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  • Planting In The Arabian Gulf – James Travis and Jeff Gipe
    on February 26, 2024 at 10:00 am

    Hello and welcome to another episode of the Cultivate Church Planting Podcast. I'm Brian Kelly, your host, and I'm thrilled to have an incredible guest with us today, James Travis, a dedicated pastor in Bahrain. We are also joined […]

  • What's next? Dry seasons? Moving forward!
    on February 22, 2024 at 3:30 pm

    What is next? I have been in a busy dry season in some ways. How do we negotiate those seasons of life and move forward? The secret sauce is that we have inside help. God lives in us. Faith in Christ (Gal. 2:20) ignites the fire […]

  • Ministry In The Military (featuring Chaplain Jordan Huggins)
    on February 21, 2024 at 7:15 pm

    Summary In this episode of the Life After Ministry podcast, titled "Ministry In The Military," we explore a path that many pastors might not have considered: becoming a military chaplain. Our guest, Chaplain Jordan Huggins, shares his […]

  • Explaining the Three Main Views on Eschatology
    on February 21, 2024 at 7:01 pm

    For many people, the study of the “end times” can feel mysterious and disorienting. But, upon examination, what you find is that there are really only three main lenses through which people interpret the eschatological texts in […]

  • Pet Peeves and Pathways with Nick Cady, Bryan Stupar Mike Neglia + John Whittaker
    on February 20, 2024 at 7:15 am

    The Leadership Team of Expositors Collective (minus Alan Stoddard) talk about some pet peeves they have about preaching. Brian, Nick, John and Mike speak about habits and choices that preachers make that make it hard to listen to […]

  • How Do I Confront a Leader? (Who Has Authority Over Me)
    on February 15, 2024 at 8:00 pm

    In this episode, Brenda and Krista talk with Christie Duff (The Garden Fellowship) about how we should approach confrontation and conversation with leaders who have authority over us in ministry. The conversation also covers how we […]

  • Why Psalm 23 is a Microcosm of the Bible - with David Gibson
    on February 14, 2024 at 9:45 am

    Psalm 23 is one of the most well-known and beloved passages in the Bible. It is often read at funerals, or at times when people are in need of comfort.  And yet, there is more to this Psalm than many people realize. According to my […]

  • The Bible, Atheists, and Culture
    on February 13, 2024 at 12:00 pm

    Welcome to the Stoke it up! podcast. This podcast exists to encourage you in your journey with God.  I am Alan Stoddard and I am your host. Today, I have James Walker on the podcast. He’s the executive director of Watchmen […]

  • Essential Conversations For Your Board (featuring Dr. Dee Dee Mayer)
    on February 13, 2024 at 9:00 am

    Summary Dr. Dee Dee Mayer discusses the importance of board governance within the church and the need for training and support for governing boards. She shares her research on the role of elder boards in supporting wellness in […]

  • Clara Brown, Part 2
    on February 13, 2024 at 8:00 am

    Clara was born into slavery in the year 1800. She was not freed until she was fifty-nine years old. Undaunted by the pain, difficulties, and hardships of life, Clara determined to put Jesus first in all she did. Her story becomes […]

  • Why You Need Feedback (And How to Get It)
    on February 13, 2024 at 7:15 am

    Angie Thornton (Women's Ministry Director for TGC Quebec) speaks with Mike about the importance of seeking feedback and input from others as well as the irreplaceable value of solitude when it comes to preparing to teach the Bible. […]

  • 158- The Story of a Stage 4 Cancer Survivor (with Pastor Steve Marquez)
    on February 13, 2024 at 12:41 am

    It's nothing short of a miracle that Steve Marquez is still with us, here on planet earth. Listen to the story of his healing, and even more importantly, of the ministry to which God has called him Pastors and leaders, this episode […]

  • Sending Out Church Planters – Nick Cady and Justin Thornton
    on February 12, 2024 at 10:00 am

    Welcome to the Cultivate Church Planting Podcast, where we talk about all things church planting. I’m your host Brian Kelly, and today, we're honored to have Nick Cady co-hosting the episode. We also have a special guest Justin […]

  • Life of Messiah 04 - John 1:1-5 The Logos
    on February 10, 2024 at 5:02 pm

    In this episode: Son of God, the Word, Logos, Memra, Greek Philosophy, Philo, Targums, light, Darkness, deity, Jehovah's witness, John1:1, New creation, Genesis. Become a supporter and get unlimited questions turned into podcasts at: […]

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