Unscripted with IMF

Unscripted with IMF

Welcome to Unscripted! A podcast by International Ministerial Fellowship.This is a podcast that covers leadership, relevant hot topics, encouragement, stories, and the future of the church. We are REAL, RAW, RELEVANT, and have RIDICULOUS amounts of fun! This is a ministry podcast for those in ministry leadership. IMF exists to serve those who serve others!


June 1, 2023 55 mins

Pastor John Braland takes a deep dive with Pastor Stephen Black on a highly controversial topic in today's world: Finding Freedom from Homosexuality and Living A Life Free from Labels.

Pastor, Speaker, and Author, Stephen Black, Gives Hope Through the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the Sexually & Relationally Broken.

Stephen was called by God into ministry through the healing he received himself. As a survivor...

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There can be a lot of controversy surrounding women in church leadership. It makes sense that it would. A church's view on the topic impacts how it operates in very real and practical ways. The Bible emphasizes how important the role of women in the Church is, and it also implies how men should do their roles similarly to how Christ loved the Church. Both play a huge part in making the Church a success.

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In this episode, Pastor John Braland and Pastor Bill Goodwin speak with Pastor Javon Ruff, our keynote speaker for the 2023 Chaplain Training Event.

Javon Ruff is a leader of men. He stirs the hearts of champions. As pastor of a large, diverse congregation in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Javon speaks truth and light into the pervading darkness. He is a man that carries a deep passion for Jesus and produces an infectious pa...

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Luke Barnett is a charismatic pastor, husband, father, author, international speaker and visionary. Luke and his wife, Angel, have been married over 25 years and have two daughters, Aubrey and Annalee. Luke is Senior Pastor of Dream City Church (DCC), with eight campuses and a church body of over 30,000 people. He is driven by a God-inspired vision to see Arizona become known as a Christian state.

Pastor Luke is a passiona...

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In today's episode, Pastor John dives into succession planning with Dave Travis.

Succession is the intentional transition of power, authority and responsibility from one primary leader to another. In most of these cases the Senior Leader seeks to productively transition their own ministry and the life of the church to a new season. Many of these are founders, or “founder-like” in that the ministry has significantly gr...

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People talk a lot about diversity today-ethnic, gender, and income diversity. But there is an elephant in the room. A different kind of diversity exists: generational diversity. This session explores the characteristics of each generation working today and how to leverage them to be your competitive advantage. Too often we stereotype, taking mental shortcuts and profiling young or old team members. This session offers practical str...

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President and Founder of Sister's of Grace, Emily Leatherbarrow, received her bachelors in Church Leadership from Southeastern University in 2004. In 2006, Emily was ordained with the Assemblies of God. Reverend Leatherbarrow now holds her ordination with the International Ministerial Fellowship. Emily and her husband, James were married in 2002 and have three children, Juliet, Camille and Everett.

An accomplished aut...

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Today Pastor Bill and Heather dive deep into the testimony of Diane Brask. If you are in ministry and need encouragement, check out this incredible story of God’s love and faithfulness. 

Diane Brask is the Founder and Executive Director of Global Seed Planters. Her passion is to bring the Good News of Jesus to the least reached, most underserved rural communities….to the ends of the earth.

When she is not in some remote vil...

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Are you a ministry leader that is struggling with figuring out your spiritual direction or intimate personal identity in Christ? This lack of intimate presence in ministry leaders often affects our personal ministry well-being and God's freedom to move in our work. In this episode, we discuss how ministry leaders can gradually shift their basis of power from themselves or even their ministry empire to Jesus himself. 

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Welcome to Unscripted!  A podcast by International Ministerial Fellowship.

This is a podcast that covers leadership, relevant hot topics, encouragement, stories, and the future of the church.  We are REAL, RAW, RELIVENT, and have RIDICULOUS amounts of fun! This is a ministry podcast for those in ministry leadership. IMF exists to serve those who serve others!

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