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Jeff and Jonny are pastors who want to encourage pastors of “smaller” churches. All most pastors see online are the churches that have grown into the thousands in just a few years, the ones that spread out around the city through multiple services and multiple campuses. The ministry leaders with the most influence are the mega church pastors with mega ministries, staffs, and dollars. Praise God for what He is doing in these large and influential churches! We benefit from their vision and inf ...
 
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Michael Adam Beck joins Jeff and Jonny adds his two cents as well on this episode. Michael is a seminary professor, author, pastor, consultant, ministry coach, and a leader in the Fresh Expressions of the Church movement. He has co-authored a book with Leonard Sweet titled, Contextual Intelligence. Do you know what digital virtuality is? If not, li…
 
A Brand New Episode that feels so retro! Jeff and Jonny are LIVE in studio together for this episode, talking about what they've been up to, catching their listeners up on the goings-on in their lives and ministries, and sharing what ministry is like in the (almost) new era.By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
How can I create this Coaching For Pastors episode and not share it with my 200churches listeners?? Here is another parallel episode for you - one I know you need! Enjoy! Check out Keith at Center Hope!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
200churches listeners - this is a parallel episode with my Coaching For Pastors Podcast! This is episode 6 from that podcast and I think you're going to love it! Later this week another 200churches episode will be released, but I wanted to you get the benefit of this one. Two NASA engineers talking Church health and strategy - it's a fascinating co…
 
Larry Fowler is the founder of https://www.legacycoalition.com. You'll find some new thoughts and opportunities for outreach and ministry in your church while listening to this episode. Larry Fowler has in the last four years started a ministry I have never heard of or thought of before. I think this will be an inspiring and thought provoking episo…
 
Jeff talks with Benjamin Windle about his White Paper on 8 innovations to leading Millennials! You can get Ben's White Paper on this topic at his website. Ben is a pastor in Brisbane, Australia and you can check out his local church ministry HERE!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Jeff is co-releasing this first episode of the Coaching For Pastors Podcast right here in the 200churches feed. Jeff shares his motivation and vision for Coaching For Pastors and previews episode 002, which you don't want to miss...By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Greg Atkinson, from FirstImpressionsConference.com joins Jeff and has an unbelievable 50% off discount for 200churches listeners to the First Impressions Conference on November 4-6, so act fast! This is a great conversation about pastoral leadership in difficult times! Enjoy!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Moe Dixon, a church planting ministry coordinator in New York City, joins Jeff on the podcast today to talk about race and how pastor's might approach it in their ministries. Moe is very blunt, cordial, and kind as he shares his perspective on the America he is raising a family in and doing ministry in, and how he has approached standing up for the…
 
Mandy Smith, lead pastor of University Christian Church in Cincinnati OH joins the guys to talk about how our pining for "back to normal" might just be very like the Israelites' complaining in the wilderness and desiring to "back to Egypt". What if we've been broken out of our prison and bondage and have actually been set free to pursue a better la…
 
Dave Jacobs from SmallChurchPastor.com and the Small Church Pastor Facebook group joins Jeff and Jonny to share a very personal message. As believers and as pastors we don't always agree on doctrine, and the guys hope to model deep love and unity in spite of differing doctrinal positions. Jesus called his followers to be one, enjoying unity and lov…
 
Jeff and Jonny talk about where they are at in the summer of 2020, and what Season 2, which starts in September 2020, will be about. It's a fun conversation about pastoral life in 2020. So as the guys preview what Season 2 of 200churches will be about, we must declare that Season 1 was 350 episodes long. So we got a little carried away...…
 
Gary McIntosh from https://www.churchgrowthnetwork.com joins Jeff to talk about pastoral ministry, and some of the hiccups of megachurch pastors holding church growth conferences for small church pastors, plus much more! Jeff and Jonny share plans for the future of 200churches... spoiler alert - this episode, 350, ends Season 1!…
 
Ken Roberts, from https://www.kenlroberts.com joins us to talk about suffering and struggle, growth, survival, and finishing well as pastors. This is so practical and encouraging!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Lyle Parker joins Jeff to talk about his health transformation - to give other pastors hope! Lyle was pushing 300 pounds, in pain, tired, and depressed. That was just seven months ago. Today he is 216 pounds, full of energy and life, and excited about physical activity, ministry, food, and his family. Listen to Lyle's story and accept his invitatio…
 
