'The dream is possible and promising! If you've dreamed of a children's ministry where children beg to come to church, applying the principles from this book will make your dream come true!' -- Christine Yount, , Executive Editor
Promiseland is Willow Creeks highly successful childrens ministry. Using examples from Promiseland and churches of all sizes around the country, this book provides stepbystep guidance and creative application exercises to help churches develop a thriving childrens ministryone that strives to be the best hour of every kids week. Included are Scripturebased principles and practical resources for church staff members and volunteers who agree with the critical role childrens ministry plays in a local church.
Making Your Childrens Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kids Week, based on twentyeight years of experience at Willow Creek, explains four ministry foundations: Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategy.
Content includes: Detailed answers to questions facing every childrens ministry: What does Jesus expect from childrens ministry? How can we evangelize lost kids and disciple saved kids at the same time, and should we? How do we engage kids so they dont become bored? How do we get better at recruiting and leading volunteers? How can our ministry be a safe place for children? Six specific ministry values that address the needs of todays children Practical first steps for ministries that want to get serious about change Clear indicators of success in childrens ministrySee all Editorial Reviews
Great book! Very helpful. Very real. Lots of creative ideas. It was very encouraging hearing real life stories and difficulties that others have had to persevere through.Published 11 months ago by neil chesshir
I bought this book when I was newly appointed to direct our children's ministry and didn't know what I was doing. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Joy Meiser Mendis
This book really helped me as I entered Children's Ministry at our church!Published 13 months ago by Debi's review...
I would recommend this a a resource for any Kid Min dept. Full of great help for the leader, teacher and helpers.Published 17 months ago by satisfied in IN
This book will get you pumped up with motivation and ideas to transform your children's church. Ideas are clear and doable. I can't wait to use them!!!!Published 19 months ago by Magdalis