Biblical worldview

The Blessing of Boundaries | DiscipleBlog.com – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

“Give careful thought to the paths for your feet
 and be steadfast in all your ways. Do not turn to the right or the left; keep your foot from evil” (Proverbs 4:26-27). How Kids Think Kids complain, “My parents won’t let me do anything!“ As children grow older, they want fewer restrictions and more freedom. Kids cannot understand why parents don’t trust their judgment. They view parental boundaries as roadblocks to their independence. How God Thinks Boundaries provide both security…

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Build Foundations for Your Children – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand.…

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Mercy and Grace: What Kids Need to Know – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Children love fairness—but the Lord’s grace and mercy are certainly not based on “fairness.” As you help your children grasp God’s mercy and live out God’s grace, their lives will never be the same. How Kids Think Kids sometimes wonder, “Do I deserve this?” They feel wronged after receiving “unjust” or “unfair” treatment. On the other hand, children have trouble processing special favor that is clearly not deserved. God’s Wisdom When a child learns to appreciate both God’s mercy and…

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What Kids REALLY Need | DiscipleBlog.com – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Where are today’s Christian kids? Once upon a time, Christian parents asked their children after church, “What did you learn about God?” Today, the question is often, “Did you have fun?” Not too long ago, churches offered Bible training for all ages—wanting to fully equip children to serve Christ. Today, many churches offer high-energy, entertainment-based programs—wanting to keep kids happy and to make recruiting easy. Children rarely use their Bibles. As a result, children today: know more about video games…

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Five Faith-Building Tips for Children – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

  “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen… And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him” (Hebrews 11:1, 6, ESV). How Kids Think “Can you prove it?“ Some kids are taught to believe that the scientific method is the ultimate test of validity. That worldview belittles people who believe in miraculous…

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