Our Cornerstone Kids are Awesome

Our Cornerstone Kids are Awesome

Cornerstone Kids - newFrom Brandy Waller, our Children’s Ministry Director at Cornerstone

What a better way to meet Jesus face to face than to look into the eyes of a child who is learning about our Creator!

At Cornerstone Community Church, we believe our children are essential to the life of our church.  We have the awesome privilege of living out the call Christ put on our lives to disciple our kids and see them come to know and grow in the Lord.

I recently read an article online that listed 6 reasons why you should work in children’s ministry. Let me share with you the reasons

  1. Children are important to God – I don’t know about you, but I want to serve in ways that matter most to God. There is no question about God’s attitude toward children. The Bible tells us that kids are a blessing from God. While Jesus was on earth, he made a point to welcome children and to affirm their value. He even talked about punishment for anyone who would abuse a child. Make no mistake, kids matter to God. If God’s priorities matter to you, then you should serve in Children’s Ministry.
  2. Serving in Children’s Ministry multiplies your efforts long-term – There are few ministry opportunities that allow you to impact the future is such a direct way. When you love and teach kids this Sunday, you are also influencing generations to come. These children will one day become parents and church leaders themselves. If you want to change the world long-term, then you should serve in Children’s Ministry.
  3. Reaching children should be a top priority for the church – It’s been proven that most people who will come to Christ do so when they are young. The childhood years are the years of greatest opportunity for the Gospel. Unfortunately, many churches don’t make the most of what God has given them. If you want to see people come to Christ, then you should serve in Children’s Ministry.
  4. Serving children will build humility into your character – Too often, those who work hard in the church nursery or Sunday school are not given credit for their service. “Out of sight out of mind,” is the way most churches operate. While this can be discouraging, I think it’s a blessing in disguise. Like so many other acts of service done quietly, the rewards come in heaven. But in the here-and-now, I am glad for a humble place to serve.
  5. Serving kids will make you a more patient person – Children’s Ministry is unpredictable and even the best plans can be torpedoed by a disruptive child. This is another blessing in disguise, working with kids will teach you patience. Where else can you gain this excellent fruit of the Spirit in as little as one hour each week?
  6. The #1 qualification is love – As a young Christian, I discovered that many avenues of church service were beyond my abilities. You may never sing a solo or preach a sermon in church, but God wants you to find a place of ministry. Serving in the Children’s Ministry is open to almost all Christians. If you love God and his children, then there are many different ways for you to help.

I encourage you to go and read the entire article, but don’t stop there! If you feel that God is leading you to serve, then please let someone on our children’s ministry team know. You can also signup to serve on our website.

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You can make a difference in the life of a child by sharing Christ.