Getting Children’s Ministry Curriculum Just Right

Getting Children's Ministry Curriculum Right

How do you find and choose children’s ministry curriculum? This is a struggle – especially when we start adding up the time spent rewriting, reformatting, retooling our lessons week in and week out.

How do we get our children’s ministry curriculum just right, so we can maximize our impact? This is a big question every Kidmin leader faces. The options are vast, the nuances subtle, the features exhaustive. How do you know what curriculum is right for you and your children’s ministry – across every age group? Every faith community is unique – culturally, relationally, and doctrinally/theologically. So how do you choose?

The team at INCM has started the process of asking questions designed to help you strike the right balance in your curriculum journey. Here’s some examples of the 60+ key evaluative statements and questions we’ve already put together:

  • Includes resources for family discussion and interaction that if I took it away, parents would ask to get them back
  • Material is fresh, you want to learn it as well as teach it.
  • Curriculum is centered in the Word of God.
  • Resource as a whole prioritizes discipleship over programming.
  • Material is well-written and readable, using short paragraphs and sentences.
  • Recognizes and affirms the uniqueness of each person’s spiritual journey.

We would love to get you the free curriculum guide when it’s ready. Just sign up below and we will make sure you receive this before it is available to anyone else.

Speed Sketch Bible Stories Children's Ministry CurriculumAt INCM, we realize that children’s ministry curriculum is one of the primary resources used in children’s and family ministry to impact kids with the truth of God’s Word. So we have made Curriculum the special focus of the next volume of Dispatch, including a special insertion from the new curriculum brought to you by Warner Press: Speed Sketch.
With Speed Sketch, you will inspire the imaginations and hearts of audiences young and old, and discover a new way of simply telling God’s old, yet still-relevant stories. Engaging video-accelerated illustration brings to life key stories found throughout the Bible, both Old and New Testaments.
And that’s not all, with the October volume of Dispatch we are introducing a new digital library jam-packed with over $2500 of children’s ministry curriculum, ebooks, video training, and more from partners like David C Cook, Nathaniel’s Hope, Kids Want Answers, Awana, DiscipleLand, GO! Curriculum, Team Sports Devotions, ParentMinistry, Kidology and MORE!
We’re going to share more about Dispatch Volume 7 and what’s inside the box and new digital library next week. In the meantime, make sure you sign up to receive the free curriculum guide when it’s ready.
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