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The church is one of the best places for kids to become involved in ministry because it is a safe environment for growth. We can give our kids opportunities to serve the people in our church family without having the pressure of perfection put on them. Check out three ways you can involve your kids.
Preparing kids for their future is an important lesson for every adult who has influence on a child’s life—including the Church. Whether we help kids grow as Jesus did (as shown in Luke 2:52) or help them explore the world around them, we must help guide the children who come through our doors. One great opportunity we have is to prepare our church kids to be involved and engaged in ministry now so they will learn to love to serve the rest of their lives.
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.
A few weeks ago, I ran across a recent Barna study called "Three Spiritual Journeys of Millennials," which illuminated the numbers of Millennials who are faithless in their twenties. Nearly one in three Millennials have no religious affiliation.
As children’s ministers it’s easy to buy into the idea that the greater our ministry’s entertainment value, the more successful our kids’ programs. More and more we try to up the ante to make worship more exciting and the church experience more stimulating week by week. But is this what really keeps the kids coming back?