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This episode of the everything.church podcast is all about what it means to work hard and play hard when it comes to ministry. Most people that are not in ministry will never understand why ministry is so hard, but it's hard. Living in the fishbowl, never being...read more
This podcast contains a great outline for building trust with your pastor or leader. It’s critical and imperative that pastors, leaders, and staff are actively working to trust one another more, because when a team trusts each other, then we will all be more effective at reaching the mission of bringing people to Christ.read more
If you’re wondering about the impact of an intensive family ministry strategy, then Brad Cooper from Newspring, Church in South Carolina, is the guy to convince you how awesome it is. In this podcast, Brad shares how our God, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is a God of generations, and why as churches that needs to be our heart too.read more
In this episode of the everything.church podcast we talk about the not so fun, but OH SO NECESSARY topic of addressing the revolving door that often occurs on church staffs. This episode is jam packed with so much good material, if you actually addressed it all, you’d probably have the most healthy staff culture on the planet. So, check it out!read more
On this episode of the everything.church podcast, TK, Stacia, and Carlos suggest five ways for reinvigorating your volunteers for the summer. Summer is notoriously a time when people can kind of “check out” and you need your core to help counter act that mentality.read more
In this podcast episode, Stacia and TK are joined by Craig Johnson. Craig is the Ministry Pastor for Lakewood Church in Houston, Tx. He is also the founder of the Champion’s Club, a ministry for families with special needs. If you are interested in learning more about how to engage the special needs people that are in your congregation, or adding a new ministry to support your community, you do not want to miss this episode.read more
In this episode, TK, Carlos and Stacia have a little too much fun brain storming out of the box ways to engage students over the summer. If you are looking to spice things up this summer in your attendance, discipleship and connection with students then this is an episode you do not want to miss.read more
On this episode of the everything.church podcast, TK, Stacia, and Carlos suggest some metrics for measuring church growth. Typically a lot of churches are looking at church growth at the beginning of fall, but at e.c, we think post-Easter you can do a little check up and see how your church is doing. Knowing where you’re at is crucial to be able to gauge where you are going.read more
In this episode of the everything.church podcast, we talk about how Gateway Fellowship (the fastest growing church in America) utilizes mission to drive forward everything that they do, and why being a mission driven church, demands a need for storytelling in everything you do to engage people.read more
In this episode, we pick the brain of somehow who has created a people management software, in hopes that it will shed some light, on how you could be using your system to better meet your churches needs.
We talk about “people flows”, first-time guest experiences, and how you have to make your people management software work for you.
This podcast episode contains some EXCELLENT ideas for ways to systematize parts of your children’s ministry, as we talk about some of the processes that Life Church uses. We talk about the necessity of consistency to a successful small group model. We talk about the “excellence walk”. We talk about taking your Children’s Ministry to the next level.read more
In this second episode of the old person pop culture update, TK, Stacia and pop culture update co-host Kellen Moore have more fun than is probably healthy covering all the ins and outs of what’s relevant for Pastor’s trying to engage with the next generation.read more
In this episode of the everything.church podcast, TK, Carlos and Stacia talk about the FINAL FIVE. The Final Five is the last five minutes of your Easter experience and the next five weeks that come after. The three of them talk in detail about how pertinent it is to only have one single call to action on Easter weekend, so that it’s clear and simple for a guest to take a next step.read more
In this episode of the everything.church podcast, TK, Carlos and Stacia ask themselves five pertinent questions to help church leaders in their Easter planning efforts. So, often Easter can become about the stage and the production, without realizing the power that lies in all the other elements of the weekend.read more
The three of them talk about how even when you give something away you are still ultimately responsible for the health and success of it. If you’ve been wondering about the difference between delegation and empowerment. If you’ve been struggling to empower volunteers to take things off your plate, then this episode is for you.read more
In this episode of the everything.church podcast, we are joined by the online Pastor Dave Adamson of Northpoint Community Church. Dave oversees both social media and the online experience for Northpoint Online. Originally from Australia, Dave, his wife, and three girls are now living life in Georgia. Dave has a personal passion for photography as a creative way to engage modern church guests and attenders.read more
Danny shares with us about the importance of weekly salvation opportunities, how Life.Church utilizes a non-worship song to engage people before services start, and how ‘life groups’ are a core part of their church’s culture. This episode is also filled with lots of laughs as we talk about new puppies, potty talk and the joys of parenting too.read more
On this episode of the everything.church podcast, TK, Stacia, and Carlos talk about getting business done. As they delve into why hope is not a strategy, with both encouragement and humor, they address why “hoping for the best” or “believing it will work out” is not typically what God wants for us as believers.read more
Don’t let the title fool you; this episode is so useful and encouraging to anyone on your church staff, young and old. Everyone will benefit from the story that Emily has to share about being all that God has created you to be no matter your age, background, or education.read more
If you hate conflict, if it really bothers you to offer feedback to your staff and volunteers, if you struggle with hard conversations, then this episode is for you. In this episode, TK, Carlos, and Stacia give advice for senior leaders, for staff teams and even address this topic in relationship to volunteers.read more
Today’s list is my personal favorite because I am an avid podcast listener. Podcasts are all the rage right now. It feels like everywhere you turn someone is starting a new podcast, and there’s a good reason for it. Podcasts are a really personal way to communicate information AND you can kind of build relationships with fans or an audience along the way as well. Here are our favorite podcasts for ministry leaders this year.read more
This episode is so practical for any person in student ministry, family ministry, kid’s ministry or even someone who oversees those positions in executive leadership. We talk about the best ways to scale curriculum amongst church sizes, multi sites, and ministries. We talk about whether there is ever a good time to write your own curriculum and the benefits of a large group/small group model.read more
On this episode, of the everything.church podcast, TK, Stacia, and Carlos speak to both executive leaders and ministry leaders about the very pertinent topic of when it’s ok to dream. Carlos shares from experience about how people like Craig Groeschel write books and whether that’s part of their dream or part of their duty. They talk about how to identify if someone simply has a “dream” to move on, or if they really have a calling to do more than what they are doing.read more
In today’s episode, TK and Stacia are joined by Jim Wideman to talk about keeping kids safe while at church. Jim is the president and founder of Jim Wideman Ministries and also a team member at NextGen Staff Solutions. Jim Wideman is considered an innovator, a pioneer and one of the fathers of the modern family ministry movement. He is a speaker, teacher, and author of 14 books. He has over 40 years of experience in the local church, building great teams and helping pastors.read more
This episode is filled with thoughtful conversation about the church’s role in diversity, church attendance, and the future effect of denominations within church communities. The three of them have an awesome conversation about the rise of the millennial pastor and also the way that “honor culture” churches are struggling with the employment of millennials.read more
Church of Hope
Life Church Overland Park
Phase Family Centers
Next Gen Staff Solutions
North Point Online
Embassy City Church
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