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Ep. 316 A Visual Mindmap Walking through Church Conflict

Ep. 316 A Visual Mindmap Walking Through Church Conflict

Shows Main Idea – Conflict is unavoidable when two or more people gather for ongoing interaction. Agreeing on everything is not possible nor demanded. Knowing how to work through relational conflict is vital. This mindmap presents a visual walk through how to handle conflict in… Continue Reading …

Ep. 309 Could I Start a Ministry in a Church with a Different Vision?

Ep. 309 Could I Start a Ministry In a Church With a Different Vision_

Shows Main Idea – When you have a burden for a ministry in your church that is at odds with your church’s leadership’s vision for that local body, how should you proceed? Perhaps you see “doing church” differently, but your leaders do not hold your… Continue Reading …

Ep. 306 The Pain-Points of Pastoring in a Hostile, Chaotic Culture

Ep. 306 The Pain-Points of Pastoring In a Hostile Chaotic Culture

Shows Main Idea – The history of the church in America has not had anything like what is happening from the culture and politics. The Equality Act, for example, is one of those direct hits. It is not about equality but about censoring and criminalizing… Continue Reading …

Ep. 299 How to Interact with a Pastor with Known Sin

Ep. 299 How to Interact with a Pastor with Known Sin

Shows Main Idea – You’re on a church staff or part of a church’s leadership team. You become aware of a fellow leader in known sin. How are you to help him? What are some things you should consider with a brother or sister who… Continue Reading …

Ep. 257 Should a Pastor Lead a Para-Ministry Organization?

Ep. 257 Should a Pastor Lead a Para-Ministry Organization_

Shows Main Idea – The title of this podcast is full of subjectivity. There are no scriptures that will answer the question in the way that we like the Bible to speak to our most pressing queries. It does not have to be wrong for… 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. 196 Understanding the Exhausting Work of Being a Pastor

Shows Main Idea – There are many hard jobs, and I’m sure if I asked you to give me your list of the most difficult ones, you would do so readily. But I doubt that many Christians would list pastoring as one of the most… Continue Reading …

Ep. 119 A Man’s Ministry May Be More Than You Think

Shows Main Idea – An individual’s ministry never starts “out there somewhere” but always within their immediate sphere of influence. If you do not take care of those closest to you, it is likely you will compromise what you do “out there,” even to the… Continue Reading …

Ep. 47 Should a Pastor Beat and Abuse His Wife?

Shows Main Idea – If a pastor abuses his wife by beating her, is he wrong? Is there justification for hitting his wife? If you had oversight over him, how would you respond? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,

Ep. 14 How to Respond to a Fallen Christian Leader

Shows Main Idea – When a leader (a pastor) falls, the church (in general) bags him up and throws him out. Can you comment on how to respond to a fallen Christian leader? Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,