20: John Parker – Visioneering Studios

20: John Parker – Visioneering Studios

Breakthrough ideas with John: You will commit more money to church buildings and renovations than anything else, ever. It takes a trusted guide to ensure your budget, vision, and environments align during a building project. How can the creative culture at Disney inspire the design and construction of church facilities? Pastors go to seminary not …

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19: Chad Keck – FBC Kettering, OH

19: Chad Keck – FBC Kettering, OH

Breakthrough ideas with Chad:  It is possible to out-envision your vision by building and buying too much. How do you lead when your available ministry budget is less than 5%? How do you lead active ministry when there are no resources? Relationships and caring for people do not require a lot of money. What might …

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Episode #18: Greg Gibbs

Episode #18: Greg Gibbs

Breakthrough ideas with Greg: Opening your home, giving people access to you, can be a spiritual commitment. The second someone walks through the door into your home; people can sniff out love, acceptance, and grace. Could your home be a better place to invite someone than the church if you genuinely want to share the …

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Episode #17: Nick Floyd

Episode #17: Nick Floyd

Breakthrough ideas in this episode:  It is essential to stop and recount the faithfulness of God. Keep memorials in front of yourself and your people to mark how God has moved. What are the characteristics of a church built on dynamic worship and strong biblical teaching look? You cannot reach your community until you know …

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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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Episode #6: Talbot Davis

Episode #6: Talbot Davis

Breakthrough ideas with Talbot:  Twitter is a great place to improve as a wordsmith because it forces clarity of communication. It is possible for social media to make you a better pastor and leader. Making diversity the cause only results in political correctness, so make Jesus the cause and let diversity be the result. Bringing …

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Episode #5: Eric Geiger

Episode #5: Eric Geiger

Breakthrough ideas with Eric: Leadership transitions will always happen, but what actually makes succession a success? Following God involves holding two conflicting emotions in tension: grieving what has been and anticipating what will be. There will always be unfinished work. The “unconquered territory” reminds us the work is God’s not ours. How can pastors keep their …

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Episode #4: Todd Adkins

Episode #4: Todd Adkins

Breakthrough Ideas with Todd Adkins:  There is a difference between just placing leaders in a role and actually developing leaders for ministry. Great leaders are not just intuitive, they are highly intentional as well. Systems, process, and structure are critical but the relationship moves people. We can do leadership gatherings better by leveraging both technology and …

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Episode #3: Brady Cooper

Episode #3: Brady Cooper

Breakthrough Ideas with Brady Cooper: To fight complacency in the church, we must stay hungry evangelistically. Building a church culture that engages men, requires a shared value toward challenging men. For his staff, the intentional discipleship of 2-3 other people is not up for negotiation. Keeping your family healthy is your primary responsibility as a senior …

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Episode #2: Dave Rhodes

Episode #2: Dave Rhodes

Breakthrough Ideas with Dave Rhodes: The physical location of your church and the mission of your church should be inseparable. Moving to the fringe of the organization, instead of the center, empowers younger generations to step up and lead. Boomers and Millennials CAN get along; however, each generation must take a different approach to the other. …

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Episode #1: Will Mancini

Episode #1: Will Mancini

In this inaugural episode, Will Mancini, founder of Auxano sits down with My Ministry Breakthrough host, and Auxano Lead Navigator, Bryan Rose, to unpack the concept behind “breakthrough clarity” in the mission statement of Auxano. When it comes to crafting church vision and casting church vision, the tunnel of chaos is unavoidable. But by moving through the …

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