"A child of 5, if properly instructed, can as truly be regenerated as an adult."

~ Charles Spurgeon

Teaching Children Effectively Level 1 is a course 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

  • Effective methods of evangelism

  • Basic Skills for organizing and conducting productive children's Bible classes

  • Practical ideas which make learning enjoyable for boys and girls

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

Important Details

  • Students will be required to give presentations to demonstrate their learning comprehension and progress.

  • To complete certificate requirements students must teach children using what they have learned in the course. 

  • Course price is $150, which includes registration fee, instruction and materials.

  • Five Continuing Education Units can be earned for this course for an extra $10 fee for an additional certificate.

  • Former students pay only $25. If students need a new TCE-1 Manual/curriculum, there will be an additional charge.

Certificate Info
A certificate will be awarded by Children's Ministries Institute to all who successfully complete the entire course.
​Contact us for more information on getting registered -
 ​Office phone: 219-465-0201
 Email: office@cefnwi.org


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

Course Accreditation
TCE is an extensive course of the Children's 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.