EP.111 - Larry Brey is a pastor at Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina and one of the founding families that planted Elevation Church alongside Pastor Steven Furtick in 2006. Larry, who goes by LB, leads a monthly Zoom call for pastors, church leaders, and those who lead people in any capacity called Leading with LB. You will be captivated by LB's emotional story of how he came to Christ and learn what it's like to drive the culture of ministry at one of the largest churches in the country.
November 28, 2022
EP.110 - Jeff Henderson is an entrepreneur, speaker, pastor, and business leader. For 17 years, he has led three of North Point Ministries' multisite locations in Atlanta and also helped launch North Point Online, which now reaches over 200,000 people. His bestselling book, Know What You're FOR, launched a movement in nonprofits around the world and has become a focal point for many businesses. Jeff was recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of twenty speakers you shouldn't miss. Prior to working as a pastor, Jeff started his career in marketing with the Atlanta Braves and Chick-fil-A, Inc., where he led the company's regional and beverage marketing strategies. You're going to love our conversation with Jeff as he shares his story and unpacks his brand new book, a timely and helpful gem called What To Do Next.
November 21, 2022
EP.109 - Sammy Lopez is a pastor, author, and national speaker for "I Am Second" — a U.S. multimedia movement and not-for-profit organization that is designed to inspire people to "put Jesus Christ first" in their lives. During this inspirational conversation you will hear Sammy's compelling story of how he was born into a family of pastors—and how the Holy Spirit captured his heart after he continually exclaimed adamantly that he would never ever become a pastor. You're going to love Sammy's passion for Jesus and His church. If we had to give this episode a title it would simply be, "Never Say Never!" Grab a coffee and get ready to be blasted with hope.
November 14, 2022
EP.108 - Dylan Jarvis an authentic singer/songwriter with a a bold voice born from the gritty streets of Memphis. Dylan spent his teenage years around drugs and alcohol and fell into hardcore addiction. This led him down a really dark path that landed him in jail. While in jail, Dylan trusted his faith in God and began writing songs about his journey. His fellow inmates nicknamed him “Songbird,” which he now proudly displays in tattoo ink on his knuckles. Six months later God went to work again and Dylan was released on probation, attended bible school, and became an ordained minister. You are going to love our conversation with this up-and-coming country musician and we know you will be inspired by his powerful story of redemption and hope. Did we mention he used to ride bulls? Grab your favorite drink and buckle up for this must listen episode!
November 07, 2022
EP.107 -John King has been pastoring and ministering to people for 53 years and recently retired from Riverside Community Church, a thriving congregation in central Illinois that he founded in 2000. Pastor King is also the founder of Dream Center Peoria, a faith-based not-for-profit organization located in downtown Peoria who's mission is to impact families living in poverty, starting with kids and youth. In this special episode, Andy King (John's son) and Chuck (Tate) interview John in front of a live audience at an event called Love Peoria about how the vision of DCP was birthed and how it has personally impacted him over the last 20 years.
October 31, 2022
EP.106 - Scott Free is the founder of City Takers, an organization that is raising up urban missionaries that transform cities through hip hop, love, and Jesus. He is also the pastor of Crossover Church in Atlanta and can currently be seen on tour with Maverick City. During this captivating episode you will hear Scott's powerful testimony and how he recently took Maverick City and Brandon Lake behind bars to preach the gospel to inmates. You will also learn the story behind the popular worship song Good Good Father. You're going to absolutely love our conversation with Scott Free.
October 24, 2022
EP.105 - Carlos Whittaker is a People’s Choice Award winner, a former recording artist signed to a major label, a social media maven, and currently spends the majority of his time writing books and speaking on stages around the world. Carlos has made appearances on shows like CBS Early Morning and The Today Show and his popular podcast (Human Hope with Carlos Whittaker) is exploding! Get ready to be encouraged and motivated because the Hope Dealer himself is in the house.
October 17, 2022
NYKOLE AND TRIPP JACKSON
EP.104 - Returning guest Nykole Jackson is an ER Nurse, modern day abolitionist, and the co-host for the Walk For Freedom in Peoria IL, a global movement sponsored by Christine Caine's A21—promoting advocacy and awareness, with the goal of abolishing human trafficking. Joining Nykole today is her 11 year-old son and RTP "super fan" Tripp. We promise you will be inspired...and laugh a lot. Grab a coffee or Monster and get ready to have a blast!
October 10, 2022
EP.103 - Yuriy Boyechko is the founder and president of Hope For Ukraine Inc, a non-profit founded in 2016 that serves individuals and families of the poorest communities in the Ukraine. Hope For Ukraine was founded with the goal to raise awareness for voices not heard in Ukraine—especially children affected by HIV and AIDS. Providing medical care for children with disabilities as well as food and clothing for families that live in extreme poverty is a lifetime commitment for Yuriy and his wife Tatyana. In this compelling interview, Yuriy, who has been featured on CNN and Fox News—sheds significant light on the current Ukraine-Russia conflict and shares what we can do to help.
October 03, 2022
EP.102 - Jon Groves is a pastor, preacher, and missionary to Generation Z and the local church. His passion is helping Christians walk in the Word and reach their neighbors. After spending the last year living in a motorhome with his family while preaching in 45 cities throughout the United States, Jon and his wife Alivia are getting ready to plant Honor Church in Nashville, Tennessee. In this power-packed episode, Jon talks about the manifest presence of God and shares three common denominators of successful churches—and yes, he clearly defines what successful should look like. So grab a coffee and get ready to be inspired by our conversation with Jon Groves.
September 26, 2022
EP.101 - Gary Snowzell lives in Herefordshire, UK with his wife Heather. He is the father of 5 sons and the senior pastor of Freedom Church, a global church planting movement. With over 30 years of ministry, one thing is clear—Gary is passionate about people, the local church, and spreading the gospel across the nations. During this dynamic conversation Gary unpacks his book Firestarters: Ignite the Faith within You, resilience in ministry, and several DNA's within the church he leads—including something called Live Full Die Empty. And stick around until the end with more fun from Tate and his mate.
September 19, 2022
EP.100 - We embarked on a journey (make sure you read that with Andy's British accent) almost two years ago to highlight people and movements who are making a difference around the globe. Mission accomplished. Now thanks to our remarkable guests (yes, we included ALL of you in this post) and YOU (our listeners), Revival Town Podcast was recently recognized by The Christian Post as one of the best 8 Christian podcasts to listen to. In this special edition episode, Tate and his mate share highlights of some of their favorite moments. As always, there are plenty of laughs and a heaping of hope.
September 12, 2022
EP.99 - Samuel Deuth is a pastor, author, and speaker whose life and ministry focuses on strengthening, encouraging, and equipping The Church through discipleship resources, church leadership coaching, and ministering with a prophetic edge. Samuel and his wife Katie are campus pastors at Awaken Church in San Diego, which is led by Jurgen & Leanne Matthesius. You will be captivated and inspired by Samuel's passion for Jesus, the gospel, and the local church.
