Author Julia Golding, Director of https://ProjectNorthmoor.Org joins our podcast to discuss the impact authors J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis had on each other and even the church. Julia also shares from her perspective as an author the challenges (and successes) authors face when publishing books in today's environment.
Learn more about the quest to acquire J.R.R. Tolkien's home at https://ProjectNorthmoor.org. To contact Julia visit http://goldinggateway.com.
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Almost 10,000 churches each year close their doors - and this doesn't have to be the case. Today CGM talks with Ron McCoy and Scot Camden of The ROGO Foundation (https://rogofoundation.com). Based in Southern California, the ROGO Foundation helps struggling churches through people, technology, process, and more - breathing new life into the church and their community. Ron and Scot open up about the challenges facing pastors and church leaders on today's podcast.
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Welcome to season 2! Today we talk with author & blogger Susanna Aughtmon. Sign up for her "Good Things Newsletter" here: http://sfaughtmon.com
Author/speaker, Susanna Foth Aughtmon loves encouraging her readers through her books and blog, Confessions of a Tired Supergirl. Using humor and the focus of how Jesus’ grace intersects our daily lives, her mission is to uplift her people. (You can be one of them!) To connect, visit her Facebook page, sign up for her Good Things Newsletter or pre-order Guideposts’ Mornings with Jesus 2021 Devotions, where she contributes.
SQuire Rushnell and wife Louise DuArt join us today to share the origins of Godwinks - the series of worldwide best selling books, which spun off two Hallmark Channel movies ("Godwink Christmas"). We also spent time talking about resources for your church, (http://PrayStay.org) where SQuire and Louise have worked with churches around the world developing programs related to prayer.
One of the creators of ABC's "Schoolhouse Rock", you'll love the time we spent together today. Tell a friend!
More information on Godwinks: https://godwinks.com Pray Together/Stay Together: https://praystay.org
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Dr. David Curry is the President and CEO of Open Doors USA (OpenDoorsUSA.org) - the leading organization worldwide who advocates for the persecuted Christian (over 250 million). Founders of the World Watch List - Open Doors facilitates knowledge and resources for churches in the USA to educate on this very important issue.
-What are the top countries with persecuted Christians? -How can my church get involved? -What similarities are there between quarantine/social distancing and being 'persecuted' (you'd be surprised)
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Bonny Andrews, founder of Live Jam Foundation in New Delhi, India joins us from New York City to share his observations on the global church. What can you do today? What is happening in India? Around the world?
Visit https://www.transformcities.org/event to learn about a global Easter event - "Easter At Home" - 1 million youth from around the world celebrating Easter.
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Pastor and Author Rob Carman (RobCarman.com) joins CGM today to share tactics for your church while your congregation is in lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis. What should the church do? How do you keep the community intact?
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Today, technology and business management consultant Gaspare Marturano joins us to discuss your church, your business, and business continuity (disaster planning). In this work-from-home era - do you have what you need in place to communicate with your team members, your congregation, your vendors and others?
Get more info here: Link to doc: bit.ly/coronabiztodo
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Don Corder joins us on this special episode - discussing the five actions your church should take immediately to activate your church and giving. The way your church communicates has changed -- overnight, the way your church activates giving should change as well. The full article behind the podcast is located at https://ChurchGrowthMagazine.com - questions? Email us email@example.com
Paul Louis Cole, from Christian Men's Network, joins us today to provide real-time thoughts on the coronavirus pandemic and the role of the church. Through examples and Biblical principles, you'll walk away with tactical concepts for your church. Join us in prayer toward the end of the podcast, where Paul prays for you - the church leader.
For more information: https://ChurchGrowthMagazine.com For more on CMN go to https://CMN.men
In this special episode, Pastor Alan Platt shares on the role of the Church, how fear and anxiousness related to the coronavirus affects us all, and what the Bible says about fear. Where can we turn in the Bible? What is the role of the Church?
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Don Corder, Publisher of Church Growth Magazine penned a recent article that has gone viral, "Is She Allowed In Your Church?" - today we go beyond the article..... How is your church living the Great Commission to go and make disciples of all people?
The full article is here: https://churchgrowthmagazine.com/your-1-focus-for-2020/ - please share it with a friend or colleague.
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This week we chat with Pastor Dean Curry, pastor at OurChurch.US in Tacoma, WA. Dean Curry is a husband, father, pastor, friend, and a student of all things Jesus—past, present, and future. His latest book Finale is described as a book about the end times for people who don’t want to read about the end times.
