Training

Training

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  1. Zealous Together
    Zealous Together

    Jill Nelson, David Michael, Sally Michael

    David Michael, Sally Michael, and Jill Nelson offer insight into growing zeal for the intentional, comprehensive discipl... More
  2. Developing a Vision Orientation of Ministry to Children and Youth
    Developing a Vision Orientation of Ministry to Children and Youth

    Jill Nelson

    Having a long-term, biblical vision is crucial for discipling children and youth. Begin clarifying the goals for the chi... More
  3. The Theological and Philosophical Foundations of Truth78 Teaching Resources
    The Theological and Philosophical Foundations of Truth78 Teaching Resources

    Jill Nelson

    Discover how to give your children a theological education that is grounded in both the breadth and depth of Scripture, ... More
  4. Tools for Using Truth78 Curriculum: Infants and Toddlers
    Tools for Using Truth78 Curriculum: Infants and Toddlers

    Jill Nelson

    Learn about the important elements of an infant nursery and toddler Sunday school class including our vision and philoso... More
  5. Tools for Using Truth78 Curriculum: Preschool
    Tools for Using Truth78 Curriculum: Preschool

    Jill Nelson

    Learn about the important elements of a preschool Sunday school class including basic classroom structure, how to teach ... More
  6. Tools for Using Truth78 Curriculum: Elementary
    Tools for Using Truth78 Curriculum: Elementary

    Jill Nelson

    Learn about the important elements of an elementary Sunday school class including the role of the Bible in the classroom... More
  7. Leading Your Classroom Team
    Leading Your Classroom Team

    Jill Nelson

    Team leaders are responsible for fostering a God-honoring, Christ-treasuring, and Spirit-dependent atmosphere while keep... More
  8. Preparing and Teaching a Lesson
    Preparing and Teaching a Lesson

    Jill Nelson

    Good teaching comes from a mind that has been instructed by the Word of God and a heart that has embraced His Word, evid... More
  9. Leading Small Group Application
    Leading Small Group Application

    Jill Nelson

    Learn about the role of a small group leader in elementary classrooms and discover valuable insights and practical tips ... More
  10. Leading Children in Worship
    Leading Children in Worship

    Jill Nelson

    Worship time in the classroom is so much more than simply singing songs, filling time, and getting the wiggles out. Lear... More
  11. Recruiting, Equipping, and Retaining Volunteers
    Recruiting, Equipping, and Retaining Volunteers

    Jill Nelson

    Get help with one of the most difficult jobs for children's and youth ministry leaders; recruiting spiritually mature an... More
  12. Adapting Truth78 Curriculum to Your Specific Needs
    Adapting Truth78 Curriculum to Your Specific Needs

    Jill Nelson

    Whether you are teaching in a multi-age classroom, Christian school, or homeschool setting, Truth78 curriculum can easil... More
  13. Holiness Is for Hard Times: How the Holiness of Christ Sustains Children and Youth Workers Over the Long Haul
    Holiness Is for Hard Times: How the Holiness of Christ Sustains Children and Youth Workers Over the Long Haul

    Kempton Turner

    How did God sustain His servant, Isaiah, in the midst of one of the hardest and darkest times in history? What did God d... More
  14. By Design: Youth Ministry in the Local Church
    By Design: Youth Ministry in the Local Church

    Jon Nowlin

    Is there a biblical foundation for doing youth ministry in the local church? How has God designed the church and the hom... More
  15. The Realities of Ministering to Youth and Children
    The Realities of Ministering to Youth and Children

    Ian Fry

    Paul recognizes that all ministry can sometimes feel overwhelming and discouraging as he reminds the church at Corinth t... More
  16. Linking Church and Home for Discipleship
    Linking Church and Home for Discipleship

    David Michael

    One of the greatest challenges of being a church, and not simply a club, is doing the kind of shepherding mentioned in A... More
  17. Reinforcing the Vision with Events and Programs
    Reinforcing the Vision with Events and Programs

    Betty Dodge

    Can a father teach his daughter lessons in biblical womanhood at a church-sponsored High Tea? Can a weekend with Dad at ... More
  18. Prayer: Utter Dependence upon God in Children's Ministry
    Prayer: Utter Dependence upon God in Children's Ministry

    Bud Burk

    This seminar is intended to cultivate your thirst for a felt dependency upon God, and to express that thirst in prayer a... More
  19. Small Group Leading: Maximizing Spiritual Influence Through Relationships
    Small Group Leading: Maximizing Spiritual Influence Through Relationships

    Sally Michael

    Relationships of trust foster opportunities to be a spiritual influence on students. This seminar focuses on practical s... More
  20. Biblical Womanhood and Church Ministry
    Biblical Womanhood and Church Ministry

    Connie Oman

    There is much fulfilling work for women in the church, while embracing a complementary role that supports men in ministr... More
  21. Small Group Leading: Nuts and Bolts
    Small Group Leading: Nuts and Bolts

    Keith Meyer

    This seminar highlights the practical "nuts and bolts" of small group leading, including preparation, the use of workboo... More
  22. Helping Families Deal with the Unexpected
    Helping Families Deal with the Unexpected

    John Knight

    Jobs suddenly disappear. Finances evaporate. A child is born with a disability. A spouse receives a life-threatening dia... More
  23. How to Share and Spread the Vision
    How to Share and Spread the Vision

