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The Reach Podcast

The Reach Podcast

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Is it possible to see people come to Christ in today’s culture or is it something from a bygone era that we have to reluctantly leave in our archives?

Rev Mark Greenwood is National Evangelist and Head of Evangelism for Elim Pentecostal Church in the UK. In this high energy and fun podcast Mark's guests bring their stories, wisdom and insight resourcing Elim’s National Evangelism Vision which he believes is for the broader global Church.

Whether you are a leader, emerging leader or doing the work of an Evangelist this Podcast is for you.
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The Reach Podcast

In conversation with Dave Newton
He prefers Pomegranate over sweets. He’s partial to a cheese that’s stored in a cave and he isn’t good at staying still. He’s Elim’s Director of Training and Principal of Regents Theology College and in this inspiring episode we talk Discipleship and leaders.
December 02, 2021
In conversation with Noel Robinson
By his own admission, he’s not very exotic and his lips turn blue when he eats ready salted crisps! He’s one of the UK’s leading worship leaders but behind this he is a revivalist who wants people to meet Jesus. Have a listen to this amazing chat about the power of the Spirit.
November 01, 2021
In conversation with Roy Crowne
He’s only got one pudding he likes. He’s the former Director of Youth for Christ and Hope together and in this podcast we talk about entrepreneurial gospel leaders. With inspirational stories and tips, it’s well worth a listen.
October 01, 2021
In conversation with Sarah Whittleston
She loves Caerphilly cheese and she has a very interesting reason for not liking tea. She is a local church Pastor and the National lead for Elim churches on prayer. You will be encouraged,
May 28, 2021
In conversation with Catherine and Dominic DeSouza
They are both Liverpool fans. They are both leaders of City Church Cardiff. They are both passionate about Social Justice and they co-chair The ELim Justice Forum.
May 21, 2021
In conversation with Ben Jack
He’s a strength 4 cheddar man and he told me a cheeky little thing I didn’t know about Indiana Jones. Ben Jack is a DJ, Evangelist and heads up the evangelists network called Advance.
May 07, 2021
In conversation with Debra Green OBE
She likes Brie and fruit straight from the fridge and she had a crush on Dr Zhivago. She’s on the planning team and speaking team at Spring Harvest as well as being on the leadership team of a large church in Manchester. She is the founding Director of Redeeming our Communities (ROC). Debra definite is worth a listen on all things community engagement.
April 23, 2021
In conversation with Pete Vandenburg
He’s Pre-lactarian in this tea. He likes the thought of dunking crisps in melted chocolate. He’s the Executive Vice President of CFAN and he has some truly remarkable stories to tell. You will be inspired.
April 09, 2021
In conversation with Warren Evans
He likes smoked cheese on toast and to his friends he’s known as “Wazza”. He’s the CEO of Sports Chaplaincy UK and the Chair of Sports Chaplaincy Global Association and in this podcast we unpacks “Wazza’s” heart for the church in the sporting community.
March 22, 2021
In conversation with Andy Frost
He’s called the Balding Bishop, he wears a lot of hats (nothing to do with the bald bit) and he’s a man who won’t be tied down on his crisp choice (although I did manage to). He has a breadth and depth of knowledge in evangelism, due in no small way to a rich and varied involvement across the UK’s churches. He has some pearls and principles which he shares in this brilliant podcast.
March 05, 2021
In conversation with Tim Alford
He fuses natural yoghurt with blueberry yoghurt and I am sure he said he likes Dairylea as a pudding. Tim Alford shares some nuggets that may challenge you but will inspire you. Tim is Director of LimitlessElim’s youth ministry and author of Leadership 101 book as well leader of the amazing Limitless festival
February 20, 2021
In conversation with Carl Beech
Discover what his go to daily lunch is as Carl Beech of Edge ministries talks about reaching forgotten people in forgotten places. Carl’s heart for the poor consumes his thinking and his actions. Challenging as well as inspiring.
February 05, 2021
In conversation with Kevin and Andrew Palau
