After 33 incredible years in children’s ministry within the local church, Tina thrives on being able to train those who share her passion for reaching kids for the Kingdom. She is a member of the Kidmin Academy faculty, focusing on early childhood ministry, and hosts a 17-week Early Childhood Ministry elective. Tina has authored 18 books, one of which is used as a textbook in some universities (but it’s not boring). She loves … really loves … spending time with her 3 grandkids who give her tons of ideas to use in kidmin and refer to her as Silly Grandma. Check out what’s happening with Tina at tinahouser.net.
Hiding God’s Word in My Heart
Learn Bible memorization techniques that will help kids in the 4 Rsof Scripture memorization: Repeat, Recall Relate, and Review. Committing Scripture to memory should be engaging and active … and fun!
Dr. Shelly Melia
Dr. Shelly Melia is Associate Dean and Assistant Professor of Childhood education in the Graduate School of Ministry at Dallas Baptist University. Prior to her academic career she served in churches in Oklahoma, Florida and Texas. Most recently, she served as minister to young families for eighteen years at First Baptist Church in Burleson, Texas. She is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and B.H. Carroll Theological Institute. In addition, she is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas specializing in grief and trauma. Most importantly, she is the proud mother of three children ages 14, 16 and 18.
Helping Families in Crisis
By its very nature, crisis comes unexpectedly and without warning. Children and families in your ministries will experience crisis and trauma. Are you prepared to minister effectively to them? This webinar will answer five important questions: What do I do? What do I say? Will the Children be ok? How can I help the parents? Where is God?
Darren Schalk serves as the Heritage Ministries Coordinator and Curriculum Editor for the Church of God of Prophecy, and is the author of Dear God We Need To Talk. He has been featured on radio and television programs across the nation discussing topics of faith and discipleship. Find out more at DarrensChalk.com.
Taming the Tech Monster
The first iPhone was released only 10 years ago. Since then, technology, internet, and everything that comes with it has exploded exponentially. And now far too many children are carrying porn in their pockets. While our connectivity has many benefits, it comes with a very, very dark potential for evil. Can we tame this terrible tech monster? Yes! And it’s not as complicated as you might think. It’s a technological jungle out there, we have to (and we can!) help our children navigate it safely