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I Inherited a Failed Sunday School. Here’s How It Flourished
Four counterintuitive keys to successful discipleship.
If You Give a Tsunami Survivor a CrayonSubscriber Access Only
Ministries in Sulawesi, Indonesia, engage kids in a crucial first step in trauma healing: play.
Let the Foster and Adopted Children Come to Me
Families of vulnerable children often feel unwelcome in their own churches. Here are five ways to change that.
In Defense of the Children’s Sermon
How we’ve made those five minutes of our service some of the most influential—for kids and adults.
Get Ready, Youth Group Leaders: Teens Twice as Likely to Identify as Atheist or LGBT
Barna findings on Generation Z pose new challenges for the church.
Make the Most of Your Rented Space
Five solutions for mobile churches.
Died: ‘Mr. Awana’ Arthur Rorheim
The 99-year-old proved the power of kids ministry and got millions going to church on weeknights.
No Child Left Behind Comes to AwanaSubscriber Access Only
The children’s ministry rethinks the competition at its core.
Six Ways to Inspire Confident, Contagious Faith in Your Kids
How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions? An apologist offers her take.
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
Book List: Our Favorite New Releases for Kids
10 faith-enriching picture books.
6 Markers of Especially Welcoming Churches
Insights from a church secret shopper.
Why Millions Watched this Church Christmas Video
The underage narrators get the story right. Almost.
Public Schools Are Changing. Should Your Church?Subscriber Access Only
Four lessons for your children’s ministry and your adults.
Died: Scholar Who Made the Bible Kid-Friendly
Adventure Bible and Teen Study Bible editor Lawrence O. Richards reimagined Christian education for evangelicals.
The Autism-Friendly ChurchSubscriber Access Only
How your church can welcome those with autism.
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Shauna Niequist's Recipe for a Hospitable ChurchSubscriber Access Only
Why the author, speaker, and snack-serving guru thinks a warm welcome can save the world.
The 5 Stages of Realizing You're a Nursery WorkerSubscriber Access Only
Those Dixie cups won't fill themselves with Cheerios on their own, you know.
Your Kids Don’t Need a MegachurchSubscriber Access Only
What children learn about community without the bells and whistles
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Andy Stanley Explains His ‘Stinking Selfish’ Parents CommentSubscriber Access Only
‘As much as I wish folks would listen to the entire message, it really doesn’t diminish the absurdity of what I said.’
Top Story March 24, 2019
America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
America’s Farming Crisis, Laid Bare by Midwest Floods
A deeper problem lies beneath recent stories of swelling rivers, soggy small towns, and feel-good relief efforts.
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