Danielle has over 21 years of children’s ministry experience with a passion to share, disciple, and shepherd children and families with the message of Jesus. She currently serves as minister to children at the Dawson Family of Faith in Birmingham, Alabama. Danielle is a respected children’s ministry leader and trainer and has spoken regionally at local churches and nationally at children’s ministry conferences. (CPC, ETCH, KidMin conference). She is a frequent contributor to Children’s Ministry Magazine (childrensministry.com) and is a curriculum writer for Gospel project kids (gospelproject.com/kids). Danielle currently serves as the children’s ministry content editor at churchleaders.com. Danielle was named by Children’s Ministry Magazine as one of the Top 20 children’s ministry leaders to watch. Danielle’s blog dWELL (dandibell.com) was named one of the top 100 kids ministry blogs by ministry-to-children.com
In a recent Demi Lovato interview, the singer shared how in the time since she was hospitalized for a drug overdose, she has started attending church and looking for her happiness in God and other meaningful relationships.
Never think, says Dr. Meg Meeker, that you have no power to help your teens navigate challenges like social media, depression, and premarital sex. The dangers are real, she says, but "there’s a lot parents (and youth leaders) can do.”