Just because he’s not the first pope doesn’t mean Protestants should demote Peter in this passage.
It isn’t replacement, but fulfillment.
For a New Testament introduction, the breadth of material covered is quite impressive.
Don’t underestimate what a child can learn about Scripture. They can grasp more than we realize, and they can have fun doing it.
Like it or not, pastor, your people are being discipled. Every day. What role is the church playing in their lives?