Children’s Ministry Leadership & Training

We offer children’s ministry leadership training books that will help you stay relevant in your ministry. Our Sunday school teacher training books encourage children's ministry leaders to grow their ministry with effective strategies and administration. Enjoy that these children’s ministry resources offer practical advice brought to you from ministers with experience in children's ministries of all sizes. And, with these children’s ministry ideas, you’ll have the necessary information to apply their learning to your current experience.

Find great children’s ministry leadership training in Children's Ministry That Works, a resource that helps ministry leaders create dynamic and effective ministry programs. We offer Sunday school teacher training books for everyone from a seasoned veteran to a beginner. Enjoy that these Children’s ministry resources feature expert insights from successful children's ministry leaders. These children’s ministry ideas will help you find strategies and solutions for every area of your ministry.

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100 Best Ideas to Turbocharge Your Children's Ministry
$21.99
A treasure trove of tools and techniques to take your children’s ministry to the next level...and impact kids' lives like never before. These 100 sure-fire "how-tos" were developed by children’s ministry leaders who've spent years fine-tuning the strategies that bring real success.
 
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Children's Ministry Pocket Guide to Special Needs
$14.99
Pack of 10
Equip your children’s ministry to identify and confidently reach out to kids with special needs. This handy pocket guide contains relevant teaching techniques, age-appropriate ways to inspire positive peer relationships, tips for partnering with parents and more! Parents of special needs children will feel valued and welcomed to know that your ministry is proactively addressing the needs of their children.
For just over a dollar each, you can equip and empower ten volunteers. Includes surveys and tools to guide teachers as they partner with parents--and establish action plans that work.
 
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The Quick Guide to Discipline for Children's Ministry
$14.99
The most effective discipline tips for every issue you'll face--so you can focus on teaching kids and enjoying your class! You'll love this at-your-fingertips handbook for discipline issues that frazzle your nerves and leave you wondering what to do. Look to this guide for effective techniques that eliminate and redirect behavior challenges.
 
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Sunday School That Works!
Was: $24.99
Now: $14.99
Sunday School That Works is a dynamic resource designed specifically to help you strengthen and enrich your Sunday school ministry while maximizing what you're already doing on Sundays.
 
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Children's Ministry Volunteers That Stick
$17.99
It's tough to recruit volunteers--so hang on to those you've got! You'll keep volunteers longer and keep them happier by giving them more than just a volunteer job. Instead, give them a volunteer career. Help them become leaders as well as volunteers! Here's everything you need to know to get your volunteers in the right job, then help them to grow in their skills and enthusiasm. Noted children's pastor Jim Wideman, from Church on the Move in Tulsa, Oklahoma, offers practical strategies for any size church. Learn the secrets of retention, and ideas that really work...instill proven leadership skills...and grow your church volunteers to be happy, inspired, and in it for the long haul.
 
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Children's Ministry Pocket Guide to Discipline
$14.99
Pack of 10
Do you know the number-one reason teachers quit? Because they don't feel empowered to control their classrooms. So hand them this: Pocket Guide to Discipline, and they'll instantly connect with these top tips--all presented in a "You Can Do It" attitude.

Sold in packs of 10. Give one to every children's ministry worker.
 
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Children's Ministry in the 21st Century
Was: $24.99
Now: $14.99
Get ready for what's coming next in Children's Ministry...
Here's how.

Ten front-line Children's Ministry experts peeked out over the horizon to identify ten trends shaping ministry in the next ten years.
See inside to discover...
How current culture is rewiring kids' brains--and secrets for connecting with children
The latest education trends embraced by schools--and how they'll impact your Sunday school
Morphing Children's Ministry into Family Ministry--and how that supersizes your impact
What kinds of children are about to land in your ministry--and how to be ready for them
Plus six more must-know insights--and practical activities that help you take advantage of shifting trends in your Children's Ministry.

Be prepared.
It's good advice for scouts...and even better advice for you.
 
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Special Needs Ministry for Children
$18.99
Open your heart to the most amazing ministry a church can have!

There's perhaps no better way to share and receive God's love than through a special needs ministry to children.

Do you know what it takes to make these kids--and their parents--feel welcome in your church?

