Object Lessons About Evangelism

Object Lessons about Evangelism

Evangelism isn’t just for grownups—it is for kids too!  Our big God wants to use each person’s experiences to turn others hearts to Jesus. As teachers and pastors, we have a mandate to tap into a child’s boldness and desire to share the good news with his friends and family. That means that you and I must teach evangelism regularly and often! This means we should be teaching … [Read more...]

Bible Lesson: Declare it Boldly!

"How to Win Against Sin" Lessons from the Armor of God & Ephesians 6

This is the 9th lesson in our series called "How to Win Against Sin." It's based on the Armor of God teaching found in Ephesians 6. Click here to see more Bible lessons in this unit. Like all our resources, this material is 100% free to use in your ministry. Please leave a comment below to share your own thoughts and offer hints to other readers. Scripture … [Read more...]

7 Questions to Ask Before Teaching the Bible to Kids

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At the 2010 Desiring God National Conference, Francis Chan gave a moving talk on humility and loving people.  As part of that presentation, he listed seven question that he asks when preparing to teach the Word of God.  I think they are the critical questions any children’s minister should also consider as they prepare to teach God’s kids.  Those questions (and my notes on how … [Read more...]

Kids Evangelizing Kids (and How We Can Stay Out of the Way)

If you haven’t heard yet, there is a free e-book called What Matters Now in Children’s Ministry in which 33 members of the children’s ministry community were asked to pick one word which describes what matters now in children’s ministry.  That word selection is then explored further in 200-300 words chapters in the book. You can also find much more information on the project … [Read more...]

Where is Jesus in this Bible Story?

For our children’s ministry, we use a curriculum from a well know national company who specializes in writing children’s curriculum for churches. Frankly, the stuff they put out is great! The large group teaching, small group activities and variety of “extras” you can buy to go along with the curriculum are all outstanding.  Each month we review a new biblical virtue and each … [Read more...]