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RL 055: Reaching People Where They Are - FB Bible Studies

10/23/2018
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If engagement is the new attendance - how do we engage over-scheduled, under-churched people? If we expect them to come to church for a Bible study, we've already lost most of them. But they are on Facebook and their phones 24/7. What if we could leverage FB for spiritual formation? For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode55

Duration:00:31:31

RL 054: Jonathan LaBarge - The Cost of Revitalization

10/15/2018
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To do the hard work of change, you need to count the cost and then persevere. There are no short cuts to revitalization in the local church. In this episode, we talk with Pastor Jonathan La Barge about his journey through change and renewal at Canoga Park Presbyterian Church. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode54

Duration:00:48:11

RL 053: Lenny Luchetti - Preaching with Empathy

10/9/2018
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It can be difficult to keep your preaching fresh, relevant, and practical while sticking close to the biblical text. Lenny offers important insight into an approach to preaching that will help you connect in a deeper and more effective way with your congregation. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode53

Duration:00:50:09

RL Episode 052: (1 Year Special) Dana Allin, Bob Whitesel, Stan Ott, Langdon Palmer, and Jim Mead

10/2/2018
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We're celebrating 1 year of podcasts in this anniversary special! We giveaway our grand prize to a listener and hear from Dana Allin, Bob Whitesel, Stan Ott, Langdon Palmer, and Jim Mead respond to a critical revitalization question. For show notes: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode52

Duration:00:49:33

RL 051: Dana Allin - The 6 Core Competencies of Flourishing Churches

9/25/2018
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What are the common characteristics of flourishing churches? Today we welcome Dana Allin, ECO's Synod Executive to talk about the core of revitalization. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode51

Duration:00:55:01

RL 050: Big Podcast Announcement AND Being A S.M.A.R.T. Manager

9/18/2018
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Today we have a big announcement as we get ready to celebrate one year of the podcast! Then, we tackle one of the areas most pastors and leaders tend to struggle - managing people. We share some tips and insights to improve. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode50

Duration:00:38:45

RL 049: Confessions of a Lone Ranger

9/11/2018
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Ever tempted to go it alone? It can be an attractive idea: life on your own terms, your own way. But success usually doesn't last. How to diagnose and treat Lone Ranger Syndrome before it undermines your ministry. For show notes visit: www.reclaimedleader.com/episode49

Duration:00:41:11

RL 040: Kim Walsh Phillips - Social Media Strategy and Sharing Your Message With the World

7/3/2018
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Today we talk with social media expert, Kim Walsh Phillips, CEO of Powerful Professionals about how churches can build their social media platform and maximize their impact (without a big budget).

Duration:00:51:16

RL 039: Brad M. Griffin - How Any Church Can Grow Young and Why Warm is the New Cool

6/26/2018
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Many (if not most) churches struggle to make a connection with younger generations. How do we fix it? In this episode, we find out what Brad Griffin discovered through the Growing Young Project. Brad is the coauthor of Growing Young: Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church.

Duration:01:02:06

RL 038: Abigail Rusert - More Than A Youth Group (Why Churches are Ditching the Old Model)

6/19/2018
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Is traditional youth group dead? Why is the old model not reaching kids like it used to? Today we discuss that state of youth ministry with Abigail Rusert, Director of the Princeton Institute for Youth Ministry. The good news? ANY church can help teenagers win.

Duration:00:56:02

RL 037: Sunday Mornings at Denny's (How to Align Your Church Programs with Your Vision)

6/12/2018
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Are you church's programs more like buckshot than a laser beam? Are you doing them because "that's what we do here?" Today we talk about the critical importance of goal setting, planning, and how to strategically align your church's programs with vision.

Duration:00:49:39

RL 036: Getting Real About Church Growth (And Why It's Not Just About Attendance)

6/5/2018
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The Challenge: Church growth shouldn't be a dirty word, but it is sometimes. The fact is, healthy things grow. But what is church growth? Is it just about attendance? What is a scriptural model for growth that we can work from?

Duration:00:45:22

RL 035: Theresa Swenson - There's a Time for Everything... Even to Close Your Doors

5/30/2018
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This week we talk with Pastor Theresa Swenson about the importance of endings. Ending well is a critical part of revitalization. Churches love beginnings, but don't do well with endings.

Duration:00:52:29

RL 034: Jason & Jesse - Your Budget Might Be Killing Your Vision

5/22/2018
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Number 1,034 of things they didn't teach in seminary. But the truth is, if your budget isn't aligned with your vision, both will suffer. Today we talk about ways to bring alignment to the budget.

Duration:00:40:25

RL 033: Bill Skiffington - 'Love Does' and the Power of Relationship in Missions

5/15/2018
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Today we talk with Bill Skiffington - who works with Bob Goff's 'Love Does' organization. We talk about the primacy and power of relationships in mission.

Duration:00:51:30

RL 032: Lindsey Larkin & Amanda Forbes - A Summer Strategy for Kids Ministry

5/8/2018
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This week we talk children's ministry philosophy, strategy, and how to give volunteers a break with two Children's Ministry Directors - Lindsey and Amanda.

Duration:01:01:11

RL 031: Jason & Jesse - ReThink Conference 2018

5/1/2018
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Jason and Jesse recorded live from the ReThink Conference 2018! For show notes visit www.reclaimedleader.com/episode31

Duration:00:49:03

RL 030: Jason & Jesse - Maximizing the Conference Experience

4/24/2018
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Ever come back from a conference and struggle with what to do next? Today we talk shop on conferences and tips to increase their impact. www.reclaimedleader.com/episode30

Duration:00:33:02

RL 029: Bryan & Shannon Miles - Virtual Staffing and Fulfilling the Mission of The Church

4/17/2018
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It's estimated that by the year 2020, 43 percent of the workforce will be freelance. Moreover, businesses and churches are discovering that traditional staffing models are becoming less effective. We talk with Bryan & Shannon Miles about how their company, Belay Solutions, is trying to staff the Church for greater impact.

Duration:00:52:54

RL 028: Anna W. Kent - Accountability and The Anatomy of a Flourishing Church

4/10/2018
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This week we talk with Rev. Anna W. Kent, Mission Affinity Group Leader for ECO. We discuss the critical role of accountability and the DNA of flourishing churches. For show notes visit: reclaimedleader.com/episode28

Duration:01:11:39