August 29, 2010: Children are NOT the future of the church!

Posted on : Aug 26th, 2010 | By | Category: This Sunday's Service

If you have been involved in Children’s Ministry for long enough, sooner or later you’ve heard someone say: “Children/Youth are the future of the church.” I know it sounds very pious, but it usually makes my hair stand on end. See, usually underneath this seemingly innocent future-church message lies the perception that children are a commodity. I know, I sound cynical but I have been around the block a few times. I have been involved in Children’s ministry for more years than I can remember and have run into this mentality more than once. ipay homely.