How does sunday school help us?

Children learn that church is a fun and safe place. Children develop relationships with other trusted Christian adults. Children connect with other Christian children. Children can learn from the creativity and perspective of others, not just from mothers.

First of all, Sunday school is the arm that helps people of all ages to seek Christ. Since evangelism involves spreading the gospel, reaching out is basically pre-evangelism, since it makes people hear the gospel. In our text, it is expressed in the word “gather”. Sunday school in the church not only strengthens the faithful, but also the churches, and includes not only preaching, but also teaching and community, since both encourage and strengthen the church and people in the faith.

In Sunday school, people of all ages learn about God, the Bible, and God's will for each person's life. This great concern for doctrinal purity and clarity should not go unnoticed by today's Sunday School teachers. Sunday schools may seem somewhat old-fashioned to some churches, but according to Barna Research, 95% of churches still offer some form of biblical and religious teaching in the classroom, and for good reason. Sunday school encourages a desire to follow the example of Jesus, leading Christians to recognize the needs of others and to seek ways to serve in the name of God.

This general lack of interest is undoubtedly one of the main reasons for the decline in Sunday school attendance, but I believe that many churches should also take part in the responsibility. Pastoral teaching, specifically in the Sunday School format, constitutes the most important and most important part of any ministerial work and, therefore, it is crucial to understand its objectives, motivations, scope and more. For more than 225 years, Sunday school has been the leading Christian education program for people of all ages in Protestant churches. The effective Sunday school class for adults is a place where people can learn and respond to the word of God through a systematic and coherent process, develop a network of strong and supportive relationships that will encourage them during victories and difficult times, and reach out to others with a gospel message that will also affect their children.

Terence Wedgeworth
Terence Wedgeworth

I love the Bible and love sharing God's truth with others! I dream of being a full-time evangelist, but for now it's Bible college and blogging for me. I also teach 4th grade Sunday School at my church. Click here to see my kids Bible lessons.