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Children's Ministry Podcast

Updated about 16 hours ago

Kids & Family
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
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Kidmin Talk is a weekly look at the world of children's ministry, hosted by Karl Bastian, the Kidologist at Kidology.org

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Kidmin Talk is a weekly look at the world of children's ministry, hosted by Karl Bastian, the Kidologist at Kidology.org

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By Lunarmama - Feb 17 2017
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I love this podcast! I've learned so much! I can't wait for more!

Awesome Podcast!!!! Why no updates?

By chrisfillers - Jul 31 2011
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This has been the most helpful podcast on Children's Ministry I have ever heard. I hope you will start bring new recordings soon. Thanks for your ministry!!!

iTunes Ratings

13 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
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1
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More please!

By Lunarmama - Feb 17 2017
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I love this podcast! I've learned so much! I can't wait for more!

Awesome Podcast!!!! Why no updates?

By chrisfillers - Jul 31 2011
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This has been the most helpful podcast on Children's Ministry I have ever heard. I hope you will start bring new recordings soon. Thanks for your ministry!!!
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Children's Ministry Podcast

Updated about 16 hours ago

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Kidmin Talk is a weekly look at the world of children's ministry, hosted by Karl Bastian, the Kidologist at Kidology.org

Rank #1: Kidmin Talk #084 - May 9th, 2016

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Learn what tech Pastor Karl uses to keep on top of a busy children's ministry. To survive in kidmin leadership, you MUST become a master of administration, organization and management - even if those aren't your strongest areas. Karl shares six techy tools that help him stay on top of the daily demands!

May 09 2016

22mins

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Rank #2: Kidmin Talk #088 - November 10th, 2016

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We serve an Awesome God, and yet, we get overwhelmed and stressed by the challenges of ministry. The struggle is ironic, but real. Ironic, because we have the Almighty God of the universe behind us - and yet, we often focus on the obstacles. This podcast will encourage you and help you have a Jedi-like calm as you realize that your big problems are no problem to the God we serve!

Nov 10 2016

32mins

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Rank #3: Kidmin Talk #083 - April 19th, 2016

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It doesn't take long as a kidmin leader to figure out that children's ministry isn't all fun and games. In fact, it can be downright discouraging. How do you keep yourself "up" and be an encouragement to others when you yourself are facing challenges that fight to pull you down. Kids Ministry isn't for wimps... let Pastor Karl share some secrets to survival in children's ministry.

Apr 19 2016

35mins

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Rank #4: Kidmin Talk #085 - August 18th, 2016

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If you are a parent, your primary children's ministry is not at church, but in your home. It doesn't matter what success you have at church if your ministry to your own kids is lacking. Pastor Karl (and Dad) Bastian shares how to reach your child's H.E.A.R.T. so that you can do your best to guide them toward a life-long relationship with Jesus.

Aug 18 2016

33mins

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Rank #5: Kidmin Talk #089 - November 17th, 2016

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We have an Awesome Opportunity - given to us by God to make a real difference not only in our world, but for eternity. Only YOU can do what God has planned for you. We have this incredible opportunity to see God's Plan come to pass! Learn the secret to significance and seeing your life become everything that God planned for you, far in advance!

Nov 17 2016

28mins

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Rank #6: Kidmin Talk #091 - November 30th, 2016

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Karl Bastian is joined on this podcast by two expert communicators. Kidology Coach Barney Kinard and professional magician Johnny Mobley (aka Johnny Magic) were in town for the FCM Conference so Karl sat down with them and asked them to share some insights on how to engage an audience. PLUS, learn about an amazing new School of Magic kit and app from Johnny Magic!

Nov 30 2016

53mins

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Rank #7: Kidmin Talk #063 - December 4th, 2013

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Karl continues his series from the Engage Children Conference with the importance of engaging leaders, with practical insights on how to enlist, equip, empower and encourage your volunteers and leaders so that you can survive and thrive in ministry. Volunteers and leaders alike need to DO LESS and ask others for help!

