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12 Fantastic Kidmin Quotes

Family / Leadership / Ministries //

I am spending this week at the National Children’s Pastors Conference in Chattanooga. My head is completely filled with thoughts of #KidMin and #CPC15 (the hashtag for the conference in case you want to follow along).

12 Fantastic #Kidmin Quotes to encourage and inspire you as your serve His children.

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In keeping with the theme, I thought I would share some of my favorite quotes about raising kids and #KidMin. Enjoy!

Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work.”

C. S. Lewis

Your greatest contribution to the kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise.”

Andy Stanley

Twenty years ago, the phrase was, ‘If you don’t reach a young person by 18, you probably won’t reach them. Now, atheists and agnostics have the same access to your kids as you do; it’s just one click away. The Internet has leveled the playing field, and now if you don’t reach a child by their 12th birthday, you won’t reach them.”

Josh McDowell

If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching children for God!”

Dwight L. Moody

Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story.”

Josh Shipp

If a child leaves knowing Jesus loves him because you’ve loved him, you’re doing something right.”

Klista Storts

Love me when I least deserve it, because that’s when I really need it.”

Swedish Proverb

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.”

Neil Postman

 Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”

Lady Bird Johnson

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”

Nelson Mandela

How do we create an environment for kids to hear God’s voice and just be with Him? What might possibly happen in our midst when we commit ourselves to that?”

Dr. Michelle Anthony

When I was very young, most of my childhood heroes wore capes, flew through the air, or picked up buildings with one arm. But as I grew, my heroes changed, so that now I can honestly say that anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.”

Fred “Mr.” Rogers

 

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About the Author

Keith Ferrin is an author, speaker, blogger, and storyteller who is passionate about helping people read, study, engage, and enjoy the Bible. He was a youth pastor for six years before writing and speaking fulltime. He is the author of three books, including Like Ice Cream: The Scoop on Helping the Next Generation Fall in Love with God’s Word. He and his wife, Kari, have three kids who are the source of both his big smile and gray hair. They live just outside of Seattle. Keith also holds to the belief that coffee and ice cream are proof of a benevolent God.