Podcast: Cooking up a winning recipe for ministry

Does a Happy Meal or a locally flavored burger better satisfy people’s hunger? Listen in as Rosario Picardo and Jason Moore of Ginghamsburg and beyond discuss serving the gospel, cooked… Continue Reading Podcast: Cooking up a winning recipe for ministry

Podcast: Leadership and trust with Jorge Acevedo

Ministering to thousands of people each weekend at the four Grace Church campuses near Cape Coral, Fla., takes leadership, trust and “appropriate vulnerability.” Listen in as Pastor Jorge Acevedo explains… Continue Reading Podcast: Leadership and trust with Jorge Acevedo

Podcast: The practical side of dinner church

Creating a new dinner church may be easier than you think. Sit down with Matt Kreh, pastor of Gunnisonville and Bath UMC just outside of Lansing. Hear about how God… Continue Reading Podcast: The practical side of dinner church

Podcast: Rethinking dinner church with Kendall Vanderslice

Dinner church is anything but your mother’s (or grandmother’s) church potluck. Hear from Kendall Vanderslice, writer, baker and dinner-church researcher. She is author of We Will Feast: Rethinking Dinner, Worship,… Continue Reading Podcast: Rethinking dinner church with Kendall Vanderslice

Podcast: Moving Beyond Visitor Gifts with Cornerstone UMC

Hang out with the team from Cornerstone UMC and learn the top two questions visitors ask themselves (and what you can do to get them to return). Plus, see how they grow their small groups in a surprisingly short time. Continue Reading Podcast: Moving Beyond Visitor Gifts with Cornerstone UMC

Podcast: Jon Ferguson and the Power of One

Jon Ferguson is co-founding pastor of Community Christian Church, which has reached thousands of new people in Chicagoland. When it comes to multiplying God’s kingdom, Jon says you don’t need… Continue Reading Podcast: Jon Ferguson and the Power of One

Podcast: Lia McIntosh and church for 22nd Century

Lia McIntosh serves as the Associate Director of Congregational Excellence for the Missouri Annual Conference. In this role, McIntosh collaborates with and coaches pastors and laity to launch new  congregations and… Continue Reading Podcast: Lia McIntosh and church for 22nd Century

Podcast: Meeting super specific needs in your community with Paul Nixon

Rev. Paul Nixon, a New Church strategist, author, and church coach, talks about niche ministries, Readiness 360, and even alligator church (hey, that could be a thing). 

Podcast: Audrey Warren and having church in a bar, at the golf course …

Rev. Dr. Audrey B. Warren wrote the book on Fresh Expressions (literally). Our interview with the senior pastor of First United Methodist Church of Miami covers a lot about Fresh Expressions,… Continue Reading Podcast: Audrey Warren and having church in a bar, at the golf course …