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Children of divorce might not trust you. And in children’s ministry, that’s a real problem. I want to show you how to build their trust. Establishing trusting relationships will enable you to meaningfully minister to these kids. Why children of divorce have trouble with trust When children fear something, they want and expect the adults in their lives to protect them and keep  Read more…

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Here’s one place where we go wrong as children’s ministry leaders: we expect the child of divorce caught up in an emotional train wreck to function like any other kid when participating in church programs. Memorizing Scripture, answering questions about Bible stories, joining in praise and worship, and behaving appropriately may be almost impossible for children of divorce. Why? Their bodies are poised  Read more…