Children's Ministry

10 Safeguards for Church Nurseries and Children’s Ministry

"Although the local church cannot end sexual abuse altogether, churches can take preventive measures to ensure the safety of their youngest members during church events. Below are ten recommendations to help reduce the likelihood that sexual abuse will occur in your church’s nursery and kids ministry areas." - Church Answers

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Counseling Children Who Have Professed Faith in Christ

"When doubts or questions arise, parents should take advantage of these teachable moments by unpacking the hope-giving truths of the gospel. Even if the child is genuinely a believer, it certainly won’t hurt them to hear the promises of the gospel afresh." - Rooted Thinking

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58 percent of ‘highly engaged’ Christian parents choose a church mainly for the kids’ programs

"The [Barna Research] report noted that when asked if 'children’s program is the primary reason for church choice,' 22 percent of respondents who were 'highly engaged' said they 'strongly agree' while 36 percent said they “somewhat agree." - Christian Post

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Children, Church Membership, and the Implications of Ephesians 6:1

Reposted from It Is Written.

Should we allow minors into the membership of the church? Most evangelical churches would, without hesitation, answer this question affirmatively. Those that practice infant baptism believe the Bible warrants the inclusion of the children of believers into the membership of the church de jure. On the other hand, many Baptist churches today pressure young children to “make a decision for Christ” and accept such decisions or professions of faith without careful reflection on credibility.

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