Jesus welcomes the little children. While we think of youth as children, it bears remembering that they would have been considered adults in Jesus’ day. What might Jesus say if he were to observe our youth group?
In the first “Additional Resources” source quoted below, the author has a curious take on why Jesus welcomed the children; he postulates that it was to show that his message was for all to take and share broadly. If Jesus’ message is for all, and if he was able to minister to every age together, how might we do the same?
Integrating Youth Into the Life of the Church, Bill Mathis – Video and Discussion Outline