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Prayer, Revival and Spiritual Awakening

Prayer, Revival and Spiritual Awakening

April 9, 2020

This episode highlights the key role that prayer, revival and spiritual awakening play in a church’s ability to join Christ in accomplishing the Great Commission and the Great Commandment in their community and the world. Speakers: Mark Harris, Chris Schofield

Lay of the Land: Religious Liberty & Implications for Your Church

Lay of the Land: Religious Liberty & Implications for Your Church

April 7, 2020

The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) joins with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to discuss the most pressing issues of religious liberty and religious freedom churches are facing today. In this episode, they also look forward to issues, challenges and opportunities on the horizon. Speakers: Dan Darling, Tonya Shellnut, Josh Wester

Hero Maker: 5 Essential Practices to Multiply Godly Leaders

Hero Maker: 5 Essential Practices to Multiply Godly Leaders

April 2, 2020

Learn strategies to multiply your dreams, initiate permission-giving, develop an apprenticeship system that works, activate your leaders’ gifts and develop a simple scoreboard that measures kingdom-building progress. Speakers: Corey Alley, Quintell Hill, Donnie Paschall, Billy Roy

Family Crisis, Sexual Abuse & Trauma

Family Crisis, Sexual Abuse & Trauma

March 31, 2020

This episode provides evidence-based information on how to work with youth who have experienced family crisis, sexual abuse and trauma, as well as offer tips on how the public can be more aware and responsive to the needs of children, and how our youth can be taught to avoid abusive relationships. Speakers: Regina Keener, Sandy Perry

Equipping Your Church for ‘God’s Great Work’ Through the Church Renewal Journey

Equipping Your Church for ‘God’s Great Work’ Through the Church Renewal Journey

March 26, 2020

This episode shares the vision for the Awakening Renewal Weekend, the Equipping Renewal Weekend, and the Commissioning Renewal Weekend, all of which are designed to equip church members to see God's vision and purpose for His people as they serve God's Kingdom and reach their communities as missionaries. Speakers: Bob & Phyllis Foy

Could God Use You as a Missionary to Your Community?

Could God Use You as a Missionary to Your Community?

March 24, 2020

Using principles from Scripture and practical wisdom from the field, this episode aims to teach you how to think and act like missionaries in your community. Develop a missional plan to actively care for, share the gospel with and make disciples of those who live around you. Speakers: Jason Ledford, Joe Maye

Caring for Our Youngest Members: Preventing, Identifying and Responding to Sexual Assault

Caring for Our Youngest Members: Preventing, Identifying and Responding to Sexual Assault

March 19, 2020

This episode centers around a conversation about how church leaders can care for our youngest members by identifying, preventing and responding to sexual assault, and provides tools and reflections that provide spiritual and emotional care to the most vulnerable. Speakers: Nathan Blake, Alison Keene

When the American Church Meets the Hispanic Church

When the American Church Meets the Hispanic Church

March 17, 2020

This episode explores how to build bridges, break down barriers, and where our responsibility and God’s will come together to transform and impact our churches and communities for God’s kingdom and His glory. Speakers: William Neira, Ligia Neira

Sharing the Gospel With Neighbors of Other Faiths

Sharing the Gospel With Neighbors of Other Faiths

March 12, 2020

God is bringing unreached peoples from around the world to be our neighbors, which provides amazing opportunities for the Great Commandment and the Great Commission. This episode will teach you how to use the “3 Circles” evangelism tool and adapt it to share with people from other world religions. Speakers: James Cooper, Jonathan Derbyshire, John Messiah

Revitalize Your Church in 4 Days

Revitalize Your Church in 4 Days

March 10, 2020

Developing an intentional rhythm for preaching, discipling, shepherding and leading for the workdays can make a tremendous impact toward revitalizing your church. This episode explores the weekly rhythms of a pastor as they relate to church revitalization. Speakers: Sandy Marks, Russ Reaves

Protecting Children in Missions & Camp Settings

Protecting Children in Missions & Camp Settings

March 5, 2020

Mission and camp settings are expected to be safe environments for our children, but they can be a place of vulnerability if safety precautions are not in place. This episode will share more about how you can be proactive in protecting your church’s most valuable asset — your children. Speakers: Tom Beam, Dollie Noa

‘God’s Great Work’ Through Immigration Issues

‘God’s Great Work’ Through Immigration Issues

March 3, 2020

In this episode, we invite you to learn what the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina is doing on the immigration front to assist churches in loving their neighbors in different cultural contexts. Speakers: John Faison, Larry Phillips, Amaury Santos

‘God’s Great Work’ in Your Neighborhood

‘God’s Great Work’ in Your Neighborhood

February 27, 2020

Understanding one’s neighborhood allows us to proclaim the gospel in contextualized and relevant ways. This episode shares how you can join “God’s Great Work” in your community. Speakers: Chuck Campbell, Mike Boarts

An Intentional Church Revitalization Process

An Intentional Church Revitalization Process

February 25, 2020

This episode will equip you to begin the conversation about church revitalization. This process will focus on discovering whether your church is in a state of incline, recline or decline and what steps are most immediate for your congregation moving forward. Speaker: Sandy Marks

When Andy Griffith Meets Stranger Things

When Andy Griffith Meets Stranger Things

February 20, 2020

This panel discussion featuring several leaders from across North Carolina will demonstrate how some churches have integrated college ministries throughout their churches so that they are more effectively joining “God’s Great Work.” Speakers: Darrick Smith, Chase Jenkins, Danella Kish, Mark Navey, Savannah Wood

Moving People From ‘Doing Church’ to ‘Being’ the Church

Moving People From ‘Doing Church’ to ‘Being’ the Church

February 18, 2020

What does organic disciple-making look like within a group? This episode focuses on how to love people where they are in life. Speaker: Andy Hughes

Mission Trips That Make Disciples

Mission Trips That Make Disciples

February 13, 2020

How could we leverage short-term missions to partner well with our missionaries overseas, while at the same time discipling our members to live their lives for God’s global mission here? This episode examines how your church can make the most of mission trips. Speaker: Matt Willis

How to Study the Bible for Yourself

How to Study the Bible for Yourself

February 11, 2020

Have you ever wanted to know the Lord and hear His voice? This episode will provide tools to use in the inductive study of Scripture so you will be able to study the Bible. Speaker: Ashley Allen

Gospel-Centered Life Design: ‘God’s Great Work’ in You

Gospel-Centered Life Design: ‘God’s Great Work’ in You

February 4, 2020

Most church members struggle with how to articulate God’s unique calling for them and how to plan their everyday lives around that calling. This episode aims to equip you with a basic tool kit for life design. Speaker: Brian Upshaw

Goodbye Millennials, Hello Generation Z

Goodbye Millennials, Hello Generation Z

January 30, 2020

This episode will cover the basics of how Generation Z differs from millennials and help your church be prepared to engage them with the gospel. Speaker: Tom Knight

Girl, Go Obey: Abide in Me, not Abide in me

Girl, Go Obey: Abide in Me, not Abide in me

January 28, 2020

This episode is designed to help listeners understand how to seek the will of the Lord, why obedience is important, how to obey the Lord and why this provides greater satisfaction than doing our own thing. Speaker: Missie Branch

Cultural Mastery: A Roadmap for Leaders in a Culturally Complex World

Cultural Mastery: A Roadmap for Leaders in a Culturally Complex World

January 23, 2020

This episode aims to equip ministry leaders to be more effective in connecting and collaborating with people of diverse cultures in their efforts to evangelize and make disciples who will multiply. Speaker: Ken Tan

‘God’s Great Work’ in Reaching Singles

‘God’s Great Work’ in Reaching Singles

January 21, 2020

This episode will teach how to not only reach single adults of all ages and backgrounds but also get them involved in the overall growth of your church. You too can reach every “single” person for Christ. Speaker: Kris Swiatocho

‘God’s Great Work’ in NC’s Pockets of Lostness

‘God’s Great Work’ in NC’s Pockets of Lostness

January 16, 2020

This episode features a report on what God is doing through N.C. Baptist churches that are impacting lostness and how your church can do the same. Speaker: Cris Alley

‘God’s Great Work’ in Homes and Neighborhoods

‘God’s Great Work’ in Homes and Neighborhoods

January 14, 2020

Do families in your congregation see their homes or neighborhoods as a mission field? Are parents in your church equipped to engage their homes and communities with the gospel? This episode will focus on learning more about how equipping your parents can lead to revitalization in your church. Speakers: Mark Smith, Jamie Burkett, Stephanie Jackson, Eric Simmons

‘God’s Great Work’ Among Military & Veterans

‘God’s Great Work’ Among Military & Veterans

January 9, 2020

Who will take the gospel to our leaders on the frontlines? It takes a man or woman of courage to step into the mindset of America’s fighting forces to urge them to seek inner peace through Christ. Speaker: Thomas Watson

Moving People From the Sidelines Into the Game

Moving People From the Sidelines Into the Game

January 7, 2020

This episode focuses on the importance of assimilation to connect people to where real church happens. Speaker: James Zik

Preserving ‘God’s Great Work’: Effective Strategies for Historical Research and Publications

Preserving ‘God’s Great Work’: Effective Strategies for Historical Research and Publications

December 31, 2019

This episode is designed to help churches that are seeking to preserve their histories in written and digital formats. Speaker: Nathan Saunders

Protecting Our Teens: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt

Protecting Our Teens: What You Don’t Know Could Hurt

December 26, 2019

This episodes discusses ways our churches can provide a safe place for teenagers to grow as followers of Jesus Christ, addressing facility safety, recruiting volunteers, incident reporting, who should serve as chaperones and more. Speaker: Merrie Johnson

Reaching Muslims for Christ

Reaching Muslims for Christ

December 24, 2019

This episode will focus on sharing Christ with Muslim neighbors and friends who live in America and will also include a brief overview of Muslim beliefs, rituals and traditions. Speaker: Kambiz Saghaey

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