Rather than sitting down to study passages of text, why not play games with the children, where they are learning without even realizing it? Read on to learn our top 10 examples of object lessons for kids, perfect for keeping energy and passion in your church.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our CEO & Founder Grant Glas interviews former Tithe.ly Marketing Director and Read to Lead Podcast host about their new book, Read to Lead.
A conversation with Michelle Corl, an accomplished ministry leader and kid’s content specialist. In this article, we’ll learn more about her journey from K-12 schooling, to kids ministry and foster care. Read on to hear her story.
Zach Matchett from Northview Church shares how you can use social proof in Kids Ministry. The Church can utilize social proof better if they would stop setting themselves up to be the hero and instead focus on families being the hero.
There are a handful of benefits to expanding to multi-site in the right situation. And these advantages likely explain the growing number of this kind of church.
Margo White from Catalyst Church in Bentonville, AR, joins us to talk about innovative ways to make your Kids Ministry better.
On this episode of the Playlister Podcast, Beverly shares tips on creating a Kids Ministry where Kids "drag parents back to church"
Thinking about redecorating your kids' ministry room? Look no further than this simple 5 step guide, to help you create the perfect space.
It’s important not to settle for letting your Kids Ministry just be a childcare center while their parents are in “big church." To do this you need to create an environment where kids look forward to coming back next weekend.
This podcast episode features an interview with Trey Sullins, Kids Ministry director at 3Circle Church. Trey gives us insights on his background and how he went from studying nursing in college to leading Ministries around the country.
Churches are undeniably unique. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t benefit from business best practices. If your church is struggling with business leadership, here are a few helpful places to get started.
Zach Matchett is the 5th & 6th grade pastor at Northview Community Church. Communicating by email is a key part of Zach’s role- especially given the rise of Northview’s online Ministry program. He shares his top tips for writing a Ministry email.
Matthew Anderson is the Director of Special Needs Ministry at Rock Point Church in Arizona. Our founder interviewed Matthew to get his tips on running a world-class special needs ministry. He also shared his tips for utilizing Playlister.
On average, customers read about 10 reviews before making the decision to trust a company with a purchase. This is true for businesses, and it’s true for churches, too.
How to take a few cues from culture when it comes to re-opening, re-engaging, and re-emerging into our ministries again.
Churches are a central part of the culture in the history and communities they call home- but what about culture between church staff and volunteers?
Trying to determine the perfect church curriculum for children? We did the research for you on choosing the best fit for your ministry.
Joe Terry is the assistant pastor at Circle Drive Alliance Church. Joe shares his tips on using Gen Z’s habits to grow their faith and how you need to give Kids Min leaders a say in executive decisions in order to make the best ministry choices.
Behind the Church: How you can use Salesforce’s strategies to reach more people. Marc Benioff founded Salesforce, the first-ever Software-as-a-Service company in 1999. Here's how you can borrow his growth playbook for your church.
Jeremy O’Neill is the Kids Ministry Director at Skyline Church in San Diego, CA. He shares his playbook for growing and making changes in ministry.
The Creek is a multisite church in Indianapolis, IN, where Chad has been leading for several years. Here are his top tips on recruiting volunteers to serve.
Across a series of experiments, researchers observed that people consistently consider changes that add components over those that subtract them — a tendency that has implications for decision-making at your church.
Your top ministry priority should be to invest your time in things that you do that have the most impact. This is important because you don’t want to spend energy on things that don’t make a big difference.
Bobby Ikebudu is the Director of Marketing at Orange, reThink Group. Bobby draws on his marketing knowledge and experience in ministry to show you ways that putting on your marketing hat will help you reach more people.
Do you use Orange curriculum at your church? If yes, then this is a must-read.
The ultimate 2021 guide to what Playlister is and how you can use it at your church.
Good news, you don't have to be a data scientist to figure out if you are successful. We pinpointed two metrics that correlate to success.
Here are the top 3 trends and top 3 tips for sending your playlists to families at home.
As you think about reopening your church and ministries, you may feel overwhelmed with all of the new details that must be in place.
Playlister has looked over the data of how families are experiencing Sunday-at-home. What trends are we seeing?
In the past, churches used expensive and complicated technology in all their classrooms to present Orange curriculum. What does the future hold? There is a new way to do things.
As exciting as a change of position can be, whether you’re new to a church, recently promoted, or asked to take on additional responsibilities, it’s important to remember change is a process.
Our team drove 7,500 miles and witnessed some great teams in action. Here's what we learned on Orange Tour.
Giving back to the community is an essential mission for Playlister. This month, we donated technical equipment to Brookside Community Church in central Indiana.
What does the church of the 21st century look like? How does it function in the community and how do current space and technology evolve to produce better outcomes for the people you serve.
Episode 8 of the Playback Podcast features Brian Holland, founder of Phoenix Roasters Coffee.
Phoenix Roasters Coffee is an Atlanta based coffee company with a mission to end the cycle of poverty.
In this new era of digital consumption, it is increasingly to incorporate innovation into the church experience in order to stay on the front end of ever-present technological growth.
In our current digital era, it often seems like data is being collected from us with every move we make. Have you ever stopped to think about how data collected can positively impact the church-going experience?
In a recent Playback episode, Grant spoke to Jerod Togger, the Production Assistant at Real Life Christian Church. With nearly ten years of experience at Real Life, Jerod was able to provide thoughtful insight on what he’s learned to focus on throughout his day to day role.
I had the opportunity to speak to Kelli Taylor, a children’s teachers at Northview Church. Throughout the podcast interview, Kelli discusses the vital role of volunteers in the classroom and the ways they enhance the classroom experience.
Sandals Church in Riverside, California is quickly expanding to become one of the larger churches on the West Coast. Jeremy O’Neill, Sandals’ Network Kids Lead, spoke on his three tips for navigating the changing landscape of children’s ministry.
Christ’s Church of the Valley (CCV) is one of the largest churches in the nation with a weekly attendance of over 28,000 across ten campuses. Executive Pastor, Ben Gowell shares his top five tips for growth.