Bud Pierce is the pastor of two churches in or near Independence, Virginia, tucked away in the mountains. I’ve never met Bud, but I am certain that if I ran into him anywhere in the world, I’d recognize him. Listen in and find out why.
Rev. Dr. Laurence Hesser is the pastor of a mid-sized United Methodist church in rural Tennessee. His own quest to understand his congregation’s needs led him to quickly learn how to make quality video, and has seen his online numbers surpass his in-person worship numbers as a result.
2020 stands as a year of invitation. Yes, crisis was a major part of it, but as a fiery crucible, 2020 showed us what precious metal was hidden inside the ore. 2020 showed us that ministry can be transformed, and 2021 gives us the opportunity to courageously move forward in that transformation. Instead of going…
In this inaugural episode, I’ll interview Tom Cox, interim pastor of Hot Metal Bridge, a faith community in downtown Pittsburgh. Tom describes this amazing ministry and its move toward holding worship services via Zoom. Creativity and flexibility are the keys.
The rise of conspiracy theories such as QAnon are alarming, but people of faith who have learned from history will recognize commonalities between QAnon and other apocalyptic movements across the centuries. Church historian Bill Leonard joins me for this fascinating and relevant conversation. If you’re struggling with QAnon adherents in your churches, or if you…
What’s one thing you can do today that will help you reconnect with your passion for ministry? Let’s move some furniture around!
If you’re thinking about buying a new camera for making social media clips at your desk, think about this instead.