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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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Crafts Gone Wild: A Must-Play Game for Your Ministry Team

For the past two years at KidMin, I’ve had a blast watching everyone play Craft Wars. It’s our annual wild and crazy game show where time is short, but creativity runs high. For those who have never experience Craft Wars, the basic rules are simple: come up with a creative craft that you could use in your ministry with the limited or wacky supplies provided. Crafts have to have a Biblical tie-in and must be completed in a certain time frame…
Posted at 13:11

10 Ways to Ensure Your Ministry Is a Success

Today we want to equip you with some simple, practical ways to turbocharge your ministry. We’ve gathered some great advice from children’s ministry leaders who’ve spent years in the trenches, and cut it up into bite-size pieces of info that you can start using today!
Posted by David Jennings at 13:50

3 Tips for Great Games

Who doesn’t love games? Kids are born with a natural sense of playfulness, and we can harness that energy in our ministries. Game time isn’t something to tack on to the end of your lessons as a time filler. By incorporating meaningful games into your ministry, you can not only reach kids in new ways, but you can also shake off any notion that church is a boring, school-like place. You help kids discover that church is a place for discovery, fellowship, and God-centered fun…
Posted at 13:57

3 Tips on Talking to Kids about the Devil

The topic of Satan may seem like a difficult subject for children’s ministries to tackle. But it’s important that we do so, and there’s a right way to do it. Here are three tips to follow when talking to kids about Satan.
Posted at 13:51

3 Ways to Make God Real for Kids

"Research by the Barna Group reveals that only 44 percent of people who attend church every week say they regularly experience God at church,” according to Thom. “They’re not looking for the deep theological trivia that seems to interest a lot of preachers.
Posted at 12:40



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