Kidmin Talk #093 - March 29th, 2017


Duration: 00:44:08

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Leading UP!

Welcome to the 93rd 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.

On this episode of Kidmin Talk, Karl welcomes Josh Denhart, the creator of Kidmin Science on to the show to discuss how to "lead up" in our ministries. Every leader reports to a leader who oversees them. Learn the secrets of getting what you need from your leader for the benefit of your ministry.

SPONSOR: This episode is sponsored by Kidmin Science!

Karl started a new format today called Kidmin Talk Conversations. He'll be inviting children's ministry leaders onto the show to "Talk Kidmin." The show is also available via video below.




Visit to access Josh Denhart's leadership course.


  1. Foster a Positive Relationship.
  2. Do Your Research and Don't Lie.
  3. Come with Solutions
  4. Come with Options
  5. Be Willing to Sacrifice Budget
  6. Conserve Your Ammo
  7. Think Systematically
  8. Ask, "Would I Die for This?"
  9. Plan for the "NO"
  10. Be Open to New Information.


BONUS: Exusively here for now, a complete training video by Josh that unpacks each of these tips. Watch and Learn Here.

NOTE: You will need a password to view. Simply enter 'josh' (lower case no quotations!)

Chemistry Jokes by Josh:

Photo walking into hotel carrying bags is asked if he needs help, and he replies, "No, I'm traveling light."

Scientist spills a beaker filled with 50% hydrogen peroxide. Another chemist yelled, "What did you do!?" He replied, "Sorry, it was an Oxident"




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