NEW: A Word from Wilbur

A Word with Wilbur is a 4 part short video series on Wisdom from the Nook of James and features special guest, Noduh the Wise One. These short 4 minute teaching videos feature Wilbur, introducing the topic of the lesson and then Noduh the Wise One provides deeper teaching and introduces the key verse, before Wilbur closes with a practical life application called “From the Word to the World,” challenging kids with a practical application from the verse. DOWNLOAD AT: Kidology.org/wilburwisdom HERE IS A SAMPLE: (Video 1) SCRIPTURE TAUGHT: James 1:5 Asking for Wisdom James 1:22 Doing Not Just Listening to the Word James 2:1 Treat Everyone the Same James 3:5 Taming the Tongue NOTE: If you use GO Curriculum, this video series goes with Unit 12, Lessons 1-4 and can be used as verse intruction or review. Verse slides are also pro

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Time to Rethink How You Measure Success

If you are feeling discouraged by declining engagement online, weary of the shutdown even as you are excited about reopening, you could be measuring success wrong. Pastor Karl has an encouraging message for you in this podcast, plus updates on virtual VBS, Flat Pastors, and more! Tune in and get some fresh wind in your sails! Share this podcast with this link: Kidology.org/kidmintalk139 FEATURED RESOURCE: Pastor Karl just finished GO Curricululm’s virtual VBS: Backyard BOLT! It was FUN, FAST and FAMILY-FRIENDLY! You have GOT to check this out! ENJOY: Kidmin Talk #139 MENTIONED ON THE SHOW: Kids Church Online (Free Video Lessons you can use!) Covid-19 Resources PastorKarl.com All I Need poem by Karl in 1989, freshman year of Bible college Highpoint Church Flat Pastors on Facebook: #hpflatpastors CONNECTING WITH KARL: E-mail: karl @ kidmintalk.com (put it together – broken here to fight spambots) Twitter: @Kidologist or @KidminTalk Discuss this show in the Kidology Facebook Group Friend Karl at Facebook.com/karl.bastian

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COVID-19 HELP for Kidmin is HERE!

COVID-19 Resources are HERE! We are facing a unique time in history that has required innovation and imagination in order to continue our ministries in an online world. Kidology is continuing to rise to the challenge of equipping and encouraging you and your ministry through these challenging times. We are busy creating the resources that you need to not only continue your weekly services for kids but also to train you to find new and exciting ways to reach them throughout the week. We have created a page to help you find all these helpful resources in one place. Whether you use our Kids Church Online, want to learn to create your own services, or need at-home resources for you or your kids, you’ll find a growing list of help on Kidology.org! SEE THE LIST OF RESOURCES HERE

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Cast Your Burdens Game!

Teaching on worry? Don’t just talk about it, demonstrate why we need to cast our burdens on Jesus! Scriptures to Use: Casting all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Cast your burden upon the Lord and He will sustain you; He will never allow the righteous to be shaken. Psalm 55:22 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 New American Standard Bible (NASB) GET COMPLETE GAME INSTRUCTIONS AT: Kidology.org/castburdensgame

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Host an Easter EGGstravaganza!

Folks have asked me to describe the Family Show we do before our Easter Egg Hunts, so I’m providing some files and a video walk through to help describe what you we do. The EGGstravaganza Show is a high-energy interactive game show experience that will involve both selected volunteers from the audience, as well as full audience participation elements. The theme is “That’s Impossible” as participants attempt to do impossible feats! At the end, they will learn that the Bible says (twice), “…with man this is impossible, but with God, all things are possible!” They will learn that Easter is about the Ultimate Impossible Feat: Jesus, who raised Himself from the dead! We all face challenges in life – you may be facing something right now that seems impossible – but with God, the impossible can happen! THAT is the true meaning of Easter – we have a risen Savior who can do the IMPOSSIBLE: save us from our sins and help us be victorious in life! Pre-Show walk through: Post-Event highlight video: The games I either bought on Amazon.com, have owned for years or found the items around the church. The key is big and fun. The TP Bazooka…

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