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In this podcast episode, leaders tell us what they learned from children when they asked about God, faith, miracles, questions, and the church.

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Get Your Spirit in Shape: Learning about God by Listening to Kids


What can we learn about God and our Christian faith from children?

“For me it was just learning again about the heart of God from the heart of a child,” shares the Rev. Jacob Armstrong of Providence United Methodist Church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, who interviewed 59 children about their faith. “They just did it a lot better than we usually do, I think.”

In this episode of the Get Your Spirit in Shape podcast, we talk to Armstrong and Jennifer Rodia, Chief Communications Officer at United Methodist Communications, about those interviews. There are lots of laughs and surprises, but there is also much to learn from the children.

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This episode was first published in June 2017.