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Exponential Groups Podcast with Allen White

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The Exponential Groups Podcast will help you Take the Guesswork Out of Groups. Each session will equip and inspire you to recruit more leaders, to form better groups, and to make more disciples. The host, Allen White, has over 30 years of ministry experience, but isn't longing for the good old days. Each episode will address common dilemmas in small group ministry and discipleship and offer practice solutions. Guests include regular pastors as well as experts such as Carl George, Steve Gladen, Dr. Bill Donahue, Dr. Warren Bird, Brett Eastman, Bill Willits, and many others

The Exponential Groups Podcast will help you Take the Guesswork Out of Groups. Each session will equip and inspire you to recruit more leaders, to form better groups, and to make more disciples. The host, Allen White, has over 30 years of ministry experience, but isn't longing for the good old days. Each episode will address common dilemmas in small group ministry and discipleship and offer practice solutions. Guests include regular pastors as well as experts such as Carl George, Steve Gladen, Dr. Bill Donahue, Dr. Warren Bird, Brett Eastman, Bill Willits, and many others

Location:

United States

Description:

The Exponential Groups Podcast will help you Take the Guesswork Out of Groups. Each session will equip and inspire you to recruit more leaders, to form better groups, and to make more disciples. The host, Allen White, has over 30 years of ministry experience, but isn't longing for the good old days. Each episode will address common dilemmas in small group ministry and discipleship and offer practice solutions. Guests include regular pastors as well as experts such as Carl George, Steve Gladen, Dr. Bill Donahue, Dr. Warren Bird, Brett Eastman, Bill Willits, and many others

Twitter:

@allenwhite

Language:

English

Contact:

9492357428


Episodes

Nick Lenzi on Contextualizing Small Group Ministry

10/26/2021
In this interview with Nick Lenzi, Community Director at Hoboken Grace Church in New Jersey, Nick explains how their church has created small groups within the context of the culture of their city. The small group methods originated from how people normally grouped together at dinner. He also shares about ministry in a transient community and his discoveries over the last two years of ministry during the pandemic.

Duration:00:36:03

Bill Willits on Creating Community

9/27/2021
Bill Willits from North Point Ministries discusses what's changed in small group ministry since the original release of Creating Communities in 2005, what's working and not working in 2021, and how North Point has innovated their ministry to connect and reach people now. Bill talks about recruiting leaders, connecting people into groups, and serving the community. He also shares some significant shifts in North Point's ministry.

Duration:00:34:30

Phil Cooke on Digital Ministry, Online Engagement, Social Media with Live Audience Q&A

8/29/2021
In this episode, Phil Cooke, founder of the Cooke Media Group, an active producer in Hollywood, and and PhD in Theology, shares how pastors and churches can effectively impact lives through their online services, online groups, and social media.

Duration:00:56:38

Carolyn Taketa on Keeping the Value of Groups High in Your Church and Increasing Diversity in Groups

7/19/2021
In this episode, Carolyn Taketa shares about keeping the value of groups high in a church after 15 years of small group ministry there. She also focuses on the importance of acceptance and diversity in small groups. Carolyn talks about making every group, team, and ministry more groupish in the church, aligning a curriculum series across all age groups and departments within the church, and adapting for the post-pandemic world.

Duration:00:37:56

Case Study: San Diego Rock Church with Mark Richardson on Developing Leaders

6/21/2021
In this episode, you will hear Mark Richardson share on how the Rock Church is multiplying campuses online, in-person, and through microsites and multiplying small group leaders and groups! This starts with the church staff multiplying themselves, then investing in their leaders to become better group leaders, potential staff, and church planters.

Duration:00:29:22

Bonus Episode: The Theology of Trials and Suffering

6/18/2021
This bonus episode is an extension of my conversation with Monica Lee from Episode 5. In this episode Monica and I discuss the unique challenges of raising children with special needs and it's impact on spiritual growth and ministry.

Duration:00:11:37

Case Study: Monica Lee, Radiant Church, on Disciple-making in Small Groups

5/25/2021
In this episode, Monica Lee, Radiant Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, unpacks how their church intentionally makes disciples through small groups. She discusses the tools and environments they offer to help people become more like Jesus.

Duration:00:28:30

Case Study: Elliot Diaz of Manna Church on Multiplying Churches, Campuses, Groups, and Leaders

4/20/2021
How do you multiply yourself? How do you multiply your church? Manna Church is well on the way to figuring that out. In this interview, Elliot Diaz, site pastor at Manna Church, explains how the church is multiplying churches across the U.S., multiplying campuses throughout their region, multiplying groups at each campus, multiplying small group leaders, and Elliot is multiplying himself at each campus to lead groups.

Duration:00:36:02

Chip Ingram on Spiritual Transformation and Yes, You Really Can Change

3/29/2021
We all want life change, but achieving it is hard. As Christians, we know we've got God's help. Jesus has made it possible. The Holy Spirit even lives inside us! And yet, too many Christians are stuck in the mud when it comes to life change. What's going on? Can things ever get better? Can my life ever turn the corner? Chip Ingram, teaching pastor and CEO of Living on the Edge, shares about his new book: Yes, You Really Can Change: What to Do When You're Spiritually Stuck.

Duration:00:36:06

Jay Kranda on Online Ministry and Small Group

2/21/2021
Jay Kranda has served as the Online Pastor at Saddleback Church for over 10 years. Jay's experience uniquely qualified him to navigate ministry during the Coronavirus pandemic, but beyond that he has created a full fledged online community at Saddleback that will continue to well into the future. In this episode, you will learn how to create small groups wherever people find community online.

Duration:00:47:40

Dr. Warren Bird on How Small Groups Help Churches Grow from the 2020 Megachurch Report

1/22/2021
Dr. Warren Bird is one of the foremost experts on megachurches and is the author of 33 books. In the 2020 Megachurch Report, small groups were at the forefront of the church's growth, service, and giving. Warren explains the implications of these findings in this episode.

Duration:00:39:12

Pre-Episode of the Exponential Groups Podcast

1/15/2021
This short pre-episode is a brief explainer for the Exponential Groups Podcast. This podcast is designed to help you Take the Guesswork Out of Groups. In each episode you will discover effective ways to recruit more leaders, form better groups, and make more disciples. I am Allen White has been a pastor for over 30 years and have coached over 1,500 churches of various sizes, denominations, cultures, and ethnicities across North America.

Duration:00:02:37