· Lanty used the Parable of the Sower from Mark 4
· We don’t know every kid’s background. We need to learn about them to share the gospel
· We can’t just ‘throw’ the gospel into our teaching and time – we need to think through how
· Have we prepared ourselves to share the gospel – understanding it and praying for God to
· There is a four session teaching available – ‘the farmer’ ‘the soil’ ‘the seed’ ‘the harvest.’
· We need to have a grasp on what the Gospel is – most Christians can’t articulate it.
· Small kids often get scared when we use the phrase ‘invite Jesus into your heart.’
· We need to remember that although we can prepare the soil and plant the seed, only God
· We don’t know where we are in the process. There will be some people that we see come to
· Kids need to understand what sin is. Even preschoolers (Cubbies) can understand sin.
· How do we prepare kids to hear the Gospel? Are we going to present the message in a
· Make sure that we put the kids in a setting where they can focus on what’s being shared.
· We can model what we say we believe for the kids to see.
· There are simple prayers that you can pray for your interaction with the kids.
· Lord, help me to proclaim the Gospel clearly to _____________.
· Help me to make the most of every opportunity to share with ___________.
· Jesus’ death and resurrection are the essential components of the Gospel message.
· It’s helpful to think of illustrations that help people understand the Gospel.
· Always use Scripture
· Make sure that kids understand each important aspect that you’re trying to share. Don’t
· We may only have one opportunity – we need to make the most of it.