Choosing Curriculum


Looking for the “best” curriculum for children, youth, or adults? There are many options from a variety of publishers and denominations. The right choice depends entirely on your context and goals.

The articles below will help you identify your needs, capabilities, and hopes. Pray for wisdom and clarity

Then use the curriculum charts to sort through curriculum options. Remember, your choice will help your people grow in the knowledge and love of God.

Vacation Bible School Reviews

We believe VBS can be a powerful tool for evangelism. Be sure to select a program that mirrors the mission and theology of your church and community. Here we have collected our “top picks” for several years. We have also included reviews of specific publishing houses.

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Choosing a New Curriculum? Read This First!

What process should you take to find the best program for your congregation? What questions should you ask, and of whom, to determine best practices? Here we’ll walk you through our process in hopes that you will find a program that fits your congregation’s mission and theology.

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Curriculum Choices for Christian Education

Choosing a curricular resource is an important decision. It is one that you can hopefully live with for at least two or three years. But remember, curriculum (currere = a course to be run) is a tool to help you and your student get from “one place to another.”

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Special Thanks to Sharon Ely Pearson, Christian Education Expert

Children's Curriculum Chart - Updated 2019
Youth Curriculum Chart
Adult Curriculum Chart
Confirmation Curriculum Chart