unSeminary Podcast-logo

unSeminary Podcast

Christian Talk

stuff you wish they taught in seminary.

stuff you wish they taught in seminary.

Location:

United States

Description:

stuff you wish they taught in seminary.

Twitter:

@richbrich

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Get Traction on Execution at Your Church with Allie Bryant

7/29/2021
Thanks for joining this week’s unSeminary podcast. We’re talking with Allie Bryant from Trader’s Point Christian Church. Although they have six campuses in Indianapolis, currently four are opened along with church online due to covid. Allie is the Strategic Alignment Executive for Traders Point and she loves getting the right people in the room to […]

Duration:00:34:00

Balancing the Healthy Tensions of the Executive Pastor Role with Tyler Althof

7/22/2021
Welcome back to the unSeminary podcast. Today I’m talking with Tyler Althof, the associate pastor from Action Church in Florida. Tyler is with us today to talk about tensions to manage when you are leading from the second chair at a church. We need a sense of security. // As church leaders we need to […]

Duration:00:27:51

Tackling the Early Days as a New Executive Pastor with Matt Gilchrist

7/15/2021
Thanks for joining us for this week’s unSeminary podcast. Today I’m talking with Matt Gilchrist, executive pastor at Hope City Church in Missouri. Matt is talking with us about getting up to speed as a new XP at a church and how to connect with your lead pastor, your staff, and spouse during this season […]

Duration:00:33:02

Improving Your Church’s Financial Competencies with Ken Fisher

7/8/2021
Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast. We’re talking with Ken Fisher, Executive Pastor at Church at the Mill in South Carolina. As one of the fastest growing churches in the country, Church at the Mill has doubled in size in the last five years. As a church grows, the staff needs to consider how they […]

Duration:00:32:21

Leveraging Research to Drive Design & Communication Insights at Crossroads Church with Vivienne Bechtold

7/1/2021
Thanks for tuning in to this week’s unSeminary podcast. We’re excited to be talking with Vivienne Bechtold, the Director of Studio and Leadership Development at Crossroads Church in Ohio. Crossroads has been one of the fastest growing churches in the country for several years, but this growth hasn’t happened without being intentional about reaching those […]

Duration:00:32:08

Moving from Pre-Recorded Church Online to Live with JD Mason

6/24/2021
Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast. We’re talking with JD Mason, the online campus leader from Liberty Live Church in Virginia. JD is chatting with us today about how church online has evolved for Liberty Live Church since the pandemic and why they made the decision to transition to live, rather than prerecorded, broadcasts. Trial […]

Duration:00:30:03

Bonus Deep Dive: Current Best Practices in Operational Reserves for Your Church with Steve Carr

6/23/2021
Thanks for tuning in to the unSeminary podcast. Today we’re doing a bonus deep dive about operational reserves and how much our churches should be saving. We have expert Steve Carr from CDF Capital with us to help us think through these questions. Maintain generosity. // During the pandemic, churches trended toward either maintaining their […]

Duration:00:23:53

National Church Leader Survey on Attitudes Towards In-Person, Remote, or Hybrid Work Arrangements

6/22/2021
Is your team moving back to an “in-person” office experience? Do you know how your team members feel about working at home once life looks a little more normal? What does the future of church leadership work arrangements look like? We must understand the impact that COVID-19 has had on our church leadership environment and […]

Duration:00:16:43

Rebuilding Connection At Your Church Post-COVID with Abby Ecker

6/17/2021
Welcome back to the unSeminary podcast. This week we’re talking with Abby Ecker, Next Steps Pastor from The Journey in Delaware. She’s with us today to talk about getting people connected and helping them take steps from just attending weekend gatherings to moving into the core of the church. Help people take steps, not leaps. […]

Duration:00:28:06

Expanding the Leadership Voices at Your Table with Jeannette Cochran

6/10/2021
Thanks for joining us for the unSeminary podcast. This week we’re chatting with Jeannette Cochran, executive pastor Seneca Creek Community Church in Maryland. Jeannette is talking with us today about what it is like being a female executive pastor in a church and how you can empower more women to engage their gifts and lead […]

