Episode 48: Integrity and Coherence in Leadership, with Lisa Slayton, CEO of Tamim Partners

In a broken and confusing world, it is realy hard to know the right thing to do.  In this episode, Lisa Slayton doesn’t come with a bunch of clear-cut answers, but she does raise the right questions. And I think she points in the right direction.  We need to become people of integrity, people who … More Episode 48: Integrity and Coherence in Leadership, with Lisa Slayton, CEO of Tamim Partners

Episode 47: Leadership, Anxiety, and Family Systems, with Steve Cuss, author of Managing Leadership Anxiety

Over the course of more than twenty years of leading churches and ministries, I’ve learned that a lot of the challenges in leadership aren’t about the people—they are about what happens between the people. About our relationships. About our systems of relationships. I’ve learned that one person’s anxiety can infect, not only a leadership team, … More Episode 47: Leadership, Anxiety, and Family Systems, with Steve Cuss, author of Managing Leadership Anxiety

Episode 43: Introduction to “Beyond Thingification: Help Your Church Engage in God’s Mission”

The world today is nothing like the world as it was fifty years ago. Because of this, a lot of churches are really struggling with how to be the church in the 21st century.  People used to go to church because, well, that’s just what you did. But not anymore. Today, even a lot of … More Episode 43: Introduction to “Beyond Thingification: Help Your Church Engage in God’s Mission”

Episode 40: Preaching, Worship, and Justice, with Jennifer Ackerman

Jennifer Ackerman, Director of the Lloyd John Ogilvie Institute of Preaching and the Director of the Ogilvie Instutute’s Micah Groups tells us all about Micah Groups in the interview.  What are Micah Groups?  Micah Groups are a way for spiritual leaders to grow in the integration of preaching, worship, and justice in their ministries.   … More Episode 40: Preaching, Worship, and Justice, with Jennifer Ackerman

Episode 35: God Wants His Kids Back, with Nate Landis

Youth ministry is not easy.  Especially in our Post-Christendom context.  But Nate Landis, President and Founder of Urban Youth Collaborative has created an incredibly effective way for churches to reach out to the next generation. Any kind of church. A young, hip, millennial congregation, or an aging Baby Boomer and beyond congregation.  In this episode, … More Episode 35: God Wants His Kids Back, with Nate Landis