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The Holy Spirit is the Teacher

Teaching kids can be really hard! That is exactly why I was relieved when God showed me that the Holy Spirit is the Teacher! No matter how great our illustrations or object lessons, I’ve learned that the most we can do is to convince a child’s mind of something. However, the Holy Spirit is a much more convincing teacher. He can take head knowledge and use it to transform a child’s heart and life. When He speaks, He is hard to resist!


4 Trends that Negatively Affect Biblical Literacy

Biblical literacy has reportedly been on the decline for several years. While the whole Church bears some culpability for this development, I can’t help but wonder whether our ministry to children plays a larger role than we are willing to admit.


Book Review: A Practical Guide to Culture

Authors Stonestreet and Kunkle do a masterful job of helping the reader form a biblical world-view by explaining the big picture of Scripture, why we can trust the Bible, and insights into how our identity is formed.


Putting Prayer on the Calendar

Prayer Experience, Experiencing God, Spiritual Development Summary: “Prayer experiences” are simply dedicated times of prayer using different interactive prayer stations around the Kidmin room. Beginning with a time of worship, explain the different prayer experiences and then release those in attendance to allow the Holy Spirit to move in their hearts as you lead them to different stations. This article offers some suggestions for prayer experiences for your team and for your kids.


Sacrificial Giving is a Sacrifice

“For about eight months I had this nagging feeling in the back of my mind: “Did I rob my son of following what God had put on his heart?” I even teach parents not to do this, but I did the very same thing. I encourage them to walk with their child and nurture what God has placed in their heart. But yet, I violated this very principle.” See what the Spirit taught Mark Entzminger in this 8 Goals of Children’s Ministries post.