Duration:00:36:48

5 Mindsets Church Leaders Need to Change Post-COVID

6/9/2021
As the leader goes, so goes the organization. It’s often been said that the mindset of a leader ultimately drives the behavior of an organization. It’s a scary thought when you consider that our internal thought life can express itself in the people that we consistently lead. I think this is a truism when it […]

Duration:00:10:56

Season of Hope: Your Church’s Fall 2021 Growth Opportunity

6/8/2021
The coming months hold an unprecedented opportunity to see your church impact more people than ever before. As the country begins to shake off the shackles of COVID-19 and the ensuing economic calamity, we’re seeing new windows of opportunity. We must leverage this season for the message of Jesus. We can echo what Paul said […]

Duration:00:18:02

Focusing on Jesus in a Distracted World with Steve Brown

6/3/2021
Welcome to the unSeminary podcast. Today we’re talking with Dr. Steve Brown, President of Arrow Leadership and author of the book Jesus Centered: Focusing On Jesus In A Distracted World. Steve works to help leaders find clarity, community and confidence in their work as Jesus-centered leaders. He’s talking with us today about how to lead […]

Duration:00:31:15

Improving Your Working Partnership with an Executive Assistant with Jannet Morgan

5/27/2021
Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast. Today we’re chatting with Jannet Morgan, the Executive Assistant (EA) to Lead Pastor, Tim Lucas, at Liquid Church in New Jersey. She’s with us today to talk about the role of the EA supporting leadership in the church and how to make the most out of that partnership. Be […]

Duration:00:30:17

Applying Pandemic Learnings from Church Online to Post-Pandemic Church with Jenn Clauser

5/20/2021
Thanks for joining in for this week’s unSeminary podcast. We’re talking with Jenn Clauser, the Director of Communications at Coker United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas. She’s with us today to dig deeper into online church and how to integrate it as a core part of our mission to reaching people who are far […]

Duration:00:26:22

Is Your Team Languishing? Practical Help for Executive Pastors.

5/18/2021
It’s clear that we’re entering a post-pandemic stress period in the life of the local church. All around us we see signs that our teams are stressed and not sure what to do next. Anecdotally, we’re hearing about huge turnover at churches, and we cannot ignore the rising anxiety in leaders across the country. Recently, […]

Duration:00:11:11

Pete Briscoe’s Lessons from Coming Alongside Senior Leaders to Help with Communication & Self Care

5/13/2021
Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast. Today we’re talking with Pete Briscoe, who served as the senior pastor for nearly three decades at Bent Tree Bible Fellowship in Carrollton, Texas, and now consults with and coaches pastors. He is with us today to talk about growing communication skills to improve preaching as well as how […]

Duration:00:36:08

Pitfalls and Possibilities of VR Church with Jonathan Armstrong

5/6/2021
Thanks for tuning in to this week’s unSeminary podcast. We’re talking with Dr. Jonathan Armstrong today, an educator who has also helped run the virtual reality (VR) lab at Moody Bible Institute. Our perspective on what technology is and how it’s affecting our world keeps changing. In fact as younger generations have grown up with […]

Duration:00:32:39

Practical Strategy for Developing High-Capacity Volunteers with Danny Franks

4/29/2021
Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast! This week I’m chatting with a repeat guest, Danny Franks, Pastor of Guest Services at The Summit Church. The Summit Church has twelve locations around North Carolina and the heart of the church is set on sending. They continually want their people to be asking: how does God want […]

Duration:00:32:47

Practical Help for Church Leaders in Emotional and Spiritual Growth with Bill & Kristi Gaultiere

4/22/2021
Welcome back to the unSeminary podcast. This week I’m excited to talk with Bill and Kristi Gaultiere from the organization Soul Shepherding. Bill and Kristi felt called to study psychology for the purpose of ministry, and serve as spiritual directors and pastors to pastors. Soul Shepherding offers resources and training for pastors and leaders and […]

Duration:00:31:37