Season 2 : Episode 21
On this episode of "Things That Matter," Pastor Efrem Buckle of Ecclēsia in South London presents the challenges of ministry in the complex, urban & cosmopolitan culture of London. Efrem shares his experience & view on not only the complexity of this “city of cities,” but he also discusses the recent acts of terror within the city. Enjoy this first part of a two part series with Efrem!
Season 2 : Episode 20
Suffering is an inescapable reality. Pastor Brian Brodersen and Pastor Rick Warren discuss the aspects of suffering that often occur in full-time ministry. Pastor Rick shares three areas of suffering that he has continuously dealt with throughout his pastoral career. Whether you are involved in full-time ministry or not, be encouraged that the Lord will provide incomprehensible strength that only He can give through ...
Season 2 : Episode 19
On this episode of Things That Matter, Pastor Brian Brodersen interviews Ryan Ries of the Whosoevers. Ryan briefly shares his powerful testimony but mainly focuses on the example Jesus gave as He reached out to people in very dark places of the time, such as the ancient city of Caesarea Philippi. We each have a calling from the Lord, and Ryan encourages us to seek the Lord towards that calling, as there will be oppor...
Season 2 : Episode 18
On this episode of Things That Matter, Pastor Brian Brodersen and Dr. Dominick Hernández discuss the pursuit of higher education and the relevance of Semitic Philology studies to interpreting the Scriptures in today’s post-modern setting. He shares the perspective he gained from studying ancient Semitic Philology, while living in modern Israel, where the minority of the population are religious. Dr. Hernández is curr...
Season 2 : Episode 17
On this episode of Things That Matter, Pastor Brian Brodersen interviews worship leader and music artist, Matt Redman, known for many popular worship songs such as “The Heart of Worship,” “Blessed Be Your Name,” and “10,000 Reasons.” In this video, Matt shares some great advice to worship leaders, and he expresses a powerful reminder to view worship as an act of reverence, respect and wonder before the Lord.
Season 2 : Episode 16
On this episode of Things That Matter, Pastor Mark Foreman of North Coast Calvary Chapel, focuses on the importance of pastors recognizing that we are all part of one church and cultivating love and unity in the larger body of Christ.
Season 2 : Episode 15
We change things up a bit on this episode of Things That Matter as Pastor Brian Brodersen is interviewed by Kellen Criswell, content manager of CalvaryChapel.com and director of the Calvary Global Network, as they discuss the whole counsel of God. Pastor Brian answers a few questions of what it means, where to find it in the Scriptures and some different approaches to teach the whole counsel of God.
Season 2 : Episode 14
Pastor Mike Chaddick joins Pastor Brian Brodersen on this episode of Things That Matter as they discuss the process of assuming the leadership of an existing church. Pastor Mike was asked to assume a church four years ago in South Orange County called Image Church. Within this discussion, Pastor Mike also shares a few of his personal experiences since he started at Image Church. Don’t miss out on this excellent editi...
Season 2 : Episode 13
Pastor Brian Brodersen talks with Carl Westerlund, founder of the Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa School of Ministry, and 30-year Calvary Chapel pastor, about the life cycle of local churches, and the need to plant new churches alongside established churches on this episode of Things That Matter!
Season 2 : Episode 12
There are 197 nations in the world, including Taiwan and Serbia, who are not a part of the U.N. Pastor Rick Warren discusses the vision to reach all nations of the world with the gospel message. He discusses the strategy that was created to do so, called the Peace Plan, and explains each part of this strategy on this episode of Things That Matter.