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Church Marketing Strategies to Help Grow Your Church
Are your pews beginning to look a little empty on a Sunday morning? You might need to rethink your marketing strategy. The world has shifted to the online realm, and churches across the country are upping their game to stay relevant and attract growth.
How to Use Digital Signage for Churches to Create Your Brand
Are you hoping to attract more attendees to your church? This is a common goal, but boosting the participation of your current congregation might be a more pressing issue. Your church may have a sizable membership list, but what does that matter if those members are barely present in your weekly events? Getting your churchgoers involved and active in the church community can be difficult. Our guide to church ideas for branding and engagement can help.
8 Best Children’s Ministry Conferences This Year
As we wave goodbye to 2022 and start planning goals for the coming year, self-improvement is on the minds of many. Are you ready to take your faith to the next level and fine-tune your skills as a kids minister? Attending a church conference is a must! Add it to your list of New Year’s goals and elevate your ministering skills for you and your community. Keep reading for a complete list of the eight best Christian conferences to participate in this year.
The Best Church Tech Conferences 2023
As 2023 rapidly approaches, it’s time to set some resolutions and goals. Want to improve your church tech department? Find out more about modern digital innovations and state-of-the-art technologies at a church technology conference and improve the Sunday mass experience at your place of worship. Gain fantastic insights to ensure your church is up to date with the best church software, audiovisual systems, practical technologies, and beneficial networking with these tech conferences in 2023.
Creating Christmas Traditions in Your Small Groups
Christmas at church is a busy, bustling, joyful time where you can enjoy the special services, holy celebrations, and festive parties together. Make the most of this sacred time by planning church small group activities alongside the overarching events, saving space to connect more thoughtfully.
How to Reach Families in the Neighborhoods Around Your Church
Are you ready to expand your reach and attract new families to join your kids' ministry? We have compiled a list of the best church community outreach ideas to encourage newcomers to visit to your church and stick around. You may love your tight-knit community, but imagine everything your church could achieve by reaching more people in nearby neighborhoods!
Making the Most of That Week Between Christmas and New Year
As much as we love it, Christmas is an exhausting time of year. It can feel like there is no time to breathe, with ample activities to plan, presents to buy, and people to see. With so much going on, it is difficult to think of what to do in that limbo week between Christmas and New Year. But without the proper planning, this week might just disappear.
How to Make the Most of Christmastime at Your Church
With this wonderful time of year come endless excuses to celebrate and rejoice. It is a time best spent with family, friends, and of course — the church. Make your community excited to get involved with all you have in store by planning an action-packed program that offers something for everyone.
How to Build a Youth Group
The importance of building a youth ministry at your church cannot be understated. It is the young people at your church who will make up the next generation of leaders – from pastors to politicians – engaging them in their church and community is a must.
8 Ways for Christians to Celebrate Thanksgiving
Everyone is included in Thanksgiving, and that is part of the reason why we love it so much. It offers a chance for friends and family to break bread together and join hands over all the beauty that life offers them. Christians know we have God to thank for our blessings, and we must keep Him at the forefront of our celebrations.
11 Christian Playlists to Enhance Your Holiday
Looking to complete all the finishing touches to your holiday event? Quality music resources are a must. Set the scene and help your guests ease into a holiday mood by choosing event background music to help your event flow. Here are 10 of our favorite selections of Christian playlists for holiday events.
How Do Churches Help the Community at Christmas time?
Most people look forward to Christmas as a time for family, love, celebrations, and Jesus. But for some people, Christmas is a time of loneliness, despair, and stress. Churches are here to do God’s work on Earth; how is your church helping the community?
Making Time for God During the Holidays
When the busy holiday season is here, it feels like time disappears. With one event or another around every corner, making time for God can be impossible, but remembering what the holiday is really about is essential. Stay close to God through regular prayer and carving out moments of calm in the hustle and bustle of Christmas.
The Meaning of Thanksgiving Day for Christians
For many, Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family, good friends, and even better food. But, on this special day that is all about gratitude and thanks, it’s time to take it back to the basics and remember who we have to thank most of all—Jesus.
The Complete Guide to Church Security
Security at church isn’t always a priority. Good people assume the best in others, which can put preparing for risks on the peripheries. But protecting your congregation when they come to worship is essential, so follow these church security tips to put your people first.
