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    It’s Just A Phase: Orange One Day (Pt 1)

    On September 11th, I attended my first Orange Tour One Day training. The event’s theme, “Its Just a Phase (So Don’t Miss It)” was a powerful reminder for parents, children’s ministers, and youth workers of the importance of recognizing the life stages of each student and meeting the unique needs that each stage presents. I walked […]

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    North Carolina Leadership Conference

    Below are resources that accompany presentations made at the Children’s Ministry Track at the 2015 North Carolina Leadership Conference held February 18-21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Session One: Why Children’s Ministry? Why does your church offer ministries to children? The answer to this question often varies with each congregation, but it also reveals what […]

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    Give Me 5: Safety Tips

    Give Me 5: Safety Tips for Your Children’s Ministry from Shaun McKinley on Vimeo. Recently I dropped my five-month-old baby off at a professional childcare facility that my wife and I have used often for over eight years. As I walked away, I realized that something seemed a little different that day and I had […]

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    Say Yes to A God Who Is Bigger Than You Think

    Say Yes to A God Who Is Bigger Than You Think Reggie Joiner, Catalyst Pre-Lab, 10/01/14 In a hundred years from now all that matters is a person’s relationship with Jesus Christ. It’s all about this relationship and what it means to have one with Christ. I have a limited amount of time, to hand […]

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    Workshop Resources: Developing A Structure for Preschool Ministry

    Presented at a regional children’s ministry training for Middle Tennessee, this workshop shares the foundations for effective ministry to preschool children (part one), as well as practical ministry ideas for the classroom (part two). Workshop Resources: Teaching Outline – Click here Student Handouts – Click here PDF of Presentation – Click here Bible Promises Bookmark – Click here […]

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    Connecting Preschoolers to Missions

    Kids on a Mission Connecting Preschoolers to Missions As preschool ministry volunteers and leaders, we have the awesome opportunity to influence kids, not only in the most formative years of their physical/mental development but also in the beginning stages of their journey of faith. When the resurrected Christ spoke the words found in Matthew 28: […]

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