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Kidmintalk Podcast notes 1

I was cleaning out my desk and found a few notebooks with notes from various places that I've taken over the years and I decided to start typing them up here and reduce the clutter.

Disclaimer: 
Forgive any choppiness or random ideas since they are *my* notes.  If they help you then I'm glad, but if they don't feel free to leave a comment and ask a question and I will do my best to answer. I will always link to the source so you can learn for yourself from the original.

Okay, onto the first installment of "kidmin notes".

Today's notes come from Karl Bastian's podcast at Kidmintalk.com.  I love his podcast. I've listened to these episodes more than once. Many times I can't take notes because I'm listening while driving or working.  Karl has tons of experience in all kinds of kidmin situations and I glean something new each time.

Let me encourage you to download and listen to Karl's podcast and search for other kidmin podcasts.  If you can't afford training, podcasts are a free resource and you can learn much. Podcasts are a budget friendly way to increase your skills and knowledge in children's ministry.

Podcast #02 
Making Your Ministry F.U.N.

This podcast features Karl's puppet, Gus.

Kid= A unique individual who wants fun but needs love

F= funny - laughter a highway to the heart of a child
U= unexpected - rearrange, go outside
N= new - old things can be new to kids, if you say, "I've got something new!" you'll have their attention


I think about these ideas often.  Just the other day, I set the chairs up for children's worship in a new way and it made the kids say, "What's going on?"  It works! And it cost $0!




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