Discipleship

Resources

Article December 15, 2017

Developing a Covenant — Covenant Discipleship with Children

New groups should devote their first several meetings to writing the group’s covenant. Begin with the General Rule of Discipleship, which is  […]

Article December 15, 2017

How Do We Live Out the General Rule of Discipleship in Covenant Discipleship with Children?

This list includes acts of devotion, worship, compassion, and justice that chlidren and adult guides may consider practicing. 

Article December 15, 2017

What is Covenant Discipleship with Children?

Covenant Discipleship is disciple-shaping process that offers children the opportunity to use their experiences in school, in church, at home, and in the community,  […]

Article December 13, 2017

The Difference Between Compassion and Justice

As Christians, we are called to do Acts of Compassion and Acts of Justice, but sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between them. Compassion  […]

Article December 13, 2017

Common Questions Asked About Children’s Covenant Discipleship Groups

Covenant Discipleship is disciple-shaping process that offers children the opportunity to use their experiences in school, in church, at home, and in the community,  […]

Article April 3, 2017

Worship and Sacrament Resources

The United Methodist Church recognizes two sacraments in which Christ himself participated -- baptism and the Lord's Supper. We are called to make  […]

Article February 20, 2017

Children’s Bibles and Books By Topic

These book and Bible translations have been reviewed by a group of seasoned children's ministers, led by Melanie C. Gordon, Director of Ministry  […]

Webinar April 13, 2016

Children and Covenant Discipleship: a conversation with Steve Manskar & Melanie C. Gordon

Steve Manskar and Melanie C. Gordon discuss Covenant Discipleship as a proven and effective resource for helping children live as followers of Jesus Christ.

Presentation July 7, 2015

The Church: Children, Race, and Reconciliation

As we help children to wrestle with good and evil in the world, there are a few misunderstandings that are essential to clarify. Children  […]