Daily news items are a tremendous tool for Christian teaching. Use a variety of ways to show kids that God is here and personal!
Eighty years is a long time. Many organizations founded 8o years ago have strayed from their purpose and no longer embrace biblical values. By God’s grace, this will never be true of Child Evangelism Fellowship.
In one of our children’s classes we mentioned that some people doubt God’s Word. “Not me,” Danny said. “I don’t doubt.” He hasn’t! Greg belongs to the same group, hears the same lessons, asked Christ to save him a year before Danny, but still responds to nearly every salvation invitation. It’s sad to see a child struggle with assurance of his salvation, for God clearly says we can know we’re saved eternally (1 John 5:13).
Anyone who has worked with preteens knows they are subject to mood swings. The preteen years are “the best of times and the worst of times”! How do you relate to your students in the midst of their emotional turmoil?
Take some time this morning to be encouraged by God’s word. Enjoy this short devotional from Reese Kauffman.
Good News Clubs are filled with exciting activities: games, snacks, missionary stories, Bible lessons, memory verse teachings, songs and more. But all of that aside, something more important happens in this after-school program: lives are changed.
When God uses His power to cause something to happen on Earth, it’s called a miracle. Christmas is a time lots of people think about God’s miracles. Long ago, God sent an angel from Heaven to announce the birth of His Son, Jesus.
Suppose you talked with Sarah a few weeks ago about salvation and she prayed to receive Christ as her Savior. Now you’re wondering, Did she make a true decision? God alone identifies every true believer (Matt. 7:23). But we need to know the spiritual condition of our students as much as we can to help meet their real heart needs. Consider the following evidences as possible ways to recognize true decisions.
Nine-year-old Rebecca of Guyana started her own Bible club at her elementary school. She came up with the program herself, even creating her own theme: Mighty Lord Is Our Savior. She gathered teaching materials, including Mailbox Club booklets, a Wonder Devotional Book and other activities that she created herself.