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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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6 Palm Sunday Activities Preschoolers Love

Today I’d like to share with you some simple, yet super-fun activities that you can use during your Palm Sunday services. These activities have been specially designed with preschoolers in mind, so you can communicate the events of Palm Sunday in a way that they will understand. Let’s get started…
Posted at 14:08

5 Simple Ways to Get Kids Into the Bible

It’s a goal we hear from many children’s ministers…we want to get kids into the Bible, knowing how to use it and understanding its truths. If this is you, keep reading…we’ve got some quick tips to help your kids start to explore the Bible and to help its message stick in the hearts of your kids…
Posted at 12:48

10 Kidmin Habits to Break

Habit (noun)—an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary; a settled or regular tendency or practice, esp. one that is hard to give up; repeated actions that are holding your ministry back
Posted at 13:22

7 Things Kids Love in Sunday School

This week, I’ve been reading Sunday School That Works: The Complete Guide to Maximize Your Children’s Ministry Impact. I love gleaning knowledge from the incredible ministry leaders who contributed to the book. There’s one thing I’m picking up on as I read: Sunday school is an amazing opportunity to grow kids’ faith and, if done properly, will have kids coming back for more week after week. There are many things kids love about Sunday school, and today I want to share how some of the experts in Sunday School That Works use it to their full advantage…
Posted at 13:19

3 Reasons for Choosing Published Curriculum

I’ve heard in the past that around 20 percent of children’s ministers write their own curriculum. (And as I’ve mentioned in this blog before, I used to reside in that camp.) Since that time, my view on the subject has changed, and I’m now a big proponent of utilizing published children’s ministry curriculum. Now, your experience may differ—but today I’d like to share with you my reasons for supporting published curriculum. I talked with some of our curriculum experts here at Group, and here are some things I discovered…
Posted at 14:14



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