Kids4Truth Clubs

Prepare Children to Carry on the Faith

Prepare Children to Carry on the Faith Christian children are the next generation of pastors, teachers, deacons, and church leaders. While they are young, we should begin preparing them to carry on the faith. Children everywhere are looking to adults as they develop their life philosophies and…
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Kids4Truth Clubs Choir Meets Virtually

Kids4Truth Clubs Choir Meets Virtually Josh and Michelle Plonk minister at Bethel Baptist Church, in Schaumburg, Ill., where he is the children’s pastor and she leads a Kids4Truth Clubs choir. During the coronavirus outbreak (and resulting stay-at-home orders), Michelle has been making videos to go…
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Regular Baptist Ministries Resources & COVID-19

Regular Baptist Ministries Resources & COVID-19 America’s efforts to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, have meant canceled church services and children’s ministries as well as closed schools. And that means church families—especially kids—are holed up at home. The Regular Baptist Ministries Resource Center …
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How to Reward Students Remotely

How to Reward Students Remotely ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Churches are holding Kids4Truth Clubs online! Their leaders are experimenting with technology, program schedules, memorization, and the like, including how to reward students remotely. More than simply keeping track of students’ achievements while they’re home, consider these…
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Churches Bring Kids4Truth Clubs Home

Churches Bring Kids4Truth Clubs Home ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—While Kids4Truth Clubs is helping leaders interact with students long-distance during the coronavirus outbreak, some churches have been ahead of the curve. Here is how two churches have maintained personal contact with their students and kept on with…
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Free At-Home Discipleship for Families Sheltering at Home

Free At-Home Discipleship for Families Sheltering at Home ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—With several states and local school districts opting to close public and private schools for the coming weeks during the COVID-19 virus, RBP’s Kids4Truth Clubs is providing free resources to help families while they’re at home. “As Christians,…
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Free Online Kids4Truth Clubs Training Available This Month

Free Online Kids4Truth Clubs Training Available This Month ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—In many areas of the country, school starts this month. And that means Kids4Truth Clubs in local churches are starting too. To help churches train workers, RBP’s Kids4Truth Clubs specialist, Marrena Ralph, hosted an online training session…
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Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn: Pray!

Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn: Pray! 10th in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph You, your knowledge, your abilities, your workers—all are imperfect. God can bless your clubs even when the people and program have weaknesses. But there is…
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Make Workers a Valuable Part of Your Teaching Team

Make Workers a Valuable Part of Your Teaching Team 9th in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph & Jonita Barram The memory techniques you use to help children learn are key, but there is a “secret weapon” in your room that can sink…
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Use Effective Memory Techniques

Use Effective Memory Techniques 8th in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph As you get to know the kids in your club, you get to know their unique needs, which may include help with their memory work.…
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Be Sensitive to Needs

Be Sensitive to Needs 7th in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph Effective use of review games reinforces students’ learning. Marrena suggests tailoring games to employ the students’ various learning styles. But what about their other needs? Read…
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Use Games Effectively

Use Games Effectively 6th in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph You are using a reward system, and that’s great. Kids enjoy being rewarded for doing well, especially in review games, especially when there’s competition! Kids4Truth…
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Use a Reward System

Use a Reward System 5th in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph You’ve shown your students that you value God and His Word, now it’s time to show them that you value their time and effort. Someone…
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Show the Children What You Value

Show the Children What You Value 4th in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph You have evaluated the components of a safe, inviting environment. Now it truly is time to engage with your students. In our society, people show…
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Make Your Program Special

Make Your Program Special 3rd in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph You’ve prayed. You’ve investigated your heart and made changes. Now it’s time to teach! But wait. Before any kids arrive, make your program special. What…
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Be Excited and Zealous

Be Excited and Zealous 2nd in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph You’ve prayed for your students and for yourself as their teacher. You’ve prayed to learn as you read the articles in this series. Now it’s time…
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Pray First: How to Engage Students and Motivate Them to Learn

Pray First: How to Engage Students and Motivate Them to Learn 1st in a Series on Engaging Children and Motivating Them to Learn Marrena Ralph He sat in the seat I wished wasn’t there—you know, that seat where the portable wall pulls out into the room and kids try to “disappear.”…
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Kids Need and Want to Know Who God Is

Kids Need and Want to Know Who God Is By Marrena Ralph A generation or so ago, parents wanted their children to attend church even if they didn’t attend themselves. Those children have grown up but are no longer attending church. Why? Where are they, and why did they…
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