Tough Topics

Beyond the Primary Purpose

Beyond the Primary Purpose Tough Topics Beyond the Primary Purpose The main purpose of children’s ministry is to help children become members of God’s family. Is evangelizing your primary goal? Do you share the Gospel often in your class or club? Are you alert for indications of spiritual... Read More

Tearing Down Walls that Threaten Community for Children

Tearing Down Walls that Threaten Community for Children Tough Topics Tearing Down Walls that Threaten Community for Children —Corlette Sande As a former school teacher and counselor I have witnessed countless disputes in the classroom, on the playground and in my students’ homes. I have also seen the effectiveness of God’s... Read More

Teach Kids about the Holy Spirit

Teach Kids about the Holy Spirit Tough Topics Teach Kids about the Holy Spirit —E. Lippy Children learn little about the Holy Spirit from today’s curriculum, yet His work is important in their spiritual growth. Teaching about Him in small bites will make these truths easier to digest! Who Is the Holy... Read More

Helping Children be Truthful

Helping Children be Truthful Tough Topics Helping Children Be Truthful —Dr. Linda Fuhrer Lying, as with most human behavior, serves a purpose. Observing circumstances in which children lie gives insights into those purposes. Why Children Lie Children who are accused of actions they know will... Read More

Talking to Children about War

Talking to Children about War Tough Topics Talking to Children about War —Pat Verbal Many children have one or both parents in the military. These children may not know that more than 2,300 U.S. military have died, but they know fear and loneliness. Children want to trust God but war is confusing.... Read More

Can Kids Manage God’s Stuff?

Can Kids Manage God’s Stuff? Tough Topics Can Kids Manage God’s Stuff -Larry Burkett With good training, why not! “Why do I have to give some of my money to God? He already has everything. I earned it and it’s mine.” Oh, is that so? Every Christian is a servant of God. Because we’re His servants,... Read More