Sunday School Changes Everything
When Dr. Henrietta Mears began her Sunday School ministry in Hollywood, California, in the 1930s, she was facing several challenges. Sixty percent of children at the time were not attending a church of any sort. Fewer than fifteen percent of children who attended Sunday School ever made a decision to follow Jesus. College students were walking away from faith at an unprecedented rate. Church attendance across the United States was experiencing a decline instead of growth.