Presenting the Gospel to Kids

We’ve laid out three steps to walk alongside your child in as they develop in their faith and begin to build a relationship with our Savior, Jesus Christ. The first step is presenting the Gospel, the second is facilitating discussion around the Gospel, and the third step happens when a child is ready to confess and accept Jesus as their own personal Savior.

Step One

Presenting the Gospel

Presenting the Gospel to children is a huge moment for both the parent and child. We want you to feel equipped in doing so! This document outlines God’s Plan for a child that can be understood from late preschool through Elementary students. Also, check out this video our Children’s Pastor, Rebecca Ross, has to walk you through presenting this document to children.

Download The Gospel PDF

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Step Two

Facilitating Discussion about the Bible

The Gospel Project has this awesome video resource for your child to watch that can help in understanding the Gospel that you’ve presented to them. Be ready for questions!

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Step Three

Confession and Celebration

When your child has accepted Christ we want to celebrate with you! Share your story with us, and we’ll provide some next steps and resources to continue building your child’s faith.

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Additional Resources

For Parents on the Gospel for Children

Check out these great resources below for your child, or as a gift to any child. These books do a great job of presenting the gospel in a narrative way. These narrative presentations help children understand more of the biblical story behind the gospel. Such a great bedtime read to enjoy over and over again:

The Biggest Story ABC - Kevin DeYoung

From Adam and Eve in the Gard of Eden to Zion and the new creation world, the Bible is telling one big story-the story of God’s promise to deliver his people. Kevin DeYoung has written this new board book to help kids ages 1 to 3 make connections from Genesis to Revelation and from A to Z. Each page introduces a new letter of the alphabet with engaging illustrations that tell the narrative of the Bible.
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The Big Picture of What God has Always Wanted - Charles F. Boyd

Did you know that what God has always wanted is for you to become one of His friends? This book is for parents who care deeply about passing on a legacy of faith in Christ to the next generation. What does it mean to “ask Jesus into your heart” and is it even biblical? Charles F. Boyd wrote this book to help children understand that this phrase is symbolic and he hopes children will understand the simple Gospel message.
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The Biggest Story- Kevin DeYoung

The Bible is full of exciting stories that fill children with awe and wonder. This book was written to help kids know how all those classic stories connect to Scripture’s overarching message about God’s glorious plan to redeem his rebellious people. Kevin DeYoung leads kids and parents on an exciting journey through the Bible, connecting the dots from the garden of Eden to Christ’s death on the cross to the new heaven and new earth.
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