    Ian Fry, Nina Fry

    This seminar provides practical tips and suggestions for implementing the vision. Issues such as removing blocks to the ... More
  24. The Centrality of God in the Children's Ministry Leader's Life
    The Centrality of God in the Children's Ministry Leader's Life

    Sally Michael

    This seminar explores both the effect of our influence on others and challenges us to “guard our hearts and minds” s... More
  25. Shepherding Leaders Well
    Shepherding Leaders Well

    Gil McConnell

    Would you like to be settled and satisfied in God as you encourage and equip your team of leaders? Would you like to mak... More
  26. Mobilizing Men for Children's Ministry
    Mobilizing Men for Children's Ministry

    David Michael

    How can we motivate men to be involved in a ministry role that can be perceived as a ministry better suited for women? T... More
  27. God-Centered Teaching in a Child-Centered World
    God-Centered Teaching in a Child-Centered World

    Ian Fry

    The concept “Self” has radically changed the way that children learn and teachers teach. This seminar traces the ide... More
  28. Expanding the Expectations of Parents and Youth Workers
    Expanding the Expectations of Parents and Youth Workers

    Kempton Turner

    What radical, Christ-exalting things are you expecting Jesus to do in and through the young people you serve? The Bible ... More
  29. Beyond Classroom Management
    Beyond Classroom Management

    Connie Oman

    Attentive, well-behaved children sound like a teacher’s dream. But could this goal fall short of achieving something m... More
  30. Teaching to Reach the Heart
    Teaching to Reach the Heart

    Ian Fry

    Teaching truth is the first step to building children who are strong in the Lord. We also must aim our teaching to engag... More
  31. Implementing Truth78 (CDG) Curriculum in Your Church
    Implementing Truth78 (CDG) Curriculum in Your Church

    Ian Fry, Nina Fry

    Implementing the Truth78 (formerly Children Desiring God) curriculum in a church flows from a vision for the next genera... More
  32. Preparing the Littlest Ones to Stand on the Truth
    Preparing the Littlest Ones to Stand on the Truth

    Joyce Heinrich

    Join Joyce as she lays out a vision for praying for, blessing and teaching the littlest ones that they might stand on th... More
  33. Involving Students in the Learning Process
    Involving Students in the Learning Process

    Sally Michael

    Are your students active participants in the learning process or passive listeners? This seminar presents tools to make ... More
  34. Mentoring Teachers
    Mentoring Teachers

    Connie Oman

    How do you encourage new teachers and help them grow into mature teachers who effectively impart spiritual truth to chil... More
  35. Preschool Lesson Preparation
    Preschool Lesson Preparation

    Connie Oman

    Teaching preschoolers is a unique privilege and challenge. Learn how to prepare and present a preschool lesson using Tru... More
  36. Preschool Teaching and Small Group Leading
    Preschool Teaching and Small Group Leading

    Connie Oman

    This seminar presents an overview of preschool ministry with biblical foundations and ideas for structuring the Sunday s... More
  37. Involving Parents in the Classroom
    Involving Parents in the Classroom

    Connie Oman

    While the primary responsibility of nurturing the faith of children rests on believing parents, the church should come a... More
  38. Leading Children in God-Centered Worship
    Leading Children in God-Centered Worship

    Pam Grano

    This seminar explores the biblical foundations for worshiping “in spirit and in truth”, which involves both a child'... More
  39. Laying Foundations in the Nursery for Infants and Toddlers to Know a Holy God
    Laying Foundations in the Nursery for Infants and Toddlers to Know a Holy God

    Joyce Heinrich

    This seminar will teach you the essentials of a nursery and toddler ministry that ensures biblical truth is communicated... More
  40. Intergenerational Teaching: Why and How?
    Intergenerational Teaching: Why and How?

    Sally Michael

    This seminar highlights the value of intergenerational teaching and gives some practical strategies for implementing int... More
  41. Praying for the Next Generation and Your Volunteers
    Praying for the Next Generation and Your Volunteers

    Kristin Gilbert

    This seminar discusses some of the obstacles we face that prevent us from having a fervent prayer life such as wandering... More
  42. Strategies for Engaging Children in the Worship Service
    Strategies for Engaging Children in the Worship Service

    Sally Michael

    This seminar discusses the difficulties in involving children in the worship service and propose solutions to solve thos... More
  43. "Let the Children Come to Me" in Worship
    "Let the Children Come to Me" in Worship

    David Michael

    Like every human being, children were created for worship and one of the strategies for raising a generation of worshipp... More
  44. Opening the Box: Introduction to Truth78 (CDG) Curriculum and Sequence
    Opening the Box: Introduction to Truth78 (CDG) Curriculum and Sequence

    Holly Urbanski

    Are you puzzled by the components of the Truth78 (formerly Children Desiring God) curriculum and how all the pieces fit ... More
  45. Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers
    Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers

    Gil McConnell

    How can you turn recruiting from a headache to joy? How can you see greater retention of current volunteers from year to... More
  46. Protecting Your Church from Predators
    Protecting Your Church from Predators

    Deepak Reju

    Have you thought about how to protect your church from sexual predators? This seminar considers ways in which you can pr... More
  47. Elementary Lesson Preparation and Presentation
    Elementary Lesson Preparation and Presentation

    Liz Stein

    Teaching children is a privilege from God. Teaching them well is dependent on heart preparation, studying the lesson bef... More
  48. Reaching the Heart: The Importance of Application
    Reaching the Heart: The Importance of Application

    Sally Michael

    How can we teach in such a way that children understand how to act on the Word of God? This seminar emphasizes practical... More
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