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9 Refreshing Ways to Connect with Kids in Summer

Whether you hold a relaxed version of your regular Sunday school program or discontinue classes until fall, read on for nine refreshing ideas to help you nurture kids in the summer months too!

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No Easy "How-tos"

When you seek to lead children to Jesus, no formula will replace the guidance of God’s Spirit as you respond to Jesus’ command from Matthew 19: “Let the little children come to me ...”

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What Does It Take?

A wise person once said you only need three loves and two skills to be a good teacher.

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10 Tips for Becoming a Good Active Listener

One of the most precious gifts you can give to the children in your group is to truly listen to them. When you listen, you’re giving them permission, inviting them to ask important questions and explore their faith.

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Questions About Questions

Wondering what the best kinds of questions are to stimulate kids’ imaginations and nurture their faith in the classroom? Check out these tips...

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Choosing Children's Ministry Curriculum

Choosing the right curriculum is crucial to the faith formation of the kids in your church. However, it can often be challenging to find a curriculum that is both meaningful in terms of content, but also fun and engaging for kids.

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Stay Limber!

We expect those who provide a service to have expertise in that area and to be equipped to meet that specific need. The same applies to teachers: kids expect you to speak from experience when you teach—to “walk your talk,” as we say.

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Transparency—Use It!

Transparency isn’t just another name for an “overhead”—it’s also an essential quality of a good teacher. To be true to Christ and to the kids you teach, cultivate honesty in your life by keeping in mind these tips. 

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Finding Support

Sunday school teachers are a lot like plants. Without support they’ll dry up, wither away, and disappear. Sounds pretty harsh, right? But that’s the way it is with ministry.

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Discipline—WWJD?

As one experienced teacher put it, creating a disciplined environment to ensure optimal learning requires equal parts of technique and personality.

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The Immigrant Experience

God must love immigrants — the Bible is so full of them! Here are some building blocks that will help you welcome children from immigrant families. 

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Growing Kids' Gifts

Children aren’t the church of tomorrow — they’re the church of today just as much as adults are! Find ways you can help kids identify, develop, and use their gifts for the benefit of the body.

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Holy Habits

Teaching children means sharing the truth of Scripture with them — but it’s even more important to give them opportunities to put what they believe into practice. 

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Building Community

Sunday school is not the only game in town — sports events, birthday parties, and other celebrations are often scheduled for Sunday mornings too. How do we build community with these challenges?

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Families First

Where are seeds of faith first planted by the Holy Spirit? Within the family! But the church also partners with the family in this process. Keep reading to find ways to help parents nurture faith. 

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Step by Step — Session Prep for DWELL leaders

Now you’re a leader — kids will be coming through your door looking for inspiration, affirmation, knowledge. That’s a tall order. Where do you start?

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Choosing Curriculum? Join the Family!

More than 400 churches have used Faith Alive’s children’s ministry curriculum to deepen and expand the faith of its children! Do you know what Sunday school curriculum your church uses?

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