Essential Church Podcast

The Essential Church Podcast exists to strengthen and encourage pastors and thought leaders around the world through weekly conversations about some of the most important and challenging issues facing the local church.

Hosted by pastors Andrew Arndt, Brady Boyd, and Daniel Grothe, the Essential Church podcast has featured conversations with leading theologians such as N.T. Wright, Chris Green, and Cheryl Bridges-Johns, church and ministry leaders like Sharon and Ike Miller, Pete Greig, and Warren Bird, as well as a whole host of practical conversations with our team on topics like preaching and teaching, evangelism and discipleship, developing leaders, hiring and firing, much more.

Episode 144: A Conversation with Sharon & Ike Miller

In this episode we sit down with Sharon and Ike Miller, co-pastors of Bright City Church in Raleigh-Durham, Carolina to talk about life, ministry, and what they’re learning about leading well together. PlayStop X Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow...

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Episode 143: Katelyn Beaty – Celebrities for Jesus

In this episode we sit down to talk with Katelyn Beaty about her book Celebrities for Jesus—on the perils of celebrity in the evangelical world and what we can do to counteract it.  PlayStop X Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on...

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Episode 140: Equipping our Youth for the Mission of God

In this episode we chat with Greg Stier, the founder and CEO of Dare to Share, which equips youth leaders and students in relational evangelism. We chat with him about best practices for doing just that. You can learn more about Greg HERE. And also download a free...

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Episode 138: The Five Masculine Instincts with Chase Replogle

In this episode we sit down with pastor and author Chase Replogle to talk about his book The Five Masculine Instincts. For more on Chase’s book and extra resources click here. PlayStop X Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and follow us on Instagram, Facebook...

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