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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 Ways to Keep Your Focus on God and Jesus During the Holidays

Thanksgiving is just a couple of weeks away, and Christmas will be here before you know it. And if you are anything like me, between church and home it feels like you have 100 million things on your to-do list that need to be checked off. It’s the busiest time of year and our schedules are packed. But it is important for us to constantly keep our focus on God and Jesus…
Posted at 09:46

5 Tips for Your Next Christmas Program

Despite the fact that the Thanksgiving turkey isn't even on the table, it’s already time to start preparing for the annual Christmas program. Whether it’s a Christmas play, a Christmas pageant, or a Christmas musical, the work starts now…
Posted at 09:36

5 Ways to Calm High-Energy Kids

Sometimes they are just wild. It seems kids share energy, and it only takes one to start fidgeting before the whole class follows suit. Even when sessions are filled with active learning experiences, sometimes you just have to stop and drain some of that extra energy. Here are five quick and easy activities to use when your class needs a timeout to let loose, and then get back to being focused…
Posted at 11:11

7 Cool Ways to Receive Offerings

Group’s Sunday school curriculum KidsOwn Worship gives kids a chance each week to give an offering to God. For those of you who give your kids a time for giving at your church, I want to share some of the cool ways we found to allow kids to give back…
Posted at 11:02

7 Current and Future Trends in Children’s Ministry

I really enjoyed hearing what Jody Brolsma had to say. You can tell she has a heart for kids, which is good seeing as she’s a major part of every vacation Bible school program Group puts out. She presented seven ongoing and future trends that she can see in the area of children’s ministry, and I thought you would enjoy hearing them as well…
Posted at 08:15



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