Almost every church is smaller right now, which means the pool of potential volunteers is even smaller. Nowhere does a church feel this impact like in children’s ministry. Jenny Smith joins the show and shares what churches can do right now to recruit more people. She talks about what it means to have a reset mindset and how to stabilize a volunteer base when people are not able to commit weekly. On the show, we talk about a few “wake up calls” for the future of children’s ministry.
Located in Fort Worth, Texas, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary is committed to providing theological education for individuals engaging in Christian ministry. Southwestern Seminary offers a variety of degree programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. Just this year, our friends at Southwestern launched new 8-week online classes, which means you don’t have to wait until the next full semester to begin. If you are interested in taking the next step in ministry, visit SWBTS.edu to learn more about how you can get started.
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