September 04, 2022
EP.98 - Jodi Rosser is an author, podcaster, and speaker who serves a steadily growing audience through her podcast, Depth, and her blog, Heartbreak to Strength. Having walked through multiple heartbreaks (miscarriage, divorce, and cancer), Jodi now inspires people to grow deeper in their faith and to find hope, joy, and purpose through their unexpected storms. For ten years she served in children’s ministry and women’s leadership at Saddleback Church in Orange County, California. You will be inspired by our conversation with Jodi as she shares her story and unpacks her just released book, Depth: Growing Through Heartbreak to Strength.
August 29, 2022
EP.97 - Keith Robinson is a published author, speaker, organizational leadership coach, and staffing consultant. Over the last twenty years, Keith Robinson has served as a creative and visionary leader for churches and nonprofits. He draws from a deep well of leadership experiences and frequently contributes as a writer and speaker on some of the most pressing issues facing churches and organizations today. As an Associate for Communications at Slingshot Group and the owner of an executive coaching practice, Keith loves coming alongside churches and nonprofits to help build remarkable teams. Keith resides in Southern California with his wife, Samantha, and their two sons — Joel and Jude. The highlight of this episode is Keith's remarkable and emotional story of how he came to Christ (and get ready because his story ends with a surprising, but cool twist). Did we mention he recently jumped out of an airplane?! Let’s goooooo!
August 22, 2022
EP.96 - Josh Andrew is a leader, pastor, entrepreneur, and podcaster who lives in Omaha, Nebraska with his wife Lexi. Josh is the author of What's the Point and is a content creator/partner for YouVersion Bible App. In this fun episode, Josh shares his story of coming to Christ, talks about Generation Z and social media, and discusses creativity in the church and the lifestyle of Jesus. If you're a young creative, this episode is especially for you!
August 15, 2022
ALISA CHILDERS (PT2)
EP.95 - Alisa Childers is a wife, mom, podcaster, blogger, speaker, worship leader, and author of books Another Gospel and her forthcoming Live Your Truth...and Other Lies. She was a member of the award-winning CCM recording group ZOEgirl and she is currently a respected speaker at apologetics and Christian worldview conferences, as well as the host of her popular YouTube channel. In Part 2 of this this two-part podcast, Alisa continues her compelling story while sharing the importance of having a Biblical worldview, and she graciously shares the names of a few "wolves in sheep's clothing" to avoid so we won't be deceived by lies that sound like truth.
August 08, 2022
ALISA CHILDERS (PT1)
EP.94 - Alisa Childers is a wife, mom, podcaster, blogger, speaker, worship leader, and author of books Another Gospel and her forthcoming Live Your Truth...and Other Lies. She was a member of the award-winning CCM recording group ZOEgirl and she is currently a respected speaker at apologetics and Christian worldview conferences, as well as the host of her popular YouTube channel. In Part 1 of this this two-part podcast, Alisa Childers dives into her riveting story of navigating a Bible study at her church led by a pastor who announced that he was a 'hopeful agnostic'.
August 01, 2022
Adam Weber is the lead pastor and founder of Embrace Church in Sioux Falls, SD. He's the author of books Talking With God and Love Has a Name, and the host of an incredible podcast called The Conversation. And speaking of conversations, you're going to love ours with Adam as he shares his story and his passion for the local church. Did we mention he made worldwide news when a turkey vulture fell out of the sky and landed on his back porch? You have to hear it to believe it! So sit back and relax and enjoy our conversation with Adam Weber.
July 25, 2022
Frank Shelton, Jr. spent two decades on capitol hill before leaving politics behind to preach the Gospel across the globe...including preaching to over 118,000 at Nelson Mandela National Soccer Stadium in Uganda, Africa. Frank is an evangelist and author whose television program 'By Faith with Frank Shelton' airs weekly to over 250 Million homes across America, Europe, and Africa. Frank previously served the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Franklin Graham's Decision American Tour and has also been featured on Fox News and Hannity. You're going to love Frank's passion to reach people with the Gospel. *Make sure you listen beyond the interview for this week's hilarious bit of "Tate and his mate."
July 18, 2022
Stephen McWhirter is a worship leader, producer, and songwriter who has witnessed thousands of people come to Christ through his powerful testimony of how God radically transformed him from meth addict to worship leader. Stephen and Jason Clayborn (Dove Award winner, Grammy nominee) have collaborated on several music projects including the Christmas single, Born A King, which was featured on The Chosen TV series Christmas Special (alongside such artists as Chris Tomlin, For King and Country, and Hillsong United). Stephen and Jason recently released their newest song, Rapha. You will be inspired by Stephen's story and encouraged by his resounding message that God is good. Chuck and Andy share their crazy stories that will have you laughing out loud!
July 11, 2022
EP.90 - After making her on-screen debut in 2016, Lara Silva got her big break in 2019 when she was cast as Eden in the smash-hit TV series The Chosen. During this engaging episode Lara talks about moving to America from Brazil, her faith, football (aka soccer), and how she landed her role in The Chosen. Did we mention she originally auditioned for a different character? You will love Lara's sweet spirit as she takes us behind the scenes and gives us a sneak peek at season three. Obviously, this is a must-listen episode for fans of The Chosen.
July 04, 2022
S5 EP.18 - After years of working in the financial industry, Eric Nevins launched his podcast, Halfway There, to tell the whole story about the spiritual journey. He quickly found the community podcasting is known for and started a group to bring Christian podcasters together. Since then, he’s worked with podcasters to launch and improve their podcast, most recently with Christian Podcasters Association. You will enjoy the podcasting banter between Andy, Chuck, and Eric.
June 27, 2022
S5 EP.17 - Scott Robbins was clinically dead for 40 minutes before God used doctors to miraculously bring him back to life. In this heartwarming episode, Scott shares his remarkable story of how he received a second chance at life and how he ended up on the nationally syndicated "Markley, van Camp & Robbins" radio show — one of the hottest talk shows in the country.
June 20, 2022
S5 EP.16 – Dave Jane is the founding/lead pastor of Connect Church, a thriving church community who is impacting Washington, Illinois. Dave joins us today to share his compelling story of hiking more than 40 miles over ten days to Everest Base Camp in efforts to raise more than $50k for planting churches and supporting kids and families in rural Nepal. Not only will you be inspired by Dave's journey, you just might laugh more during this episode than any previous one.
June 13, 2022
S5 EP.15 – Matt Brown is an evangelist, author of Truth Plus Love, host of Think Eternity with Matt Brown, and founder of Think Eternity — a ministry sharing powerful faith content through podcasts, blogs, videos, outreaches and more. Matt's ministry has featured such top leaders as Christine Caine, Lee Strobel, Darryl Strawberry, Rebekah Lyons, Max Lucado, Michael W. Smith, Jon Bevere, and more. In this uplifting episode, Matt confirms the importance of communicating the truth of God's Word while displaying the fruit of the Spirit.
