On this special episode, Scott speaks at Embrace Ministries at Trinity Lutheran Seminary and speaks on their they Cultivate by talking about Cultivating Life. Scott uses the parable of the Good Samaritan as a guide on how we can cultivate life in everything we do.
In this episode, Scott and Micah discuss the decisions church leaders make when Christmas eve/day falls on a Sunday and how to navigate those conversations on either one should continue to have services per usual, cancel services, or do something different. Plus a Christmas edition of stories gone wild!
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On this episode, Scott and Micah interview Jeannette Flynn about her call to ministry, and the challenges she faced, and she shares wisdom for those who are struggling in ministry. Plus, Falling off mountains, poor communication, and having staff at a non-existent church in our “Stories gone Wild” segment.
In this episode, Scott and Micah discuss small groups in churches. We discuss the good and the dangers of small groups, as well as some of the corny names churches call their sub-groups. Plus, more “stories gone wild” from fire evangelism to church leaders not going to church on Sunday.
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.
Last week, Preachers and Sneakers showed a screenshot of an Elevation Worship ticket in LA for over $1000. Scott and Micah look at the pricing of these tickets and discuss should worship teams and their pastor charge this amount of money. We look at other prices at different venues and discuss the financial ethics of worship leaders who are on staff full-time and touring.