Children

Angel Tree is a ministry that reaches out to the children of inmates and their families with the love of Christ. It seeks to transform the lives of these families and to reconcile them to their Heavenly Father and each other.

The vision of Arms of Love is to establish children’s homes in developing countries based on a family model, connect those homes with local churches in each country, and equip nationals to conduct the ministry.

The goal of Awana is equipping churches and parents to raise Christ-following kids for life. Awana helps churches and parents worldwide raise children and youth to know, love and serve Christ.

The Better Care Network brings together organizations and individuals concerned about children without adequate family care. The Better Care Network facilitates active information exchange and collaboration on these issues and advocates for technically sound policy and programmatic action on global, regional, and national levels.

The 4-14 Window is defined as that window of opportunity between the ages of four to fourteen when more than 85 percent of Christians make their decision to follow Christ. With more than 2 billion children falling into this category and almost half the world’s population under 21, BCM International has made this strategic 4-14 Window the central focus of its ministry since beginning as the Bible Club Movement in 1936. All around the world BCM is committed to partnering with local churches to reach children for Christ and disciple them in God’s Word.

BVI publications are being used in over 150 countries by missionaries and nationals in over 70 mission agencies. Translations of BVI materials are available in over 80 languages. In addition to the 78-volume Visualized Bible Series, BVI products include child-appealing visualized stories, visualized hymns of the faith, clip art and the Give-A-Vision Programs for teaching missions to children.

Child Evangelism Fellowship is a Bible-centered, worldwide organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, disciple them in the Word of God and establish them in a Bible-believing church for Christian living. For 72 years, God has been using Child Evangelism Fellowship to bring the love of Jesus Christ to children around the world.

CRIN is a global network coordinating and promoting information and action on child rights. More than 2,000 member organizations and tens of thousands more activists from across the world rely on CRIN for research and information.

The Children’s Ministry Institute exists for the express purpose of promoting the evangelization and discipleship of children around the world. This purpose is carried out primarily through training and equipping workers and leaders for Child Evangelism Fellowship ministries. In addition, those working in the local church and other mission organizations can benefit from the training which will enable them to minister to children in their sphere of influence.

Children’s Ministries International, Inc. is a nonprofit, non-denominational, evangelical Christian ministry to grade school-age boys and girls. CMI began in 1980 and is based in San Diego, California. The purpose of their ministry is to plant the seed of Christ into the tender hearts of children. They do this through regional weekend Kids’ Retreats which they organize and conduct each year. Since 1980, they have ministered to more than 10,000 people through CMI’s Kids’ Retreats across America and overseas. As a result, hundreds of boys and girls have become Christians.

A myriad of links, resources, downloads and information for those involved in children’s ministries.

Compassion International exists as a Christian child advocacy ministry that releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enables them to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults.

Conspire wants every child and family to experience God’s love and choose to follow Jesus for a lifetime. Conspire’s mission is to provide resources, events and communities that envision, equip and encourage children’s ministry leaders. Affiliated with Willow Creek Church.

The CORE Group, an association of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs), promotes the health and well-being of children and women in developing countries. CORE Group members and their local partners are committed to reaching the Millennium Development Goals of reducing child mortality worldwide by two-thirds by 2015 and reducing maternal mortality by three-quarters by 2015. This site offers information and resources on issues women and children face around the globe.

Gospel Light Worldwide serves the international Christian community by helping children enter and grow in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through culturally relevant, age-appropriate Bible resources and teacher training. Almost 50 years ago, the legendary Bible teacher and Gospel Light founder Henrietta C. Mears established the foundation of Gospel Light Worldwide to fulfill one vital purpose: to put the best possible Bible teaching tools into the hands of teachers and learners around the world.

The International Network of Children’s Ministry is a nonprofit, denominationally independent, Christian organization. Their mission is to train, encourage, motivate, network and resource Christian leaders who minister to children. Each year INCM organizes and sends teams to various countries to partner with established churches and mission organizations to children. These teams train and resource leaders, pastors, teachers and workers with effective tools and methods to teach children the Word of God.

