Karl Bastian has over twenty five years of experience as a full time children’s pastor in large, small, and mobile churches. He is the founder of Kidology.org, one of the first and still leading Internet destinations for those who minister to children. He is the host of KidminTalk.com a popular children’s ministry podcast and widely known as the creator of PastorKarl.com a positive media site for kids. He is a prolific writer of training resources, books, magazine articles, curriculum and is the creator of itBibleCurricululm.com. Karl has a Bible Theology degree from Moody Bible Institute and a Masters in Children’s Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Named by Children’s Ministry Magazine as one of the top twenty influencers in children’s ministry in the past twenty years, Karl is a trainer and encourager at conferences around the world, but his favorite place to be is in front of kids creatively teaching them the Bible and training them to serve God. In his workshops or one on one coaching Karl brings the joy of children’s ministry to life and with it, creative and practical ideas and principles that will recharge your ministry. Karl’s life mission is the Reach and Teach as many children as possible with the Good News of God’s Love and in the process to Enlist, Equip and Encourage others to do the same. He is currently the children’s pastor at Highpoint Church in Aurora, Colorado.