The Wise Idea-logo

The Wise Idea

Religion & Spirituality Podcas

Podcast

Podcast

Episodes

Episode 188 – Making Sense Of Life & Leadership with Ian Simkins

3/10/2022
Episode 188 - Making Sense Of Life & Leadership with Ian Simkins Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Have you ever had that social media influencer who always posted and never seemed to miss? The quality of their content and insight was next level? Well...that's the case for most of the individuals who follow and engage with Pastor Ian Simkins. And that was never his intended goal. His goal was to simply share his daily insights and musings, hoping that they would inspire and...

Duration:00:30:05

Episode 187 – Persuading Audiences & Presenting Better With Dr Charles Stone, Part 1

2/24/2022
Episode 187 - Persuading Audiences & Presenting Better With Dr Charles Stone Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com The ability to persuade, particularly in a public setting, is the single greatest skill you can develop to accomplish your dreams. Many people, however, lack the skills, insight, and confidence as a public speaker, including trainers, teachers, and even preachers. There are many ways to improve public speaking abilities, but in the new compelling book, If Jesus Gave A TED...

Duration:00:32:47

Episode 186 – Married Life With Gary Thomas, Part 2

2/10/2022
Episode 185 - Married Life WIth Gary Thomas, Part 2 Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Marriage and Married Life is a journey. And...marriage is often on the job training. Insight, Help, Wisdom, and helpful Content will be a part of the tools that God can and will use to empower your marriage. We welcomed Gary Thomas, international speaker and author of more than twenty (20) books on marriage, married life, family, and spiritual formation. You can listen to Part 1 of the discussion...

Duration:00:31:36

Episode 185 – Married Life With Gary Thomas, Part 1

1/27/2022
Episode 185 - Married Life WIth Gary Thomas, Part 1 Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Marriage and Married Life is a journey. And...marriage is often on the job training. Insight, Help, Wisdom, and helpful Content will be a part of the tools that God can and will use to empower your marriage. We welcomed Gary Thomas, international speaker and author of more than twenty (20) books on marriage, married life, family, and spiritual formation. Gary is the author of 20 books that together...

Duration:00:29:47

Episode 184 – Raising Sons, Parenting and Problems During The Pandemic with Roland Warren

1/13/2022
Episode 184 - Raising Sons, Parenting and Problems During The Pandemic with Roland Warren Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Being a parent and parenting can be a challenge. It's a full time job and you're never off duty. Today's world hasn't often been kind to the dynamics of fathers and sons and mothers and sons. Here's where our guest today steps in. Roland Warren, himself the child of a single mother, invites single moms on a journey not only to heal their hearts but also to...

Duration:00:56:50

Episode 183 – Spiritual Formation For the Global Church

12/16/2021
Episode 183 - Spiritual Formation For The Global Church With John Frederick and Ryan Brandt Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com The church is called to grow in Christ. Yet too often, it ignores the practical dimensions of the faith. The church is one in Christ. Yet too often, it is divided by national, denominational, theological, and racial or ethnic boundaries. The church is a global body of believers. Yet too often, it privileges a few voices and fails to recognize its own...

Duration:01:05:10

Episode 182 – Forming Resilient Children With Holly Catterton Allen

12/9/2021
Episode 182 - Forming Resilient Children With Holly Catterton Allen Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Parenting and raising children can be tough work. Parenting and Raising RESILIENT children is an entirely different conversation. Yet, it's a NECESSARY conversation. In the middle of a pandemic, with all of the challenges that we're facing as a world, we cannot forget to lean into the issues that our children are facing and navigating. Our Host, Christopher J Harris, welcomes Dr...

Duration:00:59:29

Episode 181 – Soul Care with Dr Barbara L Peacock, Part 2

11/24/2021
Episode 181 - Soul Care with Dr Barbara L Peacock, Part 2 Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Self-Care is all the rave in today's time. And yet, "You can have self-care without soul care...but you can't have soul care without self-care." This was a quote from Dr Peacock in today's conversation. SOUL CARE, the practices and habits of tending to your soul and ensuring that your soul is healthy was the focus of this conversation. It was such an enriching conversation and one for all to...

Duration:00:40:27

Episode 180 – Soul Care with Dr Barbara L Peacock, Part 1

11/18/2021
Episode 180 - Soul Care with Dr Barbara L Peacock, Part 1 Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Self-Care is all the rave in today's time. And yet, "You can have self-care without soul care...but you can't have soul care without self-care." This was a quote from Dr Peacock in today's conversation. SOUL CARE, the practices and habits of tending to your soul and ensuring that your soul is healthy was the focus of this conversation. It was such an enriching conversation and one for all to...

Duration:00:37:43

Episode 179 – A Story & Recovery Of Domestic Violence, Part 2

11/11/2021
Episode 179 - A Story & Recovery Of Domestic Violence, Part 2 Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com October was / is Domestic Violence Month. We invited Ms Dana Anthony, a survivor and victor from Domestic Violence. According to National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (just a sample of statistics on Domestic Violence): On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million...