Ministry Leaders: How to Empower Your Team
A thriving ministry team has room for progression, space for independence, and the support required for growth. Empower leaders to harness their potential in your church by taking their skills to the next level, and help new volunteers fine-tune their skills and become dedicated members of their ministry. But how do you empower team members? By following these eight tips.
How to Keep an Eye on Mental Health in Students
Do you look out for the mental well-being of your students? Most would answer “yes” to that question, but unless you actively watch out for the signs, some mental health warning signs will slip through the cracks.
A Guide to Crisis Intervention Training
Times of crisis mean all hands on deck and all helpers assembled. Through crisis intervention training, your church could be ready to help, transforming your team of volunteers into an unstoppable force for good. Use this complete guide to ensure you offer church volunteer training that sets your workers up for a lifetime of making a difference.
5 Tell Tale Signs of Bullying You Need to Look Out For
Noticing the signs of bullying can be difficult, as children will often appear one way to adults and another way to their peers. This can lead well-meaning adults to dismiss warning signs of bullying as a game or joke between friends. People accept an element of playful roughhousing between kids, but when is it too much?
How to Make Your Church a Safe Environment
Every church contains a community of people, and each person has their own passions, desires, emotions, and problems. Every church leader dreams of overseeing a ministry where everything runs smoothly, and everyone gets along. But is your church equipped to protect its people when disaster strikes?
4 Reasons Your Church Should Highlight People’s Stories
Giving people at church a special shoutout is a great way to show your appreciation for all of your congregants. Everybody likes to feel important. And that’s because everybody is important, especially in the eyes of God. If you aren’t sharing member stories at your church, it’s time to start doing it.
A Guide to Pastor Appreciation for Children’s Ministry
October is almost upon us, which means it is nearly time for Pastor Appreciation Month! This exciting time is dedicated to sharing our gratitude for clergy members and pastors, recognizing their relentless efforts for the church. Families and visitors of the church might get a gift for their church leader, but how will the kids of your ministry get involved?
Everything You Need to Know About Pastor Appreciation Day
As pastors do the most for our churches and communities, having a day dedicated to their appreciation just makes sense. It’s always a good day to say “thank you” to your pastor or preacher, but this date offers a specific space dedicated to expressing our gratitude.
How to Celebrate Your Pastor This October
Pastors are the backbone of our ministries. Their commitment to God and the Bible encourage and inspire so many others, connecting Him with people everywhere. One foolproof way of showing appreciation is with a heartfelt gift to put a smile on their face by letting them know you care. Just like volunteers need to feel appreciated, so do our leaders, and these gift ideas for pastors will help them feel valued.
6 Fun Church Fall Festival Ideas
As the leaves begin to turn their stunning fiery shades, it only means one thing for churches – a fall festival! Choose exciting fall festival ideas for churches to ensure everyone feels joyous at your celebration. Open your church’s doors to families and friends from all corners of your community and enjoy the harvest season together.
10 Back to School Tips for Parents and Kids
The new school year is here, which means new friends to make, opportunities to embrace, and lessons to learn. If you are wondering how to prepare for back to school, you are in the right place. Keep reading for our top ten tips on how to get ready for back-to-school, and give your children the best start possible.
Special Needs Ministry and Partnering With Parents
Children with special needs will require special care to feel safe and supported in your ministry environment, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Follow these seven tips to get your special needs ministry up to scratch.
How to Build an Effective Ministry Team
Build a healthy church culture at your ministry by putting the people first. Exciting opportunities and rewards are a bonus, but clear roles are a must. Follow these seven guidelines and build an effective and hardworking ministry team.
Why Small Group Leaders Must Nurture Parent Relationships
And 3 Ways To Speak Into the Lives of Your Small Group. Small groups in kids’ ministry offer a safe space for children to develop their faith. Providing a more personal environment allows young minds to explore their relationship with God by asking questions and building camaraderie with their peers.
What Is Your Children’s Ministry’s First Impression?
First impressions are everything. New parents’ initial experiences of your kids’ ministry will make or break their trust in your church. If a family has an average first experience at your ministry, they may never return. But if they have an exceptional one, they may share their positive experiences far and wide with friends, family, or acquaintances.
Building a Buzzing Online Community for Your Church
The way the members of your church interact on your church social media adds up to create your online community. Every church wants its online community to be a vibrant place of love and support, but this isn’t always how it pans out in practice.
How to Create Trust Between the Church and Families
Kids’ ministry is far more complex than pointing youngsters in the direction of God, as it encompasses the entire family. Parents are a fundamental part of their children’s development, so you must include them in the very fabric of your ministry.
