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"Mission Field: USA – Church Planting" podcast series, provided by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission, offers a theological background and best practices for launching new congregations and ministries within a Lutheran framework. Sign up to receive email notifications of new podcast releases and other church-planting ministry news. Registration only requires your email address, name and zip code. Check the “Church Planting” option on the form. Sign up at mailchi.mp/lcms/resources

"Mission Field: USA – Church Planting" podcast series, provided by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission, offers a theological background and best practices for launching new congregations and ministries within a Lutheran framework. Sign up to receive email notifications of new podcast releases and other church-planting ministry news. Registration only requires your email address, name and zip code. Check the “Church Planting” option on the form. Sign up at mailchi.mp/lcms/resources

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"Mission Field: USA – Church Planting" podcast series, provided by The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s Office of National Mission, offers a theological background and best practices for launching new congregations and ministries within a Lutheran framework. Sign up to receive email notifications of new podcast releases and other church-planting ministry news. Registration only requires your email address, name and zip code. Check the “Church Planting” option on the form. Sign up at mailchi.mp/lcms/resources

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English

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314-996-1513


Episodes

Strategic Planning and Learning from Mistakes

3/31/2020
In this episode, Rev. Dr. Lee Hagan, President of the Missouri District of the LCMS, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steven Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore how ministries take maximum benefit from strategic planning and how to learn from mistakes to move ministry forward. Rev. Dr. Lee Hagen About Rev. Dr. Lee Hagan: Rev. Dr. Lee Hagan currently serves as president of the Missouri District of...

Duration:00:33:24

Evangelism in a Post-Christian Culture

3/4/2020
In this episode, Rev. Dr. Mark A. Wood, director of LCMS Witness & Outreach Ministry and the LCMS Revitalization Initiative, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore sharing God’s Word in a post-Christian culture. Reaching the lost is a challenge in any setting in our rapidly changing world with competing worldviews. About Rev. Dr. Mark Wood: The Rev. Dr. Mark A....

Duration:00:58:43

The Missionaries are Coming—to the US!

2/5/2020
In this episode, Rev. Dr. Robert Scudieri, President of Mission Nation Publishing, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore how the children and grandchildren of those won for Christ by missionaries sent from the US are now returning the favor. Right at the time when the church is being challenged the most, the Lord of the Church has sent us help from Asia, Latin...

Duration:00:42:10

The Church's Response to the Addiction Crisis

12/20/2019
Three experts in the field of substance abuse, Rev. Dr. Dennis Goff— Director of Ministry Programs of The Lutheran Foundation in Fort Wayne, Indiana, along with Tom Allman— Vice President of Addiction Services with Park Center (An Affiliate of Parkview Health) in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Rachel Blakeman— Community Research Institute Director for Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana, join hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of...

Duration:00:58:18

Ethnic Church Planting

12/5/2019
In this episode, Rev. Yared Halche, Facilitator for Mission Engagement with the Northern Region of the Southeastern District of the LCMS, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore the unique opportunities and challenges to begin churches among the various ethnic groups in our country today. About Rev. Yared Halche: Rev. Yared Halche was born and grew up in...

Duration:00:47:00

Discipleship through Catechesis and Assimilation - 11/2019

11/5/2019
In this episode, Rev. Tim Droegemueller, Senior Pastor of Living Faith Lutheran Church in Cumming, Georgia, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore how to harness the power of catechesis and assimilation in the discipleship process. About Pastor Tim Droegemueller is a sinner who was given new life through the power of God’s Word and Spirit in Holy Baptism. His...

Duration:00:54:23

Which Mission Models Can Be Replicated? - 10/2019

10/1/2019
In this episode, Rev. Geoff Robinson, Executive Counselor for Outreach with the LCMS Indiana District, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore the importance of using models of church planting that are not only sustainable but can be replicated to allow for the multiplication of many more. About Rev. Geoffrey L. Robinson: Rev. Geoffrey L. Robinson has served as...

Duration:00:57:26

Great Commission, Great Confusion, or Great Confession? - 9/2019

9/3/2019
There is a great debate in the church today: “What is the mission of the church?” This podcast discusses how to resolve the confusion between “getting the message right,” and “getting the message out” by focusing on the historic, credal confessions of the church which center on the Gospel, and which steadies the church for faithful witness, particularly amid the daily vocations of everyday life. In this episode, Rev. Dr. Lucas Woodford, President of the Minnesota South District of the LCMS,...

Duration:01:29:08

Sacramental Church Planting - 8/2019

8/5/2019
In this episode, Rev. William Weedon, Director of Worship for the LCMS and International Center Chaplain, joins host Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, to explore the unique perspective and advantage of our church to advance the mission of Christ through the sacraments while church planting. About Rev. William Weedon: William Chancellor Weedon has served as the Director of Worship for The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod and Chaplain of the Synod’s International Center in...

Duration:00:56:40

Who can Plant a Church? - 7/2019

6/27/2019
In this episode, Rev. John Fiene, pastor and church planter, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore the theological, organizational and practical questions about the important qualities and skills related to church planting. About Rev. John Fiene: Rev. Dr. John Fiene has been a Church Planter of Grace Lutheran Church in Sandy City, Utah, and later, Advent...

Duration:00:51:14

Urban Mission // Rural Mission - 6/2019

6/4/2019
In this episode, Rev. Todd Kollbaum, director of Rural and Small Town Mission for the LCMS Office of National Mission, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore the differences and similarities between urban and rural church planting and what urban and rural cousins can learn from each other to strengthen the impact of their ministries. About Rev. Todd Kollbaum:...

Duration:00:51:16

USA as a Mission Field - 5/2019

4/29/2019
In this episode, Rev. Larry Vogel, Associate Executive Director of the Commission on Theology and Church Relations (CTCR), joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore how the current demographics in the United States today are profoundly affecting the church and the implementation of its mission. About Rev. Larry Vogel: Rev. Larry Vogel is the Associate Executive...

Duration:00:58:56

Biblical Missiology and Church Planting - 4/2019

4/1/2019
In this episode, Rev. Dr. Detlev Schulz, Professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to introduce the definition and explore the purpose of missiology as the biblical foundation for the formation of new churches today. About Rev. Dr. Detlev Schulz: Dr. Schulz joined the Concordia...

Duration:00:39:53

Witness, Mercy, Life Together Framework for Missions - 3/2019

3/5/2019
Rev. Tim Droegemueller, Senior Pastor of Living Faith Lutheran Church in Cumming, Georgia, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore how the three-fold emphasis of the Synod, “Witness, Mercy, Life Together,” integrates biblical concepts into the DNA of future church plants. About Rev. Tim Droegemueller: Pastor Tim Droegemueller is a sinner who was given new life...

Duration:00:49:16

God’s Mission is in the DNA of the Church - 2/2019

2/4/2019
In this inaugural episode, Rev. Dr. Detlev Schulz, Associate Professor of Exegetical Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, joins hosts Rev. Dr. Steve Schave, Director of LCMS Church Planting, and Rev. Dr. Mark Larson, Manager of Church Planting in the Mission Field: USA initiative, to explore how our doctrinal understanding of the church (ecclesiology) informs the very purpose and practical strategies for mission in our world today. Based on biblical promise, hear...

Duration:00:39:51