20 Children’s Ministry Leaders You Need to Know

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Most of what I know about children’s ministry I’ve learned by watching, reading, and listening to great leaders.

Below are some of the many leaders I have learned from.  These are proven, experienced leaders who are being used by God in a great way.

Iron sharpens iron.  If you want to grow as a children’s ministry leader,  then read their blogs, go to conferences they are speaking in, buy their books, and study their ministries.  You will gain a wealth of knowledge and ministry wisdom.

Click on their name to learn more about these awesome leaders.  You’ll be glad you did.

Amy Dolan  

Amy Fenton Lee

Brian Dollar

Bruce Barry

Carolyn Burge

Chris Yount-Jones

Dave Wakerly

Diana Pendley

E.C. Cunningham

Greg Baird

Jim Wideman

Jonathan Cliff

Kendra Fleming

Michael Chanley

Mike Johnson

Nick Diliberto

Ricardo Miller

Reggie Joiner

Ryan Frank

Sam Luce





About the Author

Dale Hudson is the Director of Children's Ministry at Christ Fellowship Church in South Florida. He has been in children's ministry for over 25 years. He was named one of the top 20 most influential people in children's ministry. He is the co-author of 5 books. He writes daily about his children's ministry journey at