Podcasts

(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: Fighting Warped Mirrors – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Words and “mirrors” can have a major influence on our lives. What would it look like to rely on the voice of Jesus to shatter all the false beliefs we’ve embraced about ourselves? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us into a closer “orbit” around Jesus. Let’s take a closer look at how our identity has been formed by the “mirrors” surrounding us and how Jesus can shatter them. LISTEN TO THE FULL…

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Our Fascination with Murder and the Case for Christianity (Podcast) – Christian Article

In this podcast, J. Warner is interviewed by the hosts of the Centre for Public Christianity Podcast and tackles the question: Why are we all so obsessed with crime stories? Along the way, J. Warner also lays out the case for Christianity. You can visit the Centre for Public Christianity at their website. You can also subscribe to the Cold-Case Christianity Weekly Podcast on iTunes, or add the podcast from our RSS Feed. For more information about the reliability of the New…

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The Power of Personality – Kids Ministry – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Klista Storts joins the podcast to discuss the different personalities in a fun way that are serving in your kids ministry and how you could possibly come off based on your personality Klista Storts serves as an Editorial Ministry Specialist for LifeWay Kids. Before coming to LifeWay, she served as the Weekday and Preschool Specialist at the Tennessee Baptist Convention and as Director of…

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What Does It Mean to Be a Responsive Christian? (Podcast) – Christian Article

In this blast from the past, J. Warner describes the nature of “Responsive Christianity”. Why do some of us call ourselves “Evangelical Christians”? Is evangelism an important part of what it means to be a Christian? Are all of us called to be evangelists? What if we aren’t gifted in that way? What role should “apologetics” play in the life of the Christian? Must we all be “apologists” if we want to call ourselves “Christians”? Why should we adopt a…

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(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: Be a Holiday “Apprecianado” – Youth Ministry Christian Article

During the holidays, we have lots of opportunities to engage others beyond the surface conversations we normally have with them. So what would it look like to fearlessly engage them, paying ridiculous attention to their nuances and calling out their story? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us into a closer “orbit” around Jesus. Let’s take a closer look at examples in the Gospels where Jesus digs past the surface with others. LISTEN…

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Kids Ministry from a Pastors Prospective – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Fran Trascritti joins the podcast to discuss helpful tips on how to communicate with your pastor and the prospective from both Kids Minister and Pastor. Fran Trascritti is an experienced Senior Pastor and professor with a demonstrated history of working in churches and higher education. Skilled in Theology, Coaching, Discipleship, Volunteer Management, Training, and Public Speaking. Has a Doctorate of Philosophy focused in…

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(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: Where Would Jesus Be? – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Jesus has a transformational presence that can radiate healing and salvation. Instead of wondering what Jesus would do, let’s try to understand the importance behind where would Jesus be. What would it look like for us to start carrying the presence of Jesus with us? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us into a closer “orbit” around Jesus. Let’s take a closer look at Luke 8:40-56 to explore the way Jesus offers his…

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Finding Your Voice at the Leadership Table – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Jana Magruder joins the podcast to discuss ways to find your voice at the leadership table in your church. Check out tips from Jana HERE. Jana Magruder serves as the Director of LifeWay Kids. She is a Baylor graduate and offers a wealth of experience and passion for kids ministry, education, and publishing. She is the author of Kids Ministry that Nourishes and Life Verse…

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(Podcast) Best of PRATJ—The Stress of Advent and the Pursuit of Jesus – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Christmas is supposed to be a season full of peace and goodwill as we celebrate the Savior’s physical arrival into this world. So why are we often bombarded with feelings of pressure and extreme stress? We know Advent’s not supposed to be this way, but how do we change it?… The post (Podcast) Best of PRATJ—The Stress of Advent and the Pursuit of Jesus appeared first on YouthMinistry.com. This is Only a Snippet of a Youth Ministry Christian Article written…

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(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: No More Autopilot – Youth Ministry Christian Article

When something is beyond our control, our initial reaction to this is one filled with fear. Yet, during these times, our dependence on Jesus is what helps us through. What would it look like to start “scaring” ourselves in a good way, so that we can grow closer to Jesus? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us into a closer “orbit” around Jesus. Diving into the Gospels, we’ll look at examples of how…

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(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: No More Autopilot – Youth Ministry Christian Article

It can be easy for us to go on “autopilot” mode when it comes to our relationship with Jesus. What would it look like to stop automating our relationship and start experiencing Jesus on a deeper level? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us into a closer “orbit” around Jesus. Diving into the Gospels, we’ll look at examples of Jesus helping his disciples experience him. LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE NOW Have you…

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Teaching Kids to Pray through the Hurts and Hallelujahs – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Karen Kennemur joins the podcast to discuss how anxiety levels of children is on the rise! Let’s discuss ways to help children pray through the hurts and hallelujahs and make the most of their prayer lives. Karen teaches children’s ministry classes on the undergrad, masters, and doctoral level at Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX. She also works with churches throughout Texas as…

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Podcast: Heart to Heart – Receiving God’s Promises – End Times Christian Article

