Elementary

Elementary | How To | Strategy

Creating Excellent Experiences for Kids and Preteens

Anyone in kids’ ministry knows that there are dozens of needs and moving parts that make Sundays happen. With the roles of volunteers, needs of kids and parents, various personalities,… Read More

Elementary | Preteen | VBS

Why VBS? 9 Ways to Press Play With VBS This Summer

Best. Summer. Ever. Isn’t that what we want our kids to feel as they move into the start of school in August? The great news is that when VBS is… Read More

Elementary | Events | How To | Parents | Preschool | Preteen | Volunteers

Five Ways to Make Easter More Impactful This Year

Can I be honest? I feel like the words, “pivot,” “unprecedented,” and “uncertain times” have been used way too much in the past 11 months. In fact, I would be okay if we never have to use them again. Ever. But, alas,… Read More

Covid-19 | Elementary | Preteen | VBS

Don’t Press Pause On VBS 2021

That pause button has been pressed time after time in the past year. We hit pause on in-person learning. We hit pause on play dates. Soon after, we hit pause on church gatherings, extracurriculars, going out, and if we’re honest . .… Read More

Covid-19 | Elementary | Preteen | Technology | Volunteers

Implementing Digital Discipleship for Kids

Amaya lives in New York. She had been attending church online every week since the start of the pandemic. Because of digital discipleship, Amaya was able to learn about God through relationships built at this church.  Read More

Elementary | Preteen | Volunteers

Growing a Healthy Self-Image

If self-image and body issues begin this early, it stands to reason that intervention and prevention efforts should begin early as well. Read More

Covid-19 | Elementary | How To | Preschool

Reopening your Church: Health and Safety Guide

As you think about reopening your church and ministries, we created a guide to help you prepare for the upcoming transition! Read More

Elementary | Preschool | Preteen | VBS

VBS Playbook

Check out this FREE download with 9 non-traditional ideas to create a VBS program to support and serve the families in your community. Read More

Elementary | Preschool | Preteen

Advent Calendar 2020

We all know the holidays are a busy time—especially for those of us in ministry. This year, well, we don't only expect things to be busy, but we also expect them to be different. That's why it's even more important to establish… Read More

Covid-19 | Elementary | Preschool | Volunteers

Virtual Small Groups Guide

Digital small groups can be tough. Whether you are continuing to see activity and interaction online or you’re experiencing a drop off in engagement, here's a guide with 7 tips to increase engagement with your digital small groups. Read More