Children’s ministry is an extremely demanding vocation, especially in the creativity department. We are constantly striving to become more creative, or at least we should be. Creativity is what keeps us on the “cutting edge” of children’s ministry and helps keep our methodology relevant to the communities we serve.

If you’re like me, you’re probably trying to prime your brain for creative ideas, but sometimes they just don’t seem to be responding. There’s nothing worse than reaching out for a creative idea and being blocked by the seeming limitations of your own mind.

Here are some ideas and resources that I have found helpful for boosting my creativity:

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GJ Farmer is a husband, a dad, the founder of, and is the Children’s Pastor at First Baptist Church in Somerset, Kentucky. He has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Church Ministries and a Master’s degree in Children’s Ministry. He has also been fortunate to lead and teach groups at children’s ministry conferences and to have had some of his writing published. Apart from working with kids, he enjoys reading, performing magic tricks, playing video games, and University of Kentucky basketball.