June 06, 2022
S5 EP.14 – Amanda Patterson is a speaker, singer, and cancer survivor. She has graced the stage with noteworthy artists such as Natalie Grant, Kari Jobe, Mandisa, and Carlos Whittaker. In this week's heartwarming episode Amanda graciously shares her inspirational story of how God healed her of late stage cancer and miraculously gave her a daughter through an unexpected means.
May 30, 2022
S5 EP.13 – Amy Nordhues thought she was in good hands to heal from childhood trauma and abuse. Not only was her therapist recommended to her by a friend, but he was a deacon at her church. Instead of walking into healing, she walked into a nightmare of more trauma and abuse. Amy courageously shares her story in a memoir called Prayed Upon: Breaking Free from Therapist Abuse. You will be inspired and encouraged by our conversation with Amy as she shares her passion for Christ and the healing He provides.
May 23, 2022
S5 EP.12 – Joe Cameneti serves as the Executive Pastor at Believers Church – a multi-site church in NorthEastern Ohio planted by his parents in 1983. As a pastor's kid who has spent his entire life in the local Church, he has a passion to build God's house by building God's people. Joe has become known for his authentic style of communication – preaching Jesus in a creative and compelling way.
May 16, 2022
BRYAN "EL VOW" MARTINEZ
S5 EP.11 – Bryan "El Vow" Martinez (formerly DJ Vow) is a highly sought after deejay and music artist who travels for a living performing and mixing music at some of the largest Christian events in the country. To date, El Vow has been featured in several national tours along renowned artist such as Sadie Robertson, Social Club Misfits, Derek Minor, Tedashii, KB and Grammy award winning artist Lecrae.
May 09, 2022
S5 EP.10 – Lori Wilhite serves alongside her husband, Jud, who is the Senior Pastor at Central Church in Las Vegas, which currently has more than 23 locations nationally and internationally including 12 locations inside prisons around the country. Lori is the founder of Leading and Loving It—a ministry that exists to equip and encourage women in leadership to love life in ministry and impacts more than 20,000 pastors’ wives and women in ministry. She is the author of several books and Bible studies including Ephesians: Head Held High. In this week's encouraging episode Lori hands out hope and shares her story of overcoming depression.
May 02, 2022
S5 EP.9 – Veronicah Richards is the Founder & Executive Director of Imani Rescue Center in Keyna, East Africa. In this captivating conversation, Veronicah shares how she met her husband when he traveled to Kenya on a mission's trip and how God birthed the dream in both of them to build a rescue center for abused women and orphaned children in Kenya.
April 25, 2022
S5 EP.8 – Blaine Bartel is a modern day Lazarus. Jesus resurrected him out of 23 years of sexual addiction and the death of everything he held dear. Today he coaches men out of sexual brokenness and into the Jesus life. Blaine is the author of Death By One Thousand Lies and graciously returns to RTP to unpack his latest project—Katharos, an eight-week small group curriculum for men who want to put pornography in the past — for good.
April 18, 2022
S5 EP.7 – Chuck Pryor is the Executive Director of Joel Osteen Radio and former VP of Programming for K-LOVE Radio and AIR-1. Besides radio, Chuck does motorcycles, photography, and eats tacos. Ahh, he's our kind of people. You're going to love this entertaining conversation with Chuck Pryor and Tate and His Mate.
April 11, 2022
S5 EP.6 – Jada Hoerr serves as the Chief Resource Officer at Midwest Food Bank, an international nonprofit that operates to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in the U.S. and abroad. Jada loves to travel internationally and recently summited Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the highest point in Africa. In this fun and engaging conversation, Jada takes us on her journey up Mt. Kilimanjaro and shares what she learned along the way.
April 04, 2022
S5 EP.5 – Chris Brown is a highly sought-after pastor, speaker, radio personality, and church leadership expert with more than twenty years of ministry and financial experience. He worked alongside Dave Ramsey for years and was the nationally syndicated radio host for Life, Money, and Hope, which received over 10 million downloads. Chris graciously returns to talk about his just released book, Restored: Transform the Sting of Your Past into Purpose for Today.
March 28, 2022
S5 E.4 – Diane Studer is the Executive Director and Founder of Soles For Jesus, an organization that has provided hundreds of thousands of new and gently used shoes to the people of Africa who desperately need them. Your faith will expand during this inspirational conversation as Diane shares how God gave her the vision for Soles For Jesus while standing inside a hut in Ethiopia while on a mission's trip in 2010.
March 21, 2022
S5 EP.3 – Jon Rychener spent 10 years serving in Youth Ministry at Northwoods Community Church—one of the largest churches in Illinois—and is now currently stepping into the Lead Pastor role. In this engaging conversation Jon tells us what it was like growing up in the church and shares his passion for the local church and equipping the next generation to see the world through a Biblical lens.
March 14, 2022
S5 EP.2 – Josiah Woods is a programming director/video director on the Elevation YTH creative team at Elevation Church in North Carolina. He works alongside the programming team to help put on events like Rhythm Nights. Josiah loves being able to use his and the team's gifts to put on an experience that reaches youth who are far from Christ. In this fun episode, Josiah takes us on his faith journey, gives practical steps for church creatives, and shares what it's like working for Steven Furtick.
March 07, 2022
S5 EP.1 – After nearly two decades as a professional musician and traveling the world as the drummer with the band Delirious?, Stewart "Stew" Smith downed his sticks and returned to the creative world. Stew now heads up a Christian charity CPO and is Creative Director of a new vibrant agency, Common Good Studio based on the South coast of the United Kingdom. You will be inspired by Stew's story and his passion for the local church and reaching culture with the Gospel.
February 28, 2022
S4 EP.16 – Bill Vanderbush is the author of Reckless Grace and the host of the Reckless Grace Podcast. He co-wrote the Forgotten Way with bestselling author Ted Dekker. Bill and his wife, Traci, travel around the world speaking in conferences and churches while residing in Celebration, Florida. Bill graciously returns to Revival Town Podcast to dive deep and shed insight on all things prophecy and unpacks his catchphrase "God is better than you can imagine." If we had to give this episode a title, we'd simply call it Boom-Sauce-For-The-Soul! *Make sure you listen until the end for this week's hilarious 'Tate and his Mate' bit and find out why Andy almost stopped breathing after Chuck's blunder.
February 21, 2022
JOE AND ANGEL MCGEE
S4 EP.15 – Joe McGee is a minister, author, national conference speaker, and host of Faith for Families Podcast. Joe presents some of the most entertaining yet practical teaching on the family available today. We are so excited that Joe's wife Angel joined him for this special episode to discuss marriage, ministry, and everything in between. You will be inspired and encouraged by Joe and Angel's story and we're pretty confident you will laugh out loud more than once.