God’s plans and purposes for our life are revealed in His promises, as recorded in the scriptures, so I searched the scriptures and found 222 amazing promises to the righteous. Then I studied the original Hebrew and Greek words to amplify the meanings of each promise and grouped them into 16 categories and summarized each one, which I share in this 45-minute podcast and also documented in detail in my book, Remnant. Yet, all these great promises are no help…

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86 | Navigating Conflict with a Volunteer in Your Ministry – Youth Ministry Christian Article

Hi. We’re Kenny and Elle Campbell, founders of Stuff You Can Use. We’ve been doing youth ministry for over twenty combined years and love every second of it. Thanks for stopping by, we hope you find this resource helpful! Learn More About Kenny + Elle Here Join Our Facebook Group This is Only a Snippet of a Youth Ministry Christian Article written by Kenny + Elle Campbell Read Full Article

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Podcast: Heart to Heart – Living in Heaven on Earth – End Times Christian Article

While the world seeks happy pills, alcohol and drugs to cope with the pressures of life, God has already given us everything we need to live in heaven on earth. The 27-minute message shown below explains how simple it is to receive all that He wants us to have. The audio version is also available on SoundCloud and Itunes. © 2019, Z3 News. The first 200 words of Z3 News articles may be shared online in exchange for a clickable…

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Special Needs Ministry: Where To Start – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS Heidi Hensley joins the podcast to discuss diagnoses of special needs are at an all time high. As the church, we need to be prepared to minister to these families and kids. In this session we will look at where to start, no matter your church size, and how to develop a program and team to love this very under resourced population. Heidi…

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Podcast: Heart to Heart – Encountering the Presence of God – End Times Christian Article

In this 45-minute podcast, I share what I believe is the number one most important topic for every Christian to know and experience daily, encountering the presence of God. Yet, it is also one of the most neglected topics because many churches are not teaching their people about it. To make it even worse, many are teaching against it, calling it a “fake revival” and a “kundalini spirit,” despite clear scriptural support. Find out more in this episode of Heart…

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Podcast: Heart to Heart, Episode 1 – End Times Christian Article

In this 23-minute podcast, I share a dream God gave me revealing His plan for this unique new podcast series, which I’m calling Heart to Heart because I will be sharing whatever God puts in my heart to share. The audio version is also available on SoundCloud and Itunes. © 2019, Z3 News. The first 200 words of Z3 News articles may be shared online in exchange for a clickable link to our site. Please include the author name and…

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More than Babysitting: Making Disciples in Early Childhood – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Matt Morgan joins the podcast to discuss how in the first 5 years of life, children are actually absorbing information and using that information to understand the world around them […] The post More than Babysitting: Making Disciples in Early Childhood appeared first on Kids Ministry. This is Only a Snippet of a Children’s Ministry Christian Article written by Kids Ministry 101 Read Full Article

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Why the Evidence Matters More Than Your Experience – with Bill Arnold (Podcast) – Christian Article

In this episode of the podcast, J. Warner joins Bill Arnold on Faith Radio to talk about a brief overview of the evidence for Christianity before describing why it’s so important to move away from personal experience when describing Christianity to others. J. Warner also answers listeners questions. Be sure to subscribe to Bill’s excellent podcast. You can also subscribe to the Cold-Case Christianity Weekly Podcast on iTunes, or add the podcast from our RSS Feed. For more information about the reliability…

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(Podcast) The Beeline Practices: Wallowing in Mud Puddles – Youth Ministry Christian Article

When a child comes to a mud puddle, they jump right in and splash around, while an adult either jumps over or goes around the mud puddle. Why do adults react this way? Jesus said you won’t understand or appreciate the kingdom of God unless you become like little children. What would it look like to take that invitation and wallow in mud puddles with Jesus? Join Rick as we continue a series devoted to practices that naturally draw us…

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(Podcast) Essential Questions—Is This All There Is? – Youth Ministry Christian Article

In our physical lives, there can be a tendency to base our happiness and freedom on the materialism in front of us. But what if there is something more permanent, beyond this world and everything in it, that we can experience by investing in a relationship with Jesus and the kingdom of heaven?  Join Rick for a series exploring the essential questions everyone has and the ways Jesus can answer them. Diving into the Gospel of Matthew, we will look at how Jesus treats our “life after life.”   LISTEN TO THE FULL…

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(Podcast) Essential Questions—What Is the Meaning of Life? – Youth Ministry Christian Article

People can spend their whole lives searching for meaning in their lives. Although we all have different answers to what matters to us, what would it look like to look to Jesus to help us feel truly alive?   Join Rick and Becky for a series exploring the essential questions everyone has and the ways Jesus can answer them. Diving into the Gospel of Matthew, we will look at how Jesus framed the meaning of life to those he encountered.   LISTEN TO THE FULL EPISODE NOW Have you joined…

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Quick Shot Responses to “The Bible condones slavery” (Cold-Case Christianity S5E13) – Christian Article

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner offers a number of brief, rhetorically powerful responses to the objection: “The Bible condones slavery.” Critics claim the Bible either celebrates or condones the notion of slavery, but is this true? What definitions of “slavery” do they presuppose when making this claim? These Quick Shot responses are designed to help you remove intellectual obstacles when talking about God with your friends and family members. They are also available on the…

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