CategoryChild Theology

God’s rescue plan for children

God’s redemptive plan from creation to eternal restoration is the story of the Bible. It has lots of stories, but all the stories are telling one Big Story. The Story of how God loves his children and

Children at the Heart of Mission

REDISCOVERING CHILDREN AT THE HEART OF MISSION There is a misconception of serious proportions among Christians that ‘the Bible says very little about children’. Let’s examine that. An Old Testament Cast of Children (from Genesis to

Shalom – God’s heart for children

Shalom – God’s heart for children Shahid was physically broken – he was born paralysed and unable to use his legs. He lived in a broken environment – a poor urban area in South Asia

Small Commitments, Big Faith

During many children’s ministry programs, there will be opportunities given for children to respond to what they have learned and heard in that particular lesson. Some responses will be to the Gospel message that Jesus

Why Kids Need Systematic Theology

I know what you are thinking “Isn’t that a bit much for kids?” 50 years ago I would have agreed with you even 20 years ago. Today is a different day. There are many reasons

Who is the Child? 12 Key Biblical Insights

Who God says the child is and who Jesus says the child is. Remind yourself of key biblical perspectives on the child This article is from the Max7 resource library. You can download it here

What is the context of child discipleship?

In biblical culture, as in most cultures still today, people did not live primarily as individuals, but as families, especially extended families. How might this influence our understanding of discipleship? Bob Rognlien works in the