4. Make a list of ways kids can lead in your congregation.
Take the initiative in this! Create a list of ways kids can serve at church. Share the list with kids who want to serve. Then help guide them into a role that matches their gifts and talents.
5. Provide them with coaching and feedback.
Don’t stick them in a role and forget about them. Be intentional about encouraging and challenging them. Use this as a time to help them grow spiritually.
6. Realize that kids who serve are less likely to leave the faith when they get older.
Stats show that kids who get involved in serving are less likely to walk away from their faith when they are grown. Something about serving activates our faith. It brings a passion for Christ into your life. It brings joy as you watch God at work through you.
This article about kids leading the way originally appeared here.