I have been trying to put this interview together for a long time. It finally happened last week. And I can’t wait for you to hear my interview with Ryan Frank. He is one of the Vice Presidents at AWANA as well as the founder and CEO of KidzMatter.
There are some big changes going on at AWANA. And they’re all really good! I have spoken at AWANA clubs and conferences many times over the last 15 years. While I’ve always loved what they stood for, truth-be-told I have struggled a bit with the methodology and focus (at least in my eyes) on memorization being more about “knowing the words” than “knowing the Word.”
So much of what they are focused on now is really about helping kids know, understand, and love the Word. They are also doing a lot to get parents involved and make it more about creating a customizable discipleship program rather than simply a Wednesday night club.
I’ll let Ryan tell you more. Give it a listen… [Read more…] about #27: Huge Changes at AWANA and an Amazing Resource for Family Ministry (an interview with Ryan Frank) [Podcast]