David is the founder and President of Mooblio, a dynamic organization devoted to developing resources for children’s ministries. He is also the creator of GO!—a new, interactive curriculum designed to help kids “Join God’s Story.” For many years prior to that, he worked as the Programming Director with Promiseland, the children’s ministry at Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago. He has also served as the Children’s Director at The Crossing, a multi-site church in St. Louis. He has a passion for resourcing and training people to plant the Word of God in the hearts of children. When he’s not pursuing that passion, you might find him climbing a mountain or trekking through the wild places on earth.
Bite-Sized Training Tips for Large Group Teachers
Training a large group teacher can be the difference between a life-changing message and a titanic disaster, but knowing when and how to train them can be challenging. This session is filled with bite-sized practical tips for you and your leaders on preparing and delivering a dynamic message for kids.
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.
Instant and Free
Those are our 2 favorite words! Your time and money are precious personal resources. Let’s respect that. When you love teaching, it’s easy to put in hours of preparation time and spend until your credit card yelps. But, what could you do that would bring a spark to your teaching yet be both instant and free? Come and find out!
La Verne Tolbert, Ph.D.
La Verne Tolbert, Ph.D. is vice president of editorial for Urban Ministries, Inc., (UMI), a Christian African American publishing company specializing in Sunday School and Vacation Bible School curriculum. She is also founder/president of Teaching Like Jesus Ministries dedicated to equipping leaders in the local church. Dr. Tolbert believes that, “A church without children is a dying church,” and places special emphasis on children’s and youth ministry. Her book, Teaching Like Jesus: A Practical Guide to Christian Education in Your Church (Zondervan, 2000), has been hailed as “The best book on Christian education in twenty years!”
Teaching Like Jesus
Creative teaching doesn’t happen by accident! Jesus, Master Teacher is the greatest model we have for teaching that’s dynamic, engaging, and life-changing. In this webinar we will look at the principles Jesus used and discover how following the Master impacts every area of our teaching.