Yancy Wideman Richmond

Yancy Wideman Richmond

With boundless energy, a myriad of creative channels, and an unflinching commitment to child discipleship, all mixed together with a heart of worship at every diverse turn, Yancy Ministries has become a premiere destination for kids worship music and church resources utilized in children’s ministry around the globe. Yancy is a worship leader and songwriter for kids that travels the globe doing family concerts and training worship leaders. Every week her songs are used in thousands of churches around the world. Her Dove Award-winning music helps kids fall in love with Jesus one song at a time. Yancy authored the book Sweet Sound: The Power of Discipling Kids in Worship to help your church raise every generation to be worshipers. She has a passion for worship discipleship and helping every generation be the worshipers God created them to be. She lives with her husband and sons in Nashville, TN.

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Helping Kids Exchange Anxiety for A Garment of Praise

A few years ago, I was attending an event about music for children. The set…

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Worshipping God is One of Our Greatest Purposes

We gather to praise We gather to partake of the Presence of Christ We gather to be Taught and formed We gather to remember We gather to repent.

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The Heart of Kids Worship

Every week you have an opportunity through the songs that you sing in class to point kids to Jesus and help them express their adoration for the Lord. This is a tradition worthy of being passed on. Be strategic. Let’s raise up a generation that knows how to worship the One all praise is due.

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Cultivating A Culture Of Worship For Every Generation

What kind of adult worshippers do you want to have? And then begin to work backward to define and develop what the goal needs to be for each age group and classroom within your church. You have 936 Sundays in the life of a young person. That’s over 900 opportunities, as you gather, to help kids fall in love with Jesus through worship. 

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The Beauty of Kids Worship

Think about how your church can lead kids to develop a love to worship. Kids are by far the easiest group to lead in worship. It’s in them to worship just like it’s in any child to love and be near their parent.

Leading Children into the Presence of a Living God

We all want to see God move and be at work in our church family. Every week engage kids and give them the opportunity to find their hiding place in God’s presence. Even the youngest age class in your church can have a worship time.