Category: Awana Blog

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When a Child Trusts Christ …

When a Child Trusts Christ …

The priority of an Awana ministry is to reach kids with the gospel … and to develop lifelong disciples. Building the kind of relationships that all ...
Developing a Parent-Friendly Church

Developing a Parent-Friendly Church

We discuss and blog and chat about kid-friendly ministries and we further discuss and blog and chat about reaching parents. The conclusion? We need ...
Charles Spurgeon on Children’s Ministry

Charles Spurgeon on Children’s Ministry

A lot of speakers quote the sermons and theological texts of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, but few know he had a lot to say about raising children. Spiritu ...
Five Wiser Ways to Get Awana on Your Pastor’s Radar

Five Wiser Ways to Get Awana on Your Pastor’s Radar

Many senior and associate pastors love that Awana is part of their church’s children’s ministry. Some do not. This may surprise you, especially if you ...
Anchored Deep with Commander Bill: Live at CPC 2017!

Anchored Deep with Commander Bill: Live at CPC 2017!

The INCM Children's Pastor's Conference is a highlight of the year for the ministry of Awana. Through our booth and breakout engagements, we get to in ...

Verses to Encourage Ministry Co-workers

Verses to encourage each other in ministry and also a source of encouragement for ourselves. 1 Samuel 12:24 - Only fear the Lord and serve Him faithf ...
It’s More Than Scripture [Memory]

It’s More Than Scripture [Memory]

“I’ve heard of Awana. That’s the midweek Scripture memory program for kids, right?” When church leaders say something like this to me, I usually ...
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 ...

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. ...

We Didn’t Know

“Linda, did you see this?” the text read. Underneath my friend’s words was a link to a news’ item. I clicked on the story. I hadn’t seen it, but the ...
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