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Kids 8 to 12 years old can laugh together and learn about God with this Christian podcast for families. Hosted by Focus on the Family Clubhouse magazine editor Jesse Florea and Christian comedian Bob Smiley, each monthly episode is packed with faith-building fun, family entertainment, and valuable lessons about God’s love, self-control, setting goals, finding your worth in Christ, and much, much more.

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Jesse Florea

For more than 20 years, Jesse Florea has been the editor of Focus on the Family Clubhouse magazine, and currently oversees Clubhouse Jr. magazine as well. He co-hosts the “Official Adventures in Odyssey” podcast, which is one of the top-ranked podcasts for kids and family. Jesse has written or co-written nearly 40 books, including the Defend Your Faith children's apologetics Bible, The Case for Grace for Kids, and two with Bob Smiley – Devotions for Super Average Kids, books 1 & 2.

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Bob Smiley

Bob Smiley is a comedian and author. He's been doing stand-up for more than 20 years and has toured with such bands as the Newsboys, Third Day, and Toby Mac. Bob is the author of two best-selling comedy devotional books published by Focus on the Family for middle schoolers and the creator of the “Adventures of Average Boy” series in Focus on the Family Clubhouse magazine. He writes stories about an energetic boy in some very funny situations who always comes up with a godly solution to any problem that arises. In short, Bob Smiley is Average Boy.

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