Tag: discipleship

Bridging the Generational Gap in Our Churches

In a movement that is about 50 years old like ours, it’s one of the pressing issues of our day: How do we keep the younger generation in our churches? I recently watched a controversial video of a couple pastors interviewing a few women who...

Church Van E04-Tony Clark Part 1

Hosts Riley Taylor and Jarryd Bryant interview Pastor Tony Clark of Calvary Chapel Newport News on questions about discipleship, how Christians should handle racism in our country and more! You can also stay up to date and enjoy all Church ...

Excellence vs. Professionalism

I appreciate excellence. I remember the first time I listened to an orchestra playing a piece from Mozart; even at a young age, I had such gratitude for all the nuances and notes that were brought together in perfect unity. Then I heard our...

Keep It Simple, Saint!

I was recently blessed to be part of a pertinent discussion with a group of loving, caring, well-educated young pastors. We talked about some of the difficult issues facing the church today. Our culture is increasingly complicated, squeezin...

TTM Episode 7 - Lay Leader Training and Discipleship

Lay leaders have an integral role in the church body. In this episode of Things That Matter, Pastor Brian and Josh answer the question, “How important is it for a church to train and disciple their lay leaders?”

Why I'm Called to Serve My City

I decided to run for a seat on the Oxnard City Council in the recent midterm elections, after it became clear that was what God’s Spirit was telling me to do. I have to admit, it’s not what I wanted, and it took a while to comply. The nudge...