At KidCheck we know it’s easier for both kids and parents to focus and connect with others in an environment where the kids feel safe and protected. For most children’s ministries, both small and large, a safe and secure environment is a top priority. However, in a time […]
As part of our ongoing commitment to child protection, each week KidCheck shares safety tips for organizations focused on caring for children. The purpose of sharing these tips is to provide information that is actionable, easy to implement, and helps to improve child safety.
We believe […]
Here’s a guest post from Steven Knight. Steven is a family and children’s ministry pastor in Dallas, Texas. Steven’s passion is to train and equip children’s ministry leaders. He is the founder of kidmintools.com, a website that is dedicated to keeping those in children’s ministry […]
Relationships are the building blocks or framework of our lives and community; they give us meaning and purpose. People were never meant to live in isolation, we were made to interact and impact the lives around us.
The more relationships you have, the better. Listed below […]
Tis the season for new and visiting families to attend your church and children’s ministry, and as the saying goes, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” This means, first impressions create both positive and negative mental images in our minds, […]
Praise is the greatest encouragement for a child. Encouragement to a child creates curiosity and fascination, which then sparks imagination. Imagination matters, because it influences development. According to Sir Ken Robinson, an expert in early childhood learning and development, “imagination is the source of all […]
Safety doesn’t happen by accident. – Author Unknown
Every organization caring for children should emphasize the priority of safeguarding the children in their care. This can be done by making sure that staff and leadership are trained and prepared to handle emergency situations both on and […]
Child protection and safety is a big topic. The Internet is a great source of information for child safety, which is both good and bad. There’s so much information that sometimes it’s hard to go through everything to find what you need.
Here are the top […]
This week we presented to the INCM Equip Starter Group and the discussion centered on how to become “safety minded” in children’s ministry. We outlined eight elements of consideration for looking at safety from a holistic perspective. In addition, we shared the steps to continue […]
Next week we have the opportunity to participate with our friends at INCM in their new 12 week, Equip Starter Course. Equip, as INCM Associate Director Michayla White described it, “is a dream of their team, a labor of love to provide high quality training […]