Romania

Launching of ABQ (Adolescent Bible Quiz) in Romania

For several years now JBQ (Junior Bible Quiz) has grown significantly throughout the country of Romania. JBQ, a discipleship program where kids hide God's Word in their hearts, has been used by many churches throughout Romania. Over time, however, the Kidz Romania team encountered a problem....kids were growing up and now begging to stay in the program and so asked if the maximum age limit could be expanded. What a nice problem to have! AGWM Personnel, Tamara Henkes, further explains, “Although our camps were designed for 7 to 12 year olds, teens up to 18 years of age were attending. We also realized that as the kids attended camps year after year, and as the questions for Junior Bible Quiz were the same, they already had memorized the answers. So we then realized that the material needed to be advanced to allow for more of a challenge to the adolescents. We adapted the US version of Bible Quiz for teens and created ABQ (Adolescent Bible Quiz) where the adolescents now memorize an entire section of scripture and come up with answers on their own to questions regarding the scripture they memorized. For example, in Round 1 the adolescents memorized all of Acts 2 and in Round 2 they are currently memorizing all of Acts 4. Since the launch of this program last fall, we have seen an increased enthusiasm and excitement in our adolescents to get into God's Word.”

unnamed-4.jpgFor several years now JBQ (Junior Bible Quiz) has grown significantly throughout the country of Romania. JBQ, a discipleship program where kids hide God's Word in their hearts, has been used by many churches throughout Romania. Over time, however, the Kidz Romania team encountered a problem....kids were growing up and now begging to stay in the program and so asked if the maximum age limit could be expanded. What a nice problem to have!

unnamed-2.jpgAGWM Personnel, Tamara Henkes, further explains, “Although our camps were designed for 7 to 12 year olds, teens up to 18 years of age were attending. We also realized that as the kids attended camps year after year, and as the questions for Junior Bible Quiz were the same, they already had memorized the answers. So we then realized that the material needed to be advanced to allow for more of a challenge to the adolescents. We adapted the US version of Bible Quiz for unnamed.jpgteens and created ABQ (Adolescent Bible Quiz) where the adolescents now memorize an entire section of scripture and come up with answers on their own to questions regarding the scripture they memorized. For example, in Round 1 the adolescents memorized all of Acts 2 and in Round 2 they are currently memorizing all of Acts 4. Since the launch of this program last fall, we have seen an increased enthusiasm and excitement in our adolescents to get into God's Word.”

Reaching Children in Romania

AGWM Personnel in Romania, the Dascalescus, tell of the exciting events held this summer in Romania. They organized children outreaches in the surrounding villages and had hundreds of them hear the gospel message for the first time and respond to it! Ana Dascaelscu relates the details…”From a soccer field to a park, to a school front yard or a friend's backyard, wherever we could find a place to gather the children, we did! They had so much fun with games, crafts, songs and bible lessons. In the evenings, we we gathered the entire villages and after a bible message, a few songs and an invitation to come to know Jesus, we spent time with the locals around a campfire roasting hotdogs and marshmallows or just inviting them for an ice cream at the local store. Our summer was so exciting and made so many memories around our communities!”

14079585_10153914054828367_8277629132860461465_n.jpgAGWM Personnel in Romania, the Dascalescus, tell of the exciting events held this summer in Romania. They organized children outreaches in the surrounding villages and had hundreds of them hear the gospel message for the first time and respond to it!

Ana Dascaelscu relates the details…”From a soccer field to a park, to a school front yard or a friend's backyard, wherever we could find a place to gather the children, we did! They had so much fun with games, crafts, songs and bible lessons. In the evenings, we we gathered the entire villages and after a bible message, a few songs and an invitation to come to know Jesus, we spent time with the locals around a campfire roasting hotdogs and marshmallows or just inviting them for an ice cream at the local store. Our summer was so exciting and made so many memories around our communities!”