February 14, 2022
S4 EP.14 – Lindsey Molander is the Executive Director of Seed India. She oversees the daily operations, marketing and events of Seed India from her home in Nashville, Tennessee and gets to work closely with a team of people on the ground in Kolkata who are bringing hope and redemption to a community that's starving for it. Also get ready to laugh with Chuck and Andy as they talk about the winter Olympics and their Super Bowl predictions.
February 07, 2022
DALLAS JENKINS (PT2)
S4 EP.13 (Part 2) - Dallas Jenkins is the creator, writer, director, and producer of The Chosen. The Chosen is the popular multi-season series about the life of Christ and the most successful media crowd-funded project in history. In Part 2 of this captivating conversation, Dallas Jenkins takes us behind-the-scenes and highlights an emotional miracle that took place on the set.
January 31, 2022
DALLAS JENKINS (PT1)
S4 EP.13 (Part 1) - Dallas Jenkins is the creator, writer, director, and producer of The Chosen. The Chosen is the popular multi-season series about the life of Christ and the most successful media crowd-funded project in history. In Part 1 of this captivating conversation, Dallas Jenkins shares his inspirational story and how God multiplied his loaves and fish.
January 24, 2022
S4 EP.12 - Bob Beeman is a pastor, author, podcaster, narrator, homeless advocate, and the founder of Sanctuary International. Sanctuary International hosts multiple music festivals throughout Europe and operates a homeless refuge in Nashville that provides more than 14,000 meals each month. Did we mention that he operates his own coffee brand? You will immediately be drawn in by Pastor Bob's soothing voice as this "grandfather of Christian rock and roll" shares how he helped pioneer the Christian music scene (Keith Green, Larry Norman, Randy Stonehill) and what he's doing today to point people to Jesus.
January 17, 2022
S4 EP.11 - Dave Mudd is an exceptional leader and communicator and the lead pastor of The Hope Collective in Lake Zurich, Illinois. In this fun and insightful episode, Dave shares his story (and how it's connected to Andy and Chuck), offers insight on church culture, and hands out a heaping of hope.
January 10, 2022
S4 EP.10 - Jamie Markley is one of the guys behind the mic on the nationally syndicated "Markley, van Camp & Robbins" radio show. Markley, van Camp & Robbins is a secular talk show that is ultimately laid-back banter about all of the hottest headlines from across the country. During this week's episode you will hear Jamie's fascinating journey of how he went from spinning records to interviewing Van Halen to hosting a national radio show—and how he came to Christ along the way.
January 03, 2022
S4 EP.09 - Rich Gerberding is the founder of Christian Movie Central, a ministry that builds grassroots awareness and support of Christian films throughout the United States. During this entertaining episode, Rich breaks down the ongoing advancement of faith-based films and the impact and success they're having. We talk old cheesy movies, new and improved movies, and forthcoming films we should look forward to in 2022. Another highlight includes 'Tate and His Mate's' hilarious story about seeing the new Spider-Man movie. Sit back, grab some popcorn and a slushy, and enjoy the show.
December 27, 2021
S4 EP.08 - Jessica Ronne is an author, speaker, podcast host of Coffee with Caregivers, and advocate. She is founder and Executive Director of The Lucas Project–a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing recognition, resources, and respite for special needs families. She's the producer of a new documentary called Unseen and has also been featured on NBC's Today Show and in numerous publications. Her newest book is called Blended With Grit & Grace: Just Keep Livin When Life is Unexpected. We are absolutely positive you will be inspired and encouraged by Jessica's remarkable story
December 20, 2021
S4 EP.07 – Aaron Hall is a writer, blogger, student pastor, host of the The Jesus Loving Podcast, and the author of a new book called Redeem the Story. Sit back and relax and enjoy this fun conversation about Jesus, Florida, and energy drinks.
December 13, 2021
S4 EP.06 – The Honorable Angela Williams is an author, public speaker, philanthropist and the daughter of a British Lord from one of the wealthiest families in England. She is the founder of Embrace, a charity reaching out to the sex workers of Coventry, England since 2008. Now living on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland Australia, Angela has just released her first book, Extravagant Life to Extravagant Love, a biography telling of her extraordinary life of living between two extreme opposite worlds and how she found her divine purpose in the most unlikely of places. Grab a spot of tea and get ready for this fascinating conversation.
December 06, 2021
MAYOR JIM ARDIS
S4 EP.05 - Our guest today is the former Mayor of Peoria, Illinois. Jim Ardis served 4 terms (16 years), which is the longest continuous years as Mayor in Peoria history. Mayor Ardis sat down with us in the studio for or an entertaining and in-depth conversation about politics, leadership, faith, and everything in-between.
November 29, 2021
S4 EP.04 – Chad Allen is a full-time writer, editor, speaker, and writing coach. He's a 20-year publishing professional who spent years as an editor and acquisitions editor, including 7 years as editorial director for Baker Books. Chad has worked with such bestselling authors as Michael Hyatt, Caroline Leaf, Mark Batterson, and more. His passion is helping writers get their books into the world–so yes, this is a must-listen-episode for aspiring writers. Did we mention Chad lived with C.S. Lewis' stepson in a castle in Ireland? Grab a pad of paper, a pen, and a bowl of Lucky Charms for this fun and informative conversation.
November 22, 2021
S4 EP.03 – Maggie Rowe is a national speaker, dramatist, blogger, former publicist with Tyndale House Publishers, and an author who has contributed to more than ten books, including numerous devotional Bibles. Maggie released her first book at age 67 last year–a gem titled The Life We Share. As Maggie shares her life with us you will find that she's a gem as well. Grab a coffee or tea and get ready to be inspired and encouraged.
November 15, 2021
S4 EP.02 – Greg Stier is a champion for unleashing this generation with the gospel. As the founder of Dare 2 Share Ministries, he is driven to help the church activate Christian teenagers to reach their friends. During the last 30 years, Greg has trained millions of youth leaders and students how to relationally engage their world with the Good News of Jesus. Greg is a much-sought-after speaker and the author of the newly released book Unlikely Fighter. Did we mention this guy is a fire-cracker?! Grab a coffee or Red Bull and let's go!
November 08, 2021
S4 EP.01 - We can't think of a better guest to kick off our one year birthday episode! Pete Hixson was our very first guest on Revival Town Podcast exactly one year ago. A listener heard Pete share his story, contacted him, and this divine appointment resulted in something that is not only special, but miraculous. Grab a coffee and some tissue for this heartwarming episode. Listen at Revivaltownpodcast.com, @edifi_app or wherever you subscribe to your podcasts
November 01, 2021
S3 EP.16 - Andy and Chuck welcome back Billy Hallowell for a special Halloween episode to talk about Billy's brand new podcast (and book) Playing With Fire. While Billy does share some disturbing true accounts of people who have encountered demonic attacks on their home and family, the overarching theme of our conversation is one of hope and freedom. Buckle up and hold on tight as Billy tackles a crucial and timely subject that too many Christians and church leaders aren’t willing to address. Are YOU playing with fire?
