In many congregations, the complexity of the work of the director of children's ministry is not sufficiently clarified. In most churches, the children's minister will work primarily with adults. The number of volunteers that he or she relates to will be more than a leader in any other ministry of church experiences. As such, the children's pastor is a key person in the leadership development responsibilities of the church. This article suggest a "flow of responsibility" for the children's minister who will be involved in the development of leaders across a period of time.