Every Child, Every Nation, Every Day



Six Days

February 20, 21, 22

February 27, 28, 29

Classes will meet Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday both weeks.

at: Shiloh Bible Camp, Donnelly Idaho

$185.00 includes notes, teaching material and meals for the six days.

TCE-Teaching Children Effectively Level 1 course is being offered this winter at Shiloh Bible Camp. Contact Bob Smith at the state office for details and how to pre-register.  robert@cefofidaho.com

This is a 32-hour college level course.  The cost is $185 which includes a set of teaching materials to complete the practicums and notebooks for the course and meals for the six days.  The cost of lodging at the camp is being provided without charge to students.

Prerequisites: A born again Christian, at least 15 years old, able to participate in all class activities, including practicum sessions.

Sample course subjects: The Importance of Conversion, How to Lead a Child to Christ, Encouraging the Newly Converted Child, Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation, Conducting a Community Outreach, The Importance of the Teacher, Managing Your Classroom, and Scripture Memorization.

Let Bob know by September 8, if you are interested. The class has a maximum enrollment of 15 students. Contact Bob at 208-250-7035 or use the button below to register, fill out and submit the form. Any questions contact robert@cefofidaho.com .

TCE 1 Registration Form
TCE Donnelly Idaho Flyer

Teaching Children Effectively™

Teaching Children Effectively (TCE™) Level 1 is designed to offer a fresh approach to evangelizing and teaching children.

Based on spiritual and educational principles, the course provides the methods and procedures to lead children to Christ and immediately equips the believer to begin and sustain a ministry where he lives.

Student practicums are a vital part of the instructional procedure making TCE a refreshing way to train Christians in child evangelism.

Course Objective

To provide each student with:

  • Increased knowledge about the spiritual needs of children
  • Effectice methods of evangelism
  • Basic Skills for organizing and conducting productive children’s Bible classes
  • Practical ideas which make learning enjoyable for boys and girls


All course instructors specialize in children’s ministry and are trained and certified by CEF ® Inc.

Course Acccredidation

TCE is an extensive course of the Childrens 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.

Course Subjects

  • 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
  • The Invitation
  • Counseling the Child for Salvation
  • The Neighborhood Outreach
  • The Importance of the Teacher
  • Discipline
  • Visual Communication in Teaching
  • Scripture Memorization
  • Teaching with Music
  • Teaching Children to Pray


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

Level 2 Training

Level 2 focuses on training Christians to guide saved children in a systematic process of spiritual growth. (30 hours)

Certificate Info

A certificate will be awarded by CMI™ to all who successfully complete the course. In addition to regular coursework, three practicum sessions conducted during the course provide each student with evaluated experience in applying the theory and thought. Students are also required to participate in teaching five Good News Club classes within six months of completion of the course to receive a certificate.

“It is not the will of your Father which is in Heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.” -Jesus Christ

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