Monday, June 12, 2017

Don't miss these LifeWay Kids Summer and Fall updates...

  • Bible Skills for Kids - Free downloadable PDF booklets, posters, and video training, Connecting the Dots. (AVAILABLE NOW)
  • Going Vertical - Preschool and Kid's Editions of TeamKid. The first time preschool and children's TeamKID are the same theme. -Going Vertical is the next step in helping kids grow closer to God. Going Vertical will help kids understand the makeup and message of the Bible by answering big questions kids have like, "Is the Bible Important?" "What makes up the Bible?" "What's the message of the Bible?" "How do all these stories fit together?" "How do I read the Bible?"Going Vertical will progress through the Bible in 36 weeks, emphasizing major books, stories, and truths of the Bible. (AVAILABLE NOW)
  • The Gospel Project for Preschool: Preschool Worship Hour Add-On. Contains one worship guide and three discs filled with worship content, including missions videos, music videos, Bible story videos, presentation files, and more. Purchase of the Preschool Leader Kit is required in order to purchase the Worship Hour Add-on. Releases this summer for fall in print only. (AVAILABLE NOW)
  • The Gospel Project for Kids: Kids Worship Hour Add-On. Contains one worship guide and three discs filled with worship content, including missions videos, music videos, Bible story videos, presentation files, and more. Purchase of the Kids Leader Kit is required in order to purchase the Worship Hour Add-on. Releases this summer for fall in print only. (AVAILABLE NOW)
  • The Big Picture Worship Hour for Preschool From the Makers of The Gospel Project for Preschool. A Christ-centered large-group/small-group worship resource that looks at the big picture of God's story—the story of redemption through Jesus Christ. Each week, preschoolers will follow a chronological timeline of Bible events, all the while learning how each story points to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Available only as a digital bundle, it contains worship guide, videos, music, posters, missions cards, parent resources, and more. Delivered through My Curriculum Manager (MCM) only. (AVAILABLE NOW)
  • The Big Picture Worship Hour for Kids - From the Makers of The Gospel Project for Kids. A Christ-centered large-group worship resource that looks at the big picture of God's story—the story of redemption through Jesus Christ. Each week, kids will follow a chronological timeline of Bible events, all the while learning how each story points to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Available only as a digital bundle, it includes worship guide, videos, music, posters, missions cards, parent resources, and more. Delivered through My Curriculum Manager (MCM) only. (AVAILABLE NOW)
  • Explore the Bible: Books of the Bible Cards. Contains one jumbo card for each of the 66 Bible books. Each card includes interesting facts about the books of the Bible, including the author, audience, and purpose. (AVAILABLE NOW)
  • God's Most Important Creation: Preschool (Digital, $54.99) Five-week digital study of how God created the world will teach kids that while God loves all of His creation, people are God's most important creation. A curriculum resource designed for churches with a predominantly urban demographic, each study will help preschoolers understand how to apply key biblical concepts to their lives and understand that God loves them so much that He sent Jesus. (RELEASE DATE: July 15)
  • God's Most Important Creation: Elementary (Digital, $54.99) Five-week digital study of how God created the world will teach kids that while God loves all of His creation, people are God's most important creation. A curriculum resource designed for churches with a predominantly urban demographic, each study will help kids understand how to apply key biblical concepts to their lives and understand that God loves them so much that He sent Jesus. (RELEASE DATE: July 15)
  • Christ-Centered Parenting: Gospel Conversations on Complex Cultural Issues - A six session, video driven study written by ERLC leaders, Russell Moore and Phillip Bethancourt designed to equip families to be conversant in the cultural issues that children face each day. (RELEASE DATE: August 1)
  • CSB Read-to-Me Bible - This updated preschool favorite is now available in CSB. (RELEASE DATE: August 1)
  • Bible Studies for Life Remix: Preschool—With digital  content readily accessible and easy to use, this weekly large-group/small-group Bible study helps preschoolers apply the Bible to every moment of their lives. (RELEASES this summer for Fall 2017. Delivered through My Curriculum Manager (MCM) and Ministry Grid Pro.)
  • Bible Studies for Life Remix: Elementary—With digital  content readily accessible and easy to use, this weekly large-group/small-group Bible study helps kids apply the Bible to every moment of their lives. (RELEASES this summer for Fall 2017. Delivered through My Curriculum Manager (MCM) and Ministry Grid Pro.)
  • FLYTE remix: The Importance of Purity, Digital Edition - A digital release of a preteen print resource (no longer available) by the same name. (COMING SOON)
  • FLYTE remix: Bully or Bullied? Digital Edition - A digital release of a preteen print (no longer available) resource by the same name. (COMING SOON)
  • ETCH Family Ministry Conference: October 16-18 - Don't miss this three day event where ministry teams will worship together, build knowledge in breakout sessions, take in a local concert, and combine ministry strategies to make sure they are leading kids and students to become life-long disciples. 
  • Nothing LessUtilizing the latest research on kids and families, Nothing Less is a leadership book that reveals the reasons why some kids continue in a growing relationship with God in our increasingly secularized culture. (Releases at ETCH in October).
  • VBS 2018, "GAME ON!" - LifeWay’s 2018 VBS invites kids to grab their megaphones, lace up their cleats, and tune up their instruments. As they fill up the offensive line, sideline, and drumline, your players, cheerleaders, and band members will realize God has given them His ultimate playbook. He wants them to join His team, train hard, celebrate salvation, and encourage one another. Get in the spirit today with Game On! VBS.
  • VBS 2018 Previews - This year we're adding a fourth location in Houston, TX. (Institutes will continue to be in Ridgecrest, January 4-5 and Ft. Worth, January 10-11).
  • Welcome our newest Team Member, Jeremy Carroll. Jeremy will begin with LifeWay Kids on July 15 as our Publishing Team Leader (PTL) for The Gospel Project: Kids. Jeremy holds a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and joins us from First Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa, AL where he served as Minister to Preschool and Children. He and his wife, Janna, are the proud parents of Jadyn, Cameron, Ryland, Hudson, and Emalyn. You'll be able to contact Jeremy (and maybe even send a note of welcome) at jeremy.carroll@lifeway.com.

  • REMINDER: KidsMinistry101.com - Housed under Kids Ministry 101 is all of our "training" resources: the Blog, Podcasts, Video Training, and other resource links. We use this page to keep all of our training related helps "under one roof." Make sure you've checked out the training videos for the Levels of Biblical Learning, Bible Skills for Kids, and Gospel-Centered Kids Ministry.