I believe that children’s ministry is the most important ministry in the church. We must make reaching and teaching the next generation a top priority. Sad to say, in many churches children’s ministry is simply looked upon as “childcare” or a secondary ministry. It’s time we elevate children’s ministry. It is the future of the church. It is the greatest mission field. It is the heart of Jesus.
Here are 20 great quotes you can use to highlight the importance of children’s ministry in your church or ministry. Pass these long to your church leadership. Put some of them in your church bulletin. Tweet them out. Post them on Facebook. Share them on Instagram.
Spread the word about children’s ministry!
Let the children come to Me and don’t hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to them. – Jesus
If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching children for God. -D.L. Moody
Children are not just the church of tomorrow. They are the church of today as well.
When you take a child by the hand, you take a parent by the heart.
A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove, but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child. – Forest Witcraft
Eighty-five percent of people who come to Jesus do so before the age of 18.
There is no Jr. Holy Spirit. Kids come to Jesus just like adults do.
The Bible doesn’t tell children to become like adults to be saved. Rather it tells adults to become like children to be saved.
Children’s ministry is ministering to a person at the most critical time in their life. – Dale Hudson
Time spent ministering to a child is never time wasted.
Children are like wet cement. But remember, we only have a short window of time until the wet cement turns to concrete. We must impress God’s Word, wisdom and ways into their lives while we have the opportunity. – Dale Hudson
Children are the church’s most valuable resource.
Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. – Neil Postman
How you speak to children becomes their inner voice.
Little feet will one day make big footprints.
Everyone talks about leaving a better planet for our children. Let’s leave better children for our planet.
Children are a gift from the Lord. – Psalm 127:3
It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. – Frederick Douglas
A person is a person. No matter how small. -Dr. Seuss
What other quotes have you heard about children’s ministry Share them with everyone in the comment section below. And let’s use these quotes to share the importance of children’s ministry. Be the champion for children’s ministry in your church, ministry and community.
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