Resilient Families Discipleship Resources

Article by Michael Handler March 25, 2020

No matter what may happen, we’re with you. The ability to form our kids into lifelong followers of Jesus is a mission we all share. We hope you’ll find these tools useful in bringing the role of disciple-making to your living room, around your kitchen table, into the lives and hearts of the kids in your life

Then Came COVID-19… And Then Came the Greatest Generation of Disciples
Awana CEO Valerie Bell reflects on how this generation will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the opportunity that is available to make the greatest generation of disciples.

Resilient Child Discipleship: A New Way to Measure Success
Sam Luce, a children’s pastor and children’s ministry thought leader from New York, joined Matt Markins for an honest conversation on the current state of children’s ministry and what making resilient disciples looks like in today’s world.

Raising the Greatest Generation of Disciples
Valerie Bell, Matt Markins, and Mike Handler all connected with Ross Cochran to discuss how, even during a pandemic, we can be raising the greatest generation of disciples.

Moving Ministry From the Trained Professional to the Average Parent
Awana CCO Mike Handler reflects on how he and his family are dealing with the Coronavirus. This conversation is full of tangible examples of what discipleship might look like for your family during the Coronavirus.

How to Help Our Kids Deal with Fears About the Coronavirus
Awana CEO Valerie Bell writes about the need to dig into our “spiritual toolbox” to raise a generation of resilient disciples amid the era of COVID-19 and quarantine. Valerie & Ross Cochran also hopped on the Resilient Disciples Podcast to extrapolate on Valerie’s article.

Super Human in the Midst of Pandemic

Awana chief communications officer Mike Handler offers wise words on how we can take advantage of this season to be more intentional with God, ourselves, and our families.

Podcast: Resilient Discipleship During the Coronavirus

Ross, Valerie, Chris Marchand, and Kristin Thompson gathered to talk about how to practically disciple our own kids at home during times of quarantine.

Practical Awana Club Resources for Kids and Parents

We’ve created a portal of practical in-home resources for Puggles, Cubbies, Sparks, T&T, Trek, and Journey, including printable activities, certificates, and lesson and verse lists.

External Resources

Compassion International’s Prayer Guide

Our partners at Compassion International have created a thoughtful prayer guide to help cover the world in prayer during the COVID-19 crisis.