Each week, you will get a chance to listen in on a conversation about an essential element of local church ministry. Pastors Brady Boyd, Andrew Arndt, Daniel Grothe, and Glenn Packiam will host conversations about a variety of issues facing the local church today.
In this episode we sit down with our good friend Dr. Derwin Gray to talk with him about his new book, The Good Life: What Jesus Teaches About Finding True Happiness. Grab a copy for yourself here. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay […]
In this episode we sit down with New Testament scholar Dr. Ben Witherington to talk about church leadership during turbulent times. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with us throughout the week! My parents were devout Christians and raised me in church… […]
In this episode we sit down with a new addition to our staff, Aaron Keyes, to talk about the mission of his organization 10,000 Fathers and how to raise up worship leaders as genuine pastors in our churches. You can find out more about 10,000 Fathers at worship.school. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube […]
In this conversation, we sit down to talk about the issue of church discipline, what it is, and why it is so important. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with us throughout the week! I have children who are now 19 and […]
In this episode we sit down to talk about Andrew Arndt’s new book All Flame: Entering into the Life of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. (Available on Amazon HERE!) Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with us throughout the week! God’s […]
Welcome to the start of Season 7 of the Essential Church Podcast. In this episode we sit down to discuss the state of the church seven months into Covid-19. We’re seeing that fear is a powerful motivator… fear is front and center in our culture right now… pastors are wrestling with it in a way […]
In this episode, Andrew, Glenn, Jason, and Daniel chat about what they’ve learned over the years from NT Wright. Be sure to catch part 1 of Glenn’s conversation with Wright HERE. Subscribe and Watch our conversation on our YouTube channel here. ———————— One of the things we do with crisis is we ask, “How did […]
In this episode we sit down with world-renowned New Testament scholar N.T. Wright to talk about his new book “God and the Pandemic” as well as the way Gospel addresses racism. Subscribe and Watch our interview with N.T. Wright on our YouTube channel here. ———————— Obviously there are plenty of things in the Old Testament […]
In this, the final episode of Season 6, we sit down to talk about how to know when the time and circumstances are right to plant a church. (Note: this episode was recorded before COVID-19.) Every church that’s in existence today exists because someone felt a tug… it begins in the heart of someone… someone […]
What is essential to your ministry? Follow along as we rediscover the things that every local church ministry needs to thrive.
Brady Boyd Senior Pastor, New Life Church, Colorado Springs
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Associate Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor: New Life Downtown
Lead Pastor: New Life East
Essential Church Learning Community
This is rare opportunity for senior level church leaders to think out loud with like-minded leaders…and even to be challenged as iron sharpens iron.
Join us for our two sessions in 2021: February 16-17 and September 21-22 at New Life Church in Colorado Springs, CO.
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*PRICE INCLUDES: Free leadership and preaching resources, breakfast and lunch on both days during the spring and fall sessions, and robust conversations surrounding multiple topics affecting the local church today.