We talked films and tubs of ice-cream as well as how nearly 1 million people indicated they followed Jesus through online evangelism by the Palau organisation.
January 22, 2021
In conversation with Nicky Gumbel
Just how does Nicky Gumbel like to drink Cocoa Cola? And it seems that his favourite type of food is “the cheaper the better”. Listen to this inspirational podcast with stories of people going from Atheist to planting churches in 10 years.
December 18, 2020
In conversation with Phil Knox
Head of mission to young adults at The Evangelical Alliance talks cheese vehicles, crocheted angels and what it means to be a story bearer. Fun and engaging you will be inspired about your own story,
November 27, 2020
In conversation with Paul Hudson
Paul Hudson was a local church Pastor before becoming Elim’s International Missions Director. Now serving as Regional Leader for the North East and Midlands regions in Elim, he shares his wisdom about cheese, crisps, “slow kindness” and how God is moving around the world in the Healthy Maybes.
November 13, 2020
In conversation with Carl Knightly
How do we engage with those in our communities who are elderly? Listen to Carl Knightly Chief Executive of Faith in Later Life. I found this inspiring and challenging but really helpful in understanding how we must and can communicate the gospel to those who often experience real loneliness.
October 30, 2020
In conversation with Canon J. John
So what does one of the world’s leading communicators of the gospel, international evangelist J. John do in lockdown when his dairy is suddenly cancelled. Be inspired as he shares some stories and thoughts on evangelism.
October 16, 2020
In conversation with Mark Ritchie
As one of the nation’s leading Evangelists Mark Ritchie’s unique style takes him into places that many of us would run a mile from. How did he end up at the Edinburgh Fringe? Hear him tell that story in this fun and inspirational podcast
October 02, 2020
In Conversation with Dr Amy Orr-Ewing
Amy is one of the leading Apologist in the world and brings a unique insight into where the work of the Holy Spirit connects with the work of the mind. We also chatted about the church can get better with releasing women in ministry.
September 18, 2020
In conversation with Iain Hesketh
So what exactly is “Glocal”? Listen to Mark chat with his mate, fellow Elim Minister Iain Hesketh who is Elim’s International Missions Director.
July 24, 2020
In conversation with Oliver Raper
With increased online engagement Oliver Raper European Director of Christian Vision shares the brilliant resources they have to help our churches see people come to Christ online.
July 10, 2020
In conversation with Leon Evans
When Leon told me about “the row behind the back row” I loved it. Find out what he said in this engaging and helpful Podcast about church online and a church where people who don’t know Jesus are happy to engage
June 26, 2020
In conversation with Phil Cooke
Founder and CEO of Cooke Media Group in Los Angeles, Phil Cooke has produced media programming in more than 60 countries. He’s produced many of the most influential inspirational TV programs in history, and his newest book is, “Maximize Your Influence: How to Make Digital Media Work for your Church, your Ministry, and You.” He's been called “one of the most innovative communicators of our generation.”
June 12, 2020
In conversation with Gav and Anne Calver
Gavin is CEO of The Evangelical Alliance and Chair of Spring Harvest and Anne is associate Pastor of a local church. They both speak nationally and have authored numerous books. You will definitely catch their passion for those who don’t know Jesus if you listen to this podcast.
May 27, 2020
In coversation with Rev Chris Cartwright
Chris Cartwright is the General Superintendent of Elim Pentecostal Churches and is carrying some Priorities that God has laid on his heart for Elim. As we enter a time of advance Chris unpacks what that might look like as we develop Elim's National Evangelism Vision. 
May 14, 2020
In conversation with Rev Gary Gibbs
With over 40 years in full-time evangelism Rev Gary Gibbs has a wealth of knowledge and wisdom. Gary is Director of REACH, Elim’s church planting and evangelism department.
April 30, 2020
The Reach Podcast trailer
He’s a bit giddy and excited is Elim’s National Evangelist Rev. Mark Greenwood. Full of enthusiasm and passion this trailer will give you a quick heads-up of what’s in store as he briefly introduces you to Elim’s very own Nev.
April 02, 2020