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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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5 Free Apps for Your Children’s Ministry

Technology is great, but sometimes there’s so much to shift though that finding the right tools for the job can be intimidating. We’ve browsed though the app stores in search of the best downloads for giving your ministry a digital boost. Here are five great apps that you and your volunteers should check out today…
Posted at 08:04

6 Activities for St. Patrick’s Day

One thing I have heard from a lot of people: once you start looking at Pinterest, it’s hard to stop. So to save you the hours you would normally spend looking through hundreds of ideas, I’ve narrowed down the list for you. Here are seven great St. Patrick’s Day ideas from Pinterest that you can use in your ministry…
Posted at 11:21

7 Surprising Stats from the 2013 Children's Ministry Salary Survey

In the newest issue of Children’s Ministry Magazine, we’ve got the results of our 2013 Salary Survey. No one else does a survey like this, so the results are exclusive. We’ve asked paid children’s ministry professionals to tell us how they are compensated for what they do. The results are up on our website. After reading through the data, I thought I would point out some of the more unexpected findings and talk about them here. Here are seven surprising stats from the 2013 salary survey…
Posted at 12:16

7 Ways to Reach Out to Families of Divorce

I don’t think anyone would disagree with the fact that we should strive to help families overcome obstacles. But, we should all be prepared in the event that a separation does occur in one or more of our ministry’s families. Divorce seems to touch all of us in some way. I’ve seen church families who had children in my ministry go through a divorce. And being a child of divorced parents myself, I know personally some of the hardships these families face. But what do you say? What steps do you take? Here are some tips and advice to help you deal with divorce in your ministry…
Posted at 10:57

5 Do’s and Don’ts of Cell Phones in Your Ministry

With cell phones now the norm for many families, let’s take a look at some do’s and don’ts for handling cell phones in your ministry…
Posted at 12:25



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