Children's Leaders

How to Lead a Child to Christ

Leading a child to Christ is one of the most exciting things you will ever do. It can also be intimidating. Remember that, while God has called you to share this message, it’s the work of the Holy Spirit that leads a child to give his or her life to Christ.

Just Like Annie: Rallying Your Children

Annie Armstrong was a woman who put her faith into action. She rallied Southern Baptists to give more, pray more, and do more to help missionaries around the world. Annie was not satisfied with the status quo, and in 1895, she led churches to raise over $5,000 for missions.

Asking Good Questions

A well-told story should be followed up with good questions. Jesus not only told stories but was masterful at asking questions before, during, and after His stories. Questions help children package what they have heard and make personal application.

World Water Day: Pure Water, Pure Love

The United Nations’ (UN) World Water Day is held on March 22 each year. Events are organized on or around this day to increase people’s awareness of water’s importance in environment, agriculture, health, and trade.

 

Foster Families in Your Church

With an increasing number of children entering the foster care system, you will more than likely find yourself face to face with foster families in your own church.

Bible Storytelling Basics

Storytelling is a vital part of your weekly GA, RA, and CA meetings as you teach children important lessons from the Bible and share amazing stories from people serving on the missions field. It's important to brush up on your storytelling skills from time to time. Let us help you!

Putting Feet to Your Faith

One of the most important parts of missions is not just learning, but doing. That's what Children's Missions Day (CMD) is all about. During CMD, kids get the opportunity to put feet to what they've learned. They get to be on mission, maybe for the first time.

Why Use Stories?

God has shaped people for stories—even adults. If asked to name a favorite childhood story, most people will quickly respond. What is it about stories that make us remember them? They engage our imaginations. They're fun.

Using Technology for Missions

Isn't it amazing how much more of the world we can reach each new day? Technological advances in today's society have opened so many new doors to people we could never have reached just 20 years ago, and they have broadened our influence within our own communities.

Incorporating Technology into Missions

I recently reflected on stories my father told me about his childhood. He spoke about going to the "picture show" with his siblings, which was a special treat for them.

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