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Ep. 304 Do Zoom Meetings Mean You’re Forsaking the Assembly?

Ep. 304 Do Zoom Church Meetings Mean You're Forsaking the Assembly

Shows Main Idea – The last couple of years for the church have been the equivalent of a shaken snowglobe—continuously. The tumbling has been unabated, and many in the Christian community are worn, despairing, and frustrated. One of the hot button issues at the epicenter… Continue Reading …

Ep. 244 When a Church Is More Theological Than Pastoral

Ep. 244 When a Church Is More Theological Than Pastoral

Show’s Main Idea – My Mastermind student asked me about a 2,000 member church that does not broadcast their church meetings during the COVID-19 season. She asked for my perspective. What do you think? Should a church not preach sermons to its members if they… Continue Reading …

Ep. 243 How to Leave Churches, Ministries, Employers, Etc.

Ep. 243 How to Leave a Churches, Ministries, Employers, Etc.

Show’s Main Idea – I interact with folks leaving ministries regularly, which reminds me of something many believers don’t think about, which is showing honor to the leadership before you leave. In the last three weeks, I’ve had three encounters with people leaving churches or… Continue Reading …

Ep. 224 My Church Is Not Transparent and It’s Frustrating

Ep. 224 My Church Is Not Transparent and It's Frustrating

Shows Main Idea – One of the more common and often accurate complaints about a local church is the lack of openness among the people. This problem is not isolated to merely one church, but a typical struggle for many. The critical question in this podcast… Continue Reading …

Ep. 201 Comparing Authoritarian and Delegating Church Models

Ep. 201 Comparing Authoritarian and Delegating Church Models

Shows Main Idea – What leadership style is your local church? Two options are the authoritarian church model, where everything runs through the pastor. Another is the delegating philosophy, where the church members receive envisioning and equipping to lead in prominent areas. Neither model has… Continue Reading …

Ep. 186 One Reason Teens Are Leaving the Church

Shows Main Idea – After the Lord regenerated me in 1984, I found a local church. It was a “three-to-thrive church,” which means you went to corporate meetings twice on Sunday and once on Wednesday. The local church was the center of our social lives.… Continue Reading …

Ep. 166 Six Key Ideas When Starting a Counseling Ministry

Shows Main Idea – Starting a counseling ministry is a rewarding process. Knowing how to do it is critical. In this podcast, I share with you six key ideas to answer as you prepare to counsel others. This list is not exhaustive. If you would… Continue Reading …

Ep. 125 A Weak Church Model: The Regular Attender

Shows Main Idea – In the old days, it was expected to become a church member. Today, it’s not a big deal, and the repercussions of a low church commitment are dangerous. The primary issue is about commitment versus low-commitment to local body life. Listen… Continue Reading …

Ep. 124 A Proactive Model For Equipping Your Church

Shows Main Idea – Having a strategic and well thought out plan for equipping the saints for the work of the ministry is vital for any church that wants to spread the fame of God more effectively. In this podcast, I illustrate a plan for… Continue Reading …

Ep. 118 A Few Ways We Can Help Your Church or Ministry

Shows Main Idea – A common question to our ministry is about how our ministry can serve individuals, churches, and other ministries. In this podcast, I elaborate on a few of the ways we help the body of Christ. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …