There is always one. All the other children were listening just fine. They had taken their seats on the floor and were ready for the upcoming lesson. It was that time of the children’s program for the kids to settle down, listen up, and enjoy a great story telling video and lesson. However, there was the one.

When asked where he wanted to sit his reply was, “I don’t want to sit down”. When told he needed to sit his simple and loud response was, “No”. When the adult leader finally got him to sit down, all he did was make noises and bother the other kids attempting to listen to the story. Ever have this issue?

So what can we do to Engage a ‘Problem’ Child? In this video, Bruce Linton (who has been in children’s ministry for over 20 years) shares a few tips and one personal story to encourage all of us to engage that problem child. Check out the video here and as always be with the Lord’s people on the Lord’s day!

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