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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 Super Messy Games for Your Ministry

If you’re in children’s ministry, you can’t be afraid to get messy. From slime fights to shaving cream wars, I’ve seen my fair share of mess in the name of ministry. With the nice spring weather, plan a day for your kids to get outside, have some messy fun, and learn about God in the process. Have parents bring old clothes they don’t mind getting dirty, because here are five messy games for your ministry…
Posted at 11:43

3 Ways to Use the Power of Touch with Babies

Just because communication with babies isn’t easy doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Babies can take in way more than we give them credit for being. One of the best ways to communicate God’s love is through touch. Here are a few ways to use the power of touch with the babies in your ministry…
Posted at 09:09

5 Ways Technology Can Boost Your Ministry

A Swedish study has shown that kids’ reading and writing skills are improved when they read and write on iPads. It could be due to any number of factors, but you have to wonder if kids today learn better using technology. With that in mind, here are five articles that can help you “plug in” to kids’ wired world and give your ministry a boost…
Posted at 09:27

5 Mother’s Day Ideas for Children’s Ministry

Mother’s Day is approaching (May 12), and it’s time to start planning what kind of crafts you want to help your kids do. We’ve found some of the best Mother’s Day craft ideas out there, and we’re going to share them with you now. Hopefully you will find these crafts useful, either by your actually doing them or at least by getting you to brainstorm about other ideas. Here are five Mother’s Day crafts your kids will love to make and give…
Posted at 09:50

3 Tips for Dealing with Spring Sports

I read an interesting response to a question many of us have been asking for a while—why is church attendance declining? Well, according to a new study published in the Review of Religious Research, many pastors place most of the blame on children’s sports activities. If you find yourself with half-empty rooms while your kids are in the playoffs, here are three tips and tricks for you…
Posted at 10:19



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