Dear Sunday School teachers,
You were the first lyric in a song that took 25 years to unfold in my life.
Sometimes, it’s hard to teach a 5 year old or an 8 year old because you never get to hear the end of the song. We’re such a “progress” and “productivity” and “results”-focused culture. And with kids, sometimes the second verse in the song God is writing doesn’t roll around until college, or maybe not even until your students bring children of their own to Sunday School decades later.
It’s easy to feel like you’re not making an impact. But you are! You are loving the very people Christ called all of us to be like. And I can’t thank you enough for that, in my own life and the lives of my own two daughters.
Keep singing. Little ears listen.
Sue Barnes was my amazing Sunday School teacher. Who was yours?