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Episode 38: Social Justice and the Gospel (Part 1)

9/17/2018
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It's Monday y'all! This week we are joined by Al Mohler (kind of). Recently in a chapel at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Al Mohler was asked a question about social justice and gospel implications. This week we are playing that clip for you and we will discuss it in 2 weeks. Let us know what you think by commenting on our Facebook page or by emailing pastordiscussions@gmail.com Get your PDP swag by visiting our gear page. All proceeds go to support the show and you get to look...

Duration:00:51:53

Episode 37: The One About Communion

9/10/2018
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You know what day it is... It's Monday y'all! This week the pastors sit down and talk about a listener question concerning communion. How often should communion be observed and how do we keep it from becoming a ritual that loses it's meaning? Get your PDP swag by visiting our gear page. All proceeds go to support the show and you get to look cool. Check it out at pastordiscussions.com/gear. We are running a design contest in the month of September and will be giving away free shirts to the...

Duration:00:43:50

Episode 36: The One On Christians And Fitness

9/3/2018
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It's Monday y'all! This week the pastors interview Brandon Woodruff on stewardship of our bodies and our responsibility to care for them. Brandon is a pastor and personal trainer in the big apple. Here is how you can connect with Brandon: https://www.facebook.com/Woodruff-Fitness-235167517051222/ Also check out practicinghealth.net for more resources from Jon's wife. Get your PDP swag by visiting pastordisucssions.com/gear. All proceeds go to support the show and you get to look cool. Check...

Duration:00:41:14

Episode 35: The One On Affections And Emotions

8/27/2018
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It's Monday y'all! This week the pastors battle a nefarious fly that tried to derail the conversation and ultimately prevail. The topic on the table this week is affections and emotions and since we haven't talked about this a lot, you hear us work through it together. How do they relate? How should Christians think about them? What are they? Should one be embraced at the exclusion of the other? All that and more this week. We are hosting The Cultivate Conference here at Arbor Drive on...

Duration:00:44:56

Episode 34: Contextualization vs Compromise

8/20/2018
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It's Monday y'all! This week the pastors have a fresh pod for you on contextualization versus compromise. What is the difference? Is contextualization always bad? What are the effects of not contextualizing? All that and more this week! We are hosting The Cultivate Conference here at Arbor Drive on September 21-22, 2018. This year's theme is Cultivating Church Revitalization and Brian Croft will be the keynote speaker. Come to Arbor Drive, hang with the pastors, and attend the conference....

Duration:00:40:02

Episode 33: The One On Thinking and Feeling

8/13/2018
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It's Monday y'all! The pastors are back with a fresh pod and this week we talk about the role of thinking and feeling in pointing us to God. We each to trend toward either thinking or feeling but can they be divorced from one another? Does one lead the other? How do they interact? Find out this week in your weekly conversation about doctrine, faith and the Christian life. We are a part of The BAR Podcast Network. Check out thebarpodcast.com for more biblical content for your ear holes. Drink...

Duration:00:41:22

Episode 32: The One On Congregational Worship

8/6/2018
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It's Monday Y'ALL! The pastors are back with Bob Kauflin again to have a discussion on congregational worship in song and the role of music in the life of the believer. Special thanks to Chris for correcting our spelling of southern slang! We are part of the BAR Podcast Network. Check out other Biblical content for your ear holes at thebarpodcast.com. This episode is sponsored by The Resurrection Coffee Company. Check out resurrectioncoffeeco.com and tell them that the pastors sent you....

Duration:00:44:16

Episode 31: The One On Pastoring Worship (With Bob Kauflin)

7/30/2018
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It's Monday ya'll! The pastors are back with a fresh pod for your ear holes and this week we are joined by special guest Bob Kauflin from Sovereign Grace Music to talk about pastoring the worship service. Bob offers some great insights for worship pastors/leaders as well as preaching pastors. Have you ever wondered what goes into the worship service and how singing and preaching should fit together? We talk about that and much more this week. We are a part of the BAR Podcast Network so visit...

Duration:00:39:12

Episode 30: The One About Bad Baptist Tendencies

7/23/2018
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It's Monday ya'll! This week we have a trigger warning for all of you. We are talking about bad baptist tendencies and if you're a baptist, we might step on your toes. This week: - Jon and Joe announce the coffee giveaway winner! - Jon can't read - We talk about politics, sacred cows, and contextualization We are now a part of The B.A.R. Podcast Network so check them out at thebarpodcast.com for more Biblically sound resources to fill your ear holes. Please take a second and rate/leave...

Duration:00:45:12

Episode 29: The One With All The Bad Evangelism

7/16/2018
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It's MONDAY ya'll! That's right, The Pastor Discussions Podcast are brightening your Monday as part of The BAR Podcast Network lineup. This week, the pastors tackle the issue of evangelism and specifically bad evangelism. We have an example of bad evangelism that we look at and then talk about what makes it bad and how to do good evangelism. You also still have a chance to get entered to win some Resurrection Coffee Company coffee. Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​...