October 25, 2021
S3 EP.15 – In this special rewind edition, Andy and Chuck sit down with Brandi Wilson. Brandi is an author and speaker who for the past 20 years has helped women and their families navigate the ups and downs of everyday life. She aims at helping women develop emotional and mental health so they live a life of freedom and confidence. Her own journey has taught her the power of that very skill. In an emotional conversation with Andy and Chuck, Brandi shares about waking up to a life she never saw coming. The life and family she’d spent 20 years building stopped on a dime. Her marriage was over. The church she spent years pouring into was no longer hers. Her community, friends and professional life disappeared in a day’s time. Devastated but determined to create a life that finally felt like her own, Brandi faced her healing journey head-on. You will be inspired by her story and redemptive perspective.
October 18, 2021
S3 EP.14 – In this special rewind edition, Andy and Chuck sit down with renowned worship artist, Leeland Mooring. Leeland came to the forefront of the worship music world in 2004 and debuted their first project, the revolutionary Sound of Melodies, in 2006. Fast forward to now with 4 GRAMMY® nominations and 8 GMA Dove Award® nominations under their belts, Leeland has become one of the most important voices in a new generation of worship music. In this extended interview with Leeland, you will hear firsthand how his life, ministry, and music are a true extension of his passion to simply worship God personally and in community.
October 11, 2021
S3 EP.13 – In this special rewind edition, Andy and Chuck sit down with author Anna LeBaron (featured on Dr. Oz) to talk about her book The Polygamist’s Daughter. You will be gripped by Anna’s horrific upbringing and inspired by her resilience and how God wrote a new chapter in her story.
October 04, 2021
S3 EP.12 – Carl Cannon grew up in the inner city of Peoria, Illinois and then served in the military for more than 20 years as a Military Police officer and received multiple awards for his service. He eventually returned to the Peoria area to work for the Pekin Federal Correctional Center, where he received the nationally-recognized Selective Placement Program Manager of the Year Award and was recognized as one the Federal Bureau of Prison’s best and brightest. His time working in the prison birthed a program he founded and leads today called ELITE Youth Outreach. Carl published a memoir in 2020 called Full Cannon and was recently featured on an episode of Mike Rowe's popular television show Returning the Favor.
September 27, 2021
S3 EP.11 – In this outrageous 'Summer Recap' edition of Revival Town Podcast, Andy and Chuck share their favorite summer moments and some hilarious encounters along the way, but get serious at the end for an extended time of prayer that will lift your spirit and encourage your heart.
September 20, 2021
S3 EP.10 – Chris Papazis is a respected Bible teacher and executive pastor of RockChurch in East Peoria, Illinois. Chris is a U.S. Army veteran who fought in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. During this 'Remembering 911' special edition podcast, Chris takes us on a journey to Ground Zero while sharing how he was raised on Long Island and how 911 affected him personally.
September 13, 2021
S3 EP.9 - Jason VanRuler, a Sioux Falls, South Dakota native is a counselor, coach and speaker. Jason is the owner of Solomon Recovery, a private practice that spans multiple states and specializes in the the treatment of intimacy, trauma and transitional concerns. Jason is also the host of "Ok, What's Next?" podcast. You will enjoy Jason's story and benefit from the wisdom he shares during this practical and entertaining episode of Revival Town Podcast.
September 06, 2021
S3 EP.8 - Brandon Heath is a five-time GRAMMY®-nominated, eight-time Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter who recently debuted a new hit song called Human Nature. During this entertaining conversation Brandon talks about his career, his new album (tentatively titled Good Enough) that is scheduled to be released in early 2022, and daddy-duty. This fun episode features an impromptu appearance by his young daughters.
August 30, 2021
S3 EP.7 – Drew Powell is the Creative & Culture Pastor of Cross Point Church in Nashville, Tennessee and is the host of a thriving podcast called The Anything's Possible Podcast. In this must-listen-to episode Drew unleashes a heaping of wisdom and insight for creating a healthy culture.
August 23, 2021
S3 EP.6 - Chris Spicer is a published author, preacher and teacher with over 50 years experience working within Christian communities and learning centers throughout Europe and North America. Having lived in Portland, Oregon and Peoria, Illinois, Chris now lives in the United Kingdom with his wife Tina. Chris is the author of 5 books, including his newest release, Making the Mummies Dance. In this entertaining and informative episode Chris unpacks his new book and shares some fascinating connections between his life and some pretty epic movies.
August 16, 2021
S3 EP.5 – Jake Bland After serving Youth For Christ in multiple capacities for 23 years, Jacob Bland was recently named its 10th President and CEO. Originally from the Peoria, Illinois area, Jake now serves resides in Englewood, Colorado with his wife, Ali and their two children, Silas and Ivy. You will enjoy Jake's story and love his passion and vision for this generation.
August 09, 2021
S3 EP.4 - Chuck Tate is the award-winning author of 41 Will Come and the founder and lead pastor of RockChurch, a thriving church in East Peoria, Illinois. Chuck (aka Tate) is the co-host without a British accent behind the mic each week on Revival Town Podcast. During this special edition episode, Andy (aka Mate) sits down with Chuck for a fun and engaging conversation about life, ministry, his book, and of course...the number 41. Grab a Starbucks (specifically a venti iced mocha with caramel syrup and salted cream foam) and sit back and relax while getting to know Chuck Tate.
August 02, 2021
S3 EP.3 - Andy King is the Executive Director of Dream Center Peoria, an exceptional leader, and a brilliant creative, speaker, and communicator. Andy (aka Mate) hails from Nuneaton, England and is not only the British co-host behind the mic each week on Revival Town Podcast, he's the man behind the controls. During this special edition episode, Chuck (aka Tate) sits down with Andy for a fun and engaging conversation about life, ministry, England, and of course, soccer. Grab a coffee (or spot of tea), sit back and relax while getting to know Andy King.
July 26, 2021
S3 EP.2 - Brryan Jackson’s extraordinary story began when he was only 11 months old and his father injected him with HIV-tainted blood. Five years later, unaware of his father's heinous actions, doctors diagnosed him with full-blown AIDS. Since the age of 13, Brryan has used his incredible story to impact lives world-wide from speaking at Congressional briefings in Washington D.C. to high schools, colleges, juvenile centers, and youth organizations across the nation and globe. Brryan was the winner of one of People Magazine's "Heroes Among Us" and ABC World News/Diane Sawyer's "Person of the Week." Did we mention he's a Guinness World Record holder?
July 19, 2021
S3 EP.1 - Jordan Ward makes up one third of Ward Brothers Music and is the co-founder of Academy of Dreamers and Feedback International. Jordan is a producer/songwriter for Red Street Records and Smalltown Studios who has worked with artists such as Jay DeMarcus (Rascal Flatts) and Jason Crabb. During this fun and captivating interview, Jordan shares about growing up as a pastor's kid, life on the road as a musician, his love for the local church, and a miraculous story of what happened after doctors informed his family that his father had coded during surgery
July 12, 2021
S2 EP.19 - Celebrate Christmas in July with the very funny "Tate & His Mate" and...drum roll please...pop-icon AMY GRANT! This special edition Revival Town Podcast is just in time to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Amy's breakout album, Heart In Motion. During this candid conversation Amy talks about family Christmas traditions, her recent open-heart surgery, and a heartwarming story about Whitney Houston (that she has never shared publicly before). Grab a cup of hot chocolate, a candy cane (if you can find one) and some Kleenex for this heartwarming interview.
