Replant Bootcamp

Replant Bootcamp

The Replant Bootcamp Podcast is a boots on the ground resource for replanters by replanters hosted by Bob Bickford and JimBo Stewart. Both Bob and JimBo are replant pastors and serve other replant pastors through their local associations and the North American Mission Board. It is Bob and JimBo’s desire that this podcast encourage and equip pastors and ministry leaders in the gritty and glorious work of replanting dying churches.

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June 9, 2021 25 min
On this episode the guys take a question from Replant Pastor, Christopher Lee regarding his work at Highland’s Community Church. Q: How does small church, who has been hurt by past Shepherds, move on into the next season?  Ultimately, this is a question of trust. You have to build trust and then move forward-in that […]
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The guys are back at it and joined by, double doctor Josh Dryer who is on hand to breakdown all the demographic info for the area around Bob’s church in STL. Listen to EP 86 Understanding and Utilizing Demographics to get the backstory. Follow the demographic report as Josh walks Bob through it and shares […]
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Today on the Bootcamp the guys continue their musings on “consultation” by asking then answering is your church ready to receive a consultation?  Bob tells a winding tale about a bear that was running lose in his neighborhood and then lands the plane.  Here are the takeaways to determine if your church is ready for […]
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Find out what special song Bob once sang on Father’s day Should your church get a consultant? Short answer, yes. It is wise to receive counsel Longer answer – only if it is the right kind of consultant What type of consultant should your church seek out? One with experience in failure and success One […]
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What a great episode we have in store for you today; Double Doctor and Pastor of Fifth Street Baptist Church in Key West, Josh Dryer, stopped by the bootcamp to talk about the value of demographic reports for your replant. Listen all the way through and then sign up for your FREE, yes FREE customized […]
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Nathan Drake, from Reawaken Hymns, joined the guys at the Bootcamp to talk about multigenerational worship in replants. “The style of music isn’t the actual problem. The problem is that the style of music matters. That is the problem. It is a heart issue.” Check out Nathan’s resources at https://www.reawakenhymns.com You can find Nathan’s youtube […]
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The guys wrap up this series on overcoming resistance to change in a local church. This episode the guys focus on leadership.  By way of reminder, here is the change equation; Holy Discontent + Vision + First Steps + Leadership > Resistance to Change Leadership: a called, qualified and committed leader who navigates dangers, threats, challenges to the accomplishment of […]
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One more great installment on the Change Equation for building congregational momentum. In this episode Bob and Jimbo discuss how practical first steps are a vital part in moving the congregation forward. They discuss developing easy wins and how to build sequential momentum. Holy Discontent + Vision + First Steps + Leadership > Resistance to Change FIRST […]
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The boys are back at it talking the change equation to overcome resistance to congregational change and how vision plays an important part in getting things moving. Holy Discontent + Vision + First Steps + Leadership > Resistance to Change Vision = a clear and compelling God given picture of the unique call placed upon a […]
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JimBo and Bob discuss the importance of holy discontentment in overcoming resistance to change. Holy Discontent + Vision + First Steps + Leadership > Resistance to Change Holy Discontent – The unquenchable Spirit-Initiated conviction that things are not as they should be–and that must change.   Get the website help you need, connect with our […]
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The guys picked up where they left off discussing the Netflixification of the Church and how the on demand nature of streaming has impacted the way people are engaging with the Church. Streaming Church Content due to convenience – probably not a good motive Streaming due to life circumstances and need – a periodic necessity […]
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Jimbo does a solid favor for Bob and Kyle of the Replant team and then they guys get down to the serious business reflecting on trends in the church with our good friend, Keelan Cook, from the Union Baptist Association. Church gatherings have fundamentally changed through the use of media (online, drive-in, Facebook, Youtube etc.) […]
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Bob and JimBo have a great time with special guest, Brian Croft, discussing his ministry transition and his new book. https://www.10ofthose.com/us/products/9089/practically-trained-pastors 00:00:00] JimBo Stewart: All right. So before we get started, we we’ve kind of gotten in the habit of talking about Bob’s Yelp reviews. And, the one story I have to share is I […]
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The boys are back picking up where they left off-talking transitions in ministry, specifically how Jimbo became a “denominational guy” and why. Check it out as we discuss the importance of learning, serving and letting God lead you on a journey in ministry. How did you begin the path to becoming a denominational man? There […]
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In this episode Jimbo talks about his transition away from his role as a full time Pastor to full work with the Replant team of the North American Mission Board. As they unpack Jimbo’s story listen in on some of the key insights as you might consider a transition yourself. Evaluate your call on a […]
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This week the guys welcome to the bootcamp a long time Replanting friend, Pastor Mark Hallock, of the Calvary family of Churches in Denver Colorado.  The guys spend time talking about how to be encouraged as a Pastor during this difficult season we find ourselves in. Key takeaways: Every person needs more encouragement than they […]
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The guys are wrapping up their discussion on the Six Irreducible Minimums for 2021 and offer some insights on the frigid cold weather, valentines dining with your spouse, year-round-shorts guy, and Jimbo helps clear up Bob’s misunderstanding of  “King Cakes”  and then they get down to talking about why we need to depend upon the […]
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February 9, 2021 23 min
Don’t let 2021 overwhelm you, stay with the basics, the irreducible minimums of ministry and take joy in leading your congregation and loving your people.  The guys are back at it, discussing how you can excel at Engaging the Community.  (also Jimbo shares a pretty incredible story right up front) Personal To engage the community […]
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February 3, 2021 28 min
We’re back! Discussing the irreducible minimums of ministry that we can focus on as we shepherd and lead the church during this season. Our topic today-making disciples. We have been using the PITO Air Force Leadership model as a framework. Jump in and give it a listen. Have questions, feedback? We would love to hear […]
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January 27, 2021 20 min
Bob gets honest about his disdain for Tom Brady, Jimbo has a Chiefs fan in the house and we get down to discussing why equipping your people for ministry is not only a central part of your calling but a joy.  Check out the highlights below and consult the show notes for details. The PITO […]
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