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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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Sunday School Curriculum?

Hello! I am on the education committee at my church and we are interested in knowing what other churches are using for Sunday School curriculum and if they are enjoying it.

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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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Praying With Children

Are you looking for some ways to encourage the kids in your group to talk and listen to God? If so, check out these suggestions for teaching children about prayer. 

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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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Talk, Paper, Scissors

Some of the best conversations with children at church happen when I join them at the activity table. There’s something about sitting side-by-side as we draw, color, cut or paste that sparks conversation. 

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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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Sunday School, a Thing of the Past?

Athletics, busy weekends, travel, Saturday night events and family get-togethers are making Sunday School attendance difficult for families. So how do we respond?

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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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A Wonderful Way to Retell God’s Story

Looking for an impromptu, meaningful way for the children in your small group to retell the Bible story? Check out this idea from blogger Mina Munns at Flame: Creative Kids Children’s Ministry.

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