Defining Intergenerational Ministry

Defining intergenerational ministry is an essential first step in doing intergenerational ministry. So, let’s consider what it is. What is intergenerational ministry? Intergenerational ministry is different age groups intentionally cooperating to connect with each other, with Jesus and with His Story. To elaborate: Intergenerational ministry is different age groups … The building block of intergenerational […]

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The Goal of Children’s Ministry

What is the goal of children’s ministry? Is it to cultivate godly character, teach biblical morality, develop a Christian worldview, learn the importance of church, help establish Christian relationships, grow together spiritually, partner with parents, make disciples, or something else? What do you think the goal of children’s ministry is? The goal of children’s ministry […]

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How to Nurture Children’s Faith

Children are God’s idea, and He created them first and foremost for spiritual purposes. It’s, therefore, imperative that parents know how to nurture children’s faith so they can fulfil God’s plans for their lives. But before we jump into the practicalities of nurturing children’s faith, we must recognize that neither the parents nor the church […]

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What is the Goal of Family Ministry?

What is the goal of family ministry? Family ministry should be committed to one supreme goal – to connect all generations with Jesus and His Word. To elaborate: Connect all generations … Family ministry is intergenerational. There are no age restrictions to participating in and practicing the way of Jesus. It’s linking two or more […]

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Five Essentials For Thriving Children’s Ministry

Is your children’s ministry thriving, surviving, or declining? According to Deuteronomy 6:1-9, there are five essentials for thriving children’s ministry: 1. Children’s ministry thrives when it’s relational. Strong vertical and horizontal relationships are vital for a child’s faith formation. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with […]

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What Does the Bible Say About Children?

What does the Bible say about children? “Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him” Psalm 127:3 (NLT). This well-known verse encapsulates the fact that children are a precious blessing from God. It should, therefore, come as no surprise to discover that children are present and prominent throughout the Bible, […]