GROW 2016 (Children’s Ministry App) Takeaways
Important building block to being a great Children’s Ministry….
1. The RIGHT CULTURE.
-We are not a baby sitting ministry.
-We minister the Word of God to little people.
-Elevate children’s ministry in the eyes of the church.
2. Needs to MIRROR the Call and Vision of your church.
-Everyone has to run the same play.
3. Discipleship is done through Facilitating the Parent not Replacing them.
-Rooms that are safe and age appropriate.
-Fun, preach the Word, safe
-Safe, Safe, Safe
-Build trust with the parents
-Safety- uniform police officer designated to kids
-Safety- toys in appropriate rooms
Excellence is NOT expensive but IS intentional.
-UNO cards with a passionate leader is better than any expensive game console.
People are the most important asset you have.
People don’t know what you know, they only know what they see.
Only 3% of offenders are caught by background checks. The reason you do it so you can protect the church.