July 04, 2021
S2 EP.18 – Holly Brown has been an executive leader in churches for 12 years. She is currently an executive pastor and teacher for Embrace Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She and her husband, Chris are also in the middle of planting The Well church in their hometown of Columbia, TN. When Holly is not teaching or leading, she spends her time running their small hobby farm, but her favorite role of all is being a mom to 3 teenagers and a wife to Chris (who was a previous guest on RTP). This fun conversation is especially helpful for pastors and leaders as Holly shares some incredible wisdom and insight about having Kingdom impact.
June 28, 2021
S2 EP.17 – Bill Allison is the Executive Director of Cadre Ministries—a ministry whose obsession is to encourage and equip people to love God, love people, and make disciplemakers. You will find out from the get-go that Bill is extremely passionate about the disciplemaking genius of Jesus. He loves good coffee, Apple computers, motorcycles, chocolate, learning, volunteers, the Church, Gibson Les Paul guitars, the blues, Motown, the Bears, the Cubs, laughing at himself, training, coaching, mentoring, equipping, encouraging, and being a husband and father to his 7 kids. Grab your favorite drink and buckle up for this high-energy episode of Revival Town Podcast.
June 21, 2021
S2 EP.16 - Wayne Shepherd’s voice is heard widely in Christian radio and television, as well as numerous audio books and special projects. With over 50 years of broadcast experience, Wayne serves a growing number of clients as a radio host, interviewer, voice-over talent, and consultant. Throughout the years, Wayne has interviewed some of the biggest personalities in Christian circles, including Billy Graham. During this moving and personal conversation, Wayne opens up his life to us and shares the heartwarming story of finding his birth mom. Grab a coffee, and perhaps some Kleenex, for this emotional episode of Revival Town Podcast
June 14, 2021
S2 EP.15 – Rob Osborne grew up serving his local church as a lighting designer in central Illinois and then pursued God's call on his life by attending Hillsong College in Sydney, Australia. He is currently the youth pastor of Zoe Church, a large thriving church in Los Angeles led by pastor/author Chad Veach. In this energetic episode of Revival Town Podcast, Rob shares his story and leadership lessons he's learned along the way. You will be encouraged by Rob's heart and passion for the local church as he shares his vision for the next generation and what we can do to be a part of it.
June 07, 2021
S2 EP.14 – Dr. Joe Paris is a passionate communicator and apologist who is committed to helping believers know what they believe and why they believe it. Joe spent 13 years as a Christian school educator and the past 5 years as a campus pastor for a large multisite church in Dallas, Texas. He recently co-founded the company Christian Care Box which produces care packages specifically designed for Christian college students. This episode is especially helpful for parents of college students and anyone who is struggling with their faith in our increasingly skeptical culture
May 31, 2021
S2 EP.13 – Dr. Mike Hutchings is the Director of Education for Global Awakening, an evangelistic ministry in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He also directs Dr. Randy Clark’s Global School of Supernatural Ministry and travels the U.S. equipping churches to minister healing to those who suffer from PTSD. On this episode of Revival Town Podcast, Mike unpacks his new book (Supernatural Freedom from the Captivity of Trauma) and leads us in a powerful time of prayer at the close of our conversation. This is a must-listen for anyone suffering from trauma.
May 24, 2021
S2 EP.12 - Stu Garrard (aka Stu G) is a founding member, guitarist, and songwriter for the British band Delirious and continues to be a sought-after guitarist and songwriter in the Nashville scene while also touring with Michael W. Smith. Stu's passion for collaborating and helping people has led to his "life-work" The Beatitudes Project—an online eCourse and book (Words from the Hill - An invitation to the Unexpected). Using film, music, and stories, Stu encourages people to discover the counter-intuitive way of following Jesus. Grab your favorite drink and get ready to be stirred to action as you listen to this compelling conversation with Stu G.
May 17, 2021
S2 EP.11 - Julie Lyles Carr is a national speaker, best-selling author, and the host of the popular AllMomDoes Podcast where she has welcomed such guests as Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer, Bob Goff, Max Lucado, Scott Hamilton, and Jennie Allen. Julie has shared the stage with such talents as Candace Cameron Bure, Lysa TerKeurst, Mandisa, Natalie Grant, Sheila Walsh, Tim Tebow, Mark Batterson, and more. She also narrates audiobooks for Thomas Nelson and Zondervan and runs her own media company. Did we mention Julie does all of this while being a mother of eight?! Moms (and dads), you will be inspired and encouraged as you listen to Julie's story and all that she has to offer.
May 10, 2021
S2 EP.10 – Stephen Brewster worked in the music business for years, finding artists, developing albums, and leading marketing teams. He then moved into church leadership, serving not just as a lead over creative but also on the executive level of multiple mega-churches across the country. Through The Harmony Group, Stephen helps worship teams navigate the music business and helps churches develop leadership and creative structures for growth and culture development. In this rapid-fire conversation about church culture, Brewster's passion for the local church is on full display! Grab a coffee and something to take notes with because 'creative class' is now in session!
May 03, 2021
S2 EP.9 – Ben Courson is a bestselling author, a TV and radio personality, pastor, international speaker, and founder of Hope Generation. He has been featured on Good Morning America, Fox, ABC, Hallmark Channel, and TBN. His TV show is broadcast in 180 countries and his national radio show airs on over 500 stations. As a social media influencer, millions of YouTube viewers have tuned in to watch and listen to Hope Generation. In this entertaining and uplifting conversation Ben rifles through 11 practical steps that are sure to stir you to action and help you on your mental health journey.
April 26, 2021
S2 EP.8 – Ketric Newell literally burst into the world and onto the ministry scene with a vivacity that is truly God-given. In school, Ketric’s teachers thought he had a hearing problem because he was so loud; it turned out that Ketric was just overloaded with energy and expression! As one of the pastors at Cross Point Church (Nashville,TN) and the Executive Director of Teen Dream Center in Nashville, Ketric has learned to use that expression to share the love of Christ to young people in Nashville and across the nation. He is also the author of (perhaps the best book title ever) “Liar Liar Mullet of Fire." Ketric's passion for Christ is on full display during this animated conversation. Listen at your own risk as you might just be stirred to action!
April 19, 2021
S2 EP.7 – Comedian Kerri Pomarolli has appeared on the Tonight Show (30 times) and has shared the stage with such diverse comedians as Jim Carrey, Sherri Shepherd (The View), Jay Leno, Lonnie Love (NBC's Parks and Recreation), and Zachary Levi (Chuck). She's the author of "Moms' Night Out" and "She Rises Late and Her Kids Make Her Breakfast: Devotions for the Proverbs 32 Woman." This is hands down the funniest episode of Revival Town Podcast, so put down your cup of coffee (unless you want to spit it out) and get ready laugh...a lot!
