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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 Can a Pastor Take a Day Off?

Can a Pastor take a day off? Yes, you CAN get a day OFF. And it can be Amazing!

Leadership, Mistakes, Recruitment
Free Choose to Speak Life

God brings many people (staff, volunteers, parents and children) into our circle of influence. Pray for them, and choose to speak life into their lives. 

Encouragement, Inspiration
All Access Classroom Management Tips

Some advice on how to manage your classroom at all age levels. 

Classroom management
All Access Disciplers and Specialists

The Acts 6 Model makes it possible for a local Family of God to provide a ministry to children that meets each child’s individual needs.

Discipleship, Church Leadership
Free Do You Apologize Too Much in Recruiting?

Saying "sorry" is a good thing, but not when your goal is to win volunteers to your ministry and vision.

Leadership, Mistakes, Recruitment
All Access Don't Be Batman!

Stay intentional in your connection with others. 

Leadership, Involvement, Discipleship
All Access Expecting Much From Jesus

What are you expecting of Jesus today?

All Access Gaining Leadership Support for Child Safety - Part 1

Learn about the steps to take to help get leadership support to improve child safety in your organization. 

Improving Child Safety
All Access Gaining Leadership Support for Child Safety - Part 2

Information to help you find champions to support your child safety strategy and tips on how to be prepared and present it.

Improving Child Safety
All Access Healthy Leadership Self-Talk: It's Not What You Are Called, It's What You Answer To

Learn to live with brokenness, not in it. 

Healthy Leadership
Free Hitting the Mark and What to Do When You Don't

Learning the skill of writing effective goals will go a long way towards accomplishing them. Janelle Hoos of the Well Equipped Volunteer blog provides a strategy of writing goals, accomplishing them, and knowing what to do when you fail to hit your goals.

Leadership, Goal Setting
Free Horribly Embarrassing Ministry Mess-up? Here's What to Do When It Happens to You

Sometimes it seems like some mistakes signal the end of your ministry! Fear not. Here's how your ministry gaffes can lead to growth.

Leadership, Mistakes, Growth
All Access How Curiosity and the Tenth Man Will Make You a Better Leader

When is it right to be wrong? Questioning the majority can lead to greater growth.

Leadership Development
All Access How I Do Small Groups for Kids

One of the things I have found over the years is that it is important that we teach God’s Word, but also create a place for kids to interact with each other and make friends. I do that through Small Groups.

Small Groups
All Access How I Turned My Ministry into a Family Ministry

When the church and the home are working together, we will have more success in making disciples of our kids.

Family Ministry
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
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