Children

How to Lead a Child to Christ

Leading a child to Christ is one of the most exciting things you will ever do. It can also be intimidating. Remember that, while God has called you to share this message, it’s the work of the Holy Spirit that leads a child to give his or her life to Christ.

Measure Learning

Have you ever wondered just how much kids are learning in your missions group each week? Use this guide to help you gauge just how much of the fun is really helping to shape missional lifestyles. Circle the number that reflects your answer to each statement below:

Missions leaders in Alabama congregation seek to nurture “world hearts” in GAs and RAs

For Girls in Action at First Baptist Church of Guntersville, Ala., learning about global missions from GA leader Rosalie Hunt is a definite perk. In fact, Rosalie literally wrote the book on the history of Woman’s Missionary Union.

This Month-September 2019

September 2019 Ideas


Note: All activities referenced on this page can be found in the September portion of the Sept • Oct • Nov • 2019 issues of GA Leader, RA Leader, and Children in Action Leader

Why "Missions Lifestyle"?

As leaders, it's our goal to ensure kids are "developing a missions lifestyle." But what does "missions lifestyle" mean? And, how do we know if this concept is being applied in a child's life?

Children's Missions Day Basics

Why Participate in Children's Missions Day?

Why should churches participate in Children's Missions Day? It's motivational. It's easy. And it works!

Children's Missions Day is motivational!

What Does It Mean to Take Up Your Cross?

Mark 8:34 records, "Then he called the crowd to him along with his disciples and said: 'Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me'" (NIV). 

Back to School FEST

It’s time to get things revved back up for a new year. Why not consider a festive approach? Here are some ideas to excite your returning kids and interest new recruits:

Christmas in August: 92 Years and Going Strong

christmas in august

The year was 1927. Home on her first furlough, Elizabeth Ellyson Wiley spoke at First Baptist Church of Charlottesville, Virginia.  She and her husband, J. Hundley Wiley, served at the University of Shanghai in China.

Tips for Planning Your Next Lesson

Each week, children's missions leaders read a multi-page lesson and choose what will fit their group, their church, and their community. Some leaders always choose the same pieces of the lesson to teach.

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