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» Great Parents Build Balanced Disciples
Plants need water and sunshine to survive. But too much moisture or heat is detrimental. Too little rain or sunlight will also squelch plant growth. To develop properly, plants require balanced amounts of both—and so do children! True Story Juan was frustrated with his younger sisters. While unloading the dishwasher together, Juan became annoyed that his sisters kept walking way, super distracted. He finally just completed the chore himself, then plopped down on the couch, wailing about the injustice. His mother sat next to Juan on the couch. “Son, you have to teach them how to unload the dishwasher. Give

» Quintessential Questions—What Is God Doing?
(Part 7 of a series) This series explores two essential topics: God and people. When children know who God really is and what He says about who they really are, they can confidently navigate faith and life. Kids must know both the Lord and themselves intimately—not superficially. God matters most. Learning about the Lord is more important (and more rewarding) than anything else we can do! People matter to God. People who truly grasp what God says about their identity finally understand who they are and how to live. A single word answers the question, “What Is God Doing?”—sanctification. From the

» Become a Disciplemaking Ministry
-by Rick Howerton Making disciples who make disciples is the primary mission of the Church. David Colston writes, “Jesus said, ‘Go make disciples’ (Matthew 28:19). He said these words to His disciples just before He ascended into heaven. Their model was clear, for He had just spent the past three-and-a-half years discipling them. He was telling them to go pour into others’ hearts what He had poured into theirs, doing it the way He did it with them—life on life, shoulder to shoulder, nose to nose. How important should these last words be to us, His followers today? How significant

IFCA International's interest in enhancing the strength of the Church by equipping for and encouraging toward ministry partnerships to accomplish Great Commission objectives extends even to the level of the children in our churches.  Today's children are tomorrow's Church leaders and we believe it is essential to begin at an early age to prepare them for that responsibility.  Strong foundations, laid in the lives of children, will provide a solid basis for carrying on Great Commission ministry in the decades ahead.

With that in mind, we are pleased to have DiscipleLand as a Great Commission partner in ministry.  We heartily recommend the materials they provide for children's ministry in the local church.

 


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