Rev. Kerra English is a half-time pastor near Richmond, Virginia, and works hard to keep a personal connection to her congregation. Sure, it’s easy to see how many people are watching your online services, but who are they, exactly?
Rev. Mark Flynn is the Lead Pastor of a “high steeple” church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Mark describes the “stressful” first live worship service and his move to a pre-recorded service. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/qih6uc/Mastermind_2_-_Stereo_Mix6070w.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Doug Miller is the media director at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City, Tennessee. The church had been streaming its services for years prior to the pandemic, but still decided to retool for a different kind of experience. This podcast is full of ideas. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/fcbdtk/Doug_Miller_01842y5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Welcome to “Two Minute Tuesday,” which ended up being three minutes. Oh well. Here’s a quick hit of audio magic about why you should not put all your eggs in the social media basket. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/gcigd4/Email.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Rev. Ginger Isom is the pastor of a small-membership church in Morristown, Tennessee. Although she is a self-described “Non-Techie,” she has embraced the production process for pre-recorded services and hopes to integrate some of these elements into her church’s hybrid worship in the weeks ahead. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/tyd2md/Ginger_Isomavdpj.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Just a few years ago, religious liberty was an obscure topic; now it’s all over the headlines. What is religious freedom? Does it allow us to freely practice our faith, or does it mean we are free to discriminate based on our faith? My guest today is Brian Kaylor, Executive Director of Word and Way,…
Dr. Melissa Hofstetter of Shepherd Heart joins me today for a fascinating discussion of neuroscience, trauma, and pastoral self-care. As too many pastors live on the verge of burnout (or worse), this is an important discussion that begs close attention. I hope you’ll join us and find it helpful. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/ram9z7/Melissa.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |…