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Jamaal and Amber Williams
On this episode, our Executive Director Dave Harvey sits with Jamaal and Amber Williams. Jamaal is the pastor of Sojourn Midtown in Louisville, KY. They share their story, talk about their first pastorate, their transition to pastoring at Sojourn, and their passion for racial reconciliation and pastoring a multiethnic church.
On today's show, Nick Bogardus sits down with Travis Scott. Nick is the pastor of Cross of Christ Church in Orange County, California. Travis Scott is the pastor of Shorebreak Church in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. They'll talk about their friendship, about planting in Hawaii, and about the unique cross-cultural challenges of that context. We hope you enjoy it. Thanks for listening.
On today's show, Mike Cosper from Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Kentucky is sitting down with Collin Hansen from Redeemer Community Church in Birmingham, Alabama and the editorial director for The Gospel Coalition. They talk about how his work on the "young, restless, and reformed," the church's place in a shifting culture, and his own personal journey into ministry and his life's work.
On today's show, Ronnie Martin from Substance Church in Ashland, Ohio is sitting down with Brandon Shields from Soma in Indianapolis, Indiana. They talk about how Brandon moved from South Florida to Indy, planted Soma as an outsider, about how he grew Soma into a multi-site church, and about how they became a church-planting church. Oh yeah, and they talk a bit about how you fight ego as a pastor and church planter.
On today's show, Ronnie Martin from Substance Church in Ashland, Ohio is sitting down with Aaron Gray from Sound City Bible Church in Seattle, Washington. Aaron's church planting story is pretty unique. They planted in the aftermath of Mars Hill Church closing its doors, and Aaron shares that story and the evidences of grace that came out of that hardship.
On this episode, Dave Owens chats with Rusty McKie. Ronnie is the lead pastor of Sojourn Community Church in Chattanooga, TN, and Today we talk about the ups and downs of church planting, pastoring through dark seasons, and about God's faithfulness—his ability to show up—when things get confusing.
On this episode, Mike Cosper chats with Dan Hyun. Dan is the lead pastor of The Village Church in Baltimore, MD. Today, we're talking to Dan Hyun, pastor of the Village Church in Baltimore, Maryland. Dan planted the Village Church in 2008 with a vision of growing a multicultural community, and he's done that. We talk about the challenges of that calling starting with growing up in Korean churches and growing into the vision that drives him today.
On this episode, Ronnie Martin chats with Nick Nye. Ronnie is the lead pastor of Substance Church in Ashland, OH, and Nick is the founding pastor of Veritas Church in Columbus, OH, and is currently serving as the lead pastor of Apostles Church Union Square in New York City. Today we talk about Nick's church planting journey, the challenges in the early days of planting, and the challenges that came later as the church grew, and much more.
A conversation between Dave Owens, Associate Director of Sojourn Network, and Matt Herron, Lead Pastor of Sojourn Traverse in Traverse City, Michigan.
John and Jena Starke
On this episode, we chat with John and Jena Stake. John and Jena live in New York City where John is a pastor at Apostles Uptown. Today we talk about how they met, their journey to New York City, how they navigated depression together, what Sojourn Network means to them, and even some advice for young pastors who desire to plant churches in the city.