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I’ve been involved to one degree or another in summer camps for twenty years. I was a counselor during my college years, took kids to them (and retreats) for eleven years as a youth pastor, and have been involved in leading statewide camps for the past eight years. Now I am sending my own kids. And I can tell you from two decades of experience that there is a marked difference between kids who go to a Christian summer camp and kids who don’t.
A question often asked by kids’ pastors is, “How do I inspire my kids to give?” In most cases, kids will respond very readily when presented with a need and with some options on how to fill that need. Their hearts are tender, and they are quickly filled with a desire to share what they have with those less fortunate. Here are ten ways that you can inspire the kids of your church to give to missions.
It’s definitely important to read God’s Word daily. It’s a discipline that, when begun as a child, can last a lifetime. However, we must work hard when kids are young to equip them to ensure that this discipline is effective and fruitful. This article offers some pointers to encourage kids to read their Bible at church and at home.