Jeff and Jonny talk again with Dr. Jeannine Brown, author of The Gospel As Stories. This is a great conversation about interpreting and reading the Gospels! So much fun! Jeannine is a Professor of Greek and New Testament at Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. This one is our gift to you - Enjoy!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Jeff and Jonny invite Dave Jacobs, Master of Small Church Disaster and host of https://www.smallchurchpastor.com to talk about being the church and doing ministry in our current reality. Dave also is the creator of the Small Church Pastor group on Facebook, with over 5,000 members! Check out Dave's latest book for pastors of small churches - Second…
 
Jeff & Jonny talk about doing ministry in light of the social upheaval with the Coronavirus pandemic. Pastors have a great opportunity that we should seize - we have been trying to convince our church family for years that the building is not the church, THEY are! Now, we have a change to prove it in real life! A raw, uncut, and unedited conversati…
 
Josh Gagnon from https://www.nextlevel.church joins us to talk about how to recover the ability to dream big dreams for God again - like when you were younger and believed God for everything?! Get it back! Learn to dream again. Josh and Jeff talk extensively about the hope-filled message of his book: It's Not Over - Leaving Behind Disappointment an…
 
Ian Borkent is the pastor of a C3 Church in the Netherlands and talks with Jeff about his experience over the last 13 years taking a church of 60 singles and turning it into a church of 450 with families, volunteers, and teams! So practical & encouraging!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Chris Morton from www.freshexpressionsus.org/ joins Jeff today to talk about innovative ways for church growth and church planting for the 21st century. Jeff and Jonny recorded in person for this very practical episode! Get Chris' FREE E-Book at www.freshexpressionsus.org/howtostart. Also check out the Fresh Expressions National Gathering at www.fx…
 
Garry Poole from OneLife Advisors joins the guys to talk about an approach to outreach that Jeff terms "unvangelism". Anyone in any church can take this approach to reaching people with the Gospel. You can find Garry at https://www.onelifeadvisors.com or email Garry at garry@garrypoole.comBy Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Jeff and Jonny are live in person with each other for this last episode of 2019! Assimilation is the monster pastors must wrestle with on a weekly basis, unless we delegate to someone more capable... a thought provoking episode! Enjoy! We referenced Greg Curtis a number of times. Here is a link to his site on Assimilation: https://www.gregcurtis-as…
 
This is a long form conversation with a great leader and international worker (missionary) who shares leadership lessons from a lifetime of missions and ministry. Lessons from growing up an MK and now a veteran missionary himself. Listen at least twice!! We references two episodes that are a sure bet for a second listen - one with our good friend D…
 
Three leadership dynamics that make for a healthy church - observations from a veteran missionary who has the unique opportunity to visit many churches while on home assignment. Here is his perspective - enjoy and learn...By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Dr. N.T. "Tom" Wright joins Jeff and Jonny again to talk about his heart for Scripture, how he practices devotions, thinks about spiritual formation, views Brexit and cultural upheaval, and thinks about ordinary sized church ministry. He even offers a free course for 200churches listeners! Here's the link to your free course on N.T. Wright Online! …
 
Pastor Jake Fierberg is a bivocational pastor in Aurora CO. He talks with Jeff and Jonny about the blessings and challenges of working a secular job and pastoring a small congregation. This is a FANTASTIC episode - encouraging and inspirational! Jake has been a listener to the podcast for over five years and is now a personal friend of Jeff and Jon…
 
Jeff and Jonny speak with Dave Runyon, the author of The Art of Neighboring. You can find Dave's work at www.artofneighboring.com. This was a fun episode for the guys to record LIVE with Dave!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Jon Dunwell has been in ministry for 25 years from Student to Senior Pastor in churches small and large. He is a John Maxwell Certified Speaker, Trainer, and Coach. Jon talks with Jeff in this episode about effective follow up for first time guests, and gives detailed advice for how you can begin to improve your follow up of first time guests begin…
 
Pastor Scott Buell was tired, hopeless, out of shape, overweight, and frustrated with himself. He could not manage his diet or health. After listening to Episode 332 of 200churches, he took action. What he has experienced is amazing! This is his story. If you are interested and want more information on how to succeed in your own personal health tra…
 
