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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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Is Heaven for Real?

Have you heard about the Heaven is for Real movie coming out in April? It’s based on the New York Time’s bestselling book about Colton Burpo. When Colton was 3, he suffered a medical emergency that left him unconscious and near death on an emergency room table.
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3 Tips on Helping Kids Stand Firm in Belief

When I was a kid, I loved watching Bill Nye the Science Guy. Not so much now. You may have seen in the news where Nye spoke out against creationism. “The biblical stories were presented to me, but they never seemed reasonable,” said Nye in an interview.
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3 No-Miss Thanksgiving Messages for Kids

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is just a week away. It seems like I just finished eating all the leftover discounted candy I bought on November 1st. Looking back, I seem to remember the store setting out Christmas items as I did my annual discounted candy run. Have we, as a country, just decided to skip Thanksgiving?! Not on my watch! We have so much to be thankful for, and we can help our kids understand the importance of a thankful heart. Here are three no-miss, easy-prep, memory-making ideas that you can use in your ministry…
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5 Ways to Refresh Your Ministry

Do you ever feel like your ministry needs refreshing? If so, know two things: one, you’re not alone; two, it’s normal. Taking a step back and making tweaks are important to keep a ministry going strong. In the July/August issue of Children’s Ministry Magazine, Dick Gruber, a professor of children’s ministry at Valley Forge Christian College in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania and co-founder of Children’s Ministry University Online (, gave us his tips for refreshing your ministry. I thought these were simple but highly effective, and wanted to share some of them here with you…
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3 Bible-Based Snacks Kids Will Eat Up

Good Sunday school snack times incorporate the day’s lesson into the snack. Not just an extra reward for being good, snack time becomes an integral part of the experience. If you’re looking for quick and easy ways to give your snack time a boost, here are three ideas to get you started. They each take a passage from the Bible and bring it to life using food…
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