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Preschool ministry. It isn’t for the faint of heart.

Is it us, or is this one of the most DIFFICULT ministries in the church?

No other ministry requires:

  • as many volunteers
  • as many supplies
  • as many individual spaces
  • as many details for a successful weekend
  • as much attention.

And yet, the preschool ministry remains one of the most IMPORTANT ministries of the church.

  • A person’s first impressions of God are often found in a preschool environment.
  • A person’s first experience with a Bible is often in a preschool environment.
  • A person’s first scripture committed to memory is in a preschool environment.
  • A person’s first memory of spiritual investment is in a preschool environment.

Preschool is more than diapers and goldfish. It’s greater than crafts and silly songs.

What happens in often tucked away corners of the church is something significant that often won’t show it impacts for a decade or more. Studies say that more than 80% of evangelical believers choose to follow Jesus between the ages of 4 and 14. We believe that what happens in the preschool age lays a solid foundation for authentic and life-giving faith.

This is why preschool matters so much.

Because so much is riding on this small window of time, leadership matters. Creativity matters. Innovation matters.

Everything is riding on the PRESCHOOL MINISTRY LEADER.

This site exists:

  • to EQUIP the preschool ministry leader
  • to INSPIRE the preschool ministry leader
  • to CONNECT the preschool ministry leader

If you serve in a church ministry, this site is for you. Welcome to your new family!

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CURRENT ARTICLES FROM THE BLOG

Redefining Preschool Ministry

A few months ago some friends and I were discussing how preschool ministry leaders were such a unique group. Many of these leaders got their start as an awesome volunteer who then transitioned to a church staff. This is my story. I started as a volunteer who was...

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Why Orange?

I just arrived in Atlanta and I'm preparing for a very busy week at the 2018 Orange Conference. This year will be my 11th Orange Conference. I attended for the first time in 2008 and I just keep coming back for more each and every year. I've been asked before, "Why...

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The Orange Conference is a Must-Do

The Orange Conference is a must-do on my calendar every year. From the moment I attended seven years ago, I was hooked. Here are a few reasons I love attending Orange Conference every year. Relevant Content. I love that every year the Orange Conference brings content...

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Why I Keep Coming Back

It's that special time of year again! ORANGE CONFERENCE! What is Orange? In short, it's a philosophy; the belief that the combined effort of the family (red) + the Church (yellow) will have a greater impact on the heart of a child than either could alone. (ORANGE!)...

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Why you need to STOP using teenagers

Wait? Am I supposed to use teenagers in my ministry or not? Am I confusing you? Let me clarify. Our preschool ministry should be BRIMMING with teenage volunteers. Preschool is an AMAZING place to serve. Unfortunately, children's ministry has a reputation of USING...

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