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Rescuing Churches with Stan & Josh Givens

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A weekly discussion on church revitalization and pastoral life featuring 6.14 Ministries founder and Executive Director Stan Givens, hosted by Communications Director Josh Givens.

A weekly discussion on church revitalization and pastoral life featuring 6.14 Ministries founder and Executive Director Stan Givens, hosted by Communications Director Josh Givens.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly discussion on church revitalization and pastoral life featuring 6.14 Ministries founder and Executive Director Stan Givens, hosted by Communications Director Josh Givens.

Twitter:

@614rebuild

Language:

English

Contact:

2516051652


Episodes

On Marketing For Churches and Church Leaders

6/22/2022
This week on the show, Josh breaks down the nuts and bolts of the marketing and branding world and how and why they can and should apply to the Local Church. The episode also covers a few church marketing tips, thoughts, and strategies, including: Support the show

Duration:00:33:09

On Three Fundamentals of a Healthy Church

6/14/2022
This week on the show Stan & Josh discuss three core elements that should be evident in every healthy Local Church: Support the show

Duration:00:26:53

On 10 Church Social Media Tips

6/7/2022
This week on the show Stan & Josh discuss Josh's latest blog post and take a deep dive into some practical church social media management tips. Topics discussed include: Support the show

Duration:00:30:01

On Church Conflict Resolution

5/31/2022
This week on the show Stan discusses eight keys to lowering the trauma impact of conflict within your church as seen through Nehemiah 4:7-23. Support the show

Duration:00:25:58

On No More Blaming

5/24/2022
This week on the show Stan & Josh discuss what can happen when The Blame Game erupts within church leadership, particularly with the context of declining churches. Episode also includes how a church can move away from brokenness and toward rebuilding. Support the show

Duration:00:26:06

On Bringing Creativity To Traditional Service Models

5/17/2022
This week on the show Stan and Josh discuss ten ways to gradually make creative changes and adjustments to traditional worship services. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: jamieharvill.com How To Use 'Goodly' Correctly In A Sentence How To Change Your Church (Without Killing It) by Gene Appel Support the show

Duration:00:34:27

On 10 Facts About Church Communications

5/6/2022
Links and resources mentioned in this episode: 10 Facts No One Tells You About Church Communications Ministry Additional worthwhile resources on Church Comms: "Rethink Communication" by Phil Bowdle — available on Amazon "PR Matters: A Survival Guide For Church Communicators" by Justin Dean — available on Amazon "Lasting Impact: 7 Powerful Conversations That Will Help Your Church Grow" by Carey Nieuwhof — available on Amazon Support the show

Duration:00:38:14

On the Pros & Cons of Recovery Ministry In Your Church (with Steven Mathews)

4/22/2022
Stan and Josh sit down with Northside Bible Church Assistant Pastor and local Celebrate Recovery leader Steven Mathews to discuss everything from the definition of a recovery community to recovery ministry outreach and strategies. Relevant Links and Resources: celebraterecovery.com Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:30:24

On Mythunderstandings About Digital Media

4/19/2022
This week on the show Josh dispels four myths about digital ministry and makes the case that it is just as important and valuable for Kingdom work as in-person ministry and discipleship. Links mentioned in this episode: On Church Communications As a Ministry, Not A Function Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:27:31

On Burnout

4/12/2022
This week on the show, Stan & Josh discuss the reality of burnout, in the ministry, signs and warnings to look for, and touch on three necessary actions for leaders on the edge of burnout: Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:24:34

On Candid Thoughts About Life As A Pastor's Kid

4/5/2022
This week on the show Josh discusses the crazy, complex, wonderful, and sometimes just plain ole weird world inside the P.K. bubble as he dialogues with his dad about growing up as a pastor's kid and eventually heeding the call to ministry. Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:33:41

On The Shepherds' Summit 2022

3/26/2022
This week on the show Stan & Josh preview this year's Shepherds' Summit pastoral conference scheduled to be held April 28-30 at Northside Bible Church. Links mentioned in this episode: Shepherds' Summit 2022 page Shepherds' Summit 2022 registration and payment Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:16:10

On A Community Footprint of Love

3/10/2022
This week on the show Stan & Josh discuss why and how every healthy local church should have a footprint of love within its community. Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:31:57

On A Room Full of Everything

3/1/2022
This week on the show Stan & Josh discuss why it's so critical and necessary for pastors to remember that on any given Sunday they could have believers, unbelievers, mature Christians, or carnal Christians in the room. Resources mentioned in this episode: "He That Is Spiritual" by Lewis Sperry Chafer— available on Amazon here. Also available on christianbook.com here. Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:30:42

On Dealing With Criticism

2/15/2022
This week on the show Stan & Josh discuss Josh's recent blog post: "Deal With Criticism Like A Seasoned Specialist, Not A Blubbering Baby." Several of these tips apply to ministry leadership in general, not just leadership in Church Communications: You can read the full blog post here: https://www.jdgivens.com/home/deal-with-criticism-like-a-seasoned-specialist-not-a-blubbering-baby Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:22:55

On Defense, Defense, Defense

2/8/2022
This week on the show, Stan & Josh discuss why it's important for pastors to be prepared and "on guard" against the attacks that not only come from the Enemy, but also those that occur within the Church and the attacks from the culture. Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:32:13

On Student Ministry In Today's Culture (with Neal McKinney)

2/1/2022
Stan and Josh are joined via Zoom by Youth & Young Adults Pastor Neal McKinney of First Baptist Punta Gorda, Florida to discuss our current culture's effect on youth ministry. Together the guys cover everything from the impact of COVID to the recent trends, cultural divides, and much more. Links and resources mentioned in this episode: "Artificial Maturity" by Tim Elmore "Artificial Maturity" also available on Amazon "Family Ministry Field Guide" by Timothy Paul Jones on...

Duration:00:57:16

On The Worth of a Minister

1/25/2022
Oftentimes pastors can struggle with finding their personal value in things like how well the church is doing, how many programs their church is running, and what the attendance numbers look like. This week on the show, Stan & Josh tackle the question: What actually makes us valuable as ministers of the Gospel? Resources mentioned in this episode: "Elijah: A Man of Heroism and Humility" by Chuck Swindoll "Elijah: A Man of Heroism and Humility" on Amazon Support the show...

Duration:00:25:24

On Encouraging Gen Z and Millennial Techies

1/18/2022
This week on the show, Josh discusses why it's good to encourage the young people in your church — many of whom naturally possess skills in the digital media world because they have grown up in it — to use those talents and abilities for Kingdom value work within the Local Church. Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:22:47

On Reminders For The New Year

1/11/2022
This week on the show, Stan & Josh discuss four things that pastors should be thinking about and doing as they roll into the New Year: Links mentioned in this episode: Can This Work In A Small Church? Support the show (https://614ministries.org/invest)

Duration:00:22:05