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30: Overcoming Burnout in Ministry (PM001)

2/5/2018
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This is a rerun of our very first episode while we finish out the next episode regarding the future of Youth ministry. From the original episode notes: --- This episode is sponsored by Audible. Get a free audiobook and 30-day free trial by going to audibletrial.com/productiveministry This episode features music by Josh Lis (EVA): "Rear View" from Rear View --- Episodes also available on YouTube Like Productive Ministry on Facebook: FB.me/ProductiveMinistry.org Show notes available...

Duration:00:59:49

29: Extreme Prayer

1/22/2018
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Greg Pruett has served as President of Pioneer Bible Translators since 2007. He, his wife Rebecca, and their three children served in West Africa for more than twelve years, completing the Bible in the Yalunka language. He has a degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M, a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary. He also has linguistic training from the University of North Dakota and the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics. Extreme Prayer is about...

Duration:00:50:19

28: Conflict

12/4/2017
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Conflict is difficult for everyone. Listen to these boxing coaches talk about what they teach their students about handling conflict in life and the ring. w: jeffersonstreetbox.com s: fb.me/jeffersonstreetboxingclub e: jeffersonstreetboxingclub@gmail.com This episode is sponsored by Audible. Get a free audiobook and 30-day free trial by going to audibletrial.com/productiveministry This episode features uncredited music by Nathan Guzman: "Gin" from Saturday Night 1997 --- Show notes...

Duration:00:45:53

27: Staff Conflict

9/11/2017
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Instead of a sponsor this week, we're encouraging people to donate and volunteer to hurricane Harvey relief. If you are looking for somewhere to donate, visit productiveministry.org/harvey STAFF CONFLICT Staff conflict is a common thing, but if left unconfronted it can cause an organization to implode. Scotty Sanders coaches us to deal with this conflict. ABOUT SCOTT SANDERS Scotty Sanders has been leading organizations for thirty years; first as CEO for a multi-million dollar company...

Duration:00:45:41

26: The Nashville Statement

9/4/2017
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Instead of a sponsor this week, we're encouraging people to donate and volunteer to hurricane Harvey relief. If you are looking for somewhere to donate, visit productiveministry.org/harvey From its preamble: "The Nashville statement is a document put out by Evangelical Church leaders and The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (CBMW). The statement is a response to an increasingly post-Christian society that has embarked upon a massive revision of what it means to be a human being."...

Duration:00:55:24

25: Addiction

8/21/2017
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Addiction is a serious problem for many Christians. Scott Stohner tells us how the Church can better help those who are struggling with addiction. While majoring in business at Baylor University, Scott experienced addiction first hand. Now he works as a substance abuse counselor with Imagine Programs. Resources from the Episode: Imagine Programs Oasis Center Nineveh ministries This episode is sponsored by Audible. Get a free audiobook and 30-day free trial by going to...

Duration:00:49:50

24: Summer Camp

8/14/2017
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2017 Summer Camp Special Chapter 1: Trevor Harrison Plays in the Snow Chapter 2: Tim Jenkins Goes Camping Chapter 3: Rocky Hernandez Prays for a Problem Student This episode is sponsored by Audible. Get a free audiobook and 30-day free trial by going to audibletrial.com/productiveministry --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive Ministry on Twitter: @ProdMinistry Like Productive Ministry on Facebook: FB.me/ProductiveMinistry.org

Duration:00:37:33

23: Relationships

8/7/2017
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We bring back author Lucille Williams to talk about relationships. Lucille is the author of From Me to We, and she also writes regularly at her blog, LuSays.com. You can order her book on Amazon.com. This episode is sponsored by Audible. Get a free audiobook and 30-day free trial by going to audibletrial.com/productiveministry --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive Ministry on Twitter: @ProdMinistry Like Productive Ministry on Facebook:...

Duration:00:57:43

22: Renewing Your Mind

8/1/2017
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This interview focuses on Dennis Jernigan's new book, Renewing Your Mind: Identity and the Matter of Choice. Dennis addresses the following question: How does one walk out of one identity and into another? Dennis gets that question a lot. At one time, Dennis felt attracted to other men. When he began to replace the lies concerning himself with the truth of God’s Word, something close to miraculous began to take place: his feelings began to change! What Dennis has discovered is that the...

Duration:00:58:25

21: Loving All Peoples

5/23/2017
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Kyle Jenkins along with his wife Melissa started Loving All Peoples (formerly known as Vickery Meadow Ministry) in 2003 after deciding to pour out their lives for Jesus and move into the Vickery Meadows community of Dallas. Their heart is to love and encourage others to love all peoples with the love of Christ that is inside of them. Over the years, they have worked among multiple international people groups, in multiple lower-income apartment communities, among the gay-community, and...

