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As adults, there’s a lot we can learn from how bold and zealous kids can be when it comes to telling others about Jesus. As kids’ ministry leaders, we should do everything we can to intentionally harness that energy into helping them learn how to effectively share the gospel with their family and friends.
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.
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.
“Evangelism” is a word that can make even seasoned believers nervous. While kids are oftentimes much more bold when it comes to evangelism than we are as adults, there are certain things that can definitely keep them from confidently sharing their faith.
The word "evangelism" is both a big word and a big concept for kids to grasp. However when kids learn to reach out to their peers, it is one of the most effective ways to win kids to Christ. Here are some ideas for helping kids grow and retain their evangelistic hearts...
One of the biggest challenges I believe church leaders face is being consumed by the Church and losing touch with the world. In following our calling, it’s easy to lose grasp of the primary commission to be a witness to the world. It’s important to remind ourselves that we are Christians before we are pastors.