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Jane Frook

  • Diploma Christian Education, Grand Rapids School of the Bible & Music
  • CEF Instructor of Teacher’s Certificates: TCE 1, TCE 2

Jane Frook has served with Child Evangelism Fellowship since 1995 as a Ministry Coordinator in Southwest Florida and has been an instructor of Teaching Children Effectively courses since 1992. She has a passion for training teachers to share the Gospel message with boys and girls as well as teaching them to nurture the boys and girls in their faith. She teaches weekly in a Good News Club during the school year and served this summer as the Assistant Training Director of the Christian Youth in Action training school in Florida. Jane enjoys camping with her family as well as spending time with her grandchildren. To relax, she often finds herself at the sewing machine. 

Email: janefrook.cef@gmail.com
NOTE: Type TCE 2 in the subject line of your email message. You may also post questions and comments in the course forum. Jane will be checking them regularly and will reply to you quickly!

Phone: 239-826-7281

Jane’s preferred method of contact is by e-mail, but if you need to call that is not a problem. Please speak slowly and clearly while leaving a message. Leave your name, number with area code and brief description. She is also able to receive text messages.

Office Hours:
Jane will generally be available to receive phone calls during the following hours:

Monday and Wednesday:       12 noon-2:00 p.m. Central Time 

Tuesday and Thursday:          8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Central Time

Your Video Teaching Staff:
Much of the course content for TCE Level 1 is delivered through pre-recorded video sessions. The following instructors who teach on-campus classes for the Children’s Ministries Institute recorded various sessions for use in this online course.

Name: David Bachelder

Profile:
B.S. Children’s Ministry, Calvary University
M.A. Religious Studies, Calvary University

David has been involved in ministry to children with Child Evangelism Fellowship since 1972. David is a creative, gifted communicator whose expertise in working with both children and adults has been developed through hands-on experience as well as formal training. He began his ministry as a Good News Club teacher and has served as a board member, local director and state director for CEF. Dave has trained children’s workers throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Central America, Canada, India and Jordan. David is currently a faculty member at the Children’s Ministries Institute in Warrenton, Missouri where he trains leaders in children’s work. David has three children and four grandsons. He loves to travel, ski, work in his garden and help people.

TCE 2 Sessions Taught: The Child in the Old Testament, Basic Needs of the Child, Developing a Child’s Appreciation of God, Teaching Missions 1 and Teaching Missions 2
Name: Lisa Deam

Profile:
B.S. Children’s Ministry, Calvary University

Lisa Deam has been involved in children’s ministry since she began teaching Good News Clubs in 1982. Before joining the department of education staff at the Child Evangelism Fellowship International Headquarters in 1997, she and her husband, Tim, were CEF directors and state teacher trainers in Indiana. Over the years she has gained a wealth of experience in teaching children as well as training children’s workers throughout the USA, the Caribbean, and India. Presently, Lisa is a faculty member at the Children’s Ministries Institute in Warrenton, Missouri where she trains others. Lisa manages the CMI bookstore at the main campus in Warrenton, Missouri and enjoys getting to know the students by planning their fellowship activities. In her free time, Lisa enjoys playing the piano, the flute, singing and making crafts. She also enjoys collecting tea cups and hosting tea parties. 

TCE 2 Sessions Taught (with Tim Deam): Christian Conduct 1, Christian Conduct 2, Teaching the Message of Salvation in the Class Hour, Being a Witness for God and Motivating Faithful Attendance
Name: Tim Deam

Profile:
Graduate of Christ Unlimited Bible Institute, Kansas City, Missouri
B.S. Children’s Ministry, Calvary University

Tim Deam has been involved in children’s ministry since 1982. Before joining the department of education staff at the Child Evangelism Fellowship International Headquarters in 1997, he and his wife, Lisa, served as CEF directors and state teacher trainers in Indiana. Over the years he has gained a wealth of experience in teaching children as well as training children’s workers throughout the USA, the Caribbean, and India. Presently, Tim is a faculty member at the Children’s Ministries Institute in Warrenton, Missouri where he trains others. He also serves as the International Headquarters Prayer Coordinator, directing and gathering prayer support at the International Headquarters and around the world. Tim serves in his church as a greeter and substitute usher. His hobbies are collecting old books written by “the old dead guys” (Spurgeon, Moody, Murray, Tozer etc.). He enjoys going to the shooting range and target shooting.

TCE 2 Sessions Taught (with Lisa Deam): Christian Conduct 1, Christian Conduct 2, Teaching the Message of Salvation in the Class Hour, Being a Witness for God and Motivating Faithful Attendance
Name: Faith Dugan

Profile:
B.A. Regents Degree with Elementary Education emphasis, WV State College
M.A. Counseling, Biblical Theological Seminary

Faith is currently working toward a Doctorate in Educational Ministry degree at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Faith trusted Christ as Savior around the age of three. As a teenager, she served as a CEF summer missionary. After graduating from the Children’s Ministries Institute in 1989, Faith began working with Child Evangelism Fellowship of Greater New York City. She served in NYC through 2015. She is now a Leadership Training Instructor at the Children’s Ministries Institute in Warrenton, Missouri. She is also the Director of CMI Online. Faith’s life verse is Acts 20:24 (ESV): “But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.”

TCE 2 Sessions Taught: Objectives, Devotional Life 1, Devotional Life 2 and Confession of Sin
Name: Lynne Herlein

Profile:
Diploma Christian Education, Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music
B.A. Christian Education, Trinity College & Seminary
M.A. Religious Studies, Calvary University

Lynne Herlein has served full time with Child Evangelism Fellowship since 1983. Besides serving as the Children’s Ministries Director for her local church, she has served with Child Evangelism Fellowship as a local director and leadership training instructor in Michigan, Missouri and East and Central Africa. Since 1986, Lynne has been a part of the faculty of the Children’s Ministries Institute in the US and overseas and currently serves as the Associate Director of Education and Children’s Ministries Institute Director. She is passionate about training leaders to effectively reach children, having come to know the Lord as her Savior as a direct result of CEF ministries at age 5. Lynne enjoys playing the clarinet, reading, playing with her dog and spending time with friends.

TCE 2 Sessions Taught: General Concepts of Spiritual Development and The Ministry of Teaching
Name: Lynda Pongracz

Profile: 
B.S. Christian Education, Lancaster Bible College
M.A. Human Relations, Liberty University

Lynda Pongracz has served full time with Child Evangelism Fellowship since 1980. She served as a field worker, teacher trainer and interim local director in Pennsylvania, and later as state teacher trainer in New York. Lynda joined the department of education staff at the CEF International headquarters in 1991 as a Leadership Training Instructor. She teaches regularly in the Children’s Ministries Institute, and has also taught in CEF Institutes in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Japan. In 2010, Lynda became the Executive Director of Education, leading the education department and our training ministries around the world. Lynda enjoys reading, especially biographies, and visiting historic sites.

TCE 2 Sessions Taught: Bible Lesson Preparation and Presentation (Sessions 1-10)