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God has perfected praise in the hearts of children. A child will just as naturally shout, “Praise God,” as he will, “Look there’s a butterfly.” So what is it that deters children from worshiping God in our children’s churches? Let's examine four factors contributing to the struggle to get kids to worship: parenting models, volunteer involvement, worldly distractions, and lack of planning.
Shoot for the stars but be happy if you reach the moon.
Every children’s pastor needs to learn how to master the art of “calendaring.” Prioritizing the scope and sequence of your work is the only way to become an effective leader. It doesn’t matter how rich or poor your ministry budget is; everyone gets the same number of hours in a week. What you do with your time will determine how successful your ministry is.
In Spreading the Fire, Scott Wilson and John Bates lay out a plan to have our Pentecostal expression for the modern day. They show the reader how to be “naturally supernatural” when manifesting the more charismatic gifts of the Holy Spirit. It’s still deeply spiritual, rooted in Scripture, and undeniably Pentecostal.
Teaching week after week can become draining. If we’re not careful, we can allow teaching preparation to take a back seat to administrative duties, pastor visitations, or mercy ministries. Following 10 simple steps can both keep you out of a rut and ensure your lessons are effective.