How To Start Preparing for Holiday Events Now
The holiday season is a time of love, laughter, and joy, but it can also be a time of disarray and chaos. As much as we enjoy them, the festivities can become shrouded in stress if we approach them unprepared. What better time to get prepared for the holiday season than months beforehand?
Should My Church Do Weekly Service Evaluations?
Meeting the Monday after a Sunday sermon at church offers the chance for reflection on how things went, keeping you guided for the coming week. Conducting regular church evaluation is an essential practice for keeping a close eye on your church culture and maximizing the success of your ministry.
How to Create a Church Programming Strategy
Every church has programs or environments for regular worship. Nowadays, many churches are defined by their programs rather than their vision or mission. It is easy to frame almost any church program to align with your ministry strategy, but keeping it on track and relevant can be difficult. Keeping relevancy at the forefront of your strategizing is essential if you want to maximize your church’s influence in the world.
How To Connect Your Church With Leaders
Your church is a central pillar of the community, as it acts as a safe haven for those seeking refuge and a hub for worship and prayer. As everyone is accepted in the eyes of the Lord, everyone is welcomed through church doors. Partnering with other community leaders will strengthen your church’s role in the community and widen your reach of influence.
How to Get Your Church to Partner With the Community
Cultivating a thriving church community as it exists behind closed doors is one thing, but how do you extend those connections into the wider community? Ministry is all about helping the needy and spreading the Word of God, which requires partnership with local businesses, schools, NGOs, and more.
How To Create a Church Engagement Strategy
Partnership with families has become a buzzword in ministry circles, but making it a reality is far from easy. Most ministries find that working ahead without the parent's involvement is a far more straightforward process, but valuable connections get lost along the way.
How To Give Thanks to the People Your Ministry Depends On
Who shows up every week without fail? Church volunteers. Who is so generous with their time that they work tirelessly from the goodness of their hearts? Church volunteers. And who dedicates their lives to God in a way that makes a difference? Church volunteers!
How To Communicate Effectively With Families Online
You may have started your church’s social media strategy, but have you dedicated a subsection to your children’s ministry? The kids at our church are the next generation of church leaders, and including parents in the learning process complements it effectively.
What Parents Need To Know About Your Church Growth
Moments of ministry expansion are an exciting time where your church can extend its reach and influence. As you begin to plan your action plan and church growth strategies, you must not forget those who have been with you all along.
How to Encourage Your Ministry to Be Grateful
At the center of every church, you find its culture. Church culture is how its members experience it and reproduce its values daily – it exists within every person in your community. It is the heart and soul of a church all rolled into one.
How to Resolve Conflict at Work: 3 Tips
As much as we can try and keep a positive outlook in the workplace, some issues are unavoidable. Managers can be difficult to deal with, and sometimes a clash of personalities gets in the way. When handled with grace the solution can be easy to find, and something as simple as a switch in communication style could solve the conflict.
How to Deal With Difficult People at Your Church
We encounter people who are difficult to manage in every walk of life. When personalities clash and disagreements arise, handle them tactfully to minimize the impact. Finding peace in the midst of conflict is a necessary skill for dealing with difficult people, especially at church.
Hosting a Back to School Supplies Donation Event
For many kids, returning to school in the fall is an exciting time to reconnect with friends, share news of the summer, and get back to learning. Starting the new school year with a fresh book bag, pencil case, and set of colors is a great feeling, but what about the families who can't afford flashy new accessories for their kids?
4 Pains of Multi-Site Ministry
There is a lot of debate about the pros and cons of church growth, as multi-site churches don’t always go to plan. Splinters and fractures that appear between the different sites can develop into much more damaging rifts, but what if quality church management software was the missing piece to your church network puzzle?
How Your Leader Energy Impacts Your Team
We all know someone whose smile can light up a room and leave everyone feeling happier, but we probably also know someone who seeps negative energy and pessimism whenever they are near. The bottom line is – energy is contagious.
How to Plan Community Events for a Multi-Site Church
If your church loves an event (and we’re sure it does), planning them well is paramount. From who it’s meant to serve and who will make it happen to location, food, and funding, there are countless things to consider. If you run a multi-site church, think of this x10.
