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Lessons for today.
Faith for a lifetime.

With a comprehensive catalog of flexible materials, Bible-in-Life lets you build a ministry program that fits your budget and your church.

Day to Day

With real-world applications, Bible-in-Life helps kids, youth and adults see God’s truth all around them.

  • Stories and pictures inspired by real life
  • Bible-based themes, activities, memory verses and more
  • Age-appropriate ideas, questions and issues, to connect with kids’ daily experiences
  • New for Bible-in-Life Kids! Lesson videos feature kids living out their faith

Step by Step

Bible-in-Life is easy to teach, making it perfect for churches of all sizes.

  • High-quality, engaging lesson plans
  • Designed for multiple learning styles and class sizes
  • Lessons are easy to teach, for volunteers and church leaders alike
  • User-friendly teaching tools provide step-by-step instructions
  • Minimal preparation time and very few additional materials

Year after Year

Bible-in-Life is the cornerstone for a long-term, comprehensive and expandable curriculum.

  • Developmentally appropriate for each age group
  • Encourages habits that foster lifelong spiritual growth
  • Helps children and youth continually deepen their faith through reflection and conversation
  • Every lesson is fully customizable, for built-in flexibility
  • The full curriculum includes materials for every age group and educational level, from toddlers to adults

Transforming Lives Together

David C Cook is a nonprofit organization dedicated to publishing and distributing leadership and discipleship resources to help Christians all over the world grow in their faith and pass it on to the next generation. As a ministry, we do more than just publish and distribute Christian resources. We partner with indigenous organizations to equip Pastors, Lay Leaders, and Sunday School Teachers with our materials in places like India, China, and Cuba.

Toddler

Introduce Toddlers to Bible stories that create a Sunday school experience they’ll enjoy!

Age-appropriate

Age-appropriate lessons introduce Toddlers to faith, Bible stories, and especially God’s love

Multiple learning styles

Uses a play-and-learn approach through multi-sensory activities – music, movement, play and crafts

Flexible and Easy-to-Teach

Stories from The Toddler’s Bible – 2 year scope and sequence


Building BIG faith in preschool and early elementary kids!

Features and Benefits

New Lesson Videos

Videos that support the monthly themes show children living out their faith in everyday moments and encourage kids to apply the themes to their own lives! Beginning with fall quarter 2017.

Easy to Prepare and Teach

Biblically based, easy-to-teach lessons give teachers the confidence to know they are providing an enriching Sunday school experience

Spiritual Formation for Life

Lessons encourage young kids to begin see God all around them in their daily life with additional take-home resources for students and families

Everything at Your Finger Tips

Age appropriate, multi-sensory lessons are filled with all you need to create a great Sunday school experience including optional crafts and activities for flexibility

Interactive Storytelling and Worship

Children learn Bible stories through interactive storytelling, sing along to original music that reinforces Bible themes, create craft projects with increased independence, and apply the story theme to their own lives

2-year Scope and Sequence

Bible timeline helps kids see where each story fits into the big picture of God’s Word (3 unit themes per quarter)


"Our early childhood and elementary classes love Bible-in-Life curriculum. I keep hearing compliments on the Bible content, ease of use, the colorful resources, and the learning responses from the children. In addition, our parents are commenting on and using the take-home resources."

The Rev. David Andritch, Children's Ministries Pastor,Chinese Evangelical Church of San Diego, San Diego, California


Elementary & Upper Elementary

Kids discover God’s truth through Bible lessons designed just for them!

Features and Benefits

New Lesson Videos

Videos that support the monthly themes show children living out their faith in everyday moments and encourage kids to apply the Bible themes to their own lives! Beginning with fall quarter 2017.

Easy to Use and Teacher Friendly

Biblically based, easy-to-prepare lessons give teachers the confidence to know they are providing an enriching Sunday school experience.

Spiritual Formation for Life

Children continue to build out their foundation of faith through Bible stories and Scripture memory developing Bible study skills and discovering how those apply to their life in today’s world

Built for a Growing Independence

Age appropriate Sunday school lessons match the growing independence and responsibility of elementary students especially their capacity to more deeply grasp the love of God and the meaning and application of the truths within the Bible.

Fun and Flexible

Includes everything teachers and volunteers need to create engaging Sunday school lessons – activities, games, crafts and music are all part of Bible-in-Life lessons with take-home and parent resources also available.

Online Resource for Preteen Lessons

FREE RealLifeDownloaded.com online resources for steps 1 and 4 integrates current events and relevant topics.



Building faith for a lifetime. Middle School & High School


Features and Benefits


Easy to Use and Teacher Friendly

Biblically based, easy-to-prepare lessons give teachers the confidence to know they are providing an enriching Sunday school experience.

Faith For a Lifetime

Teens are encouraged to stay strong in their faith through Bible study, Scripture memory, devotional readings throughout the week, and conversations about current events, friendships, peer pressure, family relationships—all with real-life
application.

Fun and Flexible

Includes everything teachers and volunteers need to create fun and engaging ways for teens to encounter the Bible and discover God’s love for them. Can be used on it’s own or come along side your youth ministry programs.

"I liked the emphasis on the usage of the Scriptures. The format made it easy to teach and in a way my students could understand."

Colleen Martin, Sunday school teacher Delavan, Illinois



Adult

Transforming hearts and minds with the dynamic, never-changing truth of God’s Word.

4 Step Lessons

These easy-to-teach lessons are broken into Life Connection, Bible Exploration, Bible Interaction, and Life Response. These steps make it easy for teachers (especially substitutes) to quickly grasp and teach.

130-Year Legacy

With a 130-yearlong legacy of teaching God’s Word, Bible-in-Life is the premium choice for adult curriculum that teaches scripture in an approachable and heart-transforming way.

Life Application Focus

Bible-in-Life promotes community among other adults, and challenges them to continue growing spiritually, pushing them to apply every lesson to their own lives in a meaningful way.

Uniform Series / ISSL

The scope and sequence of Bible-in-Life follows the Uniform Series / ISSL scope and sequence. This way, your adult Sunday school will follow the same topics as your pastor from week to week.

Dual NIV and KJV

Bible-in-Life puts the NIV and KJV translation texts side by side for easy comparison.

Teacher’s Devotional

Each lesson comes with a devotional for the teaching, preparing their heart before studying the lesson.