‘Going to the Edges’ was the theme of the GCM Equip 2016 (Global Children’s Ministries) conference held in Thailand last month. Workshops and plenary sessions run by KidsHubs, Family conversations and the 1for50 movement all followed this theme. There were more than 100 people from 27 countries. God challenged each individual and organisation to think about going to the edges – this could be the unreached, the unengaged people or the families around you, the poor and those at risk or the urban generation that are neglected. It could be anyone at the ‘edges’. Participants were challenged to seek God to help them re-think their ministries in line with the idea of ‘going to the edges’.
Who are the unreached and the unengaged children around you or farther away from you? Will you be wiling to go to the edges, serve them and introduce them to Christ?