Christ Church weekend worship attendance has increased from 200 to over 2,100 each weekend since Shane’s appointment in 1997. He was named The Distinguished Evangelist of the United Methodist Church in 2010. Christ Church has three regional campuses and has planted two international sister churches in the Philippines and Honduras. He resides in Belleville, Illinois with his wife Melissa. The couple has two adult children, three grandsons and a granddaughter!
As children grow, their attention spans and understanding levels change. So it’s important for Sunday school teachers and children’s ministry workers to adapt lessons accordingly. Find out how to teach Bible stories for elementary age, from toddlers to tweens.