KidZ at Heart Newsletter

KidZ at Heart Newsletter - August 2017  

"And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others." 2 Timothy 2:2 

From Gordon & Becki

The new headlines are disturbing. Why are terrorists now focusing on children? George Barna, church researcher, tells us this: “If you want to shape a person’s life – whether you are most concerned about his or her moral, spiritual, physical, intellectual, emotional or economic development – it is during these crucial [childhood] years that lifelong habits, values, and attitudes are formed.” Isn’t it interesting that the same age group (under 15 years of age) accounts for 85% of those who receive Christ around the world. Most life-long spiritual values and beliefs are set in place during these same years. No other age group is as open to the gospel…or the terrorist. Read more.

Get Equipped

Be the hero in your ministry to kids! Take advantage of effective, easy KidZ Ministry Team Training for all of your volunteers, teachers, and leaders in children’s ministry. Grace Church in Middleburg Heights, OH, is hosting this KidZ at Heart training event on Saturday, August 26, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Every principle and method you learn can be used the very next day in your classroom or home, drawing kids deeper into a relationship with Jesus. Learn more and register before August 13 to save $10 off the price. Contact our KidZ U.S. Training Coordinator, Barbie Murphy, if you have additional questions.

Training in Zambia & South Africa

A KidZ at Heart team completed training events in both Zambia and South Africa in July 2017. The team traveled to a new location in Zambia and trained 55 teachers in Chipata, Zambia. The team then trained in Rustenberg, South Africa for the first time, with a great group of 14 teachers. Read more.

Go Beyond a Vacation—Join the Adventure of a Lifetime with KidZ at Heart!

You can join a KidZ at Heart cross-cultural team and make an impact on young lives for matter what your experience level may be! Or we can design a trip specifically for you. KidZ takes care of the details and guides your team through the steps required for success and safety. Choose from 30 countries for your 2017 short-term mission trip. Read more.

Forgotten No Longer

Launching a family prayer time and joining the worldwide prayer initiative for children-at-risk may be a new experience for your family. Rather than being overwhelmed, you could find it a great way to create a new family tradition. You may want to begin very simply. Why not start something small and prepare creatively? Read more.

Your Dollars Today Translate into Kids Knowing Jesus Tomorrow!

Your dollars today translate into kids knowing Jesus tomorrow! Whether you’re wanting to give on an ongoing basis or a special gift, you have options as you impact the lives of children around the world. You can equip people to reach and teach the 2.3 billion children in the world for Christ within their own culture. Give today.

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