Believing that training our teachers, parents, volunteers, and ministry leaders is an ongoing and sometimes daunting task, CDM wants to provide you with new and exciting options for the 2021 start-up in your Children’s Ministry. Join us for the 2021 VIRTUAL Grow Conference! Live opening weekend, August 20-21, and breakout training videos [...]
Our world is so fragmented, but the church should be different. How do we foster a connection that unites all the generations of our church? Join Mary Elizabeth Burton, from the Pray 4 Me Campaign, as she shares some practical strategies of connecting the young and old in a meaningful way. [...]
How do you teach redemptively? Join Sue Jakes, CDM’s Children’s Ministry Coordinator, as she shares how teaching redemptively is more caught than taught and about way more than instruction or reading a Bible story.
How do you make memorizing Scripture fun? Join Sarah Merrick, Perimeter Church's Director of Kids Discipleship, as she shares about their Scripture memory program called "Got Truth," that challenges children and their families to hide God's Word in their hearts. The program is one that has greatly impacted my own kids! [...]
In my 30 years of working with children, Ashley Belknap completely transformed how I think about classroom management and I can't wait to share it with you! She describes a response to a difficult child that is more loving, biblical and keeps the real goal in mind.
How do you keep the children in your church safe from predators? This is a tough topic, and you might be tempted to skip it, but Steve Collins shares some practical safety policies and procedures that will protect the children in your church's ministry. This topic is too important to skip! [...]
Why hymns? Join the worship pastor of Covenant PCA in Harrisonburg, VA, Burress McCombe, as he shares his love for the hymns and how they can connect our children to the historical Church. Honestly, I used to think hymns were old fashioned, but worshipping with Burress at CDM's Children's Ministry Leadership Training Retreat [...]
What do we need to know about sharing the Gospel with children? On this episode, Joseph Parker joins us to discuss the importance of discipleship in sharing the Gospel with children--because following Jesus is more than a one-time profession.
Do the children know how the Bible is different than any other book on their shelves? The authority of God's Word is foundational and critical to our faith, but I have been shocked by how many people don't understand its importance. So, how do we lead our children to know its importance? Join [...]
How do you get your church's leadership to care about children's ministry? Join Dr. Stephen Estock, CDM’s Coordinator, as he shares some of the essential foundations of a good relationship between children's ministry and your church's leadership.