This practical, insightful book is your guide to answering all those questions and more.
 
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Children's Ministry Leadership: The You-Can-Do-It Guide
$19.99
This guide is the perfect tool for encouraging motivated children's ministry leaders to grow their ministry with effective administration. And this isn't just theory--it's practical advice brought to you from someone with experience in children's ministries of all sizes.

You'll get great field-tested training from the children's ministry leadership expert. Learn leadership fundamentals, sharpen your administrative and organizational skills and create great time management methods for yourself and your children's ministry staff.
 
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Making Scripture Memory Fun
Was: $16.99
Now: $10.19
With the activities in this book, kids will not only memorize God's Word, they'll understand the verses they learn! Every activity takes advantage of kids' natural learning aptitudes to make Scripture stick. Includes 80 verse activities arranged in biblical order. Now kids will want to memorize Scripture!
 
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Children's Ministry in the 21st Century (pdf download)
$18.74
Get ready for what's coming next in Children's Ministry...
Here's how.

Ten front-line Children's Ministry experts peeked out over the horizon to identify ten trends shaping ministry in the next ten years.
See inside to discover...
How current culture is rewiring kids' brains--and secrets for connecting with children
The latest education trends embraced by schools--and how they'll impact your Sunday school
Morphing Children's Ministry into Family Ministry--and how that supersizes your impact
What kinds of children are about to land in your ministry--and how to be ready for them
Plus six more must-know insights--and practical activities that help you take advantage of shifting trends in your Children's Ministry.

Be prepared.
It's good advice for scouts...and even better advice for you.
 
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Group's Emergency Response Handbook for Children's Ministry (download)
$11.24
How do you help a child oppressed by life's toughest issues?...tragic loss, poverty, a parent with alcohol/drug addictions? Where do you even begin to know how to help them? Download an Emergency Response Handbook for Children's Ministry. You'll gain counseling advice, practical tips, real-life scenarios, Scripture connections, and other resources for reaching out in love.
Includes:
  • Practical solutions
  • Several approaches to every issue
  • Important tips on what to say...and what not to say.
 
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Children's Ministry in the 21st Century (eBook)
$12.99
Get ready for what's coming next in Children's Ministry...
Here's how.

Ten front-line Children's Ministry experts peeked out over the horizon to identify ten trends shaping ministry in the next ten years.
See inside to discover...
How current culture is rewiring kids' brains--and secrets for connecting with children
The latest education trends embraced by schools--and how they'll impact your Sunday school
Morphing Children's Ministry into Family Ministry--and how that supersizes your impact
What kinds of children are about to land in your ministry--and how to be ready for them
Plus six more must-know insights--and practical activities that help you take advantage of shifting trends in your Children's Ministry.

Be prepared.
It's good advice for scouts...and even better advice for you.
 
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Sunday School That Works! (ePub)
$14.99
Sunday School That Works is a dynamic resource designed specifically to help you strengthen and enrich your Sunday school ministry while maximizing what you'’re already doing on Sundays.Overflowing with expert insights from more than 20 successful ministry leaders, this book guarantees practical solutions for every area of your Sunday school ministry. You'’ll learn best tips, creative ideas, and powerful strategies from dynamic leaders including Christine Yount Jones, Dale Hudson, Holly Catterton Allen, Dan Webster, Gina McClain, Linda Ranson Jacobs, Pat Verbal, Amy Dolan, Ricardo Miller, Greg Baird, Patty Smith, Gordon and Becki West, Patrick Snow, and more.
 
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Don't Just Teach...Reach!
$3.89 - $5.99
Now you can do more than just teach--you can reach.
 
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What You Do Matters: Thank You for Helping Kids Love Jesus
$5.99 - $9.99
The key to the success of every ministry is volunteers! They give so much but don'’t expect anything in return. It'’s up to you to make sure they feel appreciated and ready to continue serving...…and What You Do Matters will help you do just that!

This keepsake book for volunteers and teachers weaves encouragement, uplifting Scripture, real stories, and more into a gift that'’ll warm their souls--—and help keep their enthusiasm for introducing kids to Jesus going strong. Show your team members how much you care as they grow their relationship with Jesus and journey with children to make an eternal difference in the world.

