Children’s Missions Ed

(See also CHILDREN’S PRAYER RESOURCES)


CURRICULA RECOMMENDED


OUTSIDE THE LINES: CONNECTING KIDS TO GOD’S GLOBAL PURPOSE
Children have a strategic role to play while they’re still children! They don’t have to wait to grow up before they can make an important contribution to God’s kingdom. Outside the Lines: Connecting Kids to God’s Global Purpose helps kids see the world as God sees it and teaches them how they can take action. The resource presents a concise biblical world-view; allowing kids to discover God’s purpose and plan of salvation for all nations. This comprehensive resource provides up to 26 weeks of curriculum through 13 dynamic lessons for kindergarten to eighth grade!

CAT AND DOG THEOLOGY FOR KIDS! TEACHERS’ GUIDE
UnveilinGLORY’s Cat and Dog Theology seminar has been changing many lives around the nation and world! Now it is available for kids too! This CD is designed for teachers and Homeschool parents who want to teach their kids the basics of “Cat and Dog Theology”. Learn four fun-filled lessons for kids which will teach them about God’s glory in fresh new ways! They’ll also learn new songs (examples on the CD) pointing them to God’s glory. As a bonus, you’ll also get Nature Sounds for kids to learn about how animals glorify God and they’ll get opportunities to praise God with nature! To order call: 888-661-9920

DISCIPLELAND
This curriculum is designed for kids age preschool-6th grade. It features state of the art visual materials. Missions is woven through out, with 13-week units on missionary heroes and Church history.

WYCLIFFE BIBLE TRANSLATORS KIDS CURRICULUM
Includes: Three age levels of Bright Ideas – a plethora of great resources.


ARTICLES


SWEETER THAN HONEY by Nancy Tichy
Checking out a “99 Cent Store” was one of my husband’s favorite pastimes—aljost a hobby. One day he came home to show me his bargains and displayed a jar of honey. Imagine his chagrin when he read the fine print and discovered that one of the ingredients listed on the label was water. It wasn’t pure honey. We who care that children find and fulfill God’s awesome destinies for their lives, sometimes discover that we are dispensing diluted honey. I don’t mean to disparage any effort to engage young lives in God’s global purposes. Increasingly, effective and creative strategies are being deployed. I simply want to challenge us to think carefully about our efforts and to make sure we are giving kids “pure” ingredients.

HOME GROWN WORLD CHRISTIANS by Noel Piper
The world came early into my life. On rainy days, Mother let us dig through attic baskets filled with mementos of her college summer in Mexico. My parents’ table and guest bed were open to visitors from many places. Our mailbox saw many exotic stamps. On the back wall of our “vacation” church was a huge world map. A cousin went to Indonesia. Daddy told us stories of his days as doctor on a Navy tanker, docking off Saudi Arabia, Burma, Japan and other ports of call. (Read more)

KIDS WITH POWER by Ellen Livingood (catalystservices.org)
“Are we aborting the next generation of Western missionaries by failing to challenge children to consider cross-cultural service? Have we spurned many of our jost potentially powerful prayer partners because, like the disciples, we have dismissed the importance of children?”

MAINTAIN YOUR MISSION: INTEGRATE WORLD MISSIONS INTO CHILDRENS’S MINISTRY
For the Church to effectively utilize its resources and to fulfill its mandate to reach all nations, missions education must be integrated into the core of Christian education.

 


WEBSITE


KIDZANA

Kidzana is a nonprofit mission agency focused on equipping children’s workers and leaders around the world to love, reach, and disciple their community’s children for Christ.

 


SEMINARS FOR CHILDREN


CAT & DOG THEOLOGY FOR CHILDREN
Children’s Mission Conferences! Special Weekend Programs! Children’s Retreats! VBS! UnveilinGLORY offers exciting action-packed children’s seminars taught by enthusiastic certified UG Children’s Seminar leaders. Seminars and programs can be adapted to fit the needs of the host church.


BOOKS


CHILDREN’S BIBLES IMPART VISION FOR THE WORLD by Nancy Tichy

BECOMING A WORLD CHANGING FAMILY: FUN AND INNOVATIVE WAYS TO SPREAD THE GOOD NEWS
by Donna S. Thomas
An encouraging book on how to influence your children so that they will indeed change the world for Christ. Full of practical ideas as well as inspiring stories, Donna’s writing will help you and your family see your world with fresh eyes and to take deliberate steps to involve your children in cross-cultural outreach. The book is all about creative ideas to keep the essentials of Scripture, particularly The Great Commission, forejost in your family’s life. (Read more from David May’s booknotes)

HERO TALES: A FAMILY TREASURY OF TRUE STORIES FROM THE LIVES OF CHRISTIAN HEROS by Dave and Nita Jackson
Drawn from the lives of fifteen key Christian heroes (many of them missionaries), each of these four hardbound volume of Hero Tales is a beautifully illustrated treasury of forty-five exciting and educational readings designed to help foster Christian character qualities in families with elementary-age children. These inspiring collections present a short biography and three true stories for each hero.

WINDOW ON THE WORLD
by Daphne Spraggett with Jill Johnstone. The best-selling books You Can Change the World Vols 1+2, written for children and families, have been completely revised and provided with stunning graphics in a single volume with the title Window on the World. Specifically designed for use in the family for prayer and with information covering many countries ands peoples of the world. (Paperback, 2001, Paternoster)


VIDEOS


 

See Caleb Resources for Children

THE 10/40 WINDOW FOR KIDS by Joey and Fawn Parish
(Now on Youtube)

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