David Fitch, from Northern Seminary in Chicago, joins the guys to talk about how the church is finding its way in our current culture - a culture of ideological antagonisms - cultural conflicts. This episode is somewhat deep, but ultimately important because as pastors we must help our people to figure out how to follow Jesus in a culture that wants to divide us.
David has another podcast called "Theology on Mission" that we always encourage our listeners to subscribe to - because, it makes you think! Jonny and I believe that thinking is a great discipline and too often overlooked in ministry leadership circles.
An interesting observation in this episode is that small churches are likely better able thank larger churches to navigate these issues in an irenic and constructive way.
David is such a sharp guy - we LOVED talking with him and hope that you enjoy listening just as much! Below are a couple links to David's works...
Awakenings Gathering 2019 (Special Discount until December 31!)
The Church of Us vs. Them: Freedom from a Faith That Feeds on Making Enemies
Faithful Presence: Seven Disciplines That Shape the Church for Mission
Yes, that's a picture of me, down almost 50 pounds! Just since October 5th! There's another pic at the bottom of this email...
[If you're interested in joining me in the New Year to get in better shape, lose weight, and begin to adopt healthy lifestyle habits - CLICK HERE for more info!]
In this brand NEW Episode 305, David Bush joins me to talk about how he has worked with me to shed a ton of weight, gain a lot of energy, adopt habits for a healthier lifestyle, and think differently about FOOD.
And I am offering this challenge to you Pastor! If you are, like I was, tired of being unhealthy, fatigued, and unable to fit into most of the clothes in your closet, then JOIN ME! I want to offer you hope!
Listen to this episode, then click on the "I'M INTERESTED" button in the post at 200churches.com for Episode 305, and I will connect with you!
For the first 20 pastors, I will personally connect with you, and coach you through at least the next three months. I can't handle more than 20 myself, so for the first 20, we'll make it a "get healthy" group of pastors, we'll form a private Facebook group, and we'll take this journey TOGETHER!
[If you already know you're interested, and you've just been waiting for an opportunity to join with other pastors to turn over a healthy new leaf in the New Year, just CLICK HERE now. Be one of the first 20!]
Honestly though, we can handle all of the pastors that respond! I have friends. :-) They will help. It will be FUN - and yes, even YOU can get healthy! If I did it, anyone can!
Hey, you know who you are pastor, I'm one of you. I'd had it! You'll hear my story on the episode. Then come back, click the I'M INTERESTED button, give me your info, and I'll connect with you.
Have HOPE! 2019 absolutely can be the healthiest year of our lives!
Jonny helped and encouraged me in all of this! So from both of us, Merry Christmas! (Episodes will keep coming right through Christmas and New Year's! Enjoy!)
If you listen to Episode 304 and realize you want to learn more about GRACE, TrueFace teaches a great course you can find right here! You should check it out!
John Lynch has a unique style and approach to teaching biblical truth, especially the original good news of the Gospel of God's Grace! This episode will deluge you with encouragement and hope that just maybe... God loves you more than you could ever imagine.
And... that even as a pastor of a small church, God is crazy about you and is on your side. Jeff has always said that small church pastors are many times the Rodney Dangerfields of ministry, they don't get any respect! So if you are ready for an hour of coaching, encouragement, and friendship - go ahead and listen to this episode with John Lynch, from www.trueface.org.
Rob Tarnoviski has been serving in the same church in Northeast Philly since Easter, 1996! Rob has been riding the ups and downs, the highs and lows, experiencing the thrill of victory, and at times the agony of defeat! He comes to the 200churches Podcast Studio with a ton of wisdom and experience and freely shares all in this virtual MasterClass on Ministry Leadership for you, our listeners.
You will totally enjoy this episode and your pastoral muscles will be strengthened by it.
Pastor Rob Tarnoviski from www.bchurch.tv joined Jeff to talk all about leadership, ministry growth, and how to lead a thriving, outward-focused church. This episode is so practical, helpful, and inspirational! So glad to share it with you! Enjoy!
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