Bible Skills for Kids

Why do we need to focus on Bible skills?

While the majority of churchgoers desire to honor Christ with their lives and even profess to meditate on biblical truths, a Lifeway Research study found few actually engage in personal reading and study of the Scriptures.

When asked how often they personally (not as part of a church worship service) read the Bible, a similar number responded "Every Day" (19 percent) as responded "Rarely/Never" (18 percent). A quarter indicated they read the Bible a few times a week. Fourteen percent said they read the Bible "Once a Week" and another 22 percent said "Once a Month" or "A Few Times a Month."

"God's Word is truth, so it should come as no surprise that reading and studying the Bible are still the activities that have the most impact on growth in this attribute of spiritual maturity," Lifeway Research stated. "As basic as that is, there are still numerous churchgoers who are not reading the Bible regularly. You simply won't grow if you don't know God and spend time in God's Word."

Bible Skills for Kids Booklet

The 16-page Bible Skills for Kids booklet provides information on how to teach Bible skills to kids, handy lists of foundational Bible Stories for preschoolers and kids, the most important memory verses for kids, and what to look for in a Bible for kids.

Bible Skills for Kids Poster

This dual-sided poster provides both a chart and infographic format of Bible skill goals for four age groups: Younger Preschool, Older Preschool, Younger Kids, and Older Kids. Bible Skills for Kids was developed by Lifeway Kids to provide teachers, parents, and ministers of preschoolers and children with Bible Skill milestones.

Connecting the Dots

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