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Children’s Ministry Magazine | September November 2014


The Truth About Common Core
What you need to know about Common Core: What it means for kids and whether it’s really anti-Christian.

Why Kids Won’t Talk About Jesus
Find out why your kids don’t want to tell their friends about the good news—and what you can do about it.

Help for Hurting Families
Expert insights for helping families facing displacement, a serious diagnosis, the death of a child, and divorce.

Theology for Kids
Theology isn’t just for adults: Here’s what you need to know about how to develop simple theological concepts for kids’ faith.

The Divine Creative
Discover how you can powerfully connect kids to God through their creative interests.

Mind Games
Your kids will love these all-new, ridiculously fun games designed to make them think.


Birth to 2
God’s big love, Jericho song, hush little one, plus more.

Ages 3 to 5
Walk on water finger play, kindness challenge, cement Bible truths, plus more.

Ages 6 to 9
Pumpkin ringing, wildly wonderful, servanthood, plus more.

Ages 10 to 12
Sliders, creation designs, free from the fear of failure, plus more.


Reaching Out
Pawsitive change, intergenerational effort, harvest angels.

Family Ministry
Children’s ministry helping marriages, eye spy thankfulness, parenting your powerful child.

Special Needs
Parties for everyone, avoid strobe lights, plus more.

Discipline Q&A
Biting preschooler, bossy child, gossiping preteen girls.

Expert insights from children’s ministry leaders.

>>And much more…

Letter from the Editor