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Kids Ministry 101

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Christianity
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The Kids Ministry 101 Podcast is designed to train, resource and encourage Kids Ministry Leaders and Volunteers! Each episode considers current trends and resources and how to best communicate these to the kids you serve! The LifeWay Kids team brings conversations and interviews with some of the leading voices in children’s ministry to the table to help you hear more about how to best serve the children and families in your ministry.

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The Kids Ministry 101 Podcast is designed to train, resource and encourage Kids Ministry Leaders and Volunteers! Each episode considers current trends and resources and how to best communicate these to the kids you serve! The LifeWay Kids team brings conversations and interviews with some of the leading voices in children’s ministry to the table to help you hear more about how to best serve the children and families in your ministry.

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45 Ratings
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So Good!

By ecascioli - Nov 26 2017
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As a new Children’s minister, this thought-provoking and inspiring podcast leaves me excited and encouraged about Kids Ministry every time I listen! Thank you, LifeWay for creating a quality podcast!

Good stuff

By Red felt - Feb 24 2017
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Full of practical help for kids ministry leaders

iTunes Ratings

45 Ratings
Average Ratings
39
2
3
0
1

So Good!

By ecascioli - Nov 26 2017
Read more
As a new Children’s minister, this thought-provoking and inspiring podcast leaves me excited and encouraged about Kids Ministry every time I listen! Thank you, LifeWay for creating a quality podcast!

Good stuff

By Red felt - Feb 24 2017
Read more
Full of practical help for kids ministry leaders
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Kids Ministry 101

Updated about 13 hours ago

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The Kids Ministry 101 Podcast is designed to train, resource and encourage Kids Ministry Leaders and Volunteers! Each episode considers current trends and resources and how to best communicate these to the kids you serve! The LifeWay Kids team brings conversations and interviews with some of the leading voices in children’s ministry to the table to help you hear more about how to best serve the children and families in your ministry.

Rank #1: Mobile Kids Ministry: Serving In A Church Plant

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Serving in a mobile ministry means leaders face unique challenges but also are positioned for great opportunities. In this week’s episode, Jana Magruder, Director of LifeWay Kids, joins Chuck to discuss her […]

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Mar 23 2017

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Rank #2: How to Lead When You’re Not the Leader

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Matt Morgan discusses practical ways you can use your position to support and to lead those above you.  Matt Morgan is Kids Pastor for Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, […]

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Jan 03 2019

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Rank #3: Building A Team

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Don’t go it alone. Don’t spread yourself thin. Surround yourself with good people. These are all words of advice that are often ignored in the KidMin world. We’re busy, right? […]

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Jan 28 2016

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Rank #4: The Gospel Project: Sharing The Gospel Message Through Each Bible Story

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What does it mean to study the Bible from a Christ centered chronological approach?  Brian Dembowczyk, team leader of The Gospel Project for Kids, sits down with Jana Magruder and Chuck […]

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Aug 25 2016

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Rank #5: 30 Seconds – A Critical Interaction With Parents

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We know that we’ve got to lead parents into understanding that they are to be the primary spiritual influences in their kids lives. In fact, practically every Christian publisher gives […]

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Oct 01 2015

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Rank #6: How Bible Drill Can Revolutionize Your Wednesday Nights

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[This new episode of the Kids Ministry 101 Podcast comes directly from #ETCH17 that happened last week! Mark Jones stops by our podcast studio to talk about how Bible Drill […]

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Oct 26 2017

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Rank #7: New to KidMin – The Basics for Beginners

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Are you new to kids ministry or do you know someone who is? You’ve got to hear this sit-down we had with Meredith Teasley. She lends her expertise to this […]

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Jan 14 2016

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Rank #8: Connecting with Volunteers

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As kid ministers, we are to care for the adults who serve under our leadership. Do you care and connect with the leaders in the kids ministry? Do you know […]

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Jul 20 2018

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Rank #9: Preteens: Where Do They Belong?

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Dr. Shelly Melia joins the podcast to discuss ministry to preteens. This specific age group often presents several dilemmas for kids ministry leaders. Chuck and Dr. Melia discuss a few characteristics […]

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Jul 13 2017

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Rank #10: Where do I start in Kids Ministry?

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Jana Magruder, Bill Emeott, and Chuck Peters discuss the first thing a kidmin leader should do: develop a kids ministry philosophy. Plus an exciting announcement from Chuck at the end. […]

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Mar 07 2019

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Rank #11: Top Tips for Enlistment & Recruitment

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Bill Emeott, lead ministry specialist for LifeWay Kids, joins our podcast to discuss some of the top tips he has discovered for enlisting and recruiting volunteers in your ministry. Today’s […]

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Oct 05 2017

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Rank #12: Ministering to Today’s Kids

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Bill Emeott and Jana Magruder discuss ways we can better connect with today’s kids. Find more resources at kidsministry101.com.

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Aug 08 2019

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Rank #13: Building the Best Kids Ministry Team

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Klista Storts and Bill Emeott discuss what personalities are valuable when building a kids ministry team and how to work with all of these different personalities. Klista Storts serves as an […]

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Jun 13 2019

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Rank #14: Gospel Centered Kids Ministry

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What does it really mean to put Jesus at the center of your Kids Ministry? Bill Emeott, Lead Kids Ministry Specialist for LifeWay Kids, joins the podcast to share how […]

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Jul 05 2018

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Rank #15: Discipleship Series: Small Groups for Kids

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What are the key components in the discipleship of a kid? A child’s own devotional life? Showing them how to serve? Teaching them to navigate scripture? While all of these […]

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Oct 30 2015

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Rank #16: Tips for an Awesome KidMin Large Group

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Micheal Walley shares tips on how to make large group effective and impactful for your kids ministry. Micheal Walley serves as the LifeWay Kids Event Producer and leads the ETCH […]

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Feb 28 2019

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Rank #17: 4 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started in KidMin

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Rhonda Van Cleave shares 4 things she wishes she knew when she began serving in kids ministry.  Rhonda Van Cleave is the Publishing Team Leader for LifeWay VBS. She was […]

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Dec 06 2018

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Rank #18: Settle for Nothing Less: Part 3

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In earlier episodes of the “Settle for Nothing Less” podcast series, Jana Magruder shared indicators that had small, moderate or large an impact on a child’s spiritual health. In this […]

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Aug 23 2018

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Rank #19: Deciding Your KidMin Vision & Mission

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Landry Holmes and Bill Emeott discuss ways to decide a vision and mission statement for your kids ministry. Landry Holmes is the Manager of LifeWay Kids Ministry Publishing. A graduate of […]

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Mar 14 2019

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Rank #20: Podcast Episode 3 – The Mission and Legacy of VBS

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Welcome back to the LifeWay Kids podcast! Today’s post features Jerry Wooley, the man we refer to as The VBS Guy. He’ll talk all things VBS with podcast host Jeffrey Reed. […]

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Sep 02 2015

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