The 2021 Child Discipleship Forum is in the books but you can still be part of the experience with on-demand access and watch the event at your own pace. We would love to see you join us for the 2022 Forum on September 22nd and 23rd. Let's continue the conversation on the importance of child discipleship. You'll be the first to know about our next live and online gathering.
Forum 2021 Speakers
Why are kids leaving the church after high school? What if the strategy to change this started in children’s ministry?
The Child Discipleship Forum is where children’s ministry leaders, senior pastors and parents gather to collaborate, pray, learn and dialogue about the most critical factors to shape long-term discipleship in children.
Leading VoicesOn cultural changes, child advocacy & local church ministry
Practical Research About children & the Church
Resources To bring biblical child discipleship to your church
Child Discipleship Drives the Future of the Church
Are we adequately preparing today’s kids to engage the culture and lead the church of the future?
With the rapid changes taking place within our culture, child discipleship has become the most crucial conversation in the church. More and more Children’s Ministry Leaders, Senior Pastors, NextGen Leaders and Parents are asking these questions.
Let’s unite together at the Child Discipleship Forum as we collaborate, pray, and learn together. This is a critical moment for us to shape the future of the church and make the greatest generation of disciples the world has ever seen.
Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to such as these.
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The Child Discipleship Forum has been organized by Awana. To many in North America, Awana is known as a “mid-week ministry” to children and youth. The reality is that Awana is a leader in global child and youth discipleship in 122 countries in a variety of curricula and leader equipping networks. Awana partners with ministries like Compassion International, World Vision, and numerous denominations in over 65,000 churches (11,400 of them in North America) engaging 4.7 million children and students weekly.