ChurchPulse Weekly Live- March 23, 2020


Derwin Gray

Derwin Gray, Lead Pastor at Transformation Church in Charlotte, SC and author of the new book Building a Multiethnic Church, joins Carey Nieuwhof and Brooke Hempell to talk about the ongoing challenges of leading multiethnic churches and the need for pastors to go through their own journeys of transformation as they lead their congregations towards true diversity and real change.

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Tim Keller

Tim Keller joins Carey and David to talk about suffering, the complexity of leading through the pandemic, and his new book on the Resurrection (Hope in Times of Fear).

Rick Warren Part 2

In part 2, Carey and David sit down with Rick Warren to discuss the emotional impact that the pandemic has had on pastors, how to grieve in a healthy way as well as support others who are grieving.

Rick Warren Part 1

Rick Warren joins Carey and David to discuss how he’s led Saddleback through the pandemic, the political and racial divisions in our nation, and the opportunity for the Church to grow stronger in response to Covid. Part 1 of 2.

John Mark Comer

John Mark Comer joins Carey and Savannah to talk about the future of the Church, the importance of healthy pastoral rhythms, and how to respond to criticism in graceful and life-giving ways.

Dave Adamson

Dave Adamson joins Carey and Savannah to talk about the future of hybrid ministry and share practical advice on how church leaders can increase engagement and impact online.

Bryan Loritts

Carey Nieuwhof and Barna SVP of Research Brooke Hempell sit down with Bryan Loritts (author, speaker and teaching pastor at Summit Church) to talk about the experience of black people in America and how church leaders can disciple their people toward racial reconciliation and unity.

Jennie Allen

David Kinnaman sits down with Jennie Allen, president and founder of IF Gathering and author of ‘Get Out Of Your Head’, to discuss digital discipleship, the relationship between suffering and spiritual formation, and the challenges facing ministry to women, Gen Z and parents. Introduction by Carey Nieuwhof and Savannah Kimberlin.

David Kinnaman

Carey sits down with David for the first time in 2021 to talk about the importance of making space to grieve, how to lead through loss and how to support people well as they heal.

Jeanne Stevens

Jeanne Stevens, co-lead pastor of Soul City Church in Chicago, joins Carey and Savannah to talk about the importance of vision during times of crisis, overcoming personal hardships while leading and how to establish healthy relational boundaries in life and ministry.

Sam Collier Part 2

Sam Collier, lead pastor of Hillsong Atlanta, joins Carey and Savannah to talk more about what it’s been like planting a church during a pandemic as well as the importance of healthy boundaries and the ongoing process of racial reconciliation and healing. Part 2 of 2.

Sam Collier Part 1

Sam Collier joins Carey Nieuwhof and Savannah Kimberlin to talk about the challenging dynamics of planting Hillsong Atlanta during a pandemic. Part 1 of 2.

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