The Millennial Pastor

The Millennial Pastor

By Josiah Jones
Welcome to “The Millennial Pastors” where we talk about the intersection between faith and culture, from the millennial perspective. How ministry is done in the 21st century needs evaluating and we're here to share a fresh perspective. Instead of simply going to church, we want to be the church!
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S1E24 - The Finale
The final episode of season one of The Millennial Pastor Podcast! We play our own stupid game, reflect on our hope for the church and champion the millennial stereotype with the best sponsor yet! Share the love: Young Clergy Con Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
43:35
June 7, 2019
S1E23: The Co-Pastoring Couple - Featuring Jen and Jonny Blake!
This week we hear from Jen and Jonny Blake! These two co-pastor a church in Edmonton, Canada and share a little bit of what life looks like being the church. They play our millennial stereotype game, share their thoughts on what church is and speak to what it looks like to pastor a church with your spouse and three kids in tow!  Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:04:29
May 27, 2019
S1E22: Pastoring like a Midwife - Featuring Shawn Songer Gaines
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Shawna! Shawna is the lead pastor at the Trevecca Community Church in Nashville, TN as well as the co-author of a book called "A Seat at the Table: A Generation Reimagining its Place in the Church" which talks all about intergenerational dynamics within the church. Hear as she shares her experiences in ministry and her suggestion for how we as the church can reimagine a vibrant tomorrow full of the gifts of God for the people of God.   Get her book A Seat at the Table: A Generation Reimagining its Place in the Church or her book Kings and Presidents: Politics and the Kingdom of God today!  Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:11:45
May 20, 2019
S1E21: Being a Missional People - Featuring Evan
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Evan! He is a married father of four and first time Lead Pastor. Hear him play "How Millennial Are You" as well as share his heart about how the church can lean into a missional lifestyle Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:18:04
May 13, 2019
S1E20: A conversation with the author of "Unraptured," Zack Hunt
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture.  This week we hear from Zack, author of the book Unraptured. Yes, we discuss the millennial stereotype, but more importantly we get to hear the motivation for why he wrote this book and what he hopes to accomplish with it.  Buy Zack's book: Unraptured: How End Times Theology Gets It Wrong Want to support us? Go to our anchor page an click "Support this podcast!" Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook Twitter Instagram 
1:12:02
May 6, 2019
Ep. 001 - #Blessed
Episode 001 of our #Blessed series is an experiment. In a few weeks we will end our first season of The Millennial Pastor Podcast! Over the summer we are playing around with the idea of a different format that’s much shorter. Here is our first attempt! Its a rough cut since we are still experimenting but please let us know what you think!
31:24
May 1, 2019
S1E19: Good Coffee & Good Stories - Featuring Preston, aka "The Storytelling Millennial Pastor"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture.  This week we hear from Preston, aka "The Storytelling Millennial Pastor!" He loves coffee, but even more, he loves telling good stories  as well as helping the church in  foster real relationships in community.  Share The Love Sponsor: Young Clergy Con Want to support us? Go to our anchor page an click "Support this podcast!" Prestons Book Suggestions: Talk to Me: How to Ask Better Questions, Get Better Answers, and Interview Anyone Like a Pro Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook Twitter Instagram 
1:12:10
April 29, 2019
S1E18: A Shift from Country Club Church - Featuring Colin, aka "The Dual Citizen Millennial Pastor"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Colin, aka "The Dual Citizen Millennial Pastor!" Listen as he shares his thoughts on how we can shift away from being a "country club sort of church where Jesus is a condiment," and become better neighbors willing to embody the gospel! Short on time? Skip to the 35 minute mark to get right to Colin's interview! Share The Love Sponsor: Your Neighbor Want to support us? Go to our anchor page an click "Support this podcast!" Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook Twitter Instagram 
1:25:01
April 22, 2019
S1E17: Building Bridges between the Church and The Surrounding Community - Featuring Alex, aka "The Disappointed Idealist"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Alex, aka "The Disappointed Idealist !" Listen as he shares why he became a pastor, how he sees his calling unfold in his current context and how he tries to be a bridge builder between the church and the community he lives in. Short on time? Skip to the 28 minute mark to get right to Alex's interview! Share The Love Sponsor: Love INC For a 30 day free Audible book and trial click here.  Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook Twitter Instagram 
1:24:03
April 15, 2019
S1E16: Bi-Vocation Single Female Pastor Life - Featuring Anna, aka "The Barista Millennial Pastor"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Anna aka "The Barista Millennial Pastor!" She is bi-vocational, and female, single and a millennial. Basically, she is a unicorn. Hear her share her life story, about the church she pastors, how she came to be at her current location and why having a call is more important that money! Pressed for time? Skip to"43:00" to get right to Anna's story! Share the love sponsor: Your local bi-vocational pastor! Episode sponsor: NordVPN Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:43:01
April 8, 2019
S1E15: Life As a Brand New Lead Pastor - Featuring Cody, aka "The Deer In Headlights Pastor"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Cody aka "The Unfiltered Pastor!" Hear Cody share some great insights into the transition many pastors make going from associate (youth, children's, college, etc.) pastor to lead. Having only been at the helm for six weeks, Cody's take on his new role is fresh and very raw.  Cody's interview: 39:50 Share the love sponsor: You Tell Us! Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:30:35
April 1, 2019
S1E14: White Jesus, The Theology of Potlucks & Ripping Off Bandaids - Featuring Jacobi aka “The Unfiltered Pastor”
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Jacobi aka "The Unfiltered Pastor!" Hear Jacobi share his thoughts on the picture of white Jesus many of us have hanging in our churches, his thoughts on why potlucks are the perfect metaphor for what church is, and how we sometimes need to deal with issues in our communities head-on, like ripping off a bandaid.   Share the love sponsor: Compass Initiative Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:01:16
