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Save the Date for our Grow Virtual Conference

Grow Virtual August 19th -20th, 2022 As we gathered with children's ministry leaders from around the country at our annual Leadership Training Retreat this past April, one of the many topics which came up in conversation was the need for resources to help train our teachers in the local church.  At CDM [...]

2022-05-11T18:32:22+00:00May 11th, 2022|Blog, Children's Ministry|

The Long View of Discipleship

The Long View of Discipleship The annual Leadership Training Retreat has easily become one of the things I most look forward to each year.  Three days spent in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, delicious food shared with new and old friends, worshipping with other believers, and learning alongside others in similar roles [...]

2022-10-04T18:11:09+00:00May 25th, 2022|Blog, Children's Ministry|

There is Still Time to Plan for Summer

There is Still Time to Plan for Summer Are you in the middle of planning your summer for children's ministry? Are you still thinking through a VBS option for the summer? CDM offers a curriculum that provides in-depth Bible lessons, emphasizes Scripture memory, is Gospel centered and is FUN for children and [...]

2022-04-26T19:49:13+00:00April 26th, 2022|Blog, Children's Ministry|

Engaging your Children in Missions

The Glory Story Mission to the World has partnered with several PCA churches to develop a video series to engage our children about Missions! These videos are designed to encourage the hearts of children to engage in God's story of growing his Kingdom. Each video provides unique content including praise and worship, teaching [...]

2021-08-20T19:49:10+00:00July 21st, 2021|Blog, Children's Ministry, Uncategorized|

Hopefully Devoted to Jesus

Hopefully Devoted to Jesus During much of my early adolescence, I was absolutely infatuated with Olivia Newton-John—for her Aussie accent as well as her music. It all began with the movie Grease, and one of her many hit songs from that musical: “Hopelessly Devoted to You.” In my foolish pre-teen mind, this song [...]

2022-07-05T17:34:10+00:00June 21st, 2022|Blog, Children's Ministry|

Welcoming Children with Special Needs into Corporate Worship

Welcoming Children with Special Needs into Corporate Worship On the surface, it seems like a no-brainer that we would welcome children with special needs to the regular worship of God’s people.  Don’t we want all men and women, boys and girls to be included in the community of worshipers?  Isn’t this what Christianity [...]

2021-10-05T19:06:08+00:00September 29th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Little Hearts Prepare Him Room with Holly Mackle

Little Hearts Prepare Him Room with Holly Mackle In the midst of the hurry and scurry of the Advent season, how do you best prepare your heart to meet Christ? Join Holly Mackle and Karen Hodge as they discuss both theologically rich and tremendously fun ways to celebrate Advent with your family. [...]

2021-11-29T20:02:27+00:00December 15th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Teaching Children to Bring Their Cares to God

Teaching Children to Bring their Cares to God The children who enter the children’s ministry classroom each week do not leave their baggage at the door. They arrive with all the feels accumulated throughout the week. They carry with them worries, sorrows, and cares from life lived in a fallen world. One [...]

2022-06-07T19:41:11+00:00June 7th, 2022|Blog, Uncategorized|

The Bible is for Boys Too

The Bible is for Boys Too Warning: The following contains many broad generalizations on the subject of boyhood and girlhood.  Please trust that the author knows that not ALL girls or ALL boys are exactly alike.  He certainly realizes that there's a spectrum of both masculinity and femininity--so not ALL boys enjoy blood, guts, [...]

2021-11-29T20:11:37+00:00December 29th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|
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