Wednesday, August 18, 2010


A ministry of Christianity Today Intl., announces its release of new downloadable curriculum for children's ministry. The curriculum is made up of contributions from children's ministry leaders and the editorial staff of Creative, innovative, and biblically sound, each curriculum's format is adaptable to a variety of ministry settings.
CAROL STREAM, Ill., Aug. 18 /Christian Newswire/ --, a web resource of Christianity Today International, has released its first downloadable, children's ministry curriculum. The curriculum is easily accessed from the website as creatively designed PDF files, which can be printed and used in any teaching situation. has released two new curriculum downloads to date, with more on the way, says site editor Drew Dyck, "There's a lot more coming. We're surveying the landscape of children's ministry, working with a number of churches, selecting the top curricula, and offering it at an extremely affordable price." The versatile content of the curriculum isn't the only attractive feature.

"The PDF format is ideal for use in a variety of settings. Ministry leaders can simply download the file, print and pass out copies, or use right off any computer screen and projector." The curriculum is also conveniently broken up into different sessions. Leaders can teach either by the suggested sessions, or change the amount of material covered each meeting, depending on the group. Some curricula will even have adjoining teaching videos.

Unlike curricula on other websites, this draws upon many different sources, and can be used in multiple settings and with different age groups. "We are constantly keeping our eyes open for unique, relevant, and field-tested content that will help children and middle school students better understand what the Bible is about and how to apply it to their lives" says special projects editor Chris Lutes.

The first two curricula, which have been released on, are entitled How to Read the Bible and The Great Joy Rush. Their themes are hermeneutics for kids, and lessons from the Book of Philippians, respectively.

To download curriculum now:

How to Read the Bible:

The Great Joy Rush:

Christianity Today International (CTI) publishes 9 print magazines and newsletters and operates an award-winning website reaching more than 2.5-million unique visitors monthly. A leading journalistic voice of Evangelicals, CTI equips Christians to renew their minds, serve the church, and transform their cultures.

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