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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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20 Worst Excuses for Not Volunteering

One of the top problems we hear from children’s ministers is not being able to find volunteers. It seems that everyone has a reason for why they can’t help, and the excuses aren’t always that good. Here are the 20 most common excuses folks use to get out of volunteering…have you heard any of these…
Posted at 10:04

More Examples That Show How We Feel

A few weeks ago, we tried to explain what it’s like to be a children’s minister. Because a picture’s worth a thousand words, everyone seemed to comprehend our feelings when we used images. If you still have a few friends out there who don’t “get” you, here are even more ways to explain to them what it’s like to be a children’s minister. This is how we feel…
Posted at 08:28

This Is How We Feel

The bonds we share in children’s ministy are strong. We share the same goals and challenges. And sometimes it’s hard to describe the feelings you get while working in children’s ministry. The next time someone asks you what it’s like to serve in children’s ministry, just show them this.
Posted at 10:06

9 Children’s Ministry People to Follow on Twitter

If you use Twitter just to send tweets, you’re missing out on the great content ministry leaders are putting out there. After reading tons of tweets, here are nine of the best ministry Twitter tweeters to follow…
Posted at 09:20

5 Amazing Easter Crafts

As Easter draws near, we wanted to continue highlighting what others plan on doing with their kids. Last week we gave you five great ways to boost your Easter egg hunt. This time, we’ll focus on Easter crafts. Once again, I dove into the creative melting pot that is Pinterest to discover some of the cutest and coolest crafts around. Here are five of the best craft ideas I found. You can try them out in your ministry—or maybe they will inspire you to create something completely original…
Posted at 13:30



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