Duration:00:53:17

20: Cultivating Creativity

5/15/2017
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Cultivating Creativity: The arts have been stigmatized in much of the church. Jerrod McDaniel helps church leaders find balance and new purpose for the arts. Who is Jerrod McDaniel? Jerrod embraced his wild imagination at a young age and never let go. He serves as the Creative Director for c|Life Church. This episode is sponsored by Audible. Get a free audiobook and 30-day free trial by going to audibletrial.com/productiveministry --- Show notes available at...

Duration:00:55:53

19: Refugee Crisis

5/8/2017
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Wes Magruder is Senior Pastor of Kessler Park United Methodist Church, on the board of Refugee Services of Texas, and author of Jesus Was a Refugee. He speaks about the church's role in the ongoing refugee crisis, which is the biggest it has been since World War 2, defining the problem and shifting our paradigm. --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive Ministry on Twitter: @ProdMinistry Like Productive Ministry on Facebook: FB.me/ProductiveMinistry.org

Duration:01:01:46

18: A Counter-Intuitive Strategy for Volunteers

5/1/2017
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We're back after a two week Easter break! In this episode we turn the tables on Rocky, and he becomes the interviewee. In addition to Productive Ministry, Rocky Hernandez is the Connections Pastor at Community Life Church, where a major function of his job is getting people plugged into the many serving opportunities at the church. He has also recruited and trained volunteers under a number of different ministry situations, from youth ministry to national conferences and more. You won't...

Duration:00:58:41

17: Be Known for Something

4/10/2017
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Mark MacDonald is President of his church branding agency, Be Known for Something. He has over 30 years of experience in positions like former Senior Creative Director of a large Canadian ad agency, Director of Communications, and Bible teacher. His 36,000+ social media followers know he’s the place for 'How-To' direction! He’s written hundreds of articles, been interviewed for dozens of church leadership podcasts, and been heard at numerous national church conferences. Episode...

Duration:00:52:28

16: Spiritual Formation

4/3/2017
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We speak with Brandon Forsythe, Minister of Spiritual Formation at Northside Christian Church in Spring, Texas, about what Spiritual Formation is: the formation of the heart, seeking to connect with God in a deep way, and allowing the Spirit to bring transformation inside you. Mentioned in this episode: Master Plan For EvangelismDiscipleShift: Five Steps That Help Your Church to Make Disciples Who Make Disciples --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive...

Duration:00:50:26

15: Secrets of the Modern Worship Leader

3/28/2017
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Rocky Hernandez, Tim Jenkins, and Will Warfel (BridgeWay Church, @Wafflewarfel) talk about many aspects of modern worship service planning. --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive Ministry on Twitter: @ProdMinistry Like Productive Ministry on Facebook: FB.me/ProductiveMinistry.org

Duration:00:51:41

14: The Affair

3/20/2017
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Some report that 40% of pastors are involved in infidelity. Today we talk to Chad and Katrina Moore, whose marriage was left in shambles after an affair. --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive Ministry on Twitter: @ProdMinistry Like Productive Ministry on Facebook: FB.me/ProductiveMinistry.org

Duration:00:54:33

13: Health

3/13/2017
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Health is a struggle for lots of people, but physical health is a discipline that can help you feel better, look better, and relieve stress. Lori McGinnis has been a Group Fitness Instructor for 33 years and is currently leading classes with 24 Hour Fitness. --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive Ministry on Twitter: @ProdMinistry Like Productive Ministry on Facebook: FB.me/ProductiveMinistry.org

Duration:00:47:16

12: Community

3/6/2017
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There are a lot of reasons Pastors struggle with community, including sin and fear. Rocky talks honestly with Casey Coats of c|Life about those struggles. --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive Ministry on Twitter: @ProdMinistry Like Productive Ministry on Facebook: FB.me/ProductiveMinistry.org

Duration:00:53:24

11: Our Favorite Devotional Resources

2/27/2017
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Today we recommend our favorite devotional resources, which comes at a great time, because the season of Lent starts this week! Hear us talk about: Pray As You GoFighter VersesBlessed Is SheShe Reads TruthYouVersionMercy Beyond MeasurePrayer NotebookInsight TimerRightNow MediaThe Imitation of ChristThe Way of the Heart --- Show notes available at ProductiveMinistry.org Follow Productive Ministry on Twitter: @ProdMinistry Like Productive Ministry on Facebook: FB.me/ProductiveMinistry.org

Duration:00:47:19