TCE is a 2 series course that is based on spiritual and educational principles. These courses provide the methods and procedures to lead children to Christ and immediately equips the believer to begin and sustain a ministry where they live.
Level 1: Focuses on a fresh approach to evangelizing and teaching children. Level 2: Focuses on training Christians to guide saved children in a systematic process of spiritual growth.
Student practicums are a vital part of the instructional procedure making TCE a refreshing way to train Christians in child evangelism. Local Hawkeye Chapter TCE courses are currently not running, but you can take these courses online here.
Course Objective To provide each student with:
Increased knowledge about the spiritual needs of children
Effective methods of evangelism
Basic Skills for organizing and conducting productive children’s Bible classes
Practical ideas which make learning enjoyable for boys and girls
Instructors All course instructors specialize in children’s ministry and are trained and certified by CEF ® Inc.
Course Accreditation TCE is an extensive course of the Children's Ministries Institute® in Warrenton, MO. Credit for this course, taken at one of over 280 extension sites across the United States, may be applied toward the complete 12-week diploma program. Academic credit may be available through various colleges. Students can earn five Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in professional education or in Bible for completing this course.
30 Credit Hours
The Child in the New Testament
The Importance of Conversion
How to Lead a Child to Christ
Encouraging the Newly Converted Child
Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation
Counseling the Child for Salvation
The Neighborhood Outreach
The Importance of the Teacher
Visual Communication in Teaching
Teaching with Music
Teaching Children to Pray
Prerequisites To enroll in TCE Level 1 you must be:
a born-again Christian
at least 15 years of age
willing to participate in all class activities including practicum sessions
To enroll in TCE Level 2 you must:
meet TCE Level 1 prerequisites
have taken TCE Level 1
Certificate Info A certificate will be awarded by CMI™ to all who successfully complete the course.
Address CEF of Iowa, Inc. Hawkeye Chapter P.O. Box 10493 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52410