The Kidmin Tribe Podcast | Episode 031

5 Secrets to building an incredible team with Jim Wideman

Show Notes


One of the biggest responsibilities and challenges that a kids ministry leader has is building a strong team. We’re excited today to have the one and only Jim Wideman on the podcast again to give us 5 secrets to building an incredible team. You won’t want to miss today’s episode! 

Jim is one of the veterans of kids ministry and has encouraged and trained kids ministries leaders for decades. Jim Wideman has the unique ability to help build the local church by strengthening the family, empowering leaders, and building great teams. He is a pastor, speaker, author, and ministry coach with more than 45 years of experience serving in all areas of the local church, including 17 years leading one of the largest children’s ministries in the United States. Jim has trained thousands of children’s ministry leaders in the US and around the world. He has worked with six different thriving churches in the span of almost five decades, and he has published over 15 books. 

Jim currently serves as the Executive Operations Pastor at Conduit church in Franklin, Tennessee. Jim and his wife Julie have been married for 43 years and have two wonderful daughters and have three of the cutest grandsons ever!

This episode will give you some great tips and tools to evaluate your curriculum and make wise decisions on the resources you are going to use in your ministry. 


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The Kidmin Tribe Podcast is a legacy podcast helping children’s pastors, volunteers and leaders plan, create and execute incredible, life-changing kids worship experiences.

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