In this episode, Micah and I will be discussing the topic of Gimmick Churches. We will be looking at a Heavy Metal church in its mission and presentation and discuss if there are any benefits and downfalls to these churches and if regular churches fall into the same trap of using gimmicks to get people to attend their church.
In this episode, Micah and Scott discuss the topic of friendship and how it relates to ministry. Can pastors have deep, meaningful friendships with people attending the churches they serve? What are the benefits and pitfalls?
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In this episode, Scott and Micah look at the different documentation churches use for their staff and members. We address Contracts, “covenants”, NDAs, and Cease and Desist letters and debate if these documents do anything to advance the Kingdom of God or fracture it.
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At the end of August, Matt Chandler took a disciplinary leave of absence from Villiage Church over some questionable messages with a woman that was not his wife. Scott and Micah dive into the story and discuss why this scandal seems different than the other church scandals that have come out in the last five years.
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If you listen to Christian Music in the early 2000s, you would have come across Kutless’ hard rock worship style. In their 20-year span, they are coming out with new music and even discussing their hiatus from the CCM scene.
Scott and Micah look at the Christian Post interview and discuss the CCM music scene and the culture shift in the church that lead to the band’s hiatus
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