Kidmin Talk

Karl Bastian

Kidmin Talk is the podcast of Pastor Karl Bastian, aka the "Kidologist," creator of Karl is a full time children's pastor in Denver, Colorado. He founded Kidology in 1994 pioneering the Internet for children's ministry before Google, YouTube and Yahoo even existed. Visit for thousands of helpful resources, curriculum, recruiting tools, training and much more. Questions, comments, feedback or sponsorship inquiries can be sent to read less
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Kidmin Talk #173 - Unintended Devastating Consequences of Adult Ministry Trends to Kidmin
Kidmin Talk #173 - Unintended Devastating Consequences of Adult Ministry Trends to Kidmin
Pastor Karl opens a big Can of Worms on this podcast with a topic he has discussed privately and in seminary classrooms but never publicly until now. What adult ministry trends have had a negative impact on Children’s Ministry - and how can and should children’s ministry leaders adapt in response? It’s a thought-provoking discussion sure to challenge and stimulate. You've likely never heard this theory before on how some positive trends in adult ministry have had a negative impact on children's ministry. Stewards of kids ministry need to react wisely and proactively - the future is at stake.Mentioned on the Show:The Great Commission - Matthew 28:18-20Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 1Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” FEATURED SPONSORS:KidCheck Online Check-InMy Brand New Life Follow Up BookletKIDOLOGY RESOURCES:Bible Ninja Warriors SundayUndercover Queen Series2022 it Bible Curriculum Scope & SequenceKidology Four Pillars eBook DownloadKidology Table Talker Family DevotionalsAwesome Adventure Discipleship BookNext Steps for Kids CourseKIDOLOGY and other links:Kidology Theorem #26 Do As I Say, Not As I DoBlog post about Awesome Adventure Discipleship with ParentsFB Post that inspired this podcastDale Hudson - Something That Recently Scared Me in Children’s Ministry