God’s stories are not boring—they’re alive, exciting, and possess the power of a two-edged sword. Here are suggestions for storytelling that represent the true nature of God's stories.
Where are the seeds of faith first planted by the Holy Spirit? Within the family! Children first learn what it means to be a child of God by being part of a faith-filled family.
While leaders do bring fun into the classroom, they’re not clowns. Their fun has a serious purpose, and it’s carefully planned to land in square in the hearts of children.
When you are intentional about building community, God is pleased. Do your best and ask God do the rest.
What do kids do best? Talk and move! Yet what do teachers often want them to do? Be quiet and sit still. What’s wrong with this picture?
It’s time to look at how to use basic storytelling techniques effectively to help your kids enter and live into God’s big story as it’s presented in Dwell.
Ready for some good news? You’re not alone—there’s a whole group of wannabe teachers in your room who are ready to share the teaching load. That would be your kids! It may not make mathematical sense, but here’s a good equation to remember: 2 teach is 2 learn 2 times!
Without regular maintenance you might wear out. Teaching is hard work. You need to balance your effort and energy with adequate time for rest. God says, “Catch your breath! Take a break. Come apart and be with me a while.”
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Those are the three major year long catechism options we currently have available. However, we do have a few other products you may want to take a look at:
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Faith Alive Christian Resources, the publisher for the CRCNA, has a book that addresses a number of the issues that have been brought up in this discussion. We would encourage you to take a look...