Rethinking Sunday School

Our educational system is broken. Culture has changed and yet our educational methods have stayed the same. We invent new disorders to explain why our children can’t sit still in our outdated classrooms. Something needs to change. The same goes for our educational methods in the church. Moving toward the entertainment model with cool videos and a kid-centered worship band isn’t it either. Just because kids are happy and entertained doesn’t mean they are learning.

So what does a new educational environment look like? I don’t know yet but I am driven to find out. I would love for the church to step out and innovate.

Here is a great video that spurred my imagination this morning:

What do you think? What will the new learning environments look like?


About joelnewton

I am a husband to Hillary, a father to Anna and Norah

Posted on February 28, 2011, in Children's Ministry and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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