Talking with people this week made me realize how quickly people can loose sight of what we do in Journey Kids. Without the vision and “keeping the end in mind” a lot of volunteers can forget why they get up an hour early during the week, or come in and fill out supply buckets once a month. The hour a week that volunteers are investing in our kids is not just to ‘babysitting’. It’s all about eternity. We have to make sure we keep the end in mind. What will really matter in 100 years? The extra hour of tv or sleep? Or could it be seeing kids trust in Jesus for the first time. Showing kids God’s love. Letting God use you in the life of another.
Remember that when you’re changing diapers or calming down a group of 3rd graders. It’s more than just about us. It’s BIGGER than that. It’s all about an eternity with Jesus.