April 12, 2021
S2 EP.6 – Esther Fedorkevich is the founder of The Fedd Agency, a literary and entertainment agency that has represented over 80 New York Times bestselling books. Among her clients are Tim Tebow, Dude Perfect, Trey Gowdy, Mark Batterson, Cameron Hanes, Eric Metaxas, Pattie Mallette, Dr. Anita Phillips, Lisa Bevere, and Paula Faris. In this fun and engaging conversation, Esther offers insight on how the publishing world is changing and shares tips on what publishers are looking for. Esther firmly believes that everyone has a book inside them. Listen and let her pull it out of you!
April 05, 2021
S2 EP.5 - Leeland came to the forefront of the worship music world in 2004 and debuted their first project, the revolutionary Sound of Melodies, in 2006. Fast forward to now with 4 GRAMMY® nominations and 8 GMA Dove Award® nominations under their belts, Leeland has become one of the most important voices in a new generation of worship music. In this extended interview with Leeland Mooring, you will hear firsthand how his life, ministry, and music are a true extension of his passion to simply worship God personally and in community. Did we mention our conversation includes a lot of laughter?!
March 29, 2021
S2 EP.4 - J.D. Walt leads an organization called Seedbed, whose sole ambition is to “sow for a great awakening,” by developing theological and ministry training resources for the local church. Formerly the Dean of Chapel at Asbury Theological Seminary, J.D. is a sought after speaker and conference leader, published author and songwriter (with artists such as Chris Tomlin). In this uplifting theological discussion, J.D. cheers on the local church, expounds upon about its mission, explains lent and then unleashes a powerful breakdown of the Gospel. Grab a coffee, your Bible and a notepad and get ready to dive into the deep end of the pool.
March 22, 2021
S2 EP.3 - Daniel Fusco (@thefusco) is an author, church planter, and the lead pastor of Crossroads Community Church in Vancouver, Washington. His radio program, Jesus is Real Radio, is broadcast across the country, his TV show, Real with Daniel Fusco, is aired weekly on the Hillsong Channel, and thousands of people start their day with his #2MinuteMessages on Facebook. In this entertaining and educational conversation, Daniel unpacks his amazing new book, Crazy Happy, and shows us how The Beatitudes and fruit of the Spirit are actually connected. Grab a cup of coffee and get ready to laugh, learn...and get crazy happy!
March 15, 2021
EVE ANNUNZIATO & JACKIE BREWSTER
S2 EP.2 - Eve Annunziato is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and Jackie Brewster is a certified Enneagram coach and consultant. Together, they just released a 52-week interactive Enneagram devotional book called Hearing God Speak. In this fun and engaging conversation, Eve & Jackie educate us on what the Enneagram is all about and how we can combine it with biblical truth to better understand ourselves and others as we pursue a deeper relationship with Christ.
March 08, 2021
S2 EP.1 - As the front man of his former band Delirious, Martin Smith helped blaze the trail for today's modern worship movement. Even though he played in packed stadiums and arenas, opened for Bon Jovi, and headlined his own global tours – one thing is clear from the get-go of this engaging conversation – Martin Smith wants all focus on Jesus. You will be inspired as you hear what God is doing in the UK through Martin and his church in the midst of a country that has been ravaged by Covid-19. Season 2 is off to a brilliant start. Grab your headphones and let's go!
March 01, 2021
Ep.19 - Austin Savage is the Managing Director at 95Network, a ministry designed to support the 95% of churches under 500 in attendance. Austin is also the host of both The 95 Podcast and The People of Peoria Podcast—so it's safe to say that he fit right in with Andy and Chuck. Austin shares some valuable instruction and timely truths for pastors and leaders...and there's a lot of laughter along the way!
February 22, 2021
BRIAN AND CHERIE LOWE
Ep.18 - During this special Valentine's Day episode your will hear author's Brian & Cherie Lowe graciously share their epic story of how they paid off $127,000 in debt in under four years. You will be inspired and laugh during this fun conversation as you learn practical tips regarding your money and marriage.
February 15, 2021
Ep.17 - Sameed Osman came to America from Saudi Arabia with one objective — destroy Christianity! One cold winter night after being attacked and left for dead, Sameed, a local Muslim imam, had a miraculous encounter with Christ in the hospital that changed his life forever. You will be captivated and challenged during this fascinating conversation as Sameed shares his extraordinary story.
February 08, 2021
Ep.16 - Bill Vanderbush has been a pastor for over 25 years. He's the author of Reckless Grace and co-wrote The Forgotten Way with bestselling author Ted Dekker. Bill’s consuming passion is to introduce people to the resurrection power of Jesus Christ, who saves, heals, and sets us free. He enjoys empowering others to invade the impossible. In this captivating conversation Bill unleashes numerous drop-the-mic truths while sharing his thoughts on the controversial prophecies surrounding the recent election and unpacks the biblical meaning of grace and what it truly means to love your enemies.
February 01, 2021
Ep.15 - Brandi Wilson is an author and speaker who for the past 20 years has helped women and their families navigate the ups and downs of everyday life. She aims at helping women develop emotional and mental health so they live a life of freedom and confidence. Her own journey has taught her the power of that very skill. In an emotional conversation with Andy and Chuck, Brandi shares about waking up to a life she never saw coming. The life and family she’d spent 20 years building stopped on a dime. Her marriage was over. The church she spent years pouring into was no longer hers. Her community, friends and professional life disappeared in a day’s time. Devastated but determined to create a life that finally felt like her own, Brandi faced her healing journey head-on. You will be inspired by her story and redemptive perspective.
January 25, 2021
EP. 14 - Through journalism, media, speaking appearances and the blogosphere, Billy Hallowell has worked as a journalist and commentator for more than 15 years. He has been featured in political and cultural books, textbooks, articles and on radio and TV shows that focus on faith, culture, politics and current events and has contributed to FoxNews.com, The Washington Post, and The Huffington Post, among other outlets. Hallowell is the director of communications and content for PureFlix.com, is the host of The Pure Flix podcast, and has published multiple books including his new release, Playing With Fire. Billy joins Andy and Chuck from Rochester, NY for an enjoyable and enlightening conversation about viewing the demonic realm through a Biblical lens.
January 18, 2021
Ep.13 - January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month so what better guest than Nykole Jackson. Nykole is a ER Nurse/Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE), modern day abolitionist, and the co-host for the Walk For Freedom in Peoria IL, a global movement sponsored by Christine Caine's A21—promoting advocacy and awareness, with the goal of abolishing human trafficking. Nykole served as a key consultant on the Peoria Area EMS’s human trafficking protocol, one of the first EMS Systems to adopt such a protocol in the nation. She believes that if we can help everyone to have eyes to see and the boldness to act, that we can end trafficking in our lifetime. Grab a cup of coffee and get ready to be inspired by Nykole's knowledge and passion...and perhaps even join her on this important mission.
