Training

Child Evangelism Fellowship® has over 75 years of experience in training Christians for children's ministry. Our training programs are practical and designed to equip students with the skills necessary to effectively evangelize and disciple today's children. Contact the New Mexico state office for information about upcoming training at (505) 881-9848.

After School Good News Club Teacher or Helper
A five hour Saturday session for teachers and helpers on teaching children Bible stories, Bible memory,  Bible songs, Bible games, missionary stories, and managing a classroom.

Teaching Children Effectively™
Teaching Children Effectively™ Level 1 is designed to offer a fresh approach to evangelizing and teaching children. Based on spiritual and educational principles, the course provides the methods and procedures to lead children to Christ and immediately equips the believer to begin and sustain a ministry. Many classes can be taken online at cefonline.com. Teaching Children Effectively™ Level 2 focuses on training Christians to guide saved children in a systematic process of spiritual growth. Academic credit may be available through various colleges. Students can earn five Continuing Education Units (CEU's) in professional education or in Bible for completing this course. Learn more.

Course Objectives:
To provide each student with:
    • Increased knowledge about the spiritual needs of children
    • Effective methods of evangelism
    • Basic skills for organizing and conducting productive children's Bible classes
    • Practical ideas which make learning enjoyable for boys and girls

Good News Club Workshops
Good News Club® teachers meet at the beginning of each new series to see demonstrations and get fresh ideas for their clubs.

Super Seminar Training
Super Seminars includes 26 dynamic training sessions for children's workers. Contact your local CEF office for more information.

Seminars on Evangelism:
    • The Final Authority (Why Evangelize children?)
    • 1,2,3 Jesus Loves Me (Helping Children Understand the Message of Salvation)
    • Guiding the Child to the Saviour (Counseling the Unsaved Child for Salvation)
    • Inside-Outside (Ministering to Children Through the Local Church)

Seminars on Child Study:
    • Inside-Outside (Ministering to Children Through the Local Church Teachers That Touch Lives)
    • Packed With a Punch (Making Your Bible Story Live)
    • Life-changing Bible Lessons (Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation)
    • Drawing in the Net (The Salvation Invitation)

Seminars on Classrooms:
    • Foundation for Life (Bible Verses - More than Memorizing)
    • I Will Sing a New Song (Singing - Music With a Message)
    • Around the Corner - Around the World (Missions - Bringing the World to Your Class)
    • Managing Your Classroom (Dynamics of Discipline)

Seminars on Discipleship:
    • Basic Steps to Maturity (Teaching New Christians)
    • Gourmet Food for the Soul (Growing Through God's Word)
    • Enter His Gates With Thanksgiving (Learning to Pray)
    • A Living Sacrifice (Consecration - My Life Set Apart for God)

Children’s Ministry Resource Bible
Learn how to prepare Bible lessons with the use of the Children’s Ministry Resource Bible. This Bible offers a complete reference library and is a must-have for teachers who are serious about instilling biblical truths in the lives of their students.

Children's Ministries Institute® (CMI)
This course provides specialized, practical training in children's ministries not found in Bible colleges or Christian universities. If you have a heart for reaching children for Christ and discipling them, if you desire to train others in this ministry or if you are seeking career opportunities in this field, CMI is just what you are looking for. The 12-week diploma program can be taken in one and two week modules.

Over 4,000 students have graduated from CMI at our World Headquarters in Warrenton, Missouri. Hundreds more have received the specialized training in satellite CMIs which are regularly held in Canada, Europe, South America, Africa, Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Orient.

Children's Ministries Institute Website