Once upon a time, Christian parents asked their children after church, “What did you learn about God?” Today, the question is often, “Did you have fun?”
Not too long ago, churches offered Bible training for all ages—wanting to fully equip children to serve Christ. Today, many churches offer high-energy, entertainment-based programs—wanting to keep kids happy and to make recruiting easy. Children rarely use their Bibles. Read the rest of this entry »
Many people don’t know what to do when a child becomes disrespectful. Billy Graham notes, “A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.”
In this week’s important and practical lesson by Dr. Scott Turansky, we’ll learn what to do when a child crosses a clearly defined boundary. Application Idea: share the article with your team and discuss this boundary-setting tip, or send to parents to assist them in correcting their children. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you recall a cherished, final conversation with a beloved parent or grandparent? Those significant, last words may have been carefully chosen to motivate you for the rest of your life.
As Easter approaches, we’ll hear the life-altering stories of Jesus’ crucifixion, burial, and resurrection. But what were Christ’s last words with the eleven disciples? Read the rest of this entry »
Every relationship—whether at home, church, or work—involves expectations. In this training article and video, Dick Crider provides very practical classroom management tips to help you build a more successful and enjoyable ministry. Click here to watch video. Read the rest of this entry »