The Ecclesia Leadership Podcast

The Ecclesia Leadership Podcast

By The Ecclesia Network
Casual conversations with leaders from in and around the Ecclesia Network

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Special Edition- Andy Crouch
How do Christians committed to the missional stance of Kingdom citizens interact with the culture around them? Andy Crouch is one of the most prominent thinkers on the scene today when it comes to this question! This month, we feature a talk given by Andy at an Ecclesia Missional Commons in 2009.
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September 11, 2019
Aaron Graham
With the political climate today, being a pastor can be tough. Imagine being a pastor in Washington DC! This month, we sat down to talk with someone who's doing exactly that- longtime Ecclesia denizen, Aaron Graham. f AARON GRAHAM Lead Pastor  The District Church Aaron serves as the founder and lead pastor of The District Church. He leads the Columbia Heights parish as well as the church organizationally. Aaron has a heart for church planting, leadership development, and urban ministry. He is the co-founder of DC127 and serves as the board chair. Before moving to the District, Aaron started Quincy Street Missional Church in a low-income neighborhood of Boston where he served for five years. He received his bachelor's from the University of Richmond, master's at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and his doctorate at Fuller Theological Seminary. Aaron loves to be outdoors, to play basketball, to travel, and to cheer for DC sports teams. He lives in Columbia Heights with his wife Amy and their two children, Elijah and Natalie. The District Church http://www.districtchurch.org/ Just Homes https://www.justhomesdc.org/ DC127 http://dc127.org/
30:07
August 9, 2019
Special Edition- Alan Hirsch
Answering the questions of "What is Good News for" and "What does the Church look like to" those who don't know Jesus, Alan Hirsch gives us a master class on Missional Theology.  From 2011
1:48:09
July 15, 2019
Mandy Smith
We talk with Mandy Smith, Ecclesia Board Member and Pastor (of University Christian Church in Cincinnati, OH).  She's from Australia, so we wanted to get her impressions of the Church in America! We also talk Aussie slang (and what slightly naughty Aussie word the Queen would use if she were in a mood).  An insightful and encouraging time with the ever-insightful and encouraging Mandy Smith!
58:55
June 25, 2019
Special Edition: Scot McKnight- "How the Bible Works"
From our Ecclesia National Gathering 2014
58:56
June 6, 2019
Social Media
Hosts Bob Hyatt and Dustin Bagby discuss social media use by pastors/leaders. Important topics covered:  Exclamation point pastors!!! #TUHL The CORRECT use of #humbled Passive-aggressive Twitter Exhortation and MORE...
58:56
May 15, 2019
Special Edition- James Bryan Smith "How Spiritual Formation Happens"
James Bryan Smith is a theology professor at Friends University in Wichita, KS and a writer and speaker in the area of Christian spiritual formation. He also serves as the director of the Christian Spiritual Formation Institute at Friends University. A founding member of Richard J. Foster’s spiritual renewal ministry, Renovaré, Smith is an ordained United Methodist Church minister and has served in various capacities in local churches. Smith is also the author of A Spiritual Formation Workbook, Devotional Classics, Embracing the Love of God, Rich Mullins: An Arrow Pointing to Heaven and Room of Marvels. He spoke at our 2016 Ecclesia National Gathering.  Interested in hearing more from James Bryan Smith? Check out our resources on the Ecclesia Network website
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April 29, 2019
Kurtley Knight
Hosts Bob Hyatt and Dustin Bagby are joined by the Rev. Dr Kurtley Knight! Kurtley planted Epiphany Church in Dallas, TX! We talk about him leaving the Seventh Day Adventist movement,  Church Planting Shutting down a church plant Issues around race and diversity in leadership And... Our secret Pastor crushes!
1:17:00
April 23, 2019
Jim Pace
Special Guest Jim Pace Bob Hyatt & Dustin Bagby co-host. We talk about Ministry Experiences with Dallas Willard Bourbon The culture of the Ecclesia Network and... The infamous "The Contest" episode of Seinfeld
59:13
April 11, 2019
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