8 keys for more effective parent partnering

by Doug Morrell Children's Church, Church Resources, Curriculum, Discipleship, Discipling Resources, Family

What are we supposed to be doing in children’s ministry? The bottom line is we’re in ministry to help mold kids so they live as Christ followers. And we’re painfully aware that, in the church, we have little time with the children to accomplish this. However, the full responsibility is not on us. As the church, we are here to help parents and be their partners in this effort.

For this partnership to work, both parents and the church must understand how their responsibilities complement each other. Our parents need to understand and apply a biblical worldview when raising their children. They have to model daily how to be a Christ follower if they expect their children to be Christ followers. The value of this cannot be underestimated. Then, as the church, we come alongside parents and reinforce what they are living out on a daily basis in the home. Read the rest of this entry »

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DiscipleTown: Free Sample Object Lesson Game

by Doug Morrell Children's Church, Church Resources, Curriculum, Discipleship, Discipling Resources, Teaching Tips

Here’s a great FREE sample object lesson from our DiscipleTown curriculum that teaches kids to follow instructions.

Source: From DiscipleTown “How to Follow God’s Plan

Letʼs Play!—Follow Instructions Game

Supplies: envelopes, two sheets of paper, one with each set of instructions printed on them. Read the rest of this entry »

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