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Know of or find a GREAT resource for children's ministry? Maybe it is a product? A service? A subscription? Whatever! This is not a place to promote your own company - you may list your own company in our Resource Directory. This is a place for members to toot someone else's horn! While this Zone DOES include Kidology Book Reviews, Movie Reviews are collected in the Movie Review Zone separately.

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Free Movie Review: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

A review of Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

A review of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review
Free Movie Review: Inkheart

A review of Inkheart, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert Experience

A review of Jonas Brothers: The 3-D Concert Experience, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

A review of Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review
Free Movie Review: Kung Fu Panda

A review of Kung Fu Panda including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review
Free Movie Review: Marley and Me

A review of Marley and Me, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

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Free Movie Review: Megamind

A review of Megamind, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

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Free Movie Review: Monsters vs. Aliens

A review of Monsters vs. Aliens, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

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Free Movie Review: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

A review of Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: Prince Caspian

A review of Prince Caspian including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review
Free Movie Review: Rango

A review of Rango, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

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Free Movie Review: Shrek Forever After

A review of Shrek Forever After, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

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Free Movie Review: Star Trek

A review of Star Trek, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: The Dark Knight

A review of The Dark Knight including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: The Green Hornet

A review of The Green Hornet, including description of the movie and areas of concern.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: The Incredible Hulk

A review of The Incredible Hulk, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review
Free Movie Review: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

A review of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: The Tale of Despereaux

A review of The Tale of Despereaux, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

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Free Movie Review: Up

A review of Up, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
Free Movie Review: WALL-E

A review of WALL-E, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review
Free Movie Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 1

A review of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 1, including description of the movie, areas of concern, teachable themes, discussion questions, and scriptures to use.

Movie Review, Reviews
All Access Redeeming Santa

If you work in Children's Ministry every year you are presented with the same conundrum: What do you do with Santa? No matter how hard you work on curriculum... no matter what nuances you add... no matter the sparkle and shine you give to the Nativity... the big, fat guy in the red suit looms in the corner of the room.This year there are two great resources to redeem Santa, really Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas and Santa
All Access Review: Voyage of the Friendship: A Musical for Young Voices

Voyage of the Friendship: A Musical for Young Voices is a fully outfitted children's musical, complete with everything you need to pull off a musical production in your church. Except for the children. You have to provide them. But I think you knew that already. Nominated for a Dove Award in the category of Best Children's Musical in 2007, Voyage of the Friendship earns its critical recognition with stellar musicality, extensive support features, and a pervasive biblical worldview which permeates a timely message.

Children's Musical Review
Free Review: What's in the Bible

A look at Phil Vischer's new DVD series, "What's in the Bible?"

DVD Review
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Rock Solid Kids by Larry Fowler

The Kidology Report reviews Larry Fowler's book, Rock Solid Kids, and discusses the need for churches to give "Children's Ministry" back to parents.

Family Ministry
All Access Book Report - Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions by George Barna

The Kidology Report reviews George Barna's book, Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions, and emphasizes the importance of churches catching a vision for kids' ministry.

Children's Ministry Strategy
All Access Book Report - Children's Ministry that Works! by Various Authors

The Kidology Report reviews the book, Children's Ministry that Works!, which gives valuable insight on how to shape a complete ministry by some of the best-known minds in ministry: Jim Wideman, Christine Yount, Craig Jutila, Sue Miller and several others. In a way, this book is the mentor you never had!

Children's Ministry Foundations
All Access Book Report - Postmodern Children's Ministry by Ivy Beckwith

The Kidology Report reviews Ivy Beckwith's book, Postmodern Children's Ministry, and provides practical ideas on how to reach this emerging generation.

Postmodern Children's Ministry
All Access Book Report - The Fabulous Reinvention of Sunday School by Aaron Reynolds

The Kidology Report reviews Aaron Reynolds' book, The Fabulous Reinvention of Sunday School, and provides ideas on how to transform your children's ministry.

Reinventing Children's Ministry
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Children Matter by Various Authors

The Kidology Report reviews the book, Children Matter, which focuses on the people and relationships of children's ministry, authored by four seminary professors: Scottie May, Beth Posterski, Catherine Stonehouse, and Linda Cannell. It's challenging and refreshing!

Children's Ministry Theory
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Crucial Concepts in Kids' Ministry by Randy Christensen

The Kidology Report reviews Randy Christensen's book, Crucial Concepts in Kids' Ministry, which discusses the foundational issues of children's ministry from the ground up.

Children's Ministry Fundamentals
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Children's Ministry in the 21st Century by Various Authors

The Kidology Report reviews the book, Children's Ministry in the 21st Century, which focuses upcoming trends shaping children's ministry, authored by Craig Jutila, Jim Wideman, Pat Verbal, and others.

Children's Ministry Trends
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Volunteers That Stick by Jim Wideman

The Kidology Report reviews the book Volunteers That Stick by Jim Wideman, which focuses building and keeping a solid volunteer ministry team.

Volunteers
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Making Your Children's Ministry the Best Hour...

The Kidology Report reviews the book Making Your Children's Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kid's Week by Sue Miller & David Staal, which focuses on setting realistic vision, values, and improvements in your children's ministry.

Improving your Children's Ministry
Starter Kidology Report: Book Report - Lead the Way God Made You by Larry Shallenberger

The Kidology Report reviews the book Lead the Way God Made You by Larry Shallenberger, which focuses on not comparing your leadership style with those of others.

Leadership Style
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Planning Church Events With Ease by V. Kerry Inman

The Kidology Report reviews the book Planning Church Events With Ease by V. Kerry Inman, which focuses on planning, preparing, and executing great events.

Event Planning
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Simple Church by Thom S. Rainer & Eric Geiger

The Kidology Report reviews the book Simple Church by Thom S. Rainer & Eric Geiger, which focuses on redefining your ministry priorities to four words: Clarity, Movement, Alignment, and Focus.

Redefining ministry priorities
All Access Kidology Report: Book Report - Reveal by Greg Hawkins & Cally Parkinson

The Kidology Report reviews the book Reveal by Greg Hawkins & Cally Parkinson, which helps answer the questions "Am I leading an effective ministry?" and "How would I even know I'm being effective?"

Evaluation, Effectiveness
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