Duration:00:46:28

Episode 178 – A Story & Recovery Of Domestic Violence, Part 1

11/5/2021
Episode 178 - A Story & Recovery Of Domestic Violence, Part 1 Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com October was / is Domestic Violence Month. We invited Ms Dana Anthony, a survivor and victor from Domestic Violence. According to National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (just a sample of statistics on Domestic Violence): On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million...

Duration:00:37:39

Episode 177 – Value In Your Voice With Ashaala Shanae

11/5/2021
Episode 177 - Value In Your Voice With Ashaala Shanae Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Many of those in our Tribe, Wisdom Walkers, are Communicators, Speakers, Pastors, Podcasts Host, and more - their voice is their instrument and in some cases, their most valuable tool. To empower them, provide wisdom, and raise an often silent discussion, our host Christopher J Harris welcomed Ms Ashaala Shanae, an International Gospel Recording Artist, Celebrity Vocal Health Expert and Pedagogy...

Duration:00:51:22

Episode 176 – Marriage In The Middle With Dorothy Greco

11/5/2021
Episode 176 - Marriage In The Middle With Dorothy Greco Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Are midlife marriages destined to descend into endless crises, distance, and unhappiness? Contrary to the current cultural narrative, no! Marriage in the Middle normalizes the challenges and surprises of this time frame and then comes alongside couples to help them thrive. Through story, Scripture, and hard-won wisdom, Dorothy Greco offers readers and listeners hope that midlife can be a season...

Duration:00:49:08

Episode 175 – After College With Erica Young Reitz

11/5/2021
Episode 175 - After College With Erica Young Reitz "The first year out was one of the hardest years of my life." —Curt The years after college can be some of the most uncertain, unstable times of life. Recent graduates grieve the loss of community, question their place in the world and struggle to find meaningful work. It can be shocking to discover that college did not fully prepare you for the challenges you now face. "It's much rougher than I thought. I thought things would just play out,...

Duration:00:50:33

Episode 174 – Finding Your Yes With Christine E. Wagoner

10/2/2021
Episode 174 - Finding Your Yes With Christine E. Wagoner Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com Finding your yes is all about living a life of openness to the invitations of God in our lives. Christine Wagoner, a senior leader with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, invites readers to be attentive to the movements of the Spirit and engage with opportunities God gives them. She shares about her own yes moments as well as those of others. And she offers practical tools for moving toward...

Duration:00:49:54

Episode 173 – Conversations About Children’s Ministry With Esther Moreno

9/9/2021
Episode 173 - Conversations About Children's Ministry With Esther Moreno Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com The last few months have been an incredibly insightful ride and a BEHIND THE SCENES tour of Church and Ministry work. We've been going behind the scenes and looking at things that make churches, ministries, and ministry leaders run. It has essentially been a masterclass in ministry leadership. Today, we take it further and welcome Esther Moreno, Founder of Child's Heart...

Duration:00:49:54

Episode 172 – Making Sense of Tech & Communications In Ministry With Kenny Jahng

9/2/2021
Episode 172 - Making Sense of Tech & Communications In Ministry With Kenny Jahng Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com The last few months have been an incredibly insightful ride. We've been going behind the scenes and looking at things that make churches, ministries, and ministry leaders run. It has essentially been a masterclass in ministry leadership. Today, we take it a step further and invite Kenny Jahng to the podcast to discuss his insight and wisdom around the most current ideas...

Duration:00:50:29

Episode 171 – The Intentional Church & Intentional Approach of Worship With Judith Christie McAllister

8/20/2021
Episode 171 - The Intentional Church & Intentional Approach of Worship With Judith Christie McAllister Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com The last few months has been an incredibly insightful ride. It has essentially been a masterclass in ministry leadership and church strategy. Today, we take it a step further and invite Dr Judith Christie McAllister to the podcast to discuss her life story, insight, wisdom, and thoughts around the most current ideas of churches, reaching new people...

Duration:01:26:05

Episode 170 – Helping The Church Reach More People With Technology – With Chris Abbott

8/5/2021
Episode 170 - Helping The Church Reach More People With Technology - With Chris Abbott Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com The last month has been an incredibly insightful ride. It has essentially been a masterclass in ministry leadership. Today, we take it a step further and invite Chris Abbott to the podcast to discuss his insight, wisdom, stories, and some laughter around the most current ideas of churches, reaching new people and embracing technology. He tackles the tough topics...

Duration:01:09:24

Episode 169 – The Realities Of Online Church, Online Ministry, and In Person Impact With Nils Smith

7/15/2021
Episode 169 - The Realities Of Online Church, Online Ministry, and In Person Impact With Nils Smith Episode sponsored by DiverseChurchJobs.com The last month has been an incredibly insightful ride. It has essentially been a masterclass in ministry leadership. Today, we take it a step further and invite Nils Smith to the podcast to discuss his insight, wisdom, stories, and some laughter around the most current ideas of online church, what online ministry has been in the past and what it could...

Duration:00:45:26