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Pastor Brian Podcast is a monthly conversation with exciting guests! Over half of our guests are every day church members (from all different walks of life and parts of the world) who are making extraordinary differences in their communities by the guidance of the Holy Spirit . . . helping share the gospel of Christ in innovative ways while serving others. We will also feature conversations with pastors, theologians, scholars, and authors as well. Along the way, we hope these conversations help you grow in Christ as well as think of new possibilities God is opening up for you in ministry.

Pastor Brian Podcast is a monthly conversation with exciting guests! Over half of our guests are every day church members (from all different walks of life and parts of the world) who are making extraordinary differences in their communities by the guidance of the Holy Spirit . . . helping share the gospel of Christ in innovative ways while serving others. We will also feature conversations with pastors, theologians, scholars, and authors as well. Along the way, we hope these conversations help you grow in Christ as well as think of new possibilities God is opening up for you in ministry.

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United States

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Pastor Brian Podcast is a monthly conversation with exciting guests! Over half of our guests are every day church members (from all different walks of life and parts of the world) who are making extraordinary differences in their communities by the guidance of the Holy Spirit . . . helping share the gospel of Christ in innovative ways while serving others. We will also feature conversations with pastors, theologians, scholars, and authors as well. Along the way, we hope these conversations help you grow in Christ as well as think of new possibilities God is opening up for you in ministry.

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English

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Episodes

S5:E7- First Two Weeks of Easter Daily Prayers- Gary Church Staff- Sunday, April 17nd, 2022

4/16/2022
We pray you are being blessed and challenged in these final two weeks of Lent! Our Podcast includes a: Gathering (00:00), Opening Prayer (00:32), Psalm (01:15), Scripture (03:44), Prayer (05:23), Gary Church Staff (08:10), Blessing (08:56), End (09:29). You may find the full daily scripture readings at Daily Revised Common Lectionary and the scripture read in this podcast is Mark 16:1-8 . Blessings! If you would like to learn more about the Gary Church Staff: Lent Opening Prayer- Daniel...

Duration:00:09:29

S5:E6- Final Two Weeks of Lent Daily Prayers- Gary Church Staff- Saturday, April 2nd, 2022

4/2/2022
We pray you are being blessed and challenged in these final two weeks of Lent! Our Podcast includes a: Gathering (00:00), Opening Prayer (00:32), Psalm (01:10), Scripture (05:05), Prayer (06:43), Gary Church Staff (09:31), Blessing (10:15), End (10:50). You may find the full daily scripture readings at Daily Revised Common Lectionary and the scripture read in this podcast is John 19:16-24. Blessings! If you would like to learn more about the Gary Church Staff: Lent Opening Prayer- Daniel...

Duration:00:11:32

S5:E5- "Marissa Sabio and Outreach Community Ministries: Salvation, Faithfulness, and Empowering the Forgotten"- Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022

3/22/2022
Welcome to Season 5! Today we speak with Marissa Sabio, one of the Program Directors for Outreach Community Ministries. Outreach is an amazing ministry that helps the most vulnerable in our community and I am sure many of our listeners have similar ministries within their own communities. Thus, I am so excited to have a talented and gifted person like Marissa on to speak about the exciting work Outreach is doing, but also how Christians can become involved in the mission the gospel compels...

Duration:00:46:42

S5:E4- Dr. Michael Graves- "Reading Scripture Like Jesus"- Monday, February 7th, 2022

2/5/2022
Welcome to Season 5! Today we speak with Dr. Michael Graves, the Armerding Professor of Biblical Studies in the Bible and Theology Department at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. His primary area of teaching is the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) and is highly respected scholar and amazing teacher. Dr. Graves also teaches and lectures at Gary Church– where he serves in many capacities as well as an usher. Have you ever wanted to ask what scripture actually was . . . and were too afraid to ask?...

Duration:01:02:01

S5:E3- Joe Davisson and Shelley Kenyon- "Christmas Sharing"- Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

12/8/2021
Welcome to Episode 3 of Season 5! Today we speak with Joe Davisson and Shelley Kenyon about the large, diverse, and amazing ministry of "Christmas Sharing." Both Joe and Shelley have served Christ and his Church in so many ways- through school, work, and ministry. But in this conversation we will concentrate on an fantastic ministry and their part in the ministry . . . Christmas Sharing. Christmas Sharing is not only in their congregation, but throughout Wheaton, IL and the Illinois 200...

Duration:00:44:54

BONUS EPISODE- Hezekiah 'Zeke' Jones- "What Is Pokémon?!?!"

