Distinctives

3-year Study of Basic Theology for Children

  • Gospel-centered format
  • 3-year cycle with review & repetition
  • 6 themed sections covered each year:
    • Bible
    • God
    • Sin
    • Jesus
    • Salvation
    • Christian Life
  • Each theme covered for 3 weeks & 1 week of review

Strong Scripture Memory Component

  • 1 memory passage & memory phrase for each 4-week theme
  • Groups study each memory passage & reach understanding together

Strong Parental Support Component

  • All ages learn same material each night, age-appropriately, for easy family review
  • Webpage with resources to reinforce & follow up with lessons
  • Parent involvement encouraged but not required for student success
  • Advance preparation not required for participation
  • Learning can be enhanced by parent reinforcement at home
  • Weekly handouts with parent updates & info

Large & Small Group Format

  • Content for each night shared in age-specific large groups
  • Small groups help build discipling relationships with adult group leaders
  • Opportunities to work together on learning & memorization in both small & large groups

Interactive, Fun Teaching Methods in Entire Evening

  • Interactive rather than academic format
  • High-energy music, engaging skits, instructional videos, object lessons in opening session
  • Interactive teaching methods in large groups
  • Creative learning activities in small groups
  • Review incorporated into games
  • Crazy fun reward nights on “Wacky Wednesdays”