“One of the greatest things about the Christian life is serving Jesus. One of the most significant places where we can serve Christ is through the Sunday School. Those who do not find a place of service miss a real blessing in being able to touch the lives of
Those who invest themselves in the lives of preschoolers, children, youth and adults have a special place in God’s heart. These leaders are making an investment and making the lives of others better even for eternity. Those who serve in the Sunday School have chosen not to waste their lives. They are eternally thankful for God’s salvation. Sunday School leaders make an eternal difference on planet earth.
A life is a terrible thing to waste. Only Jesus can give us true significance. Only serving Him can give our lives true meaning. If we did not serve Jesus something would be missing. For that reason it is also important that we involve, teach and train others to serve in Sunday School. No task is too small.
The greatest compliment that could be paid to an adult teacher or class is sending out people to work with preschoolers, children, youth or to teach or start another class. That is a wonderful use of one’s life for everyone involved.”
From “Spiritual Food For Sunday School Leaders,” by Rick Ellison, Copyright 2006, All rights reserved.
Rick Ellison serves in the Office of Leadership and Church Health at the Alabama State Board of Missions