5 Things Limiting Your Church Leadership Effectiveness
Knowing the difference between being busy and being effective is essential for church leadership. Running from task to task and having a jam-packed schedule doesn’t mean anything if you rush your work or complete it to a sub-par standard. Church leadership is often overwhelming, and being a pastor is no easy feat. But did you know that simply rearranging your tasks could free up a significant amount of time in your day? We all have the same 24 hours in a day – all that differs is how we use them.
How to Help Kids Develop Empathy and Emotional Intelligence
Learning how to manage your emotions is a lifelong process that even most adults could work on. Emotional intelligence training begins early in life through mirroring others, so being a good role model is vital.
How Well Do You Know the Kids of Your Youth Ministry?
Children’s ministry is a process. It prepares kids for a life of Godliness through a nurturing and loving community environment. Some youngsters even stay with their church for life, citing the extended family feel of a warm and supportive environment as the reason they stayed.But a study by Lifeway Research found that 66% of church-attending teenagers drop out for at least a year in their adult life. And of that 66%, a huge 7 in 10 of them never found their way back as regular church attenders. So what went wrong?
Children’s Church and Children’s Ministry: 5 Differences
Kids’ Ministry and Kids’ Church Are the Same Things… Right? Wrong. The differences may be subtle, but they are certainly there.
10 Things That Make a Healthy Church Volunteer Culture
Volunteering in the church is an opportunity for growth, giving, and Godliness.
How to Create a Positive Online Presence for Your Ministry
Your church's online presence is more complex than you might think. Yes, it's a place for new visitors to scope you out and a community platform for your congregation. But it is also so much more than that.
7 Ways to Complete Tasks Efficiently
Creating task lists is rarely straightforward. More often than not, they look like chaotic scribbles of dreams, goals, and to-do’s that can feel overwhelming to even look at. But all this does is cause inaction.
6 Ways to Invest in Your Volunteers
For churches, volunteers make the world go around. Their generous offerings of labor are a necessary part of ministry life, without which all churches would struggle.
5 Tips for Planning Out Your Church’s Fall Calendar
The summer holidays offer a unique opportunity for rest and reflection. Kids get a break from school activities to spend more time with their families, while adults enjoy the warmer weather and take vacations with friends.
How Self-Development Can Boost Leadership Skills
Regularly working on your leadership skills is essential to benefit your church team. Those who work under strong leaders tend to feel supported and more motivated to give back to their church community.
How to Battle the Loneliness of Leading
Most people working in church leadership positions will feel lonely at one point or another. But why? Some claim that leadership is lonely no matter what industry you work in, while others claim loneliness as a church leader is something you cannot avoid.
Do You Encourage Curiosity on Your Team?
Christianity and worship revolve around asking questions. We ask ourselves questions every day, whether through wonderment about the power of God or base-level things like “why am I here?”. Learn more through this podcast by Vanderbloemen that dives into this concept.
How to Use a Spiritual Sabbatical for Growth
In today’s world, the hustle is glamorized, and burnout is considered normal, but working ourselves to the bone only draws us further from God. Dedicating a period of time to nurturing your spiritual side can do incredible things for your growth.
How to Change the Way Your Church Sees Kids and Teenagers
Attempting to unwrite the age divide present in most churches is tough. The separation of children’s ministry from the rest of the church activities is deeply ingrained, and many people resist change. Most churches see them as two entirely separate entities. But this has to stop.
8 Church Volunteer Recruitment Strategies for 2022
Is your church on the lookout for more volunteers? The answer is probably yes. Volunteer recruitment is an ongoing process, as there is no such thing as too many helping hands. "The more, the merrier" is a phrase to live by when it comes to recruiting volunteers.
How to Get High School Students Involved in the Local Church
Kids in high school are on the cusp of adulthood. No longer children, yet not quite mature enough to make their own life choices, this period of development is marred by internal conflict and identity struggles.
How to Keep a Healthy Ebb and Flow Between Our Work and Personal Lives
Balance is essential in every aspect of our lives, but finding the sweet spot isn’t always easy. Between family and friends, work and pleasure, discipline and fun, there is a lot to juggle. So more often than not, something falls to the wayside.
Why Leading Your Church Through Change Is Hard
Leading through change is difficult in the best of times. When something challenges the status quo, it throws people out of their comfort zone, putting them on high alert. Attempts to guide the group to the light on the other side can face harsh criticism from the people.
How to Delegate as a Leader
As a leader, you are responsible for organizing and arranging an overall project or task. You must delegate tasks effectively to keep yourself free for the planning and logistical problems that may arise.