Duration:00:42:29

Episode 28: The One About Members And Church Health

7/10/2018
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It's Tuesday ya'll! The pastors are back with Brian Croft again to talk about the role of members in church health. Brian will be at the Converge Cultivate Conference hosted right here at Arbor Drive Community Church in York, Nebraska on September 21-22. The theme of the conference is church revitalization and our very own Joe Nissen will be leading worship as well as a break out session on the role of worship in song in church revitalization, so register (https://bit.ly/2m7g9oV) and come...

Duration:00:44:46

Episode 27: The One On Pastoring Church Revitalization

7/3/2018
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You guessed it... It's Tuesday ya'll. This week the pastors are joined by special guest Brian Croft to talk about pastoring through church revitalization. Brian has pastored through the revitalization process and is the Senior Fellow of the Mathena Center for Church Revitalization at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Next week, we have another conversation with Brian about the role of church members in growing church health. Please take a second and rate/leave...

Duration:00:41:15

Episode 26: The One About Influential Books

6/26/2018
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It's Tuesday ya'll! That means the pastors are back with a fresh pod and this week we answer a listener question about most influential books we've read. We also give away some free books to a couple of listeners. In this episode: - Jon is back from vacation - Joe preached - Most influential books - Books we love to re-read - We give away some free books Next week we talk with Brian Croft about church revitalization from the perspective of a pastor. This week's episode is sponsored by...

Duration:00:43:04

Episode 25: The One About How To Read

6/19/2018
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It's Tuesday ya'll! That means the pastors are back with a fresh pod. This week, Jon and Joe talk about how to read and give some advice for how to get more out of your reading. This week: - Joe and Jon's different approach to reading and reading habits - Different kinds of reading - The value of reading broadly - The importance of being discerning and selective in your reading - How to get started if you aren't an experienced reader - How to get entered to win a book! Next week we talk...

Duration:00:47:37

Episode 24: The One About Christians Reading

6/11/2018
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It's Tuesday ya'll! This week the pastors begin to answer a question from a listener about reading. In this episode: - What is the benefit of reading? - Why should people, Christians in particular read? - Is there a theological reason we should read? Next week we talk about tips for reading more effectively. Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​ CONTACT (give us feedback, show ideas, or just say hi) Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email:...

Duration:00:39:54

Episode 23: The One About Christian Hedonism

6/4/2018
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It's Tuesday ya'll! That means the pastors are back with a fresh pod and this week we talk about Christian Hedonism. We unpack how God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him and how that has played out in our lives and impacted our relationship with God. Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​ CONTACT (give us feedback, show ideas, or just say hi) Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email: pastordiscussions@gmail.com Website:...

Duration:00:51:06

Episode 22: The One With The Meaningful Devotions

5/28/2018
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The pastors are back this week to talk about devotions. Sometimes we will do some kind of devotion because we think it's important but don't have a goal or aim in doing them. This can lead to frustration. This week: - Resurrection Coffee Co. has a new coffee - What are devotions? - How do each of the pastors do devotions? - What is the aim in devotions? - Tips for having meaningful devotions Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​ CONTACT (give us feedback, show ideas, or...

Duration:00:46:07

Episode 21: The One About Identity In Christ

5/21/2018
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This week the pastors talk about identity and how our identity in Christ is important to us as Christians. This week: - It's summer and it's hot - Graduations - Where we tend to find our identity - How the gospel changes our identity - How to remind yourself of who you are in Christ Next week we talk about meaningful devotions Please take a second and rate/leave feedback on iTunes. ​ CONTACT (give us feedback, show ideas, or just say hi) Call and leave us a message at (402) 732-7780 Email:...

Duration:00:52:34

Episode 20: The One About Church Health

5/14/2018
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This week the pastors talk church health. All around the country, churches struggle and are closing. Whether you are a pastor, a church member, or looking for a church, we hope this episode is helpful. On the show this week: - We have a special intro - Joe moved and is destroying his house - 9 marks of a healthy church - Healthy church from a member participation standpoint Resources: 9 Marks of a Healthy Church: https://amzn.to/2IIzw4C What Is A Healthy Church: https://amzn.to/2rJOSfp What...

Duration:00:47:10

Episode 19: The One With All The Expository Singing

5/7/2018
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This week the pastors are joined by Jeramy Fowler and record in Jon's back yard. They tackle the topic of expository listening. In this episode: - We get a website facelift - How music works in worship - How music works with affection - Jon cried... once - Every believer has a role in corporate singing - Barriers to singing - How songs teach - We are interrupted by a train We are sponsored by Resurrection Coffee Co. Get some at resurrectioncoffeeco.com Next Tuesday we talk about church...

Duration:00:50:13