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Launching Tru Fire curriculum has allowed our church to go beyond—to unite with parents in the same philosophy of spiritually nurturing kids. Together the mission is to put children in environments to hear God’s voice and want to obey Him, through the power of the Holy Spirit. We guide and direct and create opportunities for the Holy Spirit to teach them. As the kids’ pastor, I am no longer the main speaker into the lives of kids, and neither are the parents.
The task of Christian parents is to carefully unplug the network of invisible wires connecting them to parents and reconnect them to God. Teach children to become independently dependent on Jesus Christ. This article offers six steps to help parents connect their kids to Jesus.
Kids need to know what they believe in order to walk in their faith. They need to know the undiluted gospel and about the power of the blood of Jesus. They need to know that Jesus died for their sins and rose from the dead. They need to hear Jesus, Jesus, Jesus at home, in the car on the way to school, and every opportunity we as parents and children’s leaders can expose our children to Jesus. Kids need to know how to hear the Father’s voice.
The information in the Junior Bible Quiz Bible Fact-Pak is the best information that you can ever have. It is the catechism of the Assemblies of God. If we could teach all of our kids this information, we would ground them in the Word of God that would establish them for life. That's a pretty powerful statement, but the key is that we must teach it to them in a way that they learn the information. We have to have a way to transfer this knowledge from the Fact-Pak to that child's brain.
JBQ is not merely about competition, although that is a hook used to draw kids and their families. However, if we are trying to instill scriptural truths and principles into children, with the aim of Christlikeness, this ministry provides a unique opportunity. With the Master Seal program, JBQ aids parents in building a firm foundation without the necessity of competitive excellence. Children can build a significant amount of Bible knowledge that will not return empty.
Children today are being born and raised into a technologically advanced society. While this has its advantages, it also has its dangers. Access to misinformation can cause confusion, magnify insecurities, and even damage a child’s frail and formidable mind. This article focuses on four aspects that parents and/or leaders can focus on as they encourage children.