began as a dream – a dream of what a children’s magazine should be, a Bible-based, interactive magazine.
That dream became a reality with the first issue print of 20,000 copies in 2005.
Geared for children ages 6-12, this
is a 36-page, full-color, Quarterly magazine.
“The Kids’ Ark” is designed to fight the flood of
negative influences and peer pressures that threaten to drown
our children by offering a viable alternative full of the
truth about God’s love.
husband and wife team, Jim and Violette Burger in Victoria,
Texas, believe that reading good, wholesome literature educates
children, sparks creativity, uplifts their ambitions, and
helps build self esteem. What makes
“The Kids’ Ark” different is that every issue contains
The Ten Commandments and the Prayer of Salvation.”
Helping children develop a strong biblical
foundation on which to base their choices in life.
His friends and business associates know Jim Burger, the magazine’s
founder and publisher, as a “former and present kid.” Having
overcome a lifestyle of drugs and alcohol, Jim has served
as the Director of Men’s Ministry in his local church, and
is able to see how the problems of adulthood are rooted in
the magazine’s sales and subscriptions executive has an extensive
sales background. She has repeatedly proven herself as an
expert salesperson and has a unique combination of drive and
personality that has made her a success working for both local
and national companies.
Graduates of Destiny Bible Institute, Jim and Violette have served
faithfully as leaders at their local church in Victoria, Texas for
over 20 years in such areas as: Pray Partners, Men’s Ministry, Greeters,
Small Group Ministries and Children's Church.
An Advisory Board of educators,
literary and graphic experts and spiritual leaders has been
formed to guarantee that each issue of “The Kids’ Ark” fulfills
the original vision of the founders to provide children with
an encouraging source of educational, Bible-based fun.
Jim has been in the Medical field as a Respiratory
Therapist and Violette was a former Flight Attendant and Sales
Rep. They met in 1985 and have been married for 25 years.
Jim and Violette came to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and
Savior in 1990. Their heart is to touch children with the
gospel and to reach the next generation for Christ.