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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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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

5 Things You Can Do to Encourage Kids’ Motivation in Children’s Ministry

I’ll admit it. I was a reward junkie. When I taught my kids, I loved giving out prizes and other small goodies. It felt it gave me an advantage--I could encourage good behavior with cheap candy and threaten to take away toys when kids misbehaved. This give-and-take reward system was something I was raised on when I was a kid in church, and naturally, I did it with my own Sunday school kids…
Posted at 11:36



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