ChurchPulse Weekly Live- March 23, 2020

Podcast

Craig Springer

Craig Springer, Executive Director of Alpha USA and author of How to Revive Evangelism, joins Carey and David to talk about the current state of evangelism, how Covid has impacted the way people think about sharing their faith, and evangelism trends in the next generation.

Nona Jones

Nona Jones (pastor, author, Facebook executive and founder of Faith and Prejudice) joins Carey and David to talk about the progress made and not made with race in the U.S. one year after the murder of George Floyd. In this insightful interview, Nona shares commentary on recent Barna data on race and diversity, gives practical advice on how church leaders can better shepherd their churches towards awareness and change, and the importance of motive, approach, and prayer when leading in person and online.

Terry Wardle

Carey and David are joined by Dr. Terry Wardle to discuss the need for pastors and leaders to have healthy inner rhythms, to dig up and deal with un-grieved losses and commit to an awakened and abiding life in Jesus.
Connect with Terry Wardle on Facebook or at TerryWardle.com. His recent book, Some Kind of Crazy, can be found wherever books are sold.

Pete Scazzero

Pete Scazzero joins Carey and David to talk about his new book Emotionally Healthy Discipleship, the current state of pastors’ mental and emotional health and why it’s important that pastors foster emotional health in themselves and those they shepherd.

Follow Pete: EmotionallyHealthy.org

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Juli Wilson and Kayla Stoecklein

Juli Wilson and Kayla Stoecklein respond to data presented by Alyce Youngblood (Barna’s Vice President, Editorial) and discuss the life-changing impact of their husbands’ suicides and battles with mental health with Carey Nieuwhof.

Follow Kayla: Instagram (@kaylasteck),  Fear Gone Wild: A Story of Mental Illness, Suicide, and Hope Through Loss

Follow Juli: Instagram (@juliwilson), anthemofhope.org (mental health resources and live chat)

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Dr. Anita Phillips

Carey and Brooke are joined by Dr. Anita Phillips (pastor, speaker, trauma therapist, and host of the In The Light Podcast) to discuss the collective trauma that the pandemic has caused, the influence and impact that worldview has on discipleship and trauma response, and practical ways leaders can walk with people through their trauma, mental health issues, and grief.
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Sharon Hodde Miller

Sharon Hodde Miller (author, speaker and co-lead pastor at Bright City Church) joins Carey and Savannah to discuss preaching to digital audiences and what is gained and missed when you do, what its like to lead humbly and confidently as a female pastor, and the opportunities and challenges facing leaders of smaller churches.

Raymond Chang

Carey Nieuwhof and Brooke Hempell sit down with Pastor Raymond Chang (President and Co-founder of the Asian American Christian Collaborative) to discuss the history of Asian American racism and it’s impact on the current experience of Asian Americans across the country. Ray also gives practical advice on what church leaders can do to bring about healing and transformation when it comes to issues of racism and justice within the Church.

Beyond Diversity: To order Barna’s Beyond Diversity report, go to Barna.com/BeyondDiversity.

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Glenn Packiam and Andrew Hebert

Carey and David are joined by Glenn Packiam (Lead Pastor, New Life Church Downtown, Colorado Springs, CO) and Andrew Hebert (Lead Pastor, Paramount Baptist Church in Amarillo, TX) to talk about pastoral health, returning to in-person gatherings, and the challenges and opportunities of hybrid church ministry.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Rusty George. Order copies of his newest book, A Simple Path to Following Jesus, from Amazon.com or at pastorrustygeorge.com/shop

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.

Today’s episode is brought to you by Rusty George. Order copies of his newest book, A Simple Path to Following Jesus, from Amazon.com or at pastorrustygeorge.com/shop.

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.

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