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Leana has been in full-time ministry with her husband, Alan Platt, since 1992. They are the visionary leaders of Doxa Deo which is an international ministry with 28 campuses. They have two married children, Duncan who is married to Ivy, and Amy who is married to Amie. Leana has a passion for ladies in the full-time ministry and she has developed a mentor program for young pastor’s wives. She is also an author and has written 8 daily planners for women. Leana is also a breast cancer survivor.
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Pastor Richard Cogan is the chaplain at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in Tulsa OK. Today we visited about his history as a pastor, how he almost opened a church in Las Vegas, and what it's like to minister at the hospital.
At CTCA, Cogan provides spiritual support and pastoral care to patients, their families, and staff members. He offers both group and individual counseling sessions. “It’s an honor and privilege to be able to minister to patients and family members in such a difficult time,” he says. “I let them know we are here to come alongside them and that they are not going through this thing alone.”
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Pastor Jurie Kriel, founding pastor of 5twelve City Church in Austin, TX joins host Brian Boyd to discuss his church plant. Originally from South Africa, Jurie started 5twelve a couple of years ago and shares the ups, downs, and what he would have done differently! More info: https://5twelve.church
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As leaders we create healthy environments - we are environmental engineers!
Pastor Alan Platt from Doxa Deo Church in South Africa, also with City Changers, shares six key environments within the church that contribute to growth on this week's podcast.
Learn more at http://citychanger.org and https://www.doxadeo.org.
Phil Cooke and host Brian Boyd share the keys to success to managing your church creative teams. These teams are key to many aspects of your church's success for current and potential members. Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Founder and CEO of Cooke Media Group, Phil Cooke has produced media programming in more than 60 countries. He’s produced many of the most influential Christian TV programs in history, and his book “The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility and How We Get it Back” challenges Christians to confront the real reasons our faith is losing influence in the culture. He's been called “one of the most innovative communicators of our generation.”
Pastor Rich Wilkerson and his wife Robyn pastor Trinity Church (trinitychurch.tv) in Miami, Florida. Today we ask how we can activate your church members to volunteer and support your church efforts. More info on Rich can be found at RichWilkerson.com, or IChoosehonorBook.com. Questions? let us know by emailing email@example.com
Chris Rainey, email marketing expert, joins CGM to share his tips and tricks for your email automation and marketing programs. Large or small, your church can benefit from consistent communication to your members.
Chris Rainey has been involved in marketing and communications for more than 30 years, primarily within faith-based organizations. His experience has included TV, radio, publishing, retail, and all forms of digital marketing. He has helped authors, speakers, churches, businesses, and organizations expand their platforms and launch everything from products to fundraising campaigns.
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Nils Smith -- author, speaker, and consultant to non-profits and churches joins us to share the tips you need to know. Nils has just launched a program to help churches develop their social media strategies - available for a limited time at https://www.nilssmith.com/grow. Questions? Comments? Email me @ email@example.com
Doug Murren -- Author, leader, speaker, and consultant, joins us this week. His article, "Grabbing Their Minds—the Key to Starting a Message" is trending this month on ChurchGrowthMagazine.com. You can learn more about Doug and subscribe to his podcasts at https://dougmurrenradio.com.
Today Paul Louis Cole, president of Christian Men's Network (http://cmn.men) joins us to share insight on the impact of discipling an army of men at your church.
An author, speaker, and leader - Paul literally wrote the book about ministry to men - with a legacy from his father, Dr. Edwin Louis Cole, author of "Maximized Manhood".
Learn more about CMN and how you can launch a men’s movement in your church by visiting Majoring In Men - https://MajoringInMen.com
Clayton and Ashlee Hurst join host Brian Boyd to share how they created and grew the marriage ministry department at Joel & Victoria Osteen's Lakewood Church in Houston, TX. In this episode, you'll learn the tips to create and grow your marriage ministry - and the impact it could have on your church growth. The Hurst's book, "Hope for Your Marriage: Experience God’s Greatest Desires for You and Your Spouse" is available on Amazon.
Clayton and Ashlee recommend the following resources on marriage: https://marriagetoday.com https://www.lesandleslie.com https://shaunti.com https://www.5lovelanguages.com
To reach the Hursts, contact them here -- they are open to help coach, influence, or give insight to any church wanting to launch a marriage ministry!
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Today Brian Boyd, President of Church Growth Magazine talks with Don Corder, the publisher and founder of the magazine. We share the history of the magazine and what to expect from the podcast.