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Do you want to have more leadership influence with the team you lead?

Do you want to see the ministry you lead grow and flourish?

Are you looking for someone who can help you get to the next level as a children's ministry leader?

Do you want someone who will personally invest in you and your ministry?

Are you looking for someone who can help you navigate the challenges and struggles you are facing?

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ADVANCE Children's Ministry Coaching includes:

  • 6 months of coaching. Next available session runs July to December 2023.

  • Monthly group coaching call. Live, one-hour sessions on the important topics listed below. Each session includes teaching and group discussions. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topics with Dale and the other leaders in the group. Sessions are also recorded so you have access to them later.

July (2023) - Self Leadership

August - Leading Staff and Volunteers


September - Leading through Change and Challenges

October - Keys to Growing a Ministry

November - Creating a Dynamic Children's Ministry Culture in Your Church /

                    Partnering with Parents


December - Staying Relevant in Children's Ministry

  • Personalized growth plan:

Personal one-hour phone session with Dale to help you identify areas of growth and development. From this, Dale will help you create a one-year growth plan in those areas. Includes identifying your personality traits, strengths, weaknesses and blind spots. Plan includes developing a personal mission statement, key books to read, guided growth conversations to have with key people in your life, action steps,

setting goals and help measuring progress. There is also an one-hour follow-up

phone session at the end of the program to access and celebrate your growth. 

  • Copy of five of Dale's books: ($73 value)

-If Disney Ran Your Children's Ministry

-Fertile Soil...See Kids' Faith Grow and Flourish for a Lifetime

-The Formula for Building a Great Volunteer Team

-Lead Well in Children's Ministry

-52 Devotions for Children's Ministry Leaders

(*if you live outside the U.S., you will receive the ebook format)

  • Online support. Each member of Advance will have access to a special online forum and discussions where they can ask questions about children’s ministry and leadership directly to Dale and the other members throughout the session. This gives you an experienced team available whenever you need them. You also retain access to this    forum after the 6 months so you have ongoing support and encouragement.


  • Access to the notes from the Kidmin GIG round table. In 2016, Dale founded a gathering of the leaders of the 30 largest children's ministries in the country. Each year they meet for two days to discuss and share their latest ideas, insights, ministry wins and challenges. As part of the Advance group, you will receive a copy of the latest discussions from this gathering.


How much does the Advance six-month coaching experience cost? For a limited time, the cost is only $499. Upon acceptance into the program, a non-refundable deposit of $99 is due to hold your spot. Then $100 is due on the first of each month until your remaining balance is paid in full. If you pay the entire amount before the program begins, you receive a $50 discount. 

How can I be selected to be a part of Advance? 

More questions? Email us at dale@buildingchildrensministry.com

Dale Hudson, one of the leading voices and leaders in children's ministry, can help you grow as a children's ministry leader. Whether it's your first year or fifteenth year in ministry, he can help you and your ministry get to the next level.

Much, if not, most of ministry wisdom and knowledge cannot be learned in a college classroom. Dale's coaching is grounded not in theory alone, but in proven, hands-on leadership experience. For the past 33 years, he has personally built and led some of the fastest growing and largest children's ministries in the country. 

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