Kidmin Talk #006 - October 25, 2011


Duration: 00:33:50

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The Kidology Coaches Talk Equipping

Welcome to the sixth episode of Kidmin Talk, the webcast show hosted by Karl Bastian, the Kidologist. Listen here on Kidology or subscribe via iTunes to listen on-the-go with your iPhone, iPod, iPad, or other mobile device.

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ABC's of KIDOLOGY: The Letter "E" = Equip and Encourage

Part 1: Equipping (Next Week: Encouraging)

  • Barney talked about the importance of formal training and what coaching looks like
  • Todd talked about how to develop a volunteer network and reading


  1. Form a Facebook Group
  2. Write a Letter to Senior Pastors in the Area to Introduce it
  3. Start Building a List of all the Volunteers in the Group
    • Post things that will Equip and Encourage the Group
    • Notes for conferences, MP3's etc., links, articles
  4. Plan In-Person Meetings
  5. Get Resource Providers to Host, Help, and Provide Hand-Outs!

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NOTE: Next week is Part 2 of "E" (Encourage).  After that, we'll just taking on the letter "F" -- you can start guessing now! What Kidmin Talk Key Word do YOU think I'll use (or do YOU SUGGEST!?) for the letter "F"?

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