Effective ministry to children (whatever the “department” is called) is critical to a healthy church.
Ministry to children impacts the church in all directions. Virtually everyone in the church is linked to ministry to children in some way or another. Parents often judge their commitment (and attendance!) to the church based on whether their kids like the ministry to children. And, of course, we all know the spiritual impact that can be made in the lives of children.
So how do we create healthy ministry to children?
Every church is different, every ministry unique, and it takes far more than a blog post to answer that question. However, here’s the framework of a model that I’ve found applies to each environment I’ve ever associated with over the past 25 years: Continue Reading