You guys are so amazing. Our kids Ministry has tripled in nine months! We now have over 150 kids. We put this down to Gods Blessing and your amazing web site!
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Lead your kids through the Next Steps in their spiritual journey.

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Andy and the Ants Companion Lesson

 A new companion lesson is available for Karl's book, Andy and the Ants. Use ants to teach kids about the incarnation!

How do you spell S-A-L-V-A-T-I-O-N?

U-Turn Cards -- new from Karl Bastian -- create an engaging Gospel presentation that illustrate the "Romans Road" salvation message.


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It's About Relationship

You can download Karl's NEW eBook today - and the best part is, it's 100% FREE!

NoDuh, the Wise One

Teach the spiritual disciplines with NoDuh, an 11-part series of 5-minute high-resolution videos that challenges kids areas of fasting, simplicity, and more.

Buy USED and SAVE in the Garage Sale

Make your children's ministry dollars stretch farther by shopping for bargains on gently-used items in the Kidology Garage Sale!

Jam Packed with Bright Ideas

24 Kidmin Experts share their best ideas for object lessons, crafts, games, worship, missions, teaching, technology, leadership, and more!

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Check out the free audio episodes in our podcast, Kidmin Talk. C'mon over and open your ears!


Curriculum for Any Church!

Whether you lead in a small urban church, a large suburban church, or a mobile church, you need a curriculum that is unique and flexible. DiscipleTown has what you need!

Discovering God's Path Curriculum

Discovering God's Path Curriculum is a 3-year reproducible curriculum released FREE on a rotating quarterly basis as a benefit for Kidology Premium Members

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Got Kidmin questions? Need advice? Want to connect with other Kidmin leaders and volunteers? Check out Kidology's Let's Talk Kidmin group on Facebook!

Kidology Open Source Curriculum

Kidology Open Source Curriculum is a FREE set of tools you download, remix, and share with others!  Budget-friendly 3-year curriculum for church, home, & school

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KidCheck Series Part 2: Reducing the Risk of Juvenile Offenses in Children's Ministry

This is the second in a series of three “Reducing the Risk of Juvenile Offenses in Children’s Ministry” posts focusing on the nature of juvenile offenses and commonalities in profile of those who offend. We’ll also share the importance of creating awareness and having a youth safety plan.

Bringing Families Together

There's a reason why some families would choose to skip church for sports or other activities. The church needs to learn how to bring families together.

Nurturing the Childish Out of Leadership

When you look at a strong-willed child, do you ever think, "That's great leadership potential! All you have to do is nurture it!"

Dealing with Challenging Kids at VBS

With VBS coming up, attitudes and conversations can make a difference when you have a rambunctious group of kids.

KidCheck Series Part #1: Reducing the Risk of Juvenile Offenses in Children's Ministry

The "Reducing the Risk of Juvenile Offenses in Children's Ministry" is a 3 part series that discusses the nature of juvenile offenses, shares details on profiles of those that offend, and highlights the elements of having a youth safety plan that's an extension of your child protection policy.

Teen Training Session

Here is everything you need to hold a Teen Training Volunteer Session to inspire, instruct and instill confidence in your youth volunteers.

Are You a Carbonated Geyser?

Remember the parched and thirsty deer that yearns for a drink at the cool waters? Maybe it's time to rethink that imagery in light of New Testament teaching.

Jesus Isn't White

Does race or skin color matter when it comes to Jesus?

Now What?

Review of Salvation decision following a child's surrender to Christ.

3 Parenting Fears and How to Face Them

"What are you most afraid of as a parent?" This question evokes fear and uncertainty in many parents. How can you move from fear to rest and trust?

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Gospel Project or FaithweaverNOW

Daniel, have you done either to have some feedback on them? Thanks!...

Gospel Harmony Lessons

I've never heard of a Gospel Harmony series for kids. I would consider using Gospel Harmony cards with a Life of Christ series. Child Evangelism Fello...

Best Portable Screen

I have used the Duet portable screen from Epson and it has worked well for me. It is best used for widescreen projection....

Gospel Project or FaithweaverNOW

If Caravan did not work, I have my doubts that the Gospel Project will fare much better. While they are two quite different pieces of curriculum, they...

Volunteer Shortage

I am currently working as a CP at a church running about forty kids per week with 10 additional helpers. However, I have been informed that at least f...

Worship Music for Older Kids

I would recommend looking at some spiritual songs for your older kids. This would be bands like Newsboys, Casting Crowns, MercyMe and Rend Collective....

Gospel Project or FaithweaverNOW

I'm in the process of choosing new children's curriculum for our church. Because of lack of interest from many adults and kids, we have ended the Cara...

Best Portable Screen

I would say your best bet would be office max or staples. I know bestbuy carries some cheaper brands, but they would last not much longer than a year....

Gospel Harmony Lessons

I am looking for some suggestions on Gospel Harmony lessons for my 3rd to 5th grade Sunday School this year. I have an idea for this year to have the...

Kids Pastor Career Goals

I have to second what james said. I personally, at the moment, do not feel led or have any desire to work as a senior pastor, associate, education, yo...

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Tips for Teaching All Ages

This was a volunteer training session in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin in 2014. The topic is ministry to kids of all ages - from nursery tips (how to quiet any crying baby) to preschool and grade school tips for relating to and teaching children.

The Vanishing Salt Shaker

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Walking with Jesus: A Step-by-Step Guide for New Christian Kids by Rev. Dennis Barta. This booklet will help children know how to live as a Christian after accepting Jesus as Savior.

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Impress Kids is Bible memory games for this generation of children. Impress Kids is used in Christian churches, homes, and day schools, and everywhere else boys and girls around the world are becoming followers of Jesus Christ.

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Latest Podcast Episodes:

Kidmin Talk #084 - May 9th, 2016
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!

Kidmin Talk #083 - April 19th, 2016
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.

Kidmin Talk #082 - December 22nd, 2015
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!

Kidmin Talk #081 - November 30th, 2015
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!

Kidmin Talk #080 - October 30th, 2015
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?

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Kidology Coaching Will Change Your Life!

The Coaching Summit Will Change How You Do Ministry

As Fall speeds toward us, what are you doing to improve yourself as well as your ministry? Kidology Coaching is the only Kidmin coaching that pairs you with a personal coach who not only has years of ministry experience, but has been professionally trained in how to coach you. We're not talking about online videos, webinars or group chats. You get a personal coach who works with you one-on-one, week in and week out, to help you troubleshoot, develop your planning and leadership skills, and help open you up to entirely new strategies for taking your ministry to the next level.

Being a Kidology Coaching student also makes you eligible for the Kidology Coaching Summit this Fall. Meet with your coach, and other students in my home, as well as in breathtaking Breckenridge, Colorado, for a weekend of training and growth unlike any large conference can offer.

Check out Kidology Coaching. If you are already a student, you can be one of the first to sign up for the Coaching Summit this October. Spots are extremely limited and it will fill up quickly!

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