Gender Identity Parent Guide

Explore gender confusion on a deeper, Gospel-focused level and learn how to talk with kids in a way that affirms their identity as children of God.

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Barna Study

The Church Has a Child Discipleship Problem

Awana and Barna recently partnered to conduct the largest known children’s ministry research project to understand the effectiveness and key factors of children’s discipleship in local churches. The resulting insights and implications of this research are critical for children’s ministry leaders to know, understand and implement to better disciple children.

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Child Discipleship Training Near You

Learn how to create a culture of effective child discipleship with your team and lead kids to a lasting faith in Christ. Resilient Child Discipleship Training is based on biblical and practical discipleship insights, including the latest Barna Group research. Presented in five interactive sessions, an experienced child disciplemaker will guide you through the content.

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Our Love Letter to the Church

As we find ourselves at a crossroads of cultural change, are we adequately preparing today’s kids to be resilient, lifelong disciples of Jesus?

Resilient is an invitation to join the most important conversation in the church and radically reconsider our approach to children’s ministry.

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About Awana

We Are Champions of Child Discipleship Worldwide

Awana is a global non-profit organization, fueled by the generous donations of individuals, churches and organizations, as well as resource sales to accomplish our mission of equipping leaders to reach kids with the Gospel and engage them in lifelong discipleship. Our vision is that every child would come to know, love and serve the Lord Jesus Christ. Right now this is happening in 134 countries worldwide through 68,000 churches, reaching more than 5.1 million kids with lasting faith.

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