You're awesome! What you
do isn't easy (but you sure make it look like it is). You give it
your all, and you're making an eternal difference because of it.
And not only are you totally amazing, your team is as well! Here
are 10 affirmations that you can share with your team to boost
their spirits and let them know you're thinking of them!
1. "Whatever you do, work at it with all your
heart, as working for the Lord, not for men" (Colossians 3:23).
No matter what your role is in the church, perform it to the
best of your ability. Even if you think no one notices your
efforts, God does!
2. God cares about each child in your ministry. Thank you for
noticing each child and giving children that personal attention
that shows them how much you value them. You are showing children
the love of God.
3. Remember as you teach your students that what you say may
very well bless the hearts of adults at home!
4. "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and
with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments
that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on
your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you
walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up"
Thank you for listening to God's Word and sharing him with the
children in your class.
5. "For the word of God is living and active.
Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing
soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and
attitudes of the heart" (Hebrews 4:12).
God's Word is powerful. Even when you feel like you're
struggling as a teacher, God's Word is powerfully impacting the
lives of the children in your class.
6. You are the one who answered the call. You are the one who
arrives early, sun or snow, to make sure everything's ready for
class because this could be the lesson that leads a child to
Christ. God called. And you are the one who answered. Thank
7. "Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves,
men will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your
confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in
sharing with them and with everyone else" (2 Corinthians 9:13).
Though you may not often hear words of thanks from the children
in your class, these children will grow up knowing the love of God
as a result of your obedience.
8. "And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son
may bring glory to the Father. You may ask me for anything in my
name, and I will do it" (John 14:13-14).
Ask God to lead your lesson this week. Ask him to do miraculous
things in your classroom.
9. "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord
Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,
who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those
in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from
God" (2 Corinthians 1:3-4).
Remember that you are more than a teacher to the children in
your ministry. You are there to show them kindness, compassion, and
comfort that comes from God the Father.
10. Thank you for being a person in children's lives that they
can trust. You are teaching children the foundations of trusting in
Thank you for all that you do to make Jesus irresistible to
kids. May God bless you and your team!