Author: Awana

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The Changing Dynamics of Kids’ Ministry

Ten years ago I directed a Sparks Club at a medium-sized suburban church. We had about 40 kids, many who came from church families. Each week they’d s ...

When I Grow Up—5 Ways to Help Kids do Missions Today

My heart for missions began at a young age because of the influence and example of my parents. Starting when I was 7 years old, my parents were flying ...

15 More Ways to Make Christmas Meaningful (Part 2)

And here are some more suggestions … Buy gas for someone who wants to go home for Christmas but is low on finances. Supply kids with cardstock, ...

15 Ways to Make Christmas Meaningful (Part 1)

Are you looking for some meaningful activities to do with your kids this Christmas? Here are some suggestions. Read a different Christmas storyboo ...

Know, Love, Serve…the World (Part 5 of 5)

It’s week five of five! Thanks for joining our “know, love, serve” journey on the Awana blog this month. Our prayer is that children and youth all ove ...
9 Things Your New Volunteers Need

9 Things Your New Volunteers Need

This article was written by our friend Ryan Nelson of Faithlife Corporation. Posted with permission. I recently met with a guy who just started his ...
Hey Mom and Dad…You’re Missing a Marriage Vow!

Hey Mom and Dad…You’re Missing a Marriage Vow!

Reflections on For Better or For Kids: A Vow to Love Your Spouse with Kids in the House by Patrick and Ruth Schwenk “Parenting is hard enough. I’ll re ...

Know, Love, Serve…Families (Part 4 of 5)

The Gospel goes home with every kid and teen that’s reached by the ministry of Awana. We regularly hear stories of moms, dads, brothers, sisters, gran ...

When I Grow Up– Helping Kids Reach Kids Today

It can seem like a big task to teach kids to look beyond themselves, their feelings and perspectives, and opening their eyes to the needs around them. ...

Know, Love, Serve…Leaders (Part 3 of 5)

Did you know the ministry of Awana is reaching over 3.5 million children weekly around the world? God is using more than 450,000 equipped leaders acro ...
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