Teaching Children Effectively

About The Course

Teaching Children Effectively (TCE™) Level 1

This 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 where he lives. Student practicums are a vital part of the instructional procedure which makes TCE a refreshing way to train Christians in child evangelism.

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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 girl


All course instructors specialize in children’s ministry and are trained and certified by CEF.

Course Accreditation

TCE is an extensive course of the Children’s Ministries Institute in Warrenton, MO. Credit for this course, taken at one of over 280 extension sites across the United States, may be applied toward the complete 12-week diploma program. Academic credit may be available through various colleges. Students can earn five Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in professional education or in Bible for completing this course.

Course Subjects

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The Child in the New Testament
The Importance of Conversion
How to Lead a Child to Christ
Encouraging the Newly Converted Child
Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation
The Invitation
Counseling the Child for Salvation
The Neighborhood Outreach
The Importance of the Teacher Discipline
Visual Communication in Teaching
Scripture Memorization
Teaching with Music
Teaching Children to Pray
PLUS! Participation in five children’s classes applying the knowledge gained in the course.

Course Prerequisites

To enroll in TCE Level 1 you must be:
A born-again Christian
At least 15 years of age
Willing to participate in all class activities including practicum sessions


Dates: April 11, 18; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13, 20
Time: Thursdays 6:30—9:30 pm
Cost: $150.00 ($50 nonrefundable deposit is required to hold your space) Only 12 slots available
Virtual Course via ZOOM
Contact: Oddet Mears: 443-467-3934

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