January 11, 2021
Ep.12 - Chris Brown worked alongside Dave Ramsey for years as a nationally syndicated radio host for “Life, Money, and Hope” and has been featured on national media outlets such as Fox & Friends. He is a highly sought after pastor, speaker, and church leadership expert who graciously dropped by RTP and unleashed 20 years of ministry and financial experience in a 60 minute podcast. It’s evident during this episode that Chris passionately loves and desires to help the local church…so grab something to take notes with because listening to Chris Brown’s conversation with Andy and Chuck is going to be like drinking from a firehose.
January 04, 2021
Ep.11 - When Blaine Bartel was at the top of his game, he built the largest youth ministry in the nation and was one of the most sought after youth communicators in the world. He was on television, went on to plant churches, and sold a lot of books. Then he crashed and lost everything. But that isn’t the end of his story. Blaine’s new personal mantra, “Why settle for a recovery, when Jesus is handing out resurrections,” has been heralded across the nation…and makes its way onto Revival Town Podcast in this must-listen-to episode. Blaine, author of Death By A Thousand Lies, strips away all fluff and gets vulnerable as he shares his provocative and surprising prodigal story of overcoming the brokenness and devastation left behind by sexual addiction. His conversation with Andy and Chuck will grip you, help you, and might just incite you into battle.
December 28, 2020
Ep.10 - Merry Christmas! Here's a heartwarming interview with “The Queen of Christmas Music & Christian Pop”, Amy Grant! This intimate conversation includes Amy graciously sharing about her career, family, Christmas traditions, and recent open-heart surgery. Get ready to laugh (and you just might cry) with us during this very special Christmas edition of Revival Town Podcast.
December 25, 2020
Ep.9 - Elle Limebear has lived her life between two worlds. As the daughter of Delirious front man, Martin Smith, Elle has experienced first-hand the thrill of stadiums filled with people while on tour around the world. As a worship leader and youth pastor in Brighton, UK, she is immersed in a close-knit, daily ministry within her community. Elle has a festive conversation with Andy and Chuck about growing up and seeing the global church and her local church worshipping God simultaneously. She discusses the 2020 Dove Awards and what it felt like to be nominated for New Artist of the Year, her new reading plan on YouVersion Bible App about mental health, and of course, her favorite Christmas drink! This episode ends with a special Christmas version of 'Tate and his Mate'. It's ho, ho, hilarious!
December 21, 2020
Ep.8 - While Tim Hughes is the Lead Pastor of a thriving church he planted in Birmingham, England called Gas Street Church, he is most recognized as the worship leader and songwriter who penned modern worship classics such as “Here I Am to Worship”, “Happy Day”, “The Way”, and “Hope and Glory”. During this encouraging conversation across the pond, Tim shares how the song “Here I Am to Worship” actually came about. His story about his recent effort that united more than 65 churches to sing a song of blessing over the United Kingdom via Zoom is awe-inspiring. This powerful rendition (called The UK Blessing) has already produced more than 4 million views and is filling hearts with hope throughout the United Kingdom and beyond. We end the show with some Christmas British sayings and words for “Tate and his mate” that will have you rolling on the floor!
December 14, 2020
TIM AND MAUREEN GRAY
Ep.7 - Andy King and Chuck Tate have an engaging conversation with Tim & Maureen Gray of Gray Media. Gray Media is a worldwide distribution and marketing company specializing in faith and family media. They have produced content for Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime while working with the likes of Steven Furtick, Jentzen Franklin, Planetshakers, Elevation Worship, Pastor Sam Rodriguez, John & Lisa Bevere, and many more. You will be inspired as Tim & Maureen share why faith and family programming is so important and how God is using it to reach millions of people. And like other podcasts, this episode ends with fun random questions and more zaniness from 'Tate and his Mate’.
December 07, 2020
Ep.6 - Andy King and Chuck Tate have a conversation with Debra Fileta — nationally know speaker, podcaster (Love + Relationships Podcast), blogger (truelovedates.com) and best selling author (True Love Dates, Choosing Marriage, Love In Every Season). Debra is a licensed professional counselor who shares some timely relational insight and wisdom. The fun continues after this special interview with more zaniness from ’Tate and his Mate’.
November 30, 2020
Ep.5 - Happy Thanksgiving! This shortened edition podcast with Andy and Chuck includes a fun discussion about their favorite Thanksgiving traditions and what they are grateful for. Gobble! Gobble!
November 26, 2020
Ep.4 - Andy King and Chuck Tate talk across the pond with former Delirious keyboardist, Tim Jupp in Littlehampton, England. Tim shares about his epic experience with world famous band "Delirious" and what it was like for a worship band to open up for people like Bon Jovi and even play at the historic Wembley Stadium. You will be inspired by Tim's love for the local church and his current mission in leading a massive UK outreach called Big Church Day Out. The podcast ends with three fun questions for Tim and the weekly bit ‘Tate and his Mate’, which has already become a listener favorite.
November 23, 2020
Ep.3 - Andy King and Chuck Tate sit down with theologian Dr. Clem Ferris, author of Stewarding Prophecy—Waging Warfare with God’s Words. Clem helps shed some light on the often misunderstood function of prophetic ministry and shares insight on where he believes The Church is heading. The podcast ends with Clem answering some fun questions and the weekly hilarious bit ‘Tate and his Mate’.
November 16, 2020
Ep.2 - Andy King and Chuck Tate sit down with author Anna LeBaron (featured on Dr. Oz) to talk about her book The Polygamist’s Daughter. You will be gripped by Anna’s horrific upbringing and inspired by her resilience and how God wrote a new chapter in her story. This emotional episode ends on a lighthearted note as Andy and Chuck ask Anna some fun questions. Like in Episode 01 this episode ends with a bit called ‘Tate and his Mate’ that will leave you in stitches.
November 09, 2020
Ep.1 - Ready. Set. Go! Hosts Andy King and Chuck Tate launch the very first episode by explaining the name Revival Town Podcast. They also sit down with communication expert, Pete Hixson. Pete is a workshop facilitator and business coach with Storybrand. Pete shares insight regarding his role with Storybrand and also talks about leadership, ministry, and his vision to build communities designed specifically for adults with special needs to live permanently and reach their potential. The episode ends with a segment you’re going to love called ‘Tate and his Mate’. What’s that mean? Listen to find out! Make sure to subscribe to us wherever you listen to podcasts
November 02, 2020
Welcome to Revival Town Podcast
Introductions....... Here we go. On this first shorter version of the podcast you will get to know your host's and chief story tellers Andy King and Chuck Tate. Get to know the guys and hear the heart behind the Revival Town Podcast. They look forward to taking you on this journey as we look at the men behind the voices. Enjoy!
September 25, 2020