"Ministry Kids" – Influence Magazine

Ministry Kids

by Chris Railey

Ifyou are in ministry and have children, you know about the unique challenges that creates. Growing up with a parent in ministry can either make your faith stronger or hinder it. It may sound strange that ministry kids would need to be protected from ministry, but understanding the dangers will better allow us to create a healthy experience for our kids.

This is a reality we need to be honest about. As I raise three boys of my own in and around church, I deal with this daily. I am passionate about making sure ministry kids are taken care of. That means protecting them from some of the potential negatives, while accentuating all the positives...