When it comes to children’s ministry, it’s crucial to take measures to ensure the safety of each child. One simple step your church can take is to have a label for each child with a unique code on it, which should match with the label you give to the parent or guardian that they must present in order to check out their child. Fortunately, most ChMS vendors include this check-in and barcode printing functionality. If you’re preparing to establish this process, here are our top 12 top barcode printers for kids' ministry supported by church management systems.
With a different kind of fall looming in front of us thanks to COVID-19, many families, including mine, will be homeschooling or distance learning. All summer I’ve been thinking, “What will the fall be like? What could I do differently if we’re distance learning?” Although our kids are enrolled in California public schools, perhaps this is my opportunity to work in a Bible curriculum before they get started for the day. In the past, I’ve used a short devotional or reformed lectionary guide to get my kids a little scripture with their daily vitamins and orange juice. With less driving hither and yon, it is possible your family might have more time to work in a more robust Bible curriculum. There are multiple online Bible curriculums that have been beefed up during COVID-19 to give us homeschooling newbies a little more confidence.
Valentine’s Day is the time for couples to come together and show their affection for each other. It’s been used to take the significant other out on a date, give flowers, and receive heaping boxes of chocolate. This idea can be applied to the church and given a technology twist.
Youth ministry requires huge amounts of expertise in handling a variety of ministry issues. Studies show that kids who are exposed to Christianity even if their parents don't take them to church have a much higher chance of encountering and engaging with the Gospel. We've complied this list of youth ministry conferences to provide you with opportunities to learn and grow in your ministry craft. There are conferences all over the country to choose from.
Digital and electronic media are increasingly providing avenues for creative outreaches for the Bible and the Christian faith. Phil Vischer, best known for his creation of beloved Veggie Tales, has produced a new storybook Bible.
Social media – it reaches well, just about everyone. It can be a blessing and/or a curse. It can also be a very effective means of communication when utilized correctly. We currently live during a time in the world where we have many options at our fingertips to be able to communicate with others. However, this vital concept of communication can go unharnessed. Using social media to promote church youth events can be a win-win.
Ministry Brands, the leading provider of church management software solutions, recently released data showing mainline Protestant and Evangelical churches are utilizing background checks at an increasing rate.
The overuse of technology has the potential to decrease the amount of quality time that families spend together. In light of this, some might be skeptical of relying on the internet to lead family devotions. But when used carefully, the web provides a host of options for spiritual growth, including solid family devotionals that can be read online for free.
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