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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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Genuine Humility: An Act of Love

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve talked about what’s being called the "Four Acts of Love" on this blog. If you haven't seen it yet, I encourage you to check out Group founder Thom Schultz's blog.
Posted at 12:25

7 Apps the Experts Use

Here at Group, we’re wrapping up work on our November/December issue of Children’s Ministry Magazine, and I’m super excited about this issue. We’ve got some amazing articles planned, and today I wanted to give you a sneak peek at one of them. In the next issue of CMM, we cover 31 must-have apps that people in ministry (just like you) find worth the download. I’ve pulled a few of my favorites to share with you before the issue comes out. Here are seven apps the experts use…
Posted at 10:34

Fearless Conversation With Kids

Some ministry leaders or volunteers are afraid to let kids talk. They feel as if it gives the power to the kids. That they won’t be able to control the conversation’s trajectory. Others feel as if their kids will ask a question about God that they’re not sure how to answer. And still others feel that if they aren’t talking, the kids aren’t learning…
Posted at 12:34

3 Must-Haves for a Great Baby Ministry

Let’s take a moment to talk about building spiritual foundations with babies and toddlers. We know that the nursery is so much more than just a place for babysitting. Babies and toddlers have an amazing capability for understanding the most important truths about God—and we have the honor of helping introduce those concepts! Here are three things to keep in mind when thinking about babies in your ministry…
Posted at 12:52

3 Ways to Help Children Feel Welcome in Your Ministry

How welcoming are we to kids who some may consider misfits or outcasts? What could be worse than having a child come into your ministry, not feel welcome, and not want to come back? In this blog posting, I want to share some simple ways we can help kids have a sense of belonging in our ministry…
Posted at 12:15



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