Perhaps that’s an overstatement, but Dylan Wilson of Bearden United Methodist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, shares some of the challenges of doing online ministry with youth and young adults in this time of social distancing. His creative work with video is bringing people into a place of participation in worship that he finds compelling. I hope you do also!
The publishing world can be confusing and shrouded in mystery. For one, I always believed that with the arrival of the internet, the Kindle, and the demise of Borders bookstores, that it was not a good time to write a book. Apparently, I’m wrong, and happy to be told so. Today’s guest is David R….
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 |…
As some of us move worship back into our sanctuaries, what have we learned while doing online worship that we’d like to bring into our sanctuaries with us? https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/aj5rsq/Tuesday_10-129m9qf.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
If online worship represents something revolutionary in the life of the Church, it will have to include music. Amanda Udis-Kessler talks with Steve about how her church in Colorado Springs, CO, promotes congregational singing while online. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/w7m7ih/Udis-Kessler.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Burnout is the other pandemic that’s taking over the lives of pastors we know. Are you taking care of yourself? Barb Klein of Inspired Possibility joins Rev. Annette Flynn and me to discuss the simple ways of taking care of oneself. Far from being selfish: in this time, it’s essential! https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/vmjtu9/Barb_Kleinblzeq.mp3Podcast: Play in new window…
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. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/rw2qnn/Mastermind_1_-_Stereo_Mix9znct.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download