Episode #15: Doug Paul

Episode #15: Doug Paul

Breakthrough ideas with Doug: How does a church begin as an accidental church plant? If the Kingdom of God were to come to your town, would it look like your church? Is a church a church until they hold their first worship service? How does a church formalize a public witness as the body of …

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Episode #14: Marty Jacumin

Episode #14: Marty Jacumin

Breakthrough ideas with Marty: How can a church effectively reach all five of the generations alive today? Wake Forest University is not in Wake Forest, North Carolina, and other learning. Young leaders leaving seminary have a far greater chance to end up in a multigenerational traditional church. Leading a multigenerational church may just be the …

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Episode #13: Kelly Kannwischer

Episode #13: Kelly Kannwischer

Breakthrough ideas with Kelly: Building a strong leadership culture brings out the best in all of your leaders. Churches are generally great at helping people live out their general calling, but it takes high intentionally to grow people within their special calling. What is God’s calling for you, in this life stage, at your location, …

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Episode #12: Danny Franks

Episode #12: Danny Franks

Breakthrough ideas with Danny: When God says “I am doing something…” words begin to create worlds. Learn why nobody wants to give their life away to show up and help somebody find a parking space. Why serving on a hospitality team is a lot of fun for about three weeks but becomes a lousy hobby …

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Episode #11: Cal Rychener

Episode #11: Cal Rychener

Breakthrough ideas with Cal: What does church planting look like 30 years in? How does a church move from program driven to presence driven after years of ministry success? It’s possible to go deep with your weekend sermons and still be responsive to those who are not in a relationship with Christ. If someone is …

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Episode #10: Chris Driver

Episode #10: Chris Driver

Breakthrough ideas with Chris: The ethos of six-man football reflects the grit and resilience of small-town life on the west Texas plains. It also inspired this church’s vision. Who will reach the small town? Who will take the gospel to those places that were once the center of life in our rural communities? This church …

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Episode #9: Chris Freeland

Episode #9: Chris Freeland

Breakthrough ideas with Chris: What if we could get everyone in here out there, instead of trying to get everyone out there in here? How do we equip and deploy people to really love their neighbors every day of the week? It is hard to love your neighbor when you don’t know your neighbor. Don’t …

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Episode #8: Phil EuBank

Episode #8: Phil EuBank

Breakthrough ideas with Phil:  Reaching the lost requires removing every possible barrier of understanding – even some things you love. It’s time to let go of some of these weird practices of the church that have nothing to do with Jesus. Are your worship services evangelistically understandable? If you are not sure, they probably are …

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Episode #7: Barrett Bowden

Episode #7: Barrett Bowden

Breakthrough ideas with Barrett:  How can a church reach Christians who live in the city, from within the city, not just the suburbs? True fulfillment as a Christ-following leader comes from a deep sense of two key understandings. Why it is important to bring yourself back to your calling as a leader, not someone else’s. …

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