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Fidelis Project

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Conversations surrounding integrated theological training for Christian leaders in a rapidly changing world. Learn more at www.fidelisproject.com
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Episode #9 / Dr. John Jackson
Dan interviews the newest member of the Fidelis International Seminary board of advisors, Dr. John Jackson.  Prior to joining William Jessup University as its Sixth President in March 2011, John served as the Executive Director of Thriving Churches International and as a Senior Leader of Bayside Church, Granite Bay, California. He is the Founding Pastor of LifePoint Church in Minden, Nevada, and previously was the Executive Minister of the American Baptist Churches of the Pacific Southwest (now Transformation Ministries) where he was responsible to serve more than 270 churches in four Western states. John also served as the Senior Pastor and in several staff roles at First Baptist Church of Oxnard and as the Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church of Buena Park. Dr. Jackson earned both his Ph.D. and M.A. in Educational Administration and Organizational Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A. in Theology (Christian Formation and Discipleship) at Fuller Theological Seminary; and a B.A. in Religion (Christian History and Thought) from Chapman University.   Dr. Jackson has written and co-authored eight books: Finding Your Place in God’s Plan, God Size Your Church, Leveraging Your Communication Style, Leveraging Your Leadership Style, Pastorpreneur, High Impact Church Planting, The Right Choice – Choosing a College and Why it Matters, and The Prevailing Church.  Education: Ph.D., M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara | M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary | B.A., Chapman University   Learn more about or register as a student with Fidelis International Seminary at: https://www.fidelisproject.com  Music by Josh White: "Only Your Presence" from the album Pilgrim, 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DjCJfpIrRM&t=0s  View Josh White’s music on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/4KTkQA8GYHDdnF85o70VoO
01:05:31
September 15, 2022
Episode #8 / Dr. Scott Olson
Dan interviews church-planter, author and missiologist, Dr. Scott Olson.    Dr. Scott Olson is passionate about awakening kingdom dreams in people, equipping the church for service, developing leaders that start/shepherd gospel movements, and multiplying apprentices of Jesus. Scott’s served in a missional context for more than 26 years, having planted/replanted 5 churches, shepherded 3 other churches, and served as the Program Manager for My Father House family shelter (Portland, OR). He’s received a MAPS (Church Planting), M.Div. Equivalence (Trinitarian Theology), D.Min. (Missional Leadership) from Multnomah Biblical Seminary, serves as a faculty mentor for Redemption Seminary and as a web consultant for the Fidelis Project. Dr. Scott is the author of    "Re-Imagining the Church"  and"Eat This Book Family Challenge" and host of the Artizo podcast.   Learn more about or register as a student with Fidelis Project.   Listen to Josh White on Spotify.
02:06:45
September 01, 2022
Episode #7 / Josh Howard
Dan interviews the academic dean of Fidelis, Josh Howard.  Josh serves with Central India Christian Mission in Madhya Pradesh, India. Josh shares how God led him to serve in India, and how the message of Christ is spreading in the country of India.    Learn more about or register as a student with Fidelis Project at: https://www.fidelisproject.com  Learn more about Zumé (the greek term for yeast) at: https://www.zume.training  Learn about Central India Christian Mission: https://www.indiamission.org/ Learn more about Calvary International Biblical Academy: https://www.indiamission.org/launching-leaders  Music by Josh White: "Only Your Presence" from the album Pilgrim, 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DjCJfpIrRM Listen to Josh on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/3psLTsHajbwman1DImLX1T?si=f7332e2c456e4e64 
41:27
August 12, 2022
Episode #6 / A Call to Action
In this episode, we get a chance to listen in on a rallying call to action given by Dr. Frank Schattner in September 2017 to a team of missionaries and church-planters in Chiang Rai, Thailand. Here, Dr. Frank paints with broad strokes some of the cultural trends and mission strategies that need to be implemented in the cause of fulfilling the great commission of Christ.  Learn more about or register as a student with Fidelis Project at: https://www.fidelisproject.com  Learn more about Zumé (the greek term for yeast) at: https://www.zume.training  Learn about PIONEERS mission organization: https://www.pioneers.org
01:02:36
March 15, 2022
Episode #5 / Disciple-Making Movements with guest Dr. Curtis Sergeant
Guest Dr. Curtis Sergeant shares his thoughts on the concept of Disciple-Making Movements and Dr. Frank shares about why www.Zume.training has been integrated into the Fidelis Course.    Dr. Curtis Sergeant served with IMB among an unreached people group in China. After a movement started there, he began training for the house-church networks in China. He served as a Vice President for Global Strategy with the IMB. At Saddleback he led efforts for Church Planting and was used to catalyze global church planting projects, particularly in India. Through God’s grace in these efforts, nearly one hundred previously unengaged UPGs were engaged with the gospel. He served as the international Vice President of e3 Partners. He currently directs a disciple-making and missions training center called MetaCamp in the USA. He is a co-facilitator of the 24:14 coalition and helped found the Zúme project. His doctorate is in missions and his master’s degree is in education.    Read Dr. Sergeant's book for free here: https://theonlyonebook.com/  Learn about Metacamp here: https://metacamp.org/  Learn more about or register as a student with Fidelis Project at: www.fidelisproject.com   Learn more about Zumé (the greek term for yeast) at: www.zume.training   Music by Josh White: "Only Your Presence" from the album Pilgrim, 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DjCJfpIrRMListen to Josh on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/track/3psLTsHajbwman1DImLX1T?si=f7332e2c456e4e64
01:15:23
November 16, 2021
Episode #4 / Personal Wellness
Dan and Dr. Frank discuss Personal Wellness with fitness coach Anthony Widener.  Learn more about or register as a student with Fidelis Project at: www.fidelisproject.com   Learn more about Crash Fitness: https://www.crashfitnessco.com Music by Josh White: "Only Your Presence" from the album Pilgrim, 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DjCJfpIrRM
43:37
November 10, 2021
Episode #3 / Spiritual Formation
Dan discuss Spiritual Formation and its relationship with Scripture memory with Dr. Frank and Eric.   Learn more about or register as a student with Fidelis Project at: www.fidelisproject.com   Learn more about Zumé (the greek term for yeast) at: www.zume.training   Music by Josh White: "Only Your Presence" from the album Pilgrim, 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DjCJfpIrRM
57:35
October 21, 2021
Episode #2 / Metanarrative
Dr. Frank and Dan discuss the value of teaching the over-arching story of the Christian Scriptures as the foundation for knowing how to understand rightly the world God has made and His ultimate purpose in salvation. Learn more about Fidelis Project. Learn about the Firm Foundations material by Trevor McIlwain. Watch "Ee-Taow". Visit The Bible Project. Music by Josh White: "Only Your Presence" from the album Pilgrim 2013.
31:25
September 28, 2021
Episode #1 / Conversation with Dr. Frank Schattner
A brief introduction to the founder of Fidelis Project.
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July 07, 2021