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Asia Spotlight

By |2020-04-08T16:43:35-04:00April 8, 2020|Uncategorized|

During this global pandemic, our Regional Training Network Directors and National Training Network Coordinators in Asia have not been able to engage in their planned in-person training events. Our prayers are with them as we trust God to watch over each and every trainer and participant and allow them to return with joy as soon as the time is right.

We hope to resume trips to Myanmar, Thailand, India, and Indonesia in [...]

In These Times

By |2020-04-09T18:51:59-04:00April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|

The first-century church has been a topic of conversation at KidZ at Heart recently. How are we navigating this extraordinary time with Jesus and with each other? Can we share with each other, and help ease each other’s burdens?

As a partner to KidZ at Heart, you are part of our community. How can we pray for you? How can we care for you? You are reading a lot about KidZ at [...]

Join Us in Prayer

By |2020-04-09T18:55:22-04:00April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|



1. et’s remember our country and our world during this time of crisis.

2. We have a number of staff who are dealing with family health issues right now -- though none with COVID-19. Some are even serving on health care front lines. Please pray for comfort and protection.

3. Pray that KidZ at Home would make its way into the hands and hearts of families all over the world.


North America Spotlight

By |2020-04-07T13:01:57-04:00April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|

After the prayer and preparation, getting the details done, conference calls completed and the trainers, hosts, and participants were all back home, the question came silently…was it all worth it? Did the Transforming KidZ Ministry training prompt a change in the lives of the twenty participants?

As the COVID-19 virus began to generate speed, two KidZ at Heart staff traveled to Morehead United Methodist Church in Morehead, Kentucky. Months [...]

Latin America Spotlight

By |2020-04-07T12:41:03-04:00April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|

In El Salvador, our Local Training Network is on lockdown just like most of the world.  This group of trainers has been presenting Transforming KidZ Ministry Training four times a month in four different locations.  Approximately 140 participants have been a part of this training.

What is the Local Training Network doing to continue building community with these participants?  Every Friday at 8 pm, the National Coordinator for El Salvador (Ileana) and the Regional Director [...]

Europe Spotlight

By |2020-04-09T18:58:26-04:00April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|

We have connected with a few of our communities in Europe to see how they are doing during this time of crisis. What we hear is a blessing to us: they are continuing to practice what they are learning through the Transforming KidZ Ministry training by reaching out to the children in their community. 

Tatyana attended our training in Izmail just 2 weeks ago. We presented Modules 3 and 4 in this location. In [...]

Africa Spotlight

By |2020-04-07T12:15:49-04:00April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|

The global pandemic has halted in-person training all over the world, so we are looking for new ways to remain connected and provide encouragement to those who impact the spiritual lives of children. Our National Training Network leaders in Africa are doing a phenomenal job staying in touch with their training teams and participants during this unprecedented time.

Thanks to WhatsApp (a global messaging and secure communication app), we are able to stay in [...]

KidZ at Home

By |2020-04-08T16:03:52-04:00April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|

Practical Ideas for parents and ministry leaders  to Help Children Fall Deeply in Love With Jesus 

What wonderful opportunities we have in these virus quarantine days! Kids are home now on a completely new level, and our potential to connect with them is undeniable.

KidZ at Heart is addressing this “new normal” with resources to help parents and other household leaders capitalize on the extra time we have with children. These are days when we can [...]

From the Heart of KidZ at Heart

By |2020-04-07T11:46:38-04:00April 7, 2020|Uncategorized|

Everyone is having to make adjustments based on COVID-19. When our leadership team met to pray about our response, our theme verses for the year (Hebrews 12:1-2) were an important part of our focus. How can we walk with God, and keep our eyes on Jesus, following our faithful Father? We sensed that an invitation to do something we have never done before.

For over 17 years, KidZ at Heart has primarily existed as [...]

Join us in prayer

By |2020-03-16T16:01:01-04:00March 16, 2020|Uncategorized|

Pray for wisdom and discernment as we evaluate our international travel and training commitments amid the global coronavirus outbreak.

Southwest Ukraine Team — left March 6 and are currently training, so pray for God's work and provision within the hearts of the people and the team. 

Transforming KidZ Ministry — training in Kentucky on March 14.