Children’s Ministry Resources Archive

Teacher and Volunteer Training

Teacher training and equipping parents are at the heart of DiscipleLand curriculum. Use and share the following training tools and resources with your team and parents. Free Online Videos Teachers will find free, short and practical videos for curriculum training, classroom equipping, leadership training, parent helps, how to Share with friends...

God’s goal for children

Selecting the very best curriculum for children is a pivotal and challenging task—a decision to be bathed in prayer and filtered through God’s Word. As you begin this process, think about God’s overarching purpose of Christian education: “What is God’s goal for your children?” “What does He want them to become?” Jesus commanded His followers to “make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in …

Changing a child’s attitude

by Dr. Scott Turansky, National Center for Biblical Parenting The most important task for any parent is to help their children develop a strong faith and clear moral direction. But how do you do that when you have to get the clothes cleaned up and the dishes put away? Most parents find themselves to be very busy helping kids with homework, taxiing them around to …

Children’s Ministry Training: Free Resources

Teacher training and equipping parents are at the heart of DiscipleLand curriculum. Use and share the following training tools and resources with your team and parents. Online Videos Teachers will find short, practical videos for curriculum training, classroom equipping, leadership training, parent helps, how to disciple children, what kids really need, discipleship tips, teacher training, and more. Training videos are available 24/7, can be viewed online or downloaded and can be viewed on virtually any platform—phones, tablets, TVs, and computers. DiscipleLand’s …

Leading Ministry Teams: Part 2

Leading Ministry Teams: Part 2 By Kevin E. Lawson and Orbelina Equizabal, Biola University Continuing from Part 1 in this series, Lawson and Eguizabal evaluate current research on team ministries and present practical implications for churches and organizations. Summary This article reviews the recent research efforts exploring what makes teams effective, and how to determine when to work as a team and when other approaches …

Stopping “Anger” in its Tracks

All of us get angry at times. Learning how to help children manage their anger is important. Dr. Scott Turansky, co-founder of the National Center for Biblical Parenting, provides the following practical article that can bring peace at home and at church. Share with friends...

Tips for Nursery Teachers

Your Nursery—A Strategic Ministry The nursery—it is a place of Cheerios, diapers, hugs, play, music, and simple truths about God. Though many nursery workers view this time as merely “childcare,” others envision the nursery as a critical-care ministry. Babies and toddlers have the ability to observe faith in relationship with others, learn simple truths about God, establish relational connections, and respond to a safe, peaceful …