11/24/2021
This past weekend "Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl" was released with much acclaim and fanfare! It is a video game on the Nintendo Switch gaming system and a re-make of the 2006 Nintendo DS role-playing game. Never heard of this before? Does it all sound like strange letters and words strung together? Do you not know what Pokémon is? If so, never fear, our resident pop culture/youth beat expert Hezekiah "Zeke" Jones is here to help you out! Zeke will explain what Pokémon is,...

Duration:00:21:21

S5:E2- Rev. Dr. Chris L. Pierson- "The Gospel, Salvation, Cross-Racial Pastoring, and Preaching Amid Racial Violence"- Monday, November 1st, 2021

10/31/2021
Welcome to Episode 2 of Season 5! Today we speak with Rev. Dr. Chris L. Pierson, Senior Pastor of Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton, IL. This summer was the 5th Anniversary of Pastor Chris beginning his pastorate in Wheaton. Today we focus on one particular day: his second Sunday and sermon at Gary Church on Sunday, July 10th, 2016. Even though Pastor Chris had served in various pastorates on the southside of Chicago, cross-racial appointments in Aurora, IL and Roselle, IL, and as...

Duration:00:42:30

S5:E1- Vickie Austin- "Work, Faith, Life, Calling, and Job Transitions in the Pandemic"- Friday, October 1st, 2021

10/1/2021
Welcome to Season 5! Today we speak with Vickie Austin, president of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce. Vickie is also a business coach who specializes in helping workers discern as well as transition into a vocation that they love. Join us as we have a conversation about faith, vocation, work, transition, the pandemic, and discerning God’s call during all that is happening around us. We begin with a prayer (00:40), an introduction to the new season and format (01:20), our lunch menu (04:13),...

Duration:00:47:40

Season 5 Episode 1 Trailer with Vickie Austin

9/23/2021
Hey y’all . . . I’m so excited that next week at this time we will have our first Pastor Brian episode of Season 5 ready and in your earpods! It has been a long summer, but we are back with new equipment, new format, and new guests. In this first episode of Season 5 Vickie Austin, president of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce and local church member joins us. Ms. Austin is also business coach who specializes in helping workers discern as well as transition into a vocation that they love. In...

Duration:00:01:26

SPECIAL ANNOUNCMENT- Pastor Brian Podcast Season 5 IS coming . . .

7/18/2021
Hey y’all! We hope you are having a fantastic, healthy, and blessed summer! We just wanted to give you a small update on the Podcast. Pastor Brian Podcast Season 5 IS coming . . . just a little later than anticipated. There are a couple reasons: 1) We are waiting on a few important and new pieces of equipment to be delivered to improve Season Five. 2) The reason why we need new equipment, and this is the big reveal, we are changing the format for the Pastor Brian Podcast! As we prayed...

Duration:00:01:43

Our Last Drive-In Communion of the Year at Gary Church! SUPPLEMENTAL- Sunday, June 6th, 2021

6/4/2021
Welcome to our Last Drive-In Communion of the year at Gary Church! This is a Supplemental Episode made for the Gary Church congregation taking Holy Communion . . . from our vehicles in the parking lot! The sacraments are a gift God gave to empower us by the Holy Spirit to faithfully live as disciples of Jesus Christ. We made this podcast so folks can still hear the words and prayers of Holy Communion as they are being said at the same time as Pastor Brian and Pastor Chris in the parking lot,...

Duration:00:09:36

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT- New Changes and Season 5 Coming This Summer!

5/24/2021
Hey y’all! Just a quick Special Announcement! This last episode (20) was the last episode of Season 4 of the Pastor Brian Podcast. The reason why is we are moving! Not out of Wheaton or from Gary Church (praises be to God), just houses in Wheaton. And, as any of you know who have moved, it is going to take much of my remaining hours not at work packing up and finishing up our old house, then moving into the new house with all our kids. So, Pastor Brian Podcast will be taking a break from...

Duration:00:01:08

S4:E20- Rev. Dr. Amy Laura Hall and Ben Newell- Monday, May 24th, 2021

5/23/2021
May the Holy Spirit empower you today! Our Podcast includes a: Gathering (00:00), Opening Prayer (00:30), Psalm (01:18), Scripture (03:14), Prayer (04:54), Ben Newell (07:30), Rev. Dr. Amy Laura Hall (08:03), Blessing (09:07), End (09:40). You may find the full daily scripture readings at Daily Revised Common Lectionary and the scriptures read in this podcast are Psalm 29 and Romans 8:12-17. If you would like to discover more of Amy Laura's work: Kierkegaard and the Treachery of...

