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S04E01 - If Everything Is Mission, Nothing Is Mission

9/8/2019
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The Always Forward Podcast is back! We kick off Season 4 of the show with Dan and Shawn updating what's been going on in their worlds before talking about promising changes that are coming to the show. They spend the bulk of the episode tackling an intriguing question that Shawn proposed to Dan in a recent conversation. Enjoy!

Duration:00:57:38

S3E4 The Minster Model

1/22/2019
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Justin Reed-Smith joins Dan and Shawn once more on the Always Forward Podcast. This time tackling the idea of hospitality and its place in evangelism. Justin also explains the Minster Model of church planting and how it is impacting the work of the Diocese of Western Anglicans. And don't worry, Shawn didn't know what "Minster" was either.

Duration:01:03:09

S3E3 "If the good Lord intended us to walk he wouldn't have invented roller-skates."

12/28/2018
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From Willy Wonka to purpose statements to community vision - Dan and Shawn talk about these oft-criticized foundational elements. How can they be of use? And where do some of the pitfalls within them lie?

Duration:00:42:57

S3E2 Beauty

12/18/2018
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What role does beauty play in forming and creating your church community? Should it play a role?! If so, how? We talk with Gary Ball, church planter in Asheville, NC about the idea that beauty is not just decorative, it is formative.

Duration:00:37:21

S3E1 How to be Anglican and not a Jerk

12/4/2018
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Dan and Shawn talk through some common pitfalls that we experience as Anglicans as well as how we can address these blindspots to better relate to one another and our calling to be disciples of Christ.

Duration:00:44:45

AF18 - Commissioning Service with Kris McDaniel

10/2/2018
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Sessions from the Always Forward 2018 Conference. Pastor Kris McDaniel provides a template for our own formation with God as well as how we can form and mentor young men and women who are coming up after us.

Duration:00:27:17

AF18 - Main Session with Daniel Yang

10/2/2018
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Sessions from the Always Forward 2018 Conference. Daniel Yang, Director of the Send Institute, provided a global perspective on our approach to church planting.

Duration:00:58:16

AF18 - Main Session with Stewart Ruch

10/2/2018
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Sessions from The Always Forward 2018 Conference. Bp. Stewart Ruch, shared his passion for church multiplication and cautioned attendees with the need to resist cultural pressures.

Duration:00:56:34

AF18 - Main Session with Dan Alger

10/2/2018
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Sessions from The Always Forward 2018 Conference. Canon Dan Alger, welcomed attendees to the conference, reminding them of both why and how we plant churches within our Anglican context.

Duration:00:52:39

S2E10 - Dan And Shawn's Theological And Practical Book Recommendations

5/29/2018
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Dan and Shawn talk through their top theology and practical books for use when planting an Anglican church.

Duration:00:53:37

S2E9 - Convictions and Constructs

4/23/2018
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Dan and Shawn geek out a bit (ok, really it's just Shawn who does the geeking out) with Dr. Eric Geiger as they discuss his take on leadership development and organizational structure in the church.

Duration:00:52:48

S2E8 - "Planters at a Pub on a Podcast: Matters of Mission"

4/15/2018
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S2E8 - "Planters at a Pub on a Podcast: Matters of Mission" by Dan Alger & Shawn McCain

Duration:00:49:59

S2E7 - Rural Church Planting

3/16/2018
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Church planting is not just an urban adventure or for the overseas mission fields. Rural America is in need of the Gospel and church plants to bring it to them. Dan and Shawn chat with Fr. Victor Shreffler about his experience, insight, and prayers for rural church planting in this episode of the Always Forward Podcast.

Duration:01:05:04

S2E6 - Church Planting and Mission

3/2/2018
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Shawn and Dan are back! Shawn's family has grown by one child and Dan is finalizing his dissertation. It's been an exciting time for these two gents and they're excited to be back for the Spring session of the Always Forward Podcast. For this first episode, Jenny Noyes, Executive Director for New Wineskins, joins us to talk about the importance of mission...even in a new church plant.

Duration:01:03:11

S2E5 - The Church Planting Community

11/17/2017
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Molly Ruch shares her perspective with us on the role of community in church planting as well as the role of the church planters wife.

Duration:00:57:57

S2E4 - The Intersection of The Gospel and Culture

11/3/2017
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Bishop Todd Hunter joins us to share his passion for engaging with the world around us and how the organization, The Telos Collective, seeks to reignite Anglican passions to reach our contemporary culture.

Duration:00:50:25

S2E3 - The Daily Rituals that Shape Us. A Conversation with Tish Warren

10/20/2017
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Tish Warren, author of the book Liturgy of the Ordinary, joins Dan and Shawn this week to talk about finding worship in our daily, average lives. And how does that impact church planters when the reality of the mundane tasks hit home?

Duration:01:05:21

S2E2 - The Practical Reality of the Eucharist

10/6/2017
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Dr. William Cavanaugh joins Dan and Shawn, well really mostly Shawn as he totally nerds out, for a conversation about the Eucharist, it's practicality, and how it relates to the missional church.

Duration:01:09:16

S2E1 - Planting In Our Current Culture

9/22/2017
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Dan and Shawn kickoff Season 2 of the Always Forward Podcast with an open and honest discussion about the challenging dynamics of our current culture. As church planters, Christians, and leaders, how do we respond to and engage our communities?

Duration:00:51:54

2017 Summer Session 5 - Chip Edgar

9/19/2017
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In our final installment of the Summer Sessions, Dan and Shawn sit down to chat with the Very Rev. Chip Edgar about one of Shawn's favorite subjects: Mission and Liturgy. There's a lot to unpack here, so we have a feeling Chip may be back for another conversation in the future.

Duration:00:53:56