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JenningsDavid has served kids around the world for the majority of his life.  From Texas to Romania, he has followed where God has led him.  Most recently, he served for six years as a children's director in the great state of Alabama before moving to Colorado to work for Group as an associate editor.
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Best Fest: 5 Tips for Planning Your Fall Festival

We know a large number of churches enjoy putting on a Fall Festival. It’s a great way to reach out to the community and connect with families who wouldn’t normally come to your church or ministry. Here are five tricks to help make your Fall Fest planning a treat…
Posted at 21:09

Chalkboard Art and Awesomeness

Whiteboards seem to be quickly replacing chalkboards as the writing surface of choice around many Sunday schools, but I know I was still using chalk and erasers in my ministry. If you’re like me and still using chalkboards, here are five simple tips and tricks to help you make the most of them!
Posted at 16:57

3 Bible-Based Snacks Kids Will Eat Up

Good Sunday school snack times incorporate the day’s lesson into the snack. Not just an extra reward for being good, snack time becomes an integral part of the experience. If you’re looking for quick and easy ways to give your snack time a boost, here are three ideas to get you started. They each take a passage from the Bible and bring it to life using food…
Posted at 08:55

7 Tips on Partnering With Parents in Special Needs Ministry

Our thanks go out to all the leaders and volunteers in special needs ministry. It’s a very rewarding job, but it also has some of the most unique and challenging aspects in all of ministry. I think part of what makes it so challenging is the fact that “special needs” is such an all-encompassing label. You have developmental delays, physical disabilities, emotional trauma, and a wide spectrum of varying abilities and disorders. Here are Tips on Partnering With Parents in Special Needs Ministry . These will be especially helpful to share with new families that come your way…
Posted at 09:26

Countdown to Christmas Checklist

With only five months separating us from Christmas, it’s time to get planning! Make your life easier by going ahead and checking off a few items on your Christmas checklist. A little work now can save you a lot of time and energy later…
Posted at 13:33



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