“Transforming Children in Christ through His Church”

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Podcast: A Leader in Church and at Home

Leader

During this hectic holiday season, God’s call on our lives to minister to children can feel overwhelming. Balancing our responsibilities at home with our families and at church with our service can become very challenging. In this episode of Better Children’s Ministry, Daniel Watts walks us through 1 Timothy 3:4 and some of the qualifications…

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Podcast: Wisdom of Proverbs in Children’s Ministry

Proverbs

We know that the holiday season can be particularly busy and stressful for children’s ministry leaders. Because of the spiritual significance behind Thanksgiving and Christmas, our churches are often celebrating with additional services and programs. Because of that, we want to spend a couple weeks offering encouragement and wisdom directly from God’s Word. On this…

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Podcast: Volunteer Appreciation

Volunteer Appreciation

Volunteer appreciation is very valuable and very important. One of our goals through this podcast is to pour encouragement into our listeners with the hope that you can pour into those around you as well. We are especially praying for you during this hectic holiday season; we know things tend to get a little nutty!…

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Podcast: Teaching Bible Truth to Children

Bible Truth

Bible truth is one of the five principles found in Deuteronomy 6 that we use at EGM when we work with churches to disciple children. Each of them — Relationship, Experience, Truth, Discussion and Response – works to provide children with opportunities to respond to God and experience the transformed life He intends for them.…

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Podcast: Ministry in Small Groups

Small Groups

When our goal in children’s ministry is life transformation, it becomes increasingly important to ensure every child has a discipleship relationship. One of the most practical ways we can facilitate relational ministry is in the small groups setting. On this episode of “Better Children’s Ministry,” Tara Thomas and Kelli Johnson discuss the advantages and challenges…

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Podcast: Support From Senior Pastors

Senior Pastors

Many children’s ministry leaders express a desire to have a better relationship with their senior pastors and senior leadership. On this episode of “Better Children’s Ministry,” Kelli Johnson and Tara Thomas talk with Jed Manimtim, Executive Pastor at Sunridge Community Church in Temecula, about both sides of this very important relationship. Jed and Tara share…

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Podcast: Serving in the Nursery

Nursery

There is a special honor that comes with ministering to boys and girls who aren’t quite old enough to hear and respond to a Bible lesson – at least not in ways we can see. We are talking about infants and children in the church nursery. Jesus himself spent time blessing “little children” by picking…

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Podcast: Help When We Are Afraid

Halloween

It’s October, which means that a lot of kids in our churches will probably be trick-or-treating and dressing up in costumes. Around the time of Halloween and our fall celebrations, the topic of fear, or being afraid, comes up a lot. There’s a lot of cultural expression around this time of year here in the…

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Podcast: Helping Children Respond to God

Respond to God

Every Generation Ministries believes every child can experience the transformed life Jesus intends for them. That is why we help churches give children opportunities to respond to God in their real lives. The Word of God is intended to impact every single area of our lives. In Deuteronomy 6:4-9, part of the command from God…

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Podcast: Bible Curriculum that Transforms

Bible Curriculum

Most Bible curriculum is designed generally for most children to understand. However, the real-life experiences of children in the U.S. vary greatly. The life of a child in a rural southern town is not the same as the life of a child in a major northeastern city. How do we use the children’s ministry curriculum…

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