RETURNING TO WHAT MATTERS MOST

RETURNING TO WHAT MATTERS MOST

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An ongoing conversation about the most important issues facing the local church today.

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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.

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Episode 109: Developing Preachers and Teachers

In this episode we sit down to talk about some of the ins and outs of intentionally developing preachers and teachers in our congregations. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with us throughout the week! Our conviction is that the word of […]

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Episode 108: An Interview with Winn Collier – A Burning in My Bones

In this episode we sit down with Winn Collier, Director of the Eugene Peterson Center for Christian Imagination at Western Theological Seminary and to talk with him about the release of his book, A Burning in My Bones: The Authorized Biography of Eugene Peterson. Grab a copy here. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube […]

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Episode 107: Four Rules for Preachers

In this episode we sit down to talk about some of the marks of genuine Spirit-inspired preaching. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with us throughout the week! What I found fascinating reading through Micah is that the same word used for […]

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Episode 105: The Places of Encounter

In this episode we feature a conversation we had at our recent Essential Church Learning Community on “places of encounter” in our worship gatherings. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with us throughout the week! Worship in the early church was designed around […]

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Episode 104: The Pastor and the Worship Leader: 5 Battles

In this episode we take you to a conversation between Pastor Brady and Pastor Jon Egan at our recent Essential Church Learning Community on the relationship between the senior pastor and the worship leader. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with us […]

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Episode 102: An Interview with Rich Villodas – A Deeply Formed Life

In this episode we sit down with pastor and author Rich Villodas to discuss his book, The Deeply Formed Life. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with us throughout the week! The five values of our congregation are contemplative rhythms, racial reconciliation, […]

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Episode 100: Responding to January 6th

In this episode we sit down to talk about the events that transpired in our nation’s capitol on January 6th, what those events are telling us, and how the church needs to respond to it. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to stay connected with […]

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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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Brady Boyd

Senior Pastor: New Life Church

Daniel Grothe

Associate Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor: New Life Friday Night

Glenn Packiam

Associate Senior Pastor, Lead Pastor: New Life Downtown

Andrew Arndt

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. This February we will have conversations around the topic of worship in the local church. We will discuss topics ranging from the relationship between the senior pastor and worship leader, shaping a worship culture in your church, and more. You can view the full schedule for the February 2021 gathering here.

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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.

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