Jeff reviews 8 areas of our lives and ministry that we can evaluate as we enter into a new church year. Jonny gives his input on the front and back of the episode as the better looking Millennial of the two!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Jeff met Gabe in San Salvador, El Salvador's capital city. They quickly became friends and Jeff was certain that Gabe had a message for our 200churches pastors. So late one night they sat down, put Jeff's iPhone between them, and recorded this raw, unedited conversation. This is Gabe's story. A story of tragedy, grace, and redemption. A story of HO…
 
Jeremy Norton, pastor of MountainView Church in Whitehorse, Yukon CANADA joins us after two years more of ministry to give us an update on how he is doing pastoring his 200church in Whitehorse. Name change and salvations are a couple items we discuss...By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Dan Reiland, Executive Pastor of 12Stone Church in Atlanta GA, joins us yet again to share wisdom, inspiration, education, and perspective on what pastors deal with in 2019. Jonny joins Jeff for the front and back of the episode, and Jeff and Dan fill the middle. This is both encouraging and inspiring! Enjoy!…
 
Jeff and Jonny hang out with Jason and Eric, co-pastors of the Citylight KC Church plant in Kansas City MO. This is a one year check up on their ministry progress and contains some great wisdom and encouragement from two great ministry colleagues!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Strauss and Irving joined Jeff and Jonny recently to talk about leading like Jesus, in the church. These guys are authors, Ph.D's, and seminary professors and they speak with the guys about their new book on biblical leadership.By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
A great conversation with Phil Bowdle, Creative Arts Pastor at West Ridge Church in NW Atlanta, and author of Rethink Communication - A Playbook to Clarify and Communicate Everything in your Church. Instructive and helpful! https://www.philbowdle.comBy Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Rob Douglas, denominational leader and pastoral coach, joins Jeff to talk about what impacts small church pastors, and just a little bit about how we can encourage one another in ministry, as Jeff and Rob did for each other in this episode!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Josh Park from BranchLife.Church talks with Jeff and Jonny about the adventure of launching a church, with all the prayer and work that goes with it! Josh gives a ton of great advice and counsel to church planters in this episode. He talks about the work, the drama, the numbers, the priorities, and the people that it takes to pull off a great launc…
 
Pastor Bill Larson spent over 40 years in full time pastoral ministry, then led and cared for pastors for years. He is a pastor's pastor, and Jeff got to sit down and talk with him about his long life and love of ministry! A classic!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Jonny is joined by a special guest--his wife!--to talk about her work for Preemptive Love and the meaning behind their slogan "Love Anyway." They chat about podcasts, talk about the risk of loving, crossing the boundaries of "us vs. them", and what pastors can learn from storytellers. We know you'll be challenged and encouraged by this episode as y…
 
Jeff shares personally what he has learned over the past six months, and challenges pastors to take steps toward healing and wholeness, in whatever areas they need to. Maybe it's drugs, pornography, overeating, flirtatious relationships, an affair... whatever it is! He also shares a simple step you can take to counsel yourself first! Take action pa…
 
Henty Van Der Merwe joins Jeff and Jonny for this delightful episode! Henty is an Executive Assistant to Pastor Rick Warren at Saddleback Church and he shares a peek into his world, and through him, into the world of Saddleback's ministry, and Rick's ministry as well. Henty is a sharp young man. You'll enjoy him!…
 
Our most downloaded episode of the 200churches Podcast is pulled from the vault and re-aired on this 318th episode! The Rev. Dr. N.T. Wright from Scotland joins Jeff and Jonny to talk all things ministry and small churches, and a bit of England... Join Dr. Wright at NTWrightOnline!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
Todd Grant from the Watts Powerhouse Church in South Los Angeles joins Jeff to talk about the work of God in his urban ministry. Gangs, broken lives, broken families, etc. God is working! This is a very encouraging episode!By Jeff Keady and Jonny Craig: Pastors, Leaders, Bloggers, Podcasters, and Encouragers
 
A classic Jeff & Jonny episode! Jonny postulates a foundational thought on ministry and then he and Jeff dive deeper into it. Generally about what ministry is and isn't. This is a fun, friendly episode where two colleagues share common passion - ministry! They reference this UnSeminary Podcast episode with Greg Curtis! Click on both links - trust u…
 
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