By David Dawson
FRANKLIN — Ken Hindman believes there can be, and should be, more to teaching children about God than reading a Bible story and passing out Goldfish.
Hindman, children’s pastor at Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, has spent years developing a teaching method that can be applied by parents, children’s workers and church leaders as they engage in teaching children and youth about the Lord and the Bible. Hindman outlined these concepts in the book Every Age, Every Stage, Teaching God’s Truth at Home and Church, which he co-authored with Landry Holmes, manager of Lifeway Kids Ministry Publishing, and Jana Magruder, director of Lifeway Kids.
Hindman shared some of his thoughts on the topic and discussed the book during a recent webinar hosted by the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board. During the session, Hindman stressed the importance of teaching children in an “age suitable” manner. He noted that teaching the Bible isn’t a “one size fits all” concept — which is the focal point of Every Age, Every Stage. [Read more…]