#digitalworshipcoach Ep 2

Get – and hold – people’s attention during your digital sermon. Plus, boost the impact of your sermons. With Hartford UMC.

#digitalworshipcoach Ep 1

Get the word out about your digital worship service. Plus, engage people during the first half of the service. With Sycamore Creek Church.

Podcast: Navigating difficult conversations

LGBTQ rights. Pandemics. Racism. Churches are knee-deep in discord today. So how do you navigate murky waters? Listen in to Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers, authors of “I Think… Continue Reading Podcast: Navigating difficult conversations

Podcast: Making members or growing disciples?

Real discipleship is a lifelong journey. Listen in to Rev. Jim Harnish, author of A Disciple’s Path, as he talks about how helping your congregation deepen their path with Christ… Continue Reading Podcast: Making members or growing disciples?

Podcast: Organizing for Racial Reconciliation

God did not intend for us to be divided along racial lines. Listen in as Victoria Gibbs and Janice McWhertor of CORR, Congregations Organizing for Racial Reconciliation, explain how we… Continue Reading Podcast: Organizing for Racial Reconciliation

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: 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: What’s the global church have to do with us?

How might congregations look for the world through their local churches? The Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, chief connectional ministries officer for the Connectional Table of the United Methodist Church, talks adaptive… Continue Reading Podcast: What’s the global church have to do with us?

Podcast: Rhythms of rest and stress in your life

This month’s podcast is a conversation I had with Noel Jesse Heikkinen, pastor of Riverview Church, a large multi-site church in the Lansing region. Noel and I happened to be… Continue Reading Podcast: Rhythms of rest and stress in your life