Dec 04 2013

32mins

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Rank #8: Kidmin Talk #087 - November 1st, 2016

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! How do we make Christmas special for kids? This podcast features a BUNCH of ideas to make Christmas special in your children's ministry.

Nov 01 2016

29mins

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Rank #9: Kidmin Talk #086 - October 25th, 2016

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One of your most strategic goals in children's ministry ought to be to Surprise and Delight Parents. Why? Well, you won't have many kids if you don't show parents that you value their kids. Karl shares some helpful tips on what parents are looking for when they visit your children's ministry.

Oct 25 2016

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Rank #10: Kidmin Talk #090 - November 23rd, 2016

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God works through relationships. He is in the people building business not program development. God is not interested in building your ministry. He is passionately committed to building YOU and building others through you. This is the final keynote in the Awesome Series as we look at our Awesome Community in Kidmin.

Nov 23 2016

37mins

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Rank #11: Kidmin Talk #064 - December 16th, 2013

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As America reacts to another school shooting, Karl invites Wayne Stocks to the show to discuss ministry to kids of divorce. It has been noted that most school shooters have been children of divorce - are we doing enough to reach out to these troubled kids?

Dec 16 2013

39mins

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Rank #12: Kidmin Talk #081 - November 30th, 2015

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One of the basic responsibilities of a children's ministry leader or teacher is to equip children to use their Bibles. Long after we are gone, the Bible will be available to help kids, if we have trained them to use it. In this podcast gain some practical ideas for making the Bible exciting to kids!

Nov 30 2015

17mins

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Rank #13: Kidmin Talk #080 - October 30th, 2015

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What can Kidmin's learn from the Saga of Star Wars? Surprisingly, because of it's massive success, Star Wars almost didn't happen. George Lucas stuck to a vision he had, despite incredible odds, and prevailed. The rest is history. What is the lesson for us who lead kids ministires?

Oct 30 2015

19mins

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Rank #14: Kidmin Talk #082 - December 22nd, 2015

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As we head into a New Year, learn the powerful secret to making your dreams and goals come true in the months ahead. We all want to improve and be better at who we are and what we do - this podcast will empower you to do just that!

Dec 22 2015

26mins

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Rank #15: Kidmin Talk #108 - June 30th, 2018

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Stressed about your ministry? The issue is the word "your." It's NOT your ministry, it's God's. Time to give it back and watch your stress evaporate! Karl Bastian, aka, The Kidologist from Kidology.org challenges you to give your ministry back to God and shares some stories illustrating how amazing it can be!

Jun 30 2018

13mins

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Rank #16: Kidmin Talk #107 - June 10th, 2018

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Preschool Ministry is Important! Learn three secrets to making your early childhood ministry more fun and effective!

Jun 10 2018

13mins

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Rank #17: Kidmin Talk #106 - May 6th, 2018

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Have you ever been scared by a display of love? Pastor Karl shares a story of a time his mother's love terrified him... but in a good way. What is ferocious love? Does God love us with a ferocious love? Karl thinks He does!

May 06 2018

11mins

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Rank #18: Kidmin Talk #105 - April 15th, 2018

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Pastor Karl asks, "What would they do if you weren't there?" Seriously. While our first reaction may be that the ministry would go under quickly, the reality is there are likely things we are doing that are completely optional. Good things, that we actually could skip and no one would notice. If ministry is eating into personal and family time you may need to consider this important question.

Apr 15 2018

12mins

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Rank #19: Kidmin Talk #104 - March 1st, 2018

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Pastor Karl Bastian, founder of Kidology.org is joined again by veteran kids pastor Craig Wilson to discuss priorities when you are starting over at a new church. In this third of a three part series, Karl and Craig discuss the importance of inspiring and exciting your volunteers about the future. It is vision casting time!

Mar 01 2018

35mins

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Rank #20: Kidmin Talk #103 - December 28th, 2017

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Pastor Karl Bastian, founder of Kidology.org is joined again by veteran kids pastor Craig Wilson to discuss priorities when you are starting over at a new church. In this second of a three part series, Karl and Craig discuss the importance of early wins as you build momentum in your new ministry.

Dec 28 2017

31mins

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