Let them know you appreciate them! This book is the perfect gift for new teachers, thank-you gifts, Christmas gifts, stocking stuffers, pick-me-ups, or anytime affirmations.
 
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Heartfelt Thanks: For Serving in Children's Ministry
$9.99
Thank your volunteers for serving in children's ministry with this fun, inspiring gift book! Whether they teach Sunday school, gather supplies for lessons, serve snacks, or rock babies in the nursery, their actions have an impact on the lives of children. Their smile, their time, their caring words, their guidance, their high fives--they add up to the sharing of God's love. And that makes a difference.
 
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Shift: What it Takes to Finally Reach Families Today
$14.99
Whether you have a full-blown family ministry in place or you’re just getting started, Shift gives you a practical, workable plan that equips parents to be faith influencers in their homes--and you won't have to reconfigure your entire ministry to make it happen! Shift gets you in gear with tools that make better use of seven rites of passage your church is most likely already celebrating… already marking as families move through their faith journey together.
 
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Shift: What it Takes to Finally Reach Families Today (eBook)
$9.99
Whether you have a full-blown family ministry in place or you're just getting started, Shift gives you a practical, workable plan that equips parents to be faith influencers in their homes--and you won't have to reconfigure your entire ministry to make it happen! Shift gets you in gear with tools that make better use of seven rites of passage your church is most likely already celebrating already marking as families move through their faith journey together.
 
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100 Best Ideas to Turbocharge Your Preschool Ministry
$21.99
Preschool ministry can be so much more than cute songs and colorful stories.
 
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Heartfelt Thanks: Notecards
$6.99
A perfect companion to our new Heartfelt Thanks keepsake book! Whether you give a card—--or even a pack--—along with the book or write a special note of thanks to others in your ministry, they'’ll be delighted with these specially designed cards for those who love working with kids.

Pack of 10 cards
 
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Lead the Way God Made You (pdf download)
$19.99
God put YOU in a position of leadership in children's ministry for a purpose. This practical guide helps you discover your personal leadership style so you can maximize your strengths. As you and your ministry team take the reproducible self-assessment test included, you'll discover how to make your team more productive...more effective...and more fun! Feel more comfortable and confident in your leadership role, and make a lasting difference with your colleagues, volunteers, and parents.
 
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Children's Ministry Leadership Training Resources

Lead children’s ministry leadership training sessions using Take-Out Training for Teachers, which offers 15-minute or less training sessions. We have Sunday school teacher training books on how to increase and maintain attendance found in Sunday School Attendance Boosters: 165 Fresh and New Ideas. We also have children’s ministry resources that offer suggestions on how you can keep volunteers longer and keep them happier by giving them more than just a volunteer job. The children’s ministry ideas in Children's Ministry Volunteers That Stick offer strategies on how to create a culture of a volunteer career.

You can find children’s ministry leadership training books on effective discipline. For Sunday school teacher training on discipline, hand teachers the Pocket Guide to Discipline, and share the top discipline tips for Sunday school teachers. Look for children’s ministry resources, like 100 Best Ideas to Turbocharge Your Children's Ministry, which shares the insight of childrens ministry leaders who've spent years fine-tuning strategies that bring real success. By implementing these children’s ministry ideas in your church, leaders and volunteers will be better equipped to tackle tough situations.

With children’s ministry leadership training books, you can learn leadership fundamentals while sharpening your administrative and organizational skills. For example, find Sunday school teacher training books on how to help kids memorize scripture in Making Scripture Memory Fun, where kids will not only memorize God's Word, they'll understand the verses they learn. These children’s ministry resources offer ideas on how to help to make Scripture stick in the minds of kids. Consider the impact these children’s ministry ideas can have on the children in your church.

Our children’s ministry leadership training includes the best resources for Sunday school teachers. For Sunday school teacher training resouces, try Sunday School That Works. These children’s minsitry resouces were designed to help you strengthen and enrich your Sunday school ministry while maximizing what you're already doing on Sundays for all of your children’s ministry. Give these children’s ministry ideas a try, and watch as your ministry grows and matures.

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