The Cokesbury Kids blog is all about ministry!

Each week of 2020, our goal is to provide ideas to assist you as you minister to families and teach the gospel to the kids in your community.

Helping Children Honor Diversity

Helping Children Honor Diversity

by Selena Cunningham
Diversity is a topic that is on a lot of people’s minds these days. Let me first say that the purpose of this article is not to... read more
Planning For Fall – Virtual? In-Person? Hybrid?

Planning For Fall – Virtual? In-Person? Hybrid?

by Amy A. Harriman
During my vacation time, I found myself interspersing curriculum and volunteer recruiting books with my beach reads, tucked into my tote... read more
What Pandemic Loss Means for Kids

What Pandemic Loss Means for Kids

by Sarah Flannery
One morning in February, as I sat in a peaceful house plunking away at my laptop, my husband walked into the doorway of my room and said,... read more
Helping Kids Through Doubt in Their Faith Journeys

Helping Kids Through Doubt in Their Faith Journeys

by Selena Cunningham
Most people experience doubt of some sort at some point in their faith journey. It could be doubt about the events of a Bible story. It... read more
Family Summertime Fun Ideas

Family Summertime Fun Ideas

by Patty Diehl
In February, back in my pre-Pandemic, hectic life, I was wishing for just one day with free time. Free time with nowhere to go, nothing to... read more
Father's Day Craft 2020

Father's Day Craft 2020

by Jessi Cherrico
A portrait is a fun way for children to express themselves, and in particular a self-portrait. It allows them to freely express how they... read more
Questions to consider before opening up your children’s ministry

Questions to consider before opening up your children’s ministry

by Amy A. Harriman
Jesus said, “Let the little children come…" and as much as we miss the children in our churches and look forward to seeing them, it is... read more
How do you instill wonder as you teach the Bible?

How do you instill wonder as you teach the Bible?

by Rebecca Rutherford
Looking for ways to enhance your virtual Bible lessons with kids? ... read more
Yes, We Can Experience Gratitude

Yes, We Can Experience Gratitude

by Betsy Parham
Thankfulness. Appreciation. Gratefulness. ... read more
How Do We Proceed Now?

How Do We Proceed Now?

by Laurie Hembree
In the last few weeks, it’s as if I have been transported to the balcony of the stone castle in the town of Arendelle in Frozen. I am... read more
Mother's Day

Mother's Day

by Jessi Cherrico
This post is one that can be shared with the families in your ministry to use as a family project. ... read more
Open My Eyes

Open My Eyes

by MaryJane Pierce Norton
As we navigate our way through “our new normal” all we want to do is something normal! Here are some options to celebrate this time of... read more
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