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20 Great Quotes to Inspire Your Volunteers

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Volunteers. There is no children’s ministry without them. They are the key to seeing your ministry grow and thrive.

A big part of leading volunteers is keeping them inspired and motivated. I have found that  sharing key quotes is a great way to do this.

Here are 20 great quotes to inspire your volunteers. You can use these in your communication with your volunteer team.

Serve for the outcome instead of the income.

The world has yet to see what God can do with one person who is fully and totally dedicated to Him.

You can design and build and create the most wonderful place on earth, but it takes people to make the dream a reality. (Walt Disney)

The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. (Billy Graham)

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. (Charles R. Swindoll)

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. (Frederick Douglass)

Children need models rather than critics. (Joseph Joubert)

Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.

Children are like wet cement. They are very impressionable. But remember, there is only a short period of time before their hearts turn to concrete. We must seize this time to reach them with the Gospel.

When you invest in children, you are sending a message to a day you will never see.  

If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching children for God! (Dwight L. Moody)

History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children. (Nelson Mandela)

A legacy is not what you leave for kids. It’s what you leave in kids.

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. (Frederick Douglass)

Children are the greatest mission field in the world.

Children are the future of your church. Without them, your ministry is terminal.

A person is a person. No matter how small. (Dr. Seuss)

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. (Winston Churchill)

The disciples saw the children as a bother. Jesus saw them as a blessing. 

Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless. (Sherry Anderson)

Your turn. In the comment section below, share a quote that you have heard that can inspire your volunteers.

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Dale Hudson has been serving in children's ministry for over 30 years. He is an author, speaker and ministry leader.  He is the founder and director of Building Children's Ministry. BCM helps churches build strong leaders, teams and children's ministries.  (www.buildingchildrensministry.com)