So why has it taken me so long? Truth is it never made sense to me to put so much work into something that just went back into the box when it was done. Does children’s ministry ever feel like that to you? You dedicate time preparing for a lesson—cutting out Memory Cards, printing off reproducible pages, learning Bible stories. Then you bring it all to church...
Getting folks on board with your church’s children’s ministry program can be a struggle. I’ve got a few ideas you might want to try.
It’s important to invite kids into your conversations with God. Your prayers may be the thing they remember most! Use these prayer pointers to expand your "comfort zones" when it comes to prayer.
If you pair up with another leader to share a class or rotate by unit or quarter, consider having a conversation about these key concerns.
We’ve got one hour with kids every Sunday morning—if we aren’t babysitting, what are we hoping for out of this time?
As we reflect on being but dust and ash and follow Christ’s journey to the cross, we’re reminded of how much we need the resurrection.