Their mission is to equip and encourage those who minister to children, through the web site and through providing practical training, creative teaching resources, and personal consultation. Note: The web site offers a monthly subscription.

Kids Alive International is a Christian faith mission dedicated to rescuing orphans and vulnerable children—meeting their spiritual, physical, educational, and emotional needs—raising them to be contributing members of their society and witnesses to their family and community. Kids Alive International helps more than 6,000 children in 17 countries worldwide.

KidsGames is a sports- and values-based program for 6-14 year olds where companies, churches, schools, community groups, sports organizations and local government can all work together to serve children in the years when the Summer Olympics and World Cup of Soccer occur. The program includes stories by 10 Olympians and World Cup of Soccer players whose experiences provide practical illustrations for the children.

The mission statement of the ministry is equipping people to reach and disciple children around the world for Christ. At the request of church leaders around the world, the ministry sends highly capable children’s ministry equipping teams (E-Teams). Rather than only holding actual kid’s outreach events or only distributing curriculum, Bibles or evangelism materials, these E-Teams equip children’s leaders, empower leadership growth and engage the Christian community.

Ministry Resources International provides teaching resources for persons involved in ministry to children, both within the United States and internationally. Materials include books, CDs, Bibles, puppets, videos, and other resources. Ministry Resources International will provide scholarships for worthy persons who are involved in ministry to children to attend and benefit from conferences, seminars, and meetings related to ministry training. Some scholarships may include travel expense, room, and meal expenses.

Mulberry International Children’s Ministries exists to partner with the children and families of the Ukraine through advocacy, education and action to promote growth and eternal transformation. They are a non-governmental organization that focuses on nurturing abandoned and neglected children—helping to provide for their physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

The One Million Children documentary series focuses on the significance and far-reaching consequences of bringing God’s Word to children around the world. The primary objective of each segment is to help people feel and understand the positive impact God’s Word has on children, their families and communities.

Rainbows of Hope is a specialized service ministry of WEC International, serving WEC fields that desire to impact the lives of children in crisis/at-risk for our Lord Jesus Christ. Rainbows of Hope’s main aim is to WEC fields initiate and conduct a ministry to children in crisis/at-risk doing so in fellowship with all WEC leadership concerned and where possible, through the local church. Rainbows of Hope is a networking ministry and is also available to help in the training of other organizations and mission agencies in setting up ministries for children in crisis according to its ability. Rainbows of Hope’s service consists of recruitment, training, prayer and assistance in project development.

The Salvation Army is deeply conscious of both the blessing and responsibility of children, and sponsors hundreds of programs in the U.S. to promote their physical, social, emotional, cognitive and spiritual well-being. It also partners with other local organizations and agencies to ensure safe places for children in need.

Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating real and lasting change for children in need in the United States and around the world. It is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, comprising 27 national Save the Children organizations working in more than 100 countries to ensure the well-being of children.

Around the world, Scripture Union aims to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with children and families. That means understanding what the children enjoy, and attracting their interest through lively programs. It means being aware of the issues children face and helping them through genuine relationships. It means knowing that God speaks to children through the Bible and prayer.

More than 20,000 children’s ministry leaders, pastors, and volunteers trust Today’s Children’s Ministry to provide high-quality, relevant, and diverse resources that will make their ministry more effective by supporting, training, equipping, and inspiring them. The web site is a ministry of Christianity Today International, an interdenominational and nonprofit publisher.

Home of Veggie Tales, the incredible lineup of popular children’s video series, with wholesome programming.

Viva is organizations, church bodies and individuals committed to every child having the opportunity to become all that God intends. They create networks among Christians caring for children, because collaboration brings greater effectiveness. Their work provides vulnerable children with more services of better quality, plus a bigger voice speaking up for their interests.