Whether it is the death of a student through suicide or the death of a parent of one of your students, tragedy is something that will eventually find you in ministry. Today on the podcast we talk with Matt Glancey and Jake Mouliert, both from Coastal Christian Ocean City in New Jersey. Matt shares some of the personal tragedies in his life and they both share about how the Lord allowed their church to minister to the community after the suicide of a student at their local school. They share some practical insights into how to deal with tragedy in your ministry.
Phil Tuttle, President of Walk Thru the Bible, shares how understanding the big picture of the Old and New Testaments can ignite people’s passion for God’s Word.
In this episode we sit down with Pastor Bobby Pell of Northwoods Church in Evansville, Indiana to discuss what "Church Planting" is, how it works and why do it. This is a podcast with many great insights into the calling of one's life but moreover the challenge to live humbly for Jesus and to keep spreading the gospel onward!
If you have worked with students for more than a minute, you have dealt with the results of anxiety and depression. Students everywhere are struggling with it and many times with no help. Brian sits down with Karen Smith (a repeat guest from Episode 17), the Dean of women at the Word of Life Bible Institute and she gives us some practical steps as to how we can help students in these areas of struggle.
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Dr. Ray Pritchard, founder and president of Keep Believing Ministries, author of more than 30 books, and adjunct professor of the Word of Life Bible Institute preaches an inspiring message entitled, “Look Who’s Coming to Dinner.”
CJ Lang, a second year Bible Institute student, sits down with us this week. We talk about a planned out life and how God can change the direction we are headed.
Second year student at the Word of Life Bible Institute, Michaela Yoder, spent her childhood in fear as she lived with her father who verbally and emotionally abused both her and her mother. This story is one of hurt, frustration, confusion but ends in a joy that can only come from the Lord. This is the life story of Michaela Yoder!
Brian sits down with three Youth Ministry Interns (Anthony, James & David) to talk about what they are learning and what they are most excited about as they get their first taste of youth ministry from a leadership standpoint.
These three Youth Ministry Interns (YMI) have finished two years of education at the Word of Life Bible Institute (WOLBI), are completing additional training, and will soon be going out to the local churches where they will be interning for the next two years.
This week we sat down with Kerrie Barone, a 2nd year student at the Word of Life Bible Institute, who struggled with self worth, depression and the want to live. This is a heartfelt podcast as some things lay at rest in her life, other struggles still exist. If we're honest, don't we all have struggles that we contend with on a normal basis? Listen in as you hear the powerful story of Kerrie Barone and her transformation from darkness to light!
In this podcast we sit down with Word of Life Bible Institute freshman student, Anton'e Williamson. Listen in as you hear the radical change that took place in his life after surrendering his everything to the Lord.
In this podcast we sit down with Word of Life Bible Institute sophomore student, Luke Paige. Filled with tragedy, pain, and addiction, Luke's life was spinning out of control. Listen in as you hear the radical change that took place in his life after surrendering his everything to the Lord.
In this Part Two podcast we jump right in with Jonathan and the Parsons to continue right along through the journey they had with Kathryn. Now if you haven't heard the first part of the two-part podcast you'll want to hop on back to Part One, so that you will get both halves of the story.
Jonathan and Amy Parsons are your normal parents who did the normal routine of life until one dark day, everything changed. In this Part One podcast, the Parsons pull back the veil to share with you their heart and the journey of little Kathryn's fight to beat cancer.
John Stonestreet, President of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Joins this week’s podcast to discuss issues of civil disobedience, culture, gender identity, and much more.
Get ready for yet another round table podcast with Dr. Tom Davis and our guest Bree Walsh. In this podcast we ask Dr. Davis questions in which he has had no time to prepare. We trust you will be blessed and encouraged by this podcast as we dive into many different subjects, but all leading back to the person of Jesus!
In this episode we visit with our freind and returning guest, Scotty Matthews who is the pastor to Bolton Landing, NY. Today we learn of how the past year has been for the church as well as what he has learned as a new pastor in a new community. We trust you will be encouraged!
Jennifer joins us this week to talk about her testimony and how she is called to work with children. If you would liked this podcast give it a like and share it with your friends.
Our friend Brian Baker from the Multiply Podcast had John Stonestreet from the Colson Center as his guest this week. Culture is a huge part of student ministry. This week on the podcast, Brian is joined by John Stonestreet, the president of the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, and they talk about why culture is so important and how we as youth leaders respond to this culture. Be sure to go check out the Multiply podcast at lcm.wol.org/multiply
In this episode we speak with Emma Haneman, a sophomore in High School, who educates us in what it looks like to be a Christian girl in a public school. Are you to live out your faith boldly or quietly; spoken or through actions? What do most teenage girls struggle with and as we also speak with Emma's father, Chad, we learn a few hints on how we can gain trust and speak into the lives of your teenage kids.
This week we tune into the Multiply with Brian Baker as he has our friend and former guest to the Word of Life Podcast, Shawn Naylor. In this episode they dice into the subject of a shepherding leader.
In this second part to Jay Sanders testimony we dive in to college ministry and what that looks like from a college student perspective as well as from a leader. We also talk about diversity, a subject very passionate with Jay! You will not want to miss this second part to Jay Sanders testimony.
This week on the podcast Jonathan sits down with Jay Sanders and listens as Jay tells his life story. Sit back and listen as we find out how Jay's life journey took him from Ohio to Central Florida.
If you have children, work with children or are around kids for more than five minutes you understand how rewarding yet challenging it can be. In this episode we sit down with Jonathan Nazigan or “Marshall Jon” if you’re familiar with Word of Life Ranch. Jon is the Camp Director for the Word of Life Ranch and Wild and he shares with us today his journey and gives us sound advice on how to deepen your relationship with your children personally and spiritually!
In this episode Jonathan sits down with a hip-hop group Inexenim from the Cayman Islands. This is an amazing story of how God brought this group together. It is no coincidence that God had a plan for these guys. Listen in as we learn what God did in each of them and what God is doing through them today!