renovate it. Read on to ensure that your church construction runs smoothly.
A high-quality audio-visual integrator is essential to making sure your church service runs smoothly. If you’re located in the Sunshine State and deciding between providers, read on to find out our list of the best church tech integrators in California.
Ministering to children can be challenging, particularly when trying to explain difficult concepts or complex bible stories, so working with a small group may actually be beneficial in that it allows you to pay more attention to every child’s progress and understanding of their studies.
If you’re looking for resources and ideas to help you improve on your kids’ ministry or would like some suggestions for podcasts that can help your children on their journey to learning more about God, Jesus, the Bible, and their faith, then read on to learn about our Top 12 Kids Ministry Podcasts.
Keeping kids interested in studying isn’t easy – this goes for school as well as kids’ church. However, by making Sunday mornings fun and engaging, you’ll be able to attract kids to your ministry.
Want to get your hands on the best church presentation software out there? Showing their key features side-by-side, this church presentation software comparison will help you to decide which one is right for you.
Since many church tech directors may have to make big things happen on a limited budget, we’ve come up with 5 ways to increase your budget and make the most of what you have.
So how does your church crack the search engine code to get discovered online? The answer is as simple and as complicated as SEO. So what is SEO and why is it important to your church?
As a kids ministry, step one is to a clear mission statement that will help kids and parents understand the purpose of your establishment. What are the other seven steps in our guide? Read on to see what you can do to start or improve your Kids Ministry.
Researching Object Lessons for Kids? Here, we detail our top 10 interactive Bible studies to keep energy & passion in your church. ✓ Click to read now!
We have compiled a list of our top 9 picks for the best children’s ministry curriculum deals for 2021. Read on to make choosing the best option for your church, a breeze.
Ensuring that Sunday mass in your House of Worship runs smoothly, you need a reliable, comprehensive, and high-tech audiovisual integrator that meets your specific needs. We have identified the four best church tech integrators in the USA for you.
If you’re having trouble deciding where to start with your Bible lessons, here is our pick of the top 10 bible stories that are sure to provide a solid foundation for future bible studies.
Searching for the best children’s ministry conferences to attend in 2022? Don’t go anywhere before reading our guide to the best events coming up.
The best leaders continually seek ways to grow and learn. If you’re not intentionally widening your skills and experiences, then you’re liable to become set in your ways and irrelevant as a leader.
A multi-campus church is an idea that is thriving in popularity in the United States, as extended networks of faith are solidified across the nation. Read on to make sure you consider everything, before taking the plunge.
Whether you decide to build one on your own or hire a third party, here’s a list of The 6 Best Church Web Design Companies to build your website.
There are many great tech Facebook groups out there that have made it incredibly simple for members of the church community to connect, learn and grow. Check out our top picks!
Think Orange Curriculum keeps the family at the forefront of everything they do. While a child may have just 40 hours a year with their church, they will spend vast amounts more with their family. How can Orange help your church?
One of the most useful tools for finding support and guidance for your children’s ministry is via Facebook groups. In this blog post, we’ve sourced some of the top kid’s ministry Facebook groups.
How should my church evolve since we recently decided to take the leap towards digitizing your church environment? Step one is to find a Mobile Device Management solution that works for your team.
If you're a pastor, worker, or volunteer in a children's ministry, it might be time to consider including videos in your church curriculum. Here's our list of the Top 10.
If you’re in the process of selecting the best church management software for you, read our tips on How To Choose Your Church Software Provider to learn about the factors you should be taking into consideration.
Whether you want to start an entirely new children's ministry or resurrect an existing organization, it is vital to carefully plan the opening process.
Taking the first step towards multisite kids ministry can be seriously daunting. But, when done right, it will expand your reach of influence and cultivate real networks of community.
Endlessly adaptable and with easy personalization methods, presenting your church through an exciting outdoor sign can be a fun project.
Nowadays, there is no limit to the number of people who can watch a sermon. Bringing all congregation members together, quality video distribution is a crucial element of running a multisite church.
Read this guide to learn the top 5 reasons that we believe it’s a positive move, and 1 reason we can think of to reconsider.
You may be thinking about buying (or have already invested in) an Apple TV for your church. But the question comes to your mind – now what?
Does the message fully align with the values and priorities of your church? Will it ignite a passion for God in the way that you would want?
QR codes allow for digital marketing to happen in physical spaces. But what does this mean for your church? Here are a few ideas for beginning to use QR codes to bolster your online reach.
Our CEO & Founder Grant Glas interviews former Tithe.ly Marketing Director and Read to Lead Podcast host about their new book, Read to Lead.