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Children’s Ministry Magazine | May June 2015


Same-Sex Tsunami
Is your children’s ministry ready for the tidal wave headed your way?

Bloom Where You’re Planted
How I learned to love my ministry—no matter the size.

Kidmin APProved
6 apps you can recommend to help kids—and their families—grow.

What Teachers Want in Curriculum
Looking for a curriculum that’ll best fit your ministry? Use our teacher profiles to guide your decision.

Q&A With Chonda Pierce
Christian funnywoman Chonda Pierce gets serious about what it takes to minister to families in grief.

This Little Light of Mine
During the fall of 2014 when hope seemed to be extinguished in Ferguson, Missouri, the body of Christ stepped forward to shine its light.

Kids in Motion
From real-life kids making a difference, these practical ideas will move your kids to serve others this summer.


Birth to 2
Eye see a match, God cares, sensory exploration, plus more.

Ages 3 to 5
Counting finger play, follow Jesus, parent connections, plus more.

Ages 6 to 9
Unsighted, Mother’s Day wrist corsage, summer send-off, plus more.

Ages 10 to 12
Survey says, soaring, get your “street cred,” plus more.


Reaching Out
Sidewalk-chalk outreach, nursing home care packages, blessings in a bag.

Family Ministry
Help faith stick at home, Father’s Day key ring, plus more.

Special Needs
Focus on the child, skills sign up, plus more.

Discipline Q&A
Cruel words to a sibling, inconsolable toddler, knocking over other children’s belongings.

Expert insights from children’s ministry leaders.

>> And much more…

Letter from the Editor