ChurchPulse Weekly Live- March 23, 2020


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.

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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.

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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.

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