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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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Top 3 Stories About Christmas

Christmastime seems to bring some of my favorite traditions…like taking the kids out for a bonfire night where we roast hotdogs and later go on a hayride as we read from the Bible about Jesus’ birth. Despite the many different traditions, I know the message of Jesus’ love is the point. Today, I’d like to share with you some fun stories to help you tell kids about Jesus in a fun way. While they’re no substitute for opening up the Bible and reading, these fun stories can help your kids discover what Christmas is all about in different ways…
Posted at 12:07

3 Tips on Leading a Child Into a Relationship With Jesus

A child accepting Jesus. It’s a touchdown, grand slam, champion of the world moment in any children’s minister’s life. We put in so many hours of work and prayer hoping a child will fully understand God’s love and sacrifice. Today, I’d like to focus on that. Here are three tips on leading a child to Christ.
Posted at 09:09

3 Service Projects Kids Can Do for the Holidays

As we roll into this Thanksgiving week, I know a lot of families are starting to focus on giving back. Now’s a great time to help kids understand why we help others and show them ways they can get involved even at their age. So to help you equip families to go out and do some random acts of kindness, here are three quick and easy service projects that kids (and their families) can do to show others God’s love…
Posted at 10:27

7 Tips for Snacks in Ministry

Snacks are becoming a large hurdle in today’s ministry world. What are we supposed to do when it comes to snacks? Here are seven things to consider when thinking about sweet snacks and tasty treats in your ministry…
Posted at 13:27

3 No-Miss Thanksgiving Messages for Kids

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is just a week away. It seems like I just finished eating all the leftover discounted candy I bought on November 1st. Looking back, I seem to remember the store setting out Christmas items as I did my annual discounted candy run. Have we, as a country, just decided to skip Thanksgiving?! Not on my watch! We have so much to be thankful for, and we can help our kids understand the importance of a thankful heart. Here are three no-miss, easy-prep, memory-making ideas that you can use in your ministry…
Posted at 15:30



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