Duration:00:09:40

S4:E19- Zoey Bohmer- Monday, May 17th, 2021

5/16/2021
Welcome to the last week of Easter! Join us as we celebrate by reading scripture, singing, and praying for the world and ourselves! Our Podcast includes an: Introduction (00:00), Gathering (00:20), Opening Prayer (00:50), Psalm (01:36), Scripture (04:55), Prayer (06:02), Zoey Bohmer (8:55), Blessing (09:18), End (09:47), Small House, Big Family, Not Many Places to Record Podcasts (09:48). You may find the full daily scripture reading (Psalm 99; Leviticus 9:1-11, 22-24; 1 Peter 4:1-6) at...

Duration:00:09:54

S4:E18- Mark Bianco and Dr. Beth Felker Jones- Monday, May 10th, 2021

5/10/2021
May the Lord ascend in all you do! Our Podcast includes a: Gathering (00:00), Opening Prayer (00:30), Psalm (01:20), Scripture (03:14), Prayer (04:49), Mark Bianco (07:30), Dr. Beth Felker Jones (08:08), Blessing (08:38), End (09:09). You may find the full daily scripture readings at Daily Revised Common Lectionary and the scriptures read in this podcast are Psalm 93 and Luke 25:44-53. If you would like to discover more of Beth's work: Faithful: A Theology of SexPracticing Christian...

Duration:00:09:09

S4:E17- Ellie Phillips and Rev. Brent Wright- Monday, May 3rd, 2021

5/3/2021
Blessings to you today! Our Podcast includes a: Gathering (00:00), Opening Prayer (00:30), Psalm (01:22), Scripture (03:32), Prayer (05:16), Ellie Phillips (07:52), Rev. Brent Wright (08:22), Blessing (09:10), End (09:43). You may find the full daily scripture readings at Daily Revised Common Lectionary and the scriptures read in this podcast are Psalm 98 and John 15:9-17.

Duration:00:09:42

SUPPLEMENTAL- Drive-In Communion at Gary Church- Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

4/30/2021
Greetings in Christ! This is a Supplemental Episode made for the Gary Church congregation taking Holy Communion . . . from our vehicles in the parking lot! Because of COVID-19 here in Wheaton, IL and the greater Chicagoland area we are only able to meet 50 people a day in our sanctuary. So, we are having Drive-In Communion for all who desire to worship through the sacrament. We are gathering and receiving the sacrament of The Lord’s Supper, Holy Communion, or Eucharist . . . while “Doing No...

Duration:00:12:25

S4:E16- Kristen Stetzer and Carson Rewiski- Monday, April 26th, 2021

4/26/2021
May the resurrection of Christ empower you today! Our Podcast includes a: Gathering (00:00), Opening Prayer (00:30), Psalm (01:19), Scripture (03:17), Prayer (04:51), Carson Rewiski (07:31), Kristen Stetzer (07:57), Blessing (08:35), End (09:09). You may find the full daily scripture readings at Daily Revised Common Lectionary and the scripture read in this podcast are Psalm 22:25-31 and John 15:1-8. For more information about Kristen’s work: Kristen Stetzer Junior Recital at Wheaton...

Duration:00:09:09

S4:E15- Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williams and Sam Jones- In Memory of Ann Gleo Costin Jones- Monday, April 19th, 2021

4/19/2021
What a glorious season of Resurrection to spend in prayer with you! Our Podcast includes a: Gathering (00:00), Opening Prayer (00:30), Psalm (01:19), Scripture (03:29), Prayer (05:12), Rev. Jamalyn Peigh Williams (07:48), Sam Jones (08:45), Blessing (09:09), End (09:43), Playing Euchre with Mamaw (09:44). You may find the full daily scripture readings at Daily Revised Common Lectionary and the scripture read in this podcast are Psalm 23 and John 10:11-18 . This episode is in memory of Ann...

Duration:00:10:03

S4:E14- ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY- Monday, April 12th, 2021

4/12/2021
Today is the One Year Anniversary at the Pastor Brian Podcast . . . Praise God!!! It is an absolute honor to be part of your journey in Christ as we learn to pray together! To see how far we have come, we will listen to and pray with our episode from a year ago. Our Podcast includes a: Intro- Happy One Year Anniversary!!! (00:00), Gathering (01:21), Opening Prayer (01:41), Psalm (02:09), Scripture (05:17), Prayer (06:36), Blessing (09:40), End (9:58). You may find the full daily scripture...

Duration:00:09:58