In this episode, Scott and Micah discuss how churches prepare for the Advent season. They discuss various ways churches celebrate advent, why some churches opt out, and the importance of having a clear plan for leading people through the advent season.
In this episode, Scott and Micah discuss mental health in ministry. They cover why pastors do not seek mental health, why it is essential, and whether pastors should see Christian counselors. Plus Scott talks about the crazy situation he was in to see a movie in the theaters.
Scott and Micah discuss the topic of the flow of services from different size congregations. We look at what can disrupt the flow of service, why it is important, and what is the underlying issue when these disruptions happen. Plus, we discuss Hot youth Pastors and Jesus wearing a MAGA hat in church service in our weird experiences segment.
Scott and Micah discuss the topic of sermon illustrations after a pastor used a dating app as an example to illustrate a point. We discuss the ethics of sermon illustrations what can/cannot be used, respect, and why asking permission from people (even if used anonymously) is a critical habit when using their stories for an illustration.