CBS 4 Kids

Chronological Bible Storying for Kids

About Us

 

Kurt Jarvis CBS4Kids Director: Kurt holds his B.A. degree from Asbury College and his M.A. degree in Education from Rowan University. He has spent his entire adult life in Christian education through local churches, as a local church elder, staff children’s pastor, in denominational ministry at both the national and local level. Kurt has co-authored a manual for children’s ministry leadership training and has authored numerous ministry leadership articles and materials, which have been published by Christian magazines and other organizations. He has recently authored a new book on Chronological Bible Storytelling for Children.


Kurt has served on the past as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Haluwasa Christian Outdoor Center and as a publisher representative. He also was appointed as The Christian & Missionary Alliance Metropolitan District Disciplemaking Ministries Director and served in that position for 14 years. He served for 6 years on the C&MA National Disciplemaking Ministries Team. Kurt also served as an interim senior pastor  in New Jersey. Kurt held a professional career in social work for public agencies and schools where he served 35 years on a clinical child study serving with learning disabled children and their families.

Kurt has served for the past 15 years and for 13 years as Chairman of the Board of Directors for The International Network of Children’s Ministry based out of Castle Rock, Colorado. He also serves in a volunteer position as the INCM Coordinator for INCM international training projects. Each year Kurt leads 2-3 teams for international training of pastors and children’s leaders and workers worldwide. In 1993 Kurt was a recipient of the Excellence in Ministry to Children award, one of the most prestigious international recognitions for outstanding accomplishment in children's ministry from the International Network of Children's Ministry and in 1997 he was given the Visionary Leadership award by Cook Communications for his accomplishments in Christian Education.

 

In 2003 Kurt and his wife, Judy, were appointed to the C&MA National Retire and Refocus ministry leadership team. This ministry planned national conferencing and activities for the 55+ age group. Kurt also teaches annually at Philadelphia Biblical University and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Alliance Redwoods Conference Grounds in California.

Kurt and his wife, Judy, have served most of their married lives together in local church ministry and international leadership training projects and now reside in Utah, USA.

 

Contact:   Kurt & Judy Jarvis, 2398 Lakewood, Saratoga Springs, UT 84045    801-884-7440     

Email: kurtnjudy@yahoo.com

 

Marion Jean Grant, CBS4Kids Canadian Coordinator and Instructor:  Marion has had a lifetime of ministry to children and adults in local church leadership, as a BCM International missionary, in camping ministries across Canada and the United States and over 21 years as a missionary to Pakistan.  She completed business school training as a young adult and graduated from Briercrest Bible College in Canada in Christian Education.  In February 2003 Marion Jean was a recipient of the Excellence in Ministry to Children award, one of the most prestigious international recognitions for outstanding accomplishment in children's ministry from the International Network of Children's Ministry.  She is currently a missionary under BCM International (Canada) Inc. conducting seminars and kid's missions events.  She is an International Trainer with INCM's missions projects.
 

Contact:  Marion Jean Grant, PO Box 15, Caronport, Saskatchewan, Canada SOH OSO   Phone: 306-756-5070   Email: mjgrant@sasktel.net

  

Judy Jarvis, CBS4Kids Instructor:        Judy is a certified teacher and has held positions in local church children's ministry as Sunday School Superintendent, former director of the Fellowship Alliance Chapel Senior’s Ministry and Co-Director of various children’s programs. Judy also serves as a volunteer International Trainer for The International Network of Children’s Ministry. In recent years she has been involved in conducting leadership training in Moscow, Hungary, Malaysia, Panama and Ukraine.

 

Contact:   Judy Jarvis, 2398 Lakewood, Saratoga Springs, UT 84045 609-941-5000      Email: kurtnjudy@yahoo.com