Heirs of the Covenant (Part 1)

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles by author, Susan Hunt.  Her book, Heirs of the Covenant is a favorite of many. We hope this series helps you see God’s covenant in new and richer ways.  This article was originally posted on the CDM Women's Ministry Encourage Blog.  You [...]

2021-10-12T15:38:01+00:00October 13th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Teaching Children To Discriminate

Teaching Children to Discriminate With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on homosexual marriage and recent efforts to claim certain legal rights for the “transgendered,” states and cities have responded with proposed laws and ordinances of their own.  Proponents have argued that these are attempts to protect traditional Christian definitions of marriage, as well [...]

2021-06-23T14:52:55+00:00June 22nd, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

All The Things You Wish You Knew

All the Things You Wish You Knew  When I began serving in children's ministry, I was very young. I often look back on my years serving as a children's director and think, "Wow! There are so many things I would do differently if I knew then what I know now!" I grew up a [...]

2021-08-18T21:23:42+00:00August 18th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Join the 2022 Class!

  The Application Deadline is Quickly Approaching 2022 will begin our 4th year of students participating in the online children's ministry training program for non-ordained staff and CM leaders! Have you considered being one of the participants in next year's class? We have over 120 men and women from across the United States, Canada [...]

2021-09-15T15:04:33+00:00September 15th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Building Little Pillars In The Faith

Building Little Pillars in the Faith Back in the day when my pigtails were tied with ribbons, when my knees were constantly brandishing scrapes and scabs, and when (according to my children) dinosaurs frolicked with my pet saber-toothed tiger in the backyard, I discovered the most remarkable toy. Winter in South Florida ushers [...]

2021-08-31T18:13:04+00:00August 31st, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Why Should We Teach Our Children Covenant Theology?

Why Should We Teach Our Children Covenant Theology? Even though many Christian parents raise their children in covenant communities, many do not fully grasp what the word “covenant” truly means. Most Bible curriculums are taught as a collection of stories neatly told in chronological order. The Bible is more than that. The Bible [...]

2021-09-08T19:05:59+00:00September 8th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Failure, Fraud, and Shame

Failures, Fraud, and Shame I LOVE my job as the Director of Children’s Ministries at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia! But let me tell you this: day after day I struggle with feeling like a fraud. Shame tries to dig in his ugly claws, hoping to cause me to doubt, nagging me, [...]

2021-06-03T19:10:29+00:00May 18th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Big Changes for Teach Me To Worship Curriculum

Ninety-six new activities! Not only has Teach Me to Worship been revised (with several completely new lessons), but each lesson now has two additional activities, so you can choose the one that best suits your students. This also allows you to rotate activities from year to year or have a different activity for each age [...]

2021-05-06T15:32:19+00:00May 6th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Join us for a Virtual Grow Conference!

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 [...]

2021-05-06T15:17:25+00:00April 27th, 2021|Blog, Children's Ministry, Uncategorized|
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