As child security professionals here at KidCheck, we are often asked how implementing a children’s check-in solution can benefit churches and childcare organizations. A check-in system provides enhanced security and is vital to child safety, yet the benefits and success truly come from a combination of the check-in system itself and how well the staff [...]
This is a remarkable world which our kids are growing up in today! Have you ever considered what your kids know about today’s technology and culture? I’ve seen preschoolers playing games on iPhones. Kids are texting without looking at the keypad. There are preteens who design websites. Teenagers have created successful international businesses. They understand [...]
Let’s say we are sitting together right now, sharing a cup of coffee, and I ask you “Are you achieving your maximum potential in ministry?” You respond, “I’m not sure.” So I ask, “What gifts has God placed within you?”, what is your response? Would you say music, drama, intuitiveness, caring, wisdom, etc…? Earlier this [...]
The crux of what I wish to focus upon today is birthed out of a passionate vision for recapturing our children’s hearts for our Lord Jesus Christ. You most surely can recall a moment your eyes were opened to a certain need. It may have been a need in a family in your church, a [...]
Is the life of a child really a blank slate to write upon? If so, what message will you write on the lives of your children this week? Today’s Word of Challenge stirred up within me as I was spending time with God while sitting at my desk early this morning. While being quite in [...]
How do you create an inviting atmosphere in your children’s ministry area both in and outside of the classroom? Many children’s workers use music and special lighting to add an intriguing ambiance which their kids love. Some churches have designed entire themed buildings, entryways, and rooms. With an average church size in the US being [...]
1. Have a definite time and place for each meeting. Be sure to schedule at convenient times for those participating. 2. Give lots of advance notice. Send reminder e-mail’s the day prior. Encourage participants to pray ahead of time for God’s direction and wisdom in the meeting.