“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matt 28:19-20
A number of years ago we hosted a Missionary Club with our children. Time has gone by and one of the strengths of our church now is building a heart for missions.
What started as Missions Trips for our youth has grown into church-wide missions work in Honduras for several weeks in the summer as well as missions trips in the US and an annual local missions focus.
I am so blessed that we have saints in our church whose hearts are passionate about reaching out to others with the love of Jesus and are training others to build that heart. Right now, our youth pastor is leading teams in Honduras. None of my children are traveling there but we do have 2 who will be traveling to Oklahoma City next month to reach out to inner city kids.
I’m excited that our church comes alongside parents in helping to disciple and offering opportunities that we couldn’t offer. This summer I am praying for our children, our youth and our church that we will continue to look and serve as the Spirit gives us opportunity.
How can we encourage our children to love and serve others?
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