Tuesday, June 13, 2017

6 Deal-Breaker Traits of the Best Children’s Pastors

Kids matter! The value and importance of children’s ministry in the local church simply can’t be overstated.

Let’s be candid: If the kids don’t like your church, the parents aren’t bringing them back. In contrast, I have heard countless stories of families who started and continued to attend church on the basis of gaining a stronger spiritual foundation for their kids.

When I think about the hundreds of incredibly dedicated and gifted people who volunteer in our children’s ministry here at 12Stone Church, I’m truly overwhelmed with gratitude.

Our volunteers cover so many different roles on the children’s teams, such as holding babies, storytelling, leading worship, hosting teams to welcome kids and parents, and leading a small group.

Those who volunteer in children’s ministry make it possible for your church to accomplish its mission.

And when I think about staff in children’s ministry—whoa, they are amazing! Your children’s leadership team has an incredible influence on the young and impressionable lives.

So, how do you know you’ve made the right choice in a children’s pastor, director or volunteer leader? A few key indicators are.... Read More

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