January Newsletter Available

Download my January 2011 newsletter here: January Newsletter

Merry Christmas and have a very wonderful New Year!

Aloha – Tim

“EQUIPPING TEACHERS” now available Part 1

Over the past several years my Father, Dr. John Dekle who has been the state director for Child Evangelism Fellowship® for the past 33 years, has been working on his doctoral dissertation and I wanted to share it with you (he was happy to give permission to share it with you) – by the way,

November Newsletter Available

My November newsletter is now available for download here: http://www.cefhawaii.com/staff/tjd.pdf If you are interested in receiving it via e-mail or postal mail please send your name and address (email or physical) to cefrc@kidspot.org and note that you’d like to be added to Tim’s monthly newsletter. Aloha, Tim Share on Facebook

Missionary Stories – Dr. Edward Todd

The one thing that stands out in my mind about Dr. Todd was the first conversation we ever had where asked me about my faith in Christ. More than anything else he wanted to make sure that every person he came into contact with heard the message of Salvation. Following his death in 1999 I

Evaluating – Part 2

Obviously this is the follow-up to part 1. In part 2 we look at some additional principles of evaluating others including finding creative ways to help them overcome issues they are facing. You may download the video here (86mb in a .zip file) Aloha – Tim Share on Facebook

Lesson Preparation 1

Preparing the Bible lesson for your class is where you get to the real “meat and potatoes” of your class time. Without the Bible we would have nothing to offer in Sunday School, save platitudes without substance. The following download contains the PowerPoint presentations for both “Lesson Preparation: The Outline” and “Lesson Preparation: Application for

Evaluating – Part 1

If you work very long in the field of teaching you will soon find yourself in need of evaluating others, perhaps students or other teachers. The accompanying PowerPoint and worksheet may be downloaded with part 1 of the video here: Download Now This is part of the CEF® of Hawaii, CYIA® Leadership Candidate training. Aloha

Lesson in Light

Recently a friend, Julia Wong, was gracious and creative enough to share a new style of Bible lesson with the children using “Light Painting” (Do a Google search for lots of amazing examples of this art form) While I was able to record her lesson, the recording quality is very poor due to too much

Build a Fence or a Hospital?

Reese Kauffman, president of CEF® intl., shares a powerful story in this video I found on Youtube. After you are done ask yourself “Am I more interested in building a fence or a hospital?” Aloha – Tim Share on Facebook

CEF® Children’s Ministry Institute®

Child Evangelism Fellowship® has offered the Children’s Ministry Institute® since 1945 and is the premier training institute for children’s ministry in the world. Their 3 month training can be done entirely at the CEF international headquarters in Warrenton Missouri or partially online with the remainder done on campus. The training is designed to challenge those