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God invites us to do BIG things. He calls us to “God things”—things we could never accomplish without Him. Faith is great, but faith without real-life service is motionless, fruitless, and lifeless. If we are to fan the faith-flame in the lives of children and leaders—the kind of faith that answers the “so what?” question—we must engage kids and leaders in face-to-face acts of compassion.
How do we equip kids to share their faith and help them understand the task to “go into all the world”? The following three insights may help clear up some misconceptions as you help kids become confident and effective as they take their role in the Great Commission.
Hang on a second, I’m going to close my door and put my phone on DND… (looks out the window and closes the blinds). Ok, it’s safe in here now. Let’s talk about… outreach events. Now, I’ve been doing kids ministry for almost 10 years and have done the Fall Fests, Christmas musicals, Crusades, Easter egg hunts… done it all. And there’s nothing wrong with those. But I found myself looking for new faces on Sunday morning… and… nothing.
The beginning of the school year is an exciting time in the life of any church, especially in kids’ ministry. The new school year creates a natural opportunity to teach kids about evangelism and to encourage them to begin thinking about friends they know who aren’t Christian.
As Christians, we are in possession of the greatest news of all. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is exciting and our kids should want to share that news with their friends and family, and even random strangers at the grocery store. Let's take a look at some steps we can take to help them clearly communicate that message.