The Cokesbury Kids blog is all about ministry!

Our goal is to provide ideas and examples to assist you as you minister to families and teach the gospel to the kids in your community.

Summer Survival Tips for Children's Pastors

Summer Survival Tips for Children's Pastors

Enjoy your 2021 summer! Read these words of wisdom from fellow children's pastors. Celebrate and cherish each day as you minister to the... read more
What's New for Cokesbury Kids Fall Curriculum

What's New for Cokesbury Kids Fall Curriculum

This fall we will be offering something new and different for our churches, but it will feel normal. We wanted to make things as easy as... read more
Connecting the Dots: Collaborative Ministry at its Best

Connecting the Dots: Collaborative Ministry at its Best

by Jayne Andrews
Throughout my years working and serving with churches I have been surprised by how many ministries of the church operate in silos, not... read more
Using Social Media to Stay Connected to Your Families

Using Social Media to Stay Connected to Your Families

Currently we have a variety of opportunities to spread the gospel in more ways than ever before, but I have never thought of how we could be... read more
10 Amateur Video Tips for Children's Pastors

10 Amateur Video Tips for Children's Pastors

by Nick Ransom
Since March 11, 2020, our Children’s Ministry has been 95% virtual/digital. And there are over 100 different videos to prove it. For us,... read more
Reading the Bible with Children

Reading the Bible with Children

by Elizabeth Caldwell
This model of reading stories together simply encourages parents/caregivers. They can create a tradition of a simple bedtime ritual of... read more
Teaching Kids to Pray

Teaching Kids to Pray

by Sarah Flannery
Kids are amazing at prayer, not because they say the words perfectly or have the best possible motives for prayer—they usually don’t.... read more
Safe and Impactful Ministry Ideas for Families at Easter

Safe and Impactful Ministry Ideas for Families at Easter

by Jayne Andrews
Easter will probably look a little different than what you had hoped for again this year. Embrace it, stay positive. Remember it is an... read more
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Children’s Curriculum

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Children’s Curriculum

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Your Children’s Curriculum ... read more
Valentine's Day Family Activities

Valentine's Day Family Activities

by Vanessa Myers
Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday to celebrate! For those of us serving in Children’s Ministry, we have a great opportunity to help our... read more
Creating a Sacred Space at Home

Creating a Sacred Space at Home

Since some of our churches have resumed in-person church services and some have not, what if we purposefully and intentionally transformed... read more
So long 2020! Welcome 2021!

So long 2020! Welcome 2021!

by Nick Ransom
2020 is about to end, and what a relief? Am I right? Most of us can't remember a year filled with more brokenness on so many fronts! 2021... read more
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