Category Archives: Children’s Ministries

Helping Students Behave-Part 2

Do you have Sunday School students who delight in causing mischief? If so, think for a moment about your practices as a teacher. You might be able to help your students improve their behavior by changing your teaching behavior. As …
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Posted in Children's Ministries, December 2009, Synergy

The Importance of Background Checks

Christ taught that children are important and that they need to be protected (Matt. 18:1-6). A church can never be too careful when it comes to protecting children from harm. Criminal background checks are a tool that will help you …
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Posted in Children's Ministries, July 2009, Synergy

Helping Students Behave

Helping Students Behave

Do you have Sunday School students who enjoy poking their neighbors or making side comments? If so, you might help your students improve their behavior by making slight changes in your classroom. As you read the items below, note tweaks …
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Posted in Children's Ministries, July 2009, Synergy

10 Things You Should Know about Primaries

10 Things You Should Know about Primaries

Remember the old song, To Know You is to Love You? To know Primaries is to love them! Their enjoyment of small pleasures, enthusiasm for learning, and eagerness to please make teaching them a delight. By keeping Primaries’ unique qualities …
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Posted in Children's Ministries, July 2009, Synergy

Children’s Ministries: Good Teaching Practices

“Come in and learn about God!” You may not say those words as students enter your classroom, but your teaching practices should definitely communicate that invitation. As a teacher, you have the power to influence the extent to which your …
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Posted in Children's Ministries, Synergy, Winter 2008