Church Growth Magazine

Church Growth Magazine

Each week contributors and authors from Church Growth Magazine join the podcast to share their insights and ideas, helping church leaders implement their vision. Free subscription at https://churchgrowthmagazine.com

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December 21, 2020 33 min

Author Julia Golding, Director of https://ProjectNorthmoor.Org joins our podcast to discuss the impact authors J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis had on each other and even the church. Julia also shares from her perspective as an author the challenges (and successes) authors face when publishing books in today's environment.

Learn more about the quest to acquire J.R.R. Tolkien's home at https://ProjectNorthmoor.org. To contac...

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Almost 10,000 churches each year close their doors - and this doesn't have to be the case. Today CGM talks with Ron McCoy and Scot Camden of The ROGO Foundation (https://rogofoundation.com). Based in Southern California, the ROGO Foundation helps struggling churches through people, technology, process, and more - breathing new life into the church and their community. Ron and Scot open up about the challenges facing pastors ...

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Welcome to season 2! Today we talk with author & blogger Susanna Aughtmon. Sign up for her "Good Things Newsletter" here: http://sfaughtmon.com

Author/speaker, Susanna Foth Aughtmon loves encouraging her readers through her books and blog, Confessions of a Tired Supergirl. Using humor and the focus of how Jesus’ grace intersects our daily lives, her mission is to uplift her people. (You can be one of them!) To connec...

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SQuire Rushnell and wife Louise DuArt join us today to share the origins of Godwinks - the series of worldwide best selling books, which spun off two Hallmark Channel movies ("Godwink Christmas"). We also spent time talking about resources for your church, (http://PrayStay.org) where SQuire and Louise have worked with churches around the world developing programs related to prayer.

One of the creators of ABC's "...

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Dr. David Curry is the President and CEO of Open Doors USA (OpenDoorsUSA.org) - the leading organization worldwide who advocates for the persecuted Christian (over 250 million). Founders of the World Watch List - Open Doors facilitates knowledge and resources for churches in the USA to educate on this very important issue.

-What are the top countries with persecuted Christians? -How can my church get involved? -What similarities ...

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Bonny Andrews, founder of Live Jam Foundation in New Delhi, India joins us from New York City to share his observations on the global church. What can you do today? What is happening in India? Around the world?

Visit https://www.transformcities.org/event to learn about a global Easter event - "Easter At Home" - 1 million youth from around the world celebrating Easter.

Visit Church Growth Magazine at https://ChurchGrowthM...

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Pastor and Author Rob Carman (RobCarman.com) joins CGM today to share tactics for your church while your congregation is in lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis. What should the church do? How do you keep the community intact?

More information on Rob and his ministry can be found at RobCarman.com. Questions? Email us at brian@churchgrowthmagazine.com. Subscribe for free at ChurchGrowthMagazine.com.

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Today, technology and business management consultant Gaspare Marturano joins us to discuss your church, your business, and business continuity (disaster planning). In this work-from-home era - do you have what you need in place to communicate with your team members, your congregation, your vendors and others?

Get more info here: Link to doc: bit.ly/coronabiztodo

Questions? Visit https://ChurchGrowthMagazine.com

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Don Corder joins us on this special episode - discussing the five actions your church should take immediately to activate your church and giving. The way your church communicates has changed -- overnight, the way your church activates giving should change as well. The full article behind the podcast is located at https://ChurchGrowthMagazine.com - questions? Email us brian@churchgrowthmagazine.com

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Paul Louis Cole, from Christian Men's Network, joins us today to provide real-time thoughts on the coronavirus pandemic and the role of the church. Through examples and Biblical principles, you'll walk away with tactical concepts for your church. Join us in prayer toward the end of the podcast, where Paul prays for you - the church leader.

For more information: https://ChurchGrowthMagazine.com For more on CMN go to https:...

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In this special episode, Pastor Alan Platt shares on the role of the Church, how fear and anxiousness related to the coronavirus affects us all, and what the Bible says about fear. Where can we turn in the Bible? What is the role of the Church?

For more information, please visit ChurchGrowthMagazine.com

Questions? Email us at brian@churchgrowthmagazine.com

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Don Corder, Publisher of Church Growth Magazine penned a recent article that has gone viral, "Is She Allowed In Your Church?" - today we go beyond the article..... How is your church living the Great Commission to go and make disciples of all people?

The full article is here: https://churchgrowthmagazine.com/your-1-focus-for-2020/ - please share it with a friend or colleague.

We'd love your comments and questions: br...

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This week we chat with Pastor Dean Curry, pastor at OurChurch.US in Tacoma, WA. Dean Curry is a husband, father, pastor, friend, and a student of all things Jesus—past, present, and future. His latest book Finale is described as a book about the end times for people who don’t want to read about the end times.

For more information go to http://ChurchGrowthMagazine.com

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The role of a pastor's wife, a minister, or a church leader can be a lonely road. Today Leana Platt shares from her heart - based on her many years in the role of church leadership and supporting women around the world with Doxa Deo Church.

Leana has been in full-time ministry with her husband, Alan Platt, since 1992. They are the visionary leaders of Doxa Deo which is an international ministry with 28 campuses. They have two ...

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Pastor Richard Cogan is the chaplain at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, in Tulsa OK. Today we visited about his history as a pastor, how he almost opened a church in Las Vegas, and what it's like to minister at the hospital.

At CTCA, Cogan provides spiritual support and pastoral care to patients, their families, and staff members. He offers both group and individual counseling sessions. “It’s an honor and privilege to be ...

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Pastor Jurie Kriel, founding pastor of 5twelve City Church in Austin, TX joins host Brian Boyd to discuss his church plant. Originally from South Africa, Jurie started 5twelve a couple of years ago and shares the ups, downs, and what he would have done differently! More info: https://5twelve.church

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As leaders we create healthy environments - we are environmental engineers!

Pastor Alan Platt from Doxa Deo Church in South Africa, also with City Changers, shares six key environments within the church that contribute to growth on this week's podcast.

Learn more at http://citychanger.org and https://www.doxadeo.org.

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Phil Cooke and host Brian Boyd share the keys to success to managing your church creative teams. These teams are key to many aspects of your church's success for current and potential members. Questions? Email us at brian@churchgrowthmagazine.com

Founder and CEO of Cooke Media Group, Phil Cooke has produced media programming in more than 60 countries. He’s produced many of the most influential Christian TV programs in his...

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Pastor Rich Wilkerson and his wife Robyn pastor Trinity Church (trinitychurch.tv) in Miami, Florida. Today we ask how we can activate your church members to volunteer and support your church efforts. More info on Rich can be found at RichWilkerson.com, or IChoosehonorBook.com. Questions? let us know by emailing brian@churchgrowthmagazine.com

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Chris Rainey, email marketing expert, joins CGM to share his tips and tricks for your email automation and marketing programs. Large or small, your church can benefit from consistent communication to your members.

Chris Rainey has been involved in marketing and communications for more than 30 years, primarily within faith-based organizations. His experience has included TV, radio, publishing, retail, and all forms of digital mar...

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