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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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Q & A — Expert on Large Group/Small Group Format

I wanted to introduce you to one of the editors for Living Inside Out, Jessica Sausto. Besides being a fellow Groupie, she is also a good friend with a heart for children. I thought it would be interesting to hear from her about how she started working on the curriculum, and why she thinks that the large group/small group format is a great way to go…
Posted at 11:40

5 Ways to Spark Family Conversations

As children’s ministers, we know the importance of communication. What we say and how we say it can make a world of difference to our kids. But how do your kids communicate with their parents, and vice versa? I was shocked when I found out just how much time kids and parents spend talking with each other. I believe you will be shocked as well…
Posted at 14:07

3 Ways to Help Kids Deal With Cyberbullying

Bullying certainly isn’t a new problem, but in today’s world the way bullies attack has changed dramatically. Instead of on the playground, kids today can face hurtful comments online as a result of cyberbullying.
Posted at 13:41

Keeping the Lines of Communication Open

This is my 30th blog post for Children’s Ministry online. And as much as I enjoy sharing my thoughts and research, I absolutely love hearing from you all. So, in honor of the 30th blog, I wanted to revisit some of our more recent topics and hear what our Facebook friends had to say…
Posted at 12:11

5 Insights for Dealing with Discussions on Death

Death. Every year roughly 2.3 million people die in the United States; 16,000 are children. When children are touched by the loss of significant loved ones in their lives—parents, grandparents, teachers, even friends—it can be hard for us as leaders to help them through the grieving process…
Posted at 08:58



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