How to Create a Spiritual Discipline for Teens
Teenagers aren’t always easy. Sometimes, they learn to resent and resist parents and authority figures, which draws them away from a Godly life.
Why a Collective Vision is Essential for Your Church
A sense of vision in life gives us a feeling of purpose. It gives direction and guidance, keeping us on track to achieve what God intended. However, individual vision can only go so far. When aligned, the collective power of a church community will be unstoppable.
10 Tips for Helping You Complete Your To-Do List
Is the sheer volume of church work on your hands causing you stress? If you’re feeling overwhelmed, writing a to-do list is essential. But how can you make sure you actually get stuff done? Writing a list is just step one. Actually doing it is (the much harder) step two.
How to Create a Discipleship Culture
Most of us like to think we are disciples of God. We follow the Word of Jesus and live according to the Bible. But is that all it takes to be a disciple? What is a disciple in today’s world? To understand, we have to look at lessons found in Scripture and the leadership within our own church communities too.
How to Use Strategy for Good in Your Ministry
At first glance, a strategy might not be something you associate with your church at all. But when you think about it, all organizations need strong leadership and a structured plan to get anywhere in this world. Creating long-term goals and an overarching mission can make this happen for your church.
How to Make Your God-Inspired Vision Plain and Clear
Visions from God have always inspired Christians, from biblical times to today. When the direction we are moving in isn’t clear, we pray to God and ask for guidance. Sometimes, the best thing you can do is open your mind and heart to His grace and have faith that He will lead you.
How to Respond to Negative Comments About Your Church on Social Media
Nowadays, social media for churches is a must. They act as the first point of call for potential new attendees at your church, provide a platform for your community online and appeal to younger congregants. But while there are countless benefits to church social media, it's imperative to be aware of the downsides.
How to Find the Right Ministry Mentor for You
What do you think of when you envision a church mentor? Is it a training program for someone who wants to mature in their faith and develop a closer relationship with God? Is it a person who helps pastors stay aligned, preventing them from falling into a rut? Does it help someone who is only just discovering their relationship with God?
How to Manage Conflict on Your Team
In an ideal world, everyone would get along. Collaboration would be easy, and community bonds would thrive. But, as we know from real life, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Every person has different values, ideals, and ways of expressing themselves. Naturally, this causes conflict.
Nine Ways to Boost Volunteer Morale at Your Church
People put the most effort in when morale is high. And when it is, their effort won't even feel like work. Think about it. Have you ever had a day filled with purpose and joy that flies by in the blink of an eye? When your vision is aligned and you know your time is valued, you want to give 110% to everything you do.
Small Group Leader Training Resources
Sunday services are a central element of worshiping as a Christian. But there’s something about the small group session that enhances community connection and strengthens bonds with God tenfold.
Summer Reading List for Church Leaders: 13 Must-Read Books
You probably set New Year's resolutions, but do you create big summer goals? If you are serious about it, self-improvement shouldn’t be saved for once a year. Re-inspire yourself to improve your church leadership skills by following a summer reading list.
How to Identify and Treat Burnout
Do you ever feel like you are in a constant state of exhaustion? Does everything on your plate feel like too much to handle? You could be experiencing burnout. Burnout at work takes a dangerous toll on your physical and mental health as you navigate what seems like a never-ending feeling of stress.
Identifying and Developing Volunteer Leaders
Recruiting volunteers for church is one thing, but cultivating strong leaders is an entirely different story. Volunteer training is easy enough when you have good leaders on your team. But where can you find these leaders in the first place?
Setting Expectations for Volunteers
The key to happy volunteers who work hard is no secret. If they know what their position entails, how to do it, and feel appreciated while doing it, your church volunteers will feel fulfilled while giving back. Clear communication goes a long way when creating an open and supportive environment for your volunteers.
How to Observe Kids’ Milestones in Your Ministry
As children grow up within the church, they achieve many incredible things. Take the chance to celebrate with them every step of the way to strengthen their faith in God and cultivate deeper community connections within the church family. Treat each child as your own, and make an effort to revel in their special moments.
How to Ask a Church Leader to Step Down
Competent and consistent church leaders are the backbone of any ministry. They lead volunteers and other church workers closely, so setting a good example is essential. That is why churches must ensure the quality of their church leadership and not be afraid to ask someone to step down when needed.
How to Share Testimonies in Your Ministry
A testimony is a powerful thing. Most churches offer the chance for people to share their personal testimonies if they choose. Some prefer to hold them close and keep them private, while others revel in sharing theirs.
