Category Archives: Family

Children’s Ministry Planning

Children’s ministry planning can be challenging.  There are many different areas to consider to help bring kids to know who God is, what He’s done in history and ultimately how He has revealed Himself in Jesus.  This brief document on Children’s … Continue reading

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Activity to Teach Children the Bible’s Storyline

A fun activity that you can do with your children to teach them the storyline of the Old and New Testaments is to work with them to draw out the most significant events on paper or whiteboard.  Have the children … Continue reading

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Prioritized Bible Passages to Memorize

This prioritized Bible memory passage list is roughly based on Crossway’s most frequent ESV Bible searches and supplemented to expand the breadth of topics covered.  Hopefully, it will be helpful to you as you consider what to memorize. If you … Continue reading

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The Marks of Manhood – Al Mohler

In his brief book The Marks of Manhood, Al Mohler provides thirteen areas where boys need to mature to men.  The book can be read in five minutes and is worth thinking through if you have a son.  Mohler’s areas … Continue reading

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Children’s Bible Recommendations

We are blessed to have access to tens of choices of Bibles in all kinds of sizes, translations and notes.  If you don’t know about the struggle to get a vernacular translation, you should read about the life of John … Continue reading

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Parenting Differences between Mothers and Fathers

In his article, Why Children Need Father-Love and Mother-Love, Glenn Stanton summarizes how mothers and fathers parent differently and why children need both parents to mature in a balance manner.  His points are as follow: Mothers and fathers parent differently … Continue reading

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Helping Children Apply the Bible to the World

In a post earlier this week, a schedule for family Bible study focused on maintaining a consistent family Bible reading plan along with topical based teaching to learn key doctrines.  This article drills down deeper on the third component of … Continue reading

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Schedule for Teaching Children about God Through Bible Study

To further expand upon previous posts What to Teach Children about the Bible and Practicals Way to Teach Children, here’s one suggested cadence to implement in order to maintain a consistent teaching schedule.  If you feel too overwhelmed, start with … Continue reading

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Practical Ways to Teach the Bible to Kids

Yesterday’s post, Teaching the Bible to Children, presented a balanced framework for teaching kids a comprehensive understanding of Christianity based on three legs of a stool  1) the Biblical storyline 2) systematic study of topic and 3) common life challenges … Continue reading

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What to Teach Children about the Bible

There are three legs of a stool that you need to teach for children for them to understand the Bible and apply it to what they face in their life.  If one of these legs is missing, the stool is … Continue reading

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