Teaching Missions

 Here are a few ideas and resources for teaching your children about missions.  Jesus commanded us to go and make disciples and I think it is important for children to learn at an early age to be a part of what God is doing in the world, that He made us for that very purpose.

  • Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) – This organization publishes material perfect for teaching about missionaries.  There are picture stories, often in 5 or 6 parts, that work well for Vacation Bible school or Sunday school type settings.  Our church used the one on Hudson Taylor this summer for our Mission Club.
  • Wycliffe for Kids – some downloadable curriculum to do with your kids or church group.  This summer I used “Bread for All” lesson and “Phonics Lesson”
  • Some books that our on our reading list for the future include some of YWAM publishing, a series of biographies of heroes of the faith.*

And a book that my husband and I are currently reading: Becoming World Changing Family

*We just finished reading the books about David Livingstone, Jacob Deshazer, and George Mueller.  They are very inspiring and we have learned a lot about history and other parts of the world.

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