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Ministry rises or falls on leadership. You may have gotten into kids ministry because you were good at, well, ministry to kids. But now that you are in charge, you need to grow as a leader. Kidology is here to help!

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Free How Self-Evaluations Help Predict the Future

What questions should you be asking yourself at the end of each day?  

Personal Growth
Free How Setting Goals Doesn't Have to Be as Bad as You Think

Time waits for no man, and definitely not for the leaders who have set goals to reach. Here are three tips to hep you work toward your objectives.

Planning, Success, Leadership
All Access How To Become An Effective Team Member

Use these tips to become a better team member that will benefit not only your team, but the kids in your ministry.

Team Work
Free How to Develop a Volunteer-Training Program

Use your current volunteers to develop volunteers.

Volunteers, Training
All Access How to Lead a Team to Excellence

Do you struggle with leading your team to excellence? What does that even look like? What should it look like?

Leadership, Excellence
Free How to Raise Christian Kids in Public Schools

Christian beliefs and public school might seem contradictory on many fronts. But here's some timely advice for parents on how to raise our kids Christian even if they are attending a public school.

Public Schools, Parenting
Free Is Excellence Killing the Church?

Why we need more good churches and fewer excellent ones.

Relationships, Discipleship, Leadership
Free Is Your Calling Changing?

God is good at clarifying your calling.

Ministry Direction, Change
All Access Jesus Isn't White

Does race or skin color matter when it comes to Jesus?

Leadership
Free Keep It Short

Do your volunteers need training, but don't have time to attend training? Don't fret. Here's a practical tip for you.

Leadership, Volunteers, Training
Free Kid Volunteers: The Welcome Table

Are you looking for creative ways to get kids involved in serving in your ministry?

Getting Kids Involved in Serving
Free Leading from the Middle

David wasn't always the top dog. Mark Harper shares five lessons from David's life on how to lead from the middle.

Leadership, Influence
Starter Lessons Learned... or Learning

When you go through a rough patch, do you turn FROM God, or TO Him?

Struggles, Relying on God
All Access Ministry Goal Fails - What Now?

What To Do When You Fail to Accomplish Your Children’s Ministry Goals

Ministry Goals
Free Ministry Lessons Learned from Underwear and a ToyBox

What does shopping for underwear and a toybox full of toys teach us about ministry and welcoming people? 

Ministry, Environment, Welcoming People
All Access Ministry Problems--Is It Plugged in?

Call a tech helpdesk and one of the first questions asked is “Is it plugged in?” Duh, yes. But, oh wait, let me make sure ...

Personal Growth, Relationships
All Access No More Manic Mondays!

Whether you love Mondays or dread them, here are ways to make the first workday of the week work for you. 

Organization, Monday Manic
All Access One Way Sunday School Teachers Can Encourage Active Participation in Class

Keep your class actively participating with these simple tips. 

Participation
Free Pastor as Leader

 Pastor, Your Leadership Matters More Than You Think.

Pastoral Leadership
All Access Pressing In

Stop trying to do life without Jesus. 

Jesus is all we need
All Access Questions Kids Ask About God

Kids have questions, naturally. One of the best ways to interact and lead them closer to God is by engaging with their questions.

Worship Stations, Questions
Free Quick Lessons Learned Not So Quickly

Here's a quick lesson in how to learn lessons quickly.

Leadership
All Access Responding to Negative Feedback

A negative comment about you have said or done is not the end of the world, but it often feels like it. Craig Jutila encourages you to move on and make something constructive out of the situation.

Leadership, Criticism
All Access Scheduling Your Day When There's Not Enough Time

Get tips on how to better manage your time. 

Schedules, Time Management
All Access The 2 Asks It Takes to Build a Great Volunteer Team

Use the power of 2 to build a great volunteer team. 

Volunteers, Team Building
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