I just discovered these helpful video clips from the team at LifeWay Kids. They walk through eight tips for carefully telling kids about Jesus. Any of these would be great discussion starters for your next children’s ministry training.
The information is presented by Bill Emeott and Klista Storts, two childhood ministry specialists from LifeWay. The links below will take you to the watch page on Vimeo.
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- Begin with prayer
- Deal with each child individually
- Use language children understand
- Distinguish between accepting Christ & Baptist
- Using the Bible to show the way
- Don’t force premature decisions
- Follow up a decision
- Include the parents
I’m so glad the team at LifeWay is teaching on this topic. It seems like many churches go to extremes when they tell kids about Jesus. Some are not careful and fall into manipulation, others simply avoid any evangelism with children. Using these training videos could help.
If you are struggling with this topic. You might find some of our other articles helpful. We posted a discussion on avoiding manipulative evangelism and another about teaching kids to be saved. with kid and Leave a comment to share how you’ll use this resource in your ministry.