This episode's a fascinating conversation with former Salvation Army Pastor and social justice director Danielle Strickland. Hear why she describes the Salvation Army as the "platypus of the Church"! She also unpacks the vision and initiative of the Brave Campaign. Danielle's latest book: "The Ultimate Exodus" is available everywhere.
Author and world-stage-strategist Johnnie Moore opens up about something that he's passionate about, and feels the American Church should be more passionate about as well. As a champion for the persecuted Church around the world - especially in the Middle East - Johnnie reminds us that "If one part of the Body is suffering, the entire Body suffers with it." (1 Cor 12:26)
Chris Hodges goes to the book of Joshua, as he talks about battles - like inferiority, forgiveness, and temptation. It's an honest and grace-filled Thrive Conference episode with Chris Hodges! Chris is the founding pastor of Alabama's Church of the Highlands, founder of ARC (church-planting association), founder of GROW (pastor training and growth), and president of Highlands College.
John Ortberg is focused these days - through his writing, speaking, and teaching - in helping the Church discover a way in Jesus through which genuine transformation can happen. Much like the process of Alcoholics Anonymous, John saw this transformation firsthand (supporting a family member), sparking him to ask, "What can church discipleship learn from A.A.?" It's a riveting conversation about a hopeful return to, or recapturing of, the early Church with a way of life filled with intense...
On this episode of the Thrive Leadership Podcast, we chat with the one and only Michael Jr! Now, on the surface, we might presume that he's just a super funny dude (which he is) who's made his mark in both the mainstream and Christian circuit. But as we discover, he's also a songwriter, a prison ministry founder, a Ted Talker, and a "rebuker"! Find out more about the guy: www.MichaelJr.com
"Time keeps on ticking, ticking, ticking..." When it comes to church, corporate, or personal leadership, how we manage our time can lay a foundation of effectiveness and health - or the opposite! Pastor & speaker Chris Brown, co-teacher at San Diego's North Coast Church, uses how Jesus managed His time to model his own leadership approach (calling vs. potential), then challenges us to do likewise. More resources at PastorChrisBrown.com
Author and speaker Carlos Whittaker joins us to chat about "living life on purpose." Today's leader is almost expected to be a master multi-tasker, burning the candle at both ends. So how can we be mindful about taking back the reigns of craziness, and still be a successful leader? Carlos also talks about his brand new book, "Kill The Spider."
This is a special podcast with best-selling author, internationally-in-demand speaker, and consummate glass-half-full-motivator, Bob Goff! He shares insight on marriage, ministry, boundaries, how he leads his team, and the schematics behind his strategies to help the Thrive community apply them to our own life.
In this episode of the Thrive Leadership Podcast, we're live from the Thrive Conference with comedian John Crist, owner of over a quarter BILLION youtube views! Learn a little about his upbringing, his family, his career, and get ready to laugh a ton!
This first "guest-included" Thrive Leadership Podcast is a conversation between a couple incredible people who, if there was a "Leadership Mt. Rushmore", would be carved up there for sure! Enjoy a side of Willow Creek founding pastor Bill Hybels that few have seen, as he sits down with Thrive founder Ray Johnston.