Finally, an entire guide dedicated to Levels of Biblical Learning!
I’m honored to have performed a small half within the new guide Every Age Every Stage: Teaching God’s Truth at Home and Church, a guide dedicated to unpacking the Levels of Biblical Learning. For over 20 years, the Lifeway Kids workforce has helped develop, improve and enhance this helpful instructing device for ministry leaders and households. Many of you, via the years, have requested us to develop a full useful resource that equips church buildings and houses to make use of the LOBL for efficient, age-appropriate discipleship. Well, that point has come and I’m thrilled to be saying the discharge of Every Age Every Stage.
Co-authors Ken Hindman and Landry Holmes, two of my heroes on the planet of kids’s ministry, have poured an unimaginable quantity of information and expertise into this useful resource. They can be the primary to let you know that the three of us stand on the shoulders of so many consultants who’ve accomplished the analysis to supply the Levels of Biblical Learning, together with Bible students, college lecturers, mother and father, pastors and ministry professionals. Reimagining that analysis right into a guide has been a labor of affection and we’re so excited to lastly be capable of share it with you!
Who is that this guide for? We wrote it with three audiences in thoughts:
- Parents: Now greater than ever, mother and father want an efficient plan for discipleship at house. This guide will assist them pay attention to what their youngster or teen is able to understanding about God’s phrase. Moms and Dads don’t must be intimidated by an absence of biblical information as a result of this guide will function a coach to not solely information them as they train, but in addition assist develop a ardour for studying the Bible collectively as a household.
- NextGen Leaders: With the addition of two new ranges (Middle School and High School), the Levels of Biblical Learning symbolize all NextGen ministry areas together with Preschool, Kids and Students. Our hope is for every ministry chief to make use of the guide to grow to be proficient within the ideas and ranges for his or her age group. Think of it as a go-to guide that stays in your desk, not the bookshelf!
- Pastors and Staff: Because the guide unpacks a full discipleship plan for each age group, we imagine senior pastors, discipleship leaders, ministers of training and church employees would profit from utilizing this guide as a technique to keep on the identical web page with all ages and stage of their church household.
Our prayer is that church buildings in every single place will use the Levels of Biblical Learning to develop their very own discipleship plan contextualized to their ministries. We imagine this guide will encourage and equip church buildings and households to champion discipleship for “every age and every stage” represented of their congregations. We are excited to see how the Lord will use it for his kingdom and his glory!
To discover out extra concerning the guide Every Age Every Stage, go to everyageeverystagebook.com
To discover out extra concerning the Levels of Biblical Learning, go to lifeway.com/lobl
Jana Magruder serves because the Strategic Initiatives Director of Lifeway Kids in Nashville, TN. With a background in training, publishing, and ministry, she loves championing the native church to assist households disciple children of all ages. She is the writer of Nothing Less: Engaging Kids in a Lifetime of Faith. Jana and her husband, Michael, are native Texans planted in Tennessee and like to discover each states with their three youngsters.