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What Do You Have for Children?

August 27, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
Often, when a family is looking for a new church they will inquire, “What kind of programs do you have for children at your church?” Wouldn’t it be great if you could respond something like… A Vision for God-Centered Worship in the Next Generation from Children Desiring God on Vimeo. Learn more about using a […]... continue >>

Making Application of Scripture to the Lives of Students

August 26, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
As we state in the introduction to our curricula, the Small Group Application Time at the end of each lesson is designed to help students see how God might have them respond to the truth they have heard. To aid in this process we provide several possible “spring-boards” for small group leaders to use to […]... continue >>

Two Prayers for Teachers

August 25, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
What do you specifically pray for before you teach your students? Here are two beautiful examples from Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones: Oh God, please help me to believe what I teach! Grip me with it and humble me with it, and help me exalt in it until I am lost in wonder, love, and praise. For […]... continue >>

“C” is for Catechism and for Children

August 20, 2014 in Blog with 1 Comments
Here are nine good reasons for using a catechism with children: Catechisms present the Gospel message. The question-answer format of catechisms engages little children. Catechisms foster a God-centered curiosity in children. Catechisms serve as a basic outline of biblical truth. Catechisms preserve and purify accurate knowledge of biblical truths. Catechisms form a good foundation for […]... continue >>

Are We Evangelizing Our Children?

August 19, 2014 in Blog with 0 Comments
I echo this observation that Starr Meade makes in her article, “Evangelism Starts at Home”: My consistent experience has been that children raised in Christian homes and Christian churches do not clearly understand the gospel. Yet it is the gospel God uses to save people of whatever age. Our church children, like everyone else, must […]... continue >>