How Your Church Can Better Partner With Parents
Partnering with parents has become an expected phrase in the church. Most ministries would admit to trying their hardest to create a bond between the parents of their church and the kids of their church. But if they were honest, many of those ministries would admit that it is much easier said than done.
6 Top Tips For Ministering To Middle Schoolers
Kids in middle school are in a unique position in their development. They are not yet affected by the rapid growing up that high school introduces, but they are usually eager and ready to think critically. Teach middle schoolers by encompassing the best of both worlds.
Tips to Help You Navigate Unrealistic Expectations in Your Job
Settling into a new job is often overwhelming. As we navigate the new norms and workplace culture, we have to find our place within the pre-existing formation. On top of that, there is pressure to perform well, make a good impression, and make connections with co-workers too. There’s no wonder it can all feel a bit stressful sometimes.
How to Smoothly Quit or Leave a Church Position
Quitting a job is never easy. It is uncomfortable, awkward, and guilt-inducing for many people, which is why so many stay in jobs they hate for years. A little bit of workplace annoyance is normal, but if you start to dread going to work or feel helpless in your position, it is time to reconsider.
Why Your Church Needs a Leader More Than It Needs a Pastor or Preacher
Every church needs a pastor or a preacher. The importance of having a leading figure who guides sermons and worship cannot be understated. Without a central leader, every church would risk falling into disarray.
6 Ways to Show Appreciation for Volunteers
Enthusiastic volunteers are the backbone of every church. Without them, who would help with the running of events, kids’ ministry classes, and even the church's social media accounts? As most churches cannot afford to have all of these roles manned by people in paid positions, volunteers are essential.
How Well is Your Church Mobilizing Teens and Young People?
The mobilization of young people in church ministry isn’t something we consider often. As most of us have countless issues on our ministry to-do list that seem far more pressing than encouraging teens to volunteer, we can accidentally neglect the experiences of those who do. Mobilizing teens gets pushed to the wayside, and most ministries are just happy to take the volunteers they can get.
Ways to Support Your Community When Tragedy or a Crisis Strikes
Some of the darkest moments are here to show us what is possible when we come together. When tragedy strikes, we help our neighbors and support our community to so that everyone gets through these tough times together. Crises often bring people closer to God, as He is our rock and guiding light.
How to Navigate the Early Days of a New Ministry Position
You’re starting a new job, which brings with it new responsibilities and exciting opportunities. First impressions are everything, so make sure to let everyone know you take the job seriously from day one to set you off on the right foot. Start as you mean to go on by setting a high standard for yourself.
Combating Self-Sabotage as a Leader
Have you ever had a fast-approaching deadline, but rather than completing it, you switch on Netflix? Do you ever turn down exciting opportunities because they would push you too far out of your comfort zone? You may not realize it, but these are self-sabotaging behaviors.
How to Develop a "Be Present" Mindset for Small Group Leaders
Being a small group leader is no easy feat. Not only do you have a responsibility to lead your small group in a positive and supportive way, but you also have to better yourself simultaneously. When done right and embraced fully, this role is incredibly rewarding.
From Event-Driven Ministry to Relational Ministry Using a Small Group Model
Church events are a great time to connect and have fun. Most of us love an excuse to get together and catch up, so doing that at the same time as practicing your faith is ideal. There is ample opportunity to celebrate together at church, from prayer meetings and Bible study groups to potluck lunches and fundraisers.
Establish a Dynamic Relationship Between Parents and Small Group Leaders
Parents lead the way for children, lighting a path in front of them and guiding their lives. So naturally, they are the most important figures in their children’s lives. But, the time they spend with the church is vital too as a supplementary force.
Making Your Church's Easter Visitors Feel Welcome
On Easter Sunday and the significant days surrounding it, you can expect to see more visitors at your church than ever before. As church attendance sees a sharp spike, it is crucial to make the most of it so that people will return time and time again. The best way to do this is to genuinely and compassionately welcome visitors to the church.
Job Description Templates for Kids’ Pastors
A kids’ pastor in a church ministry typically works with children from infancy through 5th or 6th grade. Their primary role is to manage and lead programs that minister to young children and their families through education, activities, and counseling. Some of a kids’ pastor’s duties include preparing weekly sermons, preaching, and conducting worship services. In addition, it’s a kid’s pastor’s responsibility to interpret Scripture for the congregation and provide care and counseling to church members and assist them in crises.