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!
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
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.