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Building a Multi-Inclusive Church, with Efrem Smith and Dan Kreiss, authors of Church for Everyone

Episode 222: Building a Multi-Inclusive Church, with Efrem Smith and Dan Kreiss, authors of Church for Everyone

  Discussion Questions: 1. Efrem Smith emphasizes the importance of creating spaces for the emerging generation to have a voice in church decision-making. How can churches practically implement this in their current structures? 2. Discuss the 6-fold test for multi-ethnic ministry within the Evangelical Covenant Church mentioned by Efrem Smith. How can these criteria help…

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Leading Through Tragedy, Adversity, and Crisis, with Gayle Beebe

Episode 220: Leading Through Tragedy, Adversity, and Crisis, with Gayle Beebe, author of The Crucibles that Shape Us

  Discussion Questions: 1. How do you personally navigate competing commitments in your life, both personal and professional? What strategies have you found effective in balancing them? 2. Gayle Beebe and Markus Watson discuss the influence of emotions in leadership. How do you believe leaders can effectively handle their emotions while supporting their teams through…

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The Fear-Driven Church, a Quick Conversation with Tod Bolsinger and Markus Watson

Episode 219: The Role of Joy in Effective Church Leadership, a Quick Conversation with Tod Bolsinger and Markus Watson

  Discussion Questions: 1. How might church leaders create an environment of joy within their congregations that encourages attachment and genuine community? 2. In what practical ways can church leaders foster feelings of importance and excitement among members, particularly when welcoming new individuals? 3. Discuss the impact of the physical expression of welcome, such as…

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Overcoming 'Puny' Spirituality, with Warren Brown and Brad Strawn, authors of Enhancing Christian Life

Episode 216: Overcoming ‘Puny’ Spirituality, with Warren Brown and Brad Strawn, authors of Enhancing Christian Life

  Discussion Questions: 1. How do Warren Brown and Brad Strawn define the concept of the “Christian life” in contrast to individualistic or private spiritual experiences? 2. Discuss the importance of communal involvement and outward action in the Christian faith as portrayed by the guests. How does this compare to the typical focus on individual…

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