Mark Howell serves as Pastor of Communities at Canyon Ridge Christian Church in Las Vegas, NV. He founded SmallGroupResources.net, offering consulting and coaching services to help churches across North America launch, build and sustain healthy small group ministries. He spent four years on the consulting staff at Lifetogether and often contributes to ministry periodicals such as the Pastor's Ministry Toolbox and ChurchCentral.com.
Sunday School is perhaps the best-structured agency in the local church for effectively carrying out the teaching ministry of Christ. What is the purpose of Sunday school? It's a vital arm with four parts: reaching, teaching, winning and caring.