March 25, 2019
S1E13: Relationships Over Metrics - Featuring Moe "The Most Millennial Pastor"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Moe aka "The Most Millennial Pastor" that we have ever had! The funny thing is, he might not technically be a millennial. Regardless, give the episode a listen to hear us talk about the importance of relationships over metrics and our thoughts on tackling the dreaded end of the year reporting we as pastors deal with annually.  Share the love sponsor: Mentoring For Ministry (You can donate here) Episode sponsor: NordVPN Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:18:56
March 18, 2019
S1E12: Compartmentalized ministry, inter-denominational angst, and repping Jesus - With Eric aka "The Not-Nazarene Millennial Pastor"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Eric aka "The Not-Nazarene Millennial Pastor." We talk about inter-denominational nonsense, about how we should learn to get over ourselves and agree on the important things, like following Jesus.  Eric also shares the things he has learned in ministering to youth, investing in the next generation and deconstructing compartmentalized ministry! Share the love sponsor: Hayward Mission Episode sponsor: Audible Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:17:31
March 11, 2019
S1E11: ... But you’re a girl... - featuring Alicia, aka “The Feminist Millennial Pastor"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Alicia, aka "The Feminist Millennial Pastor." Listen as she shares her story of becoming a pastor while single and female. She also shares some of the work she is doing to pave the way for future female pastors! Yes, we used the “F” word, but in a denomination that ordains women, it’s important for us to hear about some of the hurdles they still face pursuing their calling, even today. Share the love sponsor: Just Threads (Promo Code: millennialpastor) Episode sponsor: NordVPN Join the Conversation on our website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
1:48:54
March 4, 2019
S1E10: Embodying a Christian Ethic - Featuring Sophie aka "The Queen of Avocados"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Sophie, aka "The Queen of Avocados." Listen as she shares some of her efforts in reimagining the church body. In this episode, you will also hear Sophie share her perspectives on living out a Christian ethic, especially in the arena of consumerism. Special Shout-out: https://www.justthreads.org/ Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
1:03:19
February 25, 2019
S1E9: Working Towards an Inclusive Church - Featuring "Combat Chuck"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Chuck, aka "Combat Chuck!" Listen as he shares with us his story of redemption within the church, how he is working towards a more inclusive faith community and his experience loving the "least of the these." Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
1:07:13
February 11, 2019
S1E8: Engaging meaningfully with Pop Culture - Featuring Matt, AKA Preachin' Moose
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Matt, aka Preaching Moose! Listen as he shares with us his reasons for why the church shouldn't be afraid of pop culture, but should be willing to fearlessly embrace it! From Harry Potter to Pokemon to "which Avenger is most like which apostle," we have your pop culture references covered.   Free Audible book and trial: www.audibletrial.com/MillennialPastor Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
1:20:08
February 4, 2019
S1E7: Changing the narrative of Church: Not black or white, but brown. - With Letiah aka "Twin"
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Letiah, aka my twin (we are being ironic)! Listen as she shares her thoughts on the church, and hear how she deals with issues of race and social justice all while being physically disabled.  Poor Peoples Campaign: https://www.poorpeoplescampaign.org Free Audible book and trial: www.audibletrial.com/MillennialPastor Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
53:06
January 28, 2019
S1E6: Love in action, walls, and agreeing to disagree - With Ryan, the Ruiner of Thanksgiving
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Ryan, aka the ruiner of Thanksgiving! Listen as he shares his thoughts on the church, and hear his story of being a father to an adopted child with disabilities, a veteran, a pastor and someone trying to put love into action. Free Audible book and trial: www.audibletrial.com/MillennialPastor Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
1:09:46
January 21, 2019
S1E5: Your Church Meets Where? - Featuring Aimee, the Millennial-ish Pastor
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Aimee, aka the "I don't know which generation I am in" pastor! Join us as she tells us her thoughts on church, on what type of church she pastors and the struggles that she faces being a female pastor! Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
1:03:37
January 14, 2019
S1E4: How to talk to "Seasoned Saints" - Featuring Hunter a.k.a The Voice of a Generation
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we hear from Hunter, aka the voice of a generation! He tells us his thoughts on church, on how to agree to disagree, and how we can all do our part to better communicate cross-generationally! (PS, we had technical issues with this episode, so at times it seems we are talking over each other, but that is die to a frustrating issue called audio drift. Sorry! We are working on fixing the problem) Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
57:27
December 24, 2018
S1E3: Yes... I really am a Pastor... - Featuring Brent, aka. the Tatted Pastor
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we will be talking with Brent about Catholics, Clerical Collars and Liturgy as well has having to regularly reassure people that he is in fct a pastor . Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
59:12
November 28, 2018
S1E2: What the Pastor! - Featuring Will, aka. The Favorite Son
Welcome to the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. This week we will try to define the word "Church" and share a little more about how millennials Pastor within it. Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: https://www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
44:44
November 20, 2018
Pilot - This Is Us
This is the very first episode of the Millennial Pastor Podcast, the podcast where millennials talk about the intersection between faith and culture. Join the Conversation: The Internets: TheMillennialPastor.com FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/TheMillennialPastor/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/RevMillennial Insta: https://www.instagram.com/the.millennial.pastor/
45:52
November 19, 2018
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