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Rich Martin

By Rich Martin
Conversations with European church builders about all things building local church! Hosted by Rich Martin
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Can a worship leader also lead a fresh new church plant? Matt Hooper
Matt Hooper gives his insight into his journey of being a worship leader and also leading a new start-up church in the UK. His wisdom and years of understanding give great insider thinking when it comes to the role of worship in church and also his thoughts on leadership! Matt leads Kingdom Company (https://kingdomcompany.co/) along with his wife Clare Hooper, a new start-up church based in the heart of Manchester, UK. Note on our incredible sponsor, Compassion! To make the podcast happen and play regularly I have partnered with Compassion UK! The most inspiring NGO…the start of the podcast says more so listen to the first few mins! A little note, for those texting please be aware: Texts cost your standard network text charge – alternatively text COFFEE to 07975 008244 if your mobile doesn’t allow shortcodes. We’ll send you a confirmation by text and follow up with a call within a few days. For more information about how Compassion process your personal information, visit www.compassionuk.org/privacy.
47:49
April 13, 2021
Les Moir - Worship in Europe, where's it been and where's it going? BONUS EPISODE
In this BONUS EPISODE podcast, we get to hear from Les Moir who is the Executive Manager for the Word & Worship Trust, which aims to see the songs & sounds of the nations released. Les has played a significant role in the international contemporary worship music community and is the man behind the scenes who has helped shape much of what we sing and hear in a worship context around Europe. Les shares his heart and some great stories...so if you're a worshipper or help lead worship I hope this is a blessing to your world! More about Les can be found at: https://lesmoir.com/
52:52
March 30, 2021
Does Evangelism need reinventing? - Mark Ritchie
In this podcast... I get to speak to one of the UK's best and known Evangelists Mark Ritchie. We talk all things local church and Evangelism...does it need reinventing? You will hear Mark share his heart for the role of an Evangelist in the local church and how he sees it working! Note on our incredible sponsor, Compassion! To make the podcast happen and play regularly I have partnered with Compassion UK! The most inspiring NGO...the start of the podcast says more so listen to the first few mins! A little note, for those texting please be aware: Texts cost your standard network text charge – alternatively text COFFEE to 07975 008244 if your mobile doesn’t allow shortcodes. We’ll send you a confirmation by text and follow up with a call within a few days. For more information about how Compassion process your personal information, visit www.compassionuk.org/privacy.
44:07
March 26, 2021
Anthony Delaney - Mega Church, Missional Church and Micro Church, which one works?
In this podcast... Anthony unpacks in a raw and honest way the journey he has been on from building a 'Mega Church' model to where he now finds his churches in more a micro church model. His insight and findings are thought-provoking and his way of talking church building methods is inspiring! I LOVED chatting to him and I know you will love listening. A bit about Anthony... Anthony is married to Zoe, and have three grown up kids and 4 grand kids. He was a police officer in the centre of Manchester for ten years before going into church leadership in various places around the nation. Anthony leads Ivy Church; they have become a network of churches meeting in various places including a nightclub, an arts centre, a warehouse, a sports centre and even a church building ;) Anthony teaches for Westminster Theological Centre and has twice been ‘highly commended’ by Chester University’s External Examiner. Anthony also leads for NewThing recruiting, encouraging and training leaders of reproducing churches as part of a dream to plant 10,000 new churches across the globe. His books and resources now published worldwide aim to help people find their way back to God and live life to the full. Note on our incredible sponsor, Compassion! To make the podcast happen and play regularly I have partnered with Compassion UK! The most inspiring NGO...the start of the podcast says more so listen to the first few mins! A little note, for those texting please be aware: Texts cost your standard network text charge – alternatively text COFFEE to 07975 008244 if your mobile doesn’t allow shortcodes. We’ll send you a confirmation by text and follow up with a call within a few days. For more information about how Compassion process your personal information, visit www.compassionuk.org/privacy.
53:22
March 11, 2021
Thinking outside the box, leading creatively in church - Clare Hooper & Paul Martin
Clare and Paul have been working in the church creative space for a long time. Paul has spent 9 years with Hillsong Worship and now oversees all digital business for Integrity Music worldwide and Clare has spent 20 years using her creative gifts to build the local church in the UK. They have some seriously good stuff to say. From how to think creatively in church settings to making ideas happen within a team this podcast will help anyone who's church building world involves the creative space (which I would argue is everyone ;) Note on our incredible sponsor! To make the podcast happen and play regularly I have partnered with Compassion UK! The most inspiring NGO...the start of the podcast says more so listen to the first few mins! A little note, for those texting please be aware: Texts cost your standard network text charge – alternatively text COFFEE to 07975 008244 if your mobile doesn’t allow shortcodes. We’ll send you a confirmation by text and follow up with a call within a few days. For more information about how Compassion process your personal information, visit www.compassionuk.org/privacy.
51:31
February 26, 2021
Andy Hawthorne - 30+ years of ministry learns (all in 50mins!)
Andy Hawthorne is the real deal! On this episode, he unpacks his 30+ years of ministry of reaching some of Europes most poor people groups with the good news! His raw, authentic approach to reaching people is inspiring and one of the best interviews I've done. It will challenge and inspire you so buckle up for episode 9! Note on our incredible sponsor! To make the podcast happen and play regularly I have partnered with Compassion UK! The most inspiring NGO...the start of the podcast says more so listen to the first 7mins! A little note, for those texting please be aware: Texts cost your standard network text charge – alternatively text COFFEE to 07975 008244 if your mobile doesn’t allow shortcodes. We’ll send you a confirmation by text and follow up with a call within a few days. For more information about how Compassion process your personal information, visit www.compassionuk.org/privacy.
49:36
February 15, 2021
Artificial Intelligence & Ministry, are they compatible? - Mike Bugembe, world leading data scientist
Mike is a world leading data scientist and in this episode speaks about the future of church and artificial intelligence...a great conversation and one that makes you think about the future.
45:01
May 19, 2020
Planting churches in European cities - Dom & Renke German Pastors
Dom and Renke are best friends who run churches in Germany in different cities. They talk openly and honestly about their journey and learns from the past 5 years of church planting.
42:51
May 19, 2020
A fresh new approach to discipleship in the European church - Arianna Walker, CEO Mercy UK
A conversation all about church discipleship and how a tool developed at Mercy has helped 1000s of people in their walk towards freedom in Christ.
47:42
May 19, 2020
A Behind the scenes look at raising finance for a church building programme! - Jon Norman, Lead Pastor Soul Church UK
Jon has taken on a church in Norwich UK and now finds himself at the heart of raising millions of pounds to build a new building! His insight and leadership wisdom is inspiring - this is a raw and honest episode.
35:54
May 19, 2020
20 keys to building volunteer teams in your church - Rich Martin, Pastor LIFE Church England
Taken from a session, I did for an online church conference, this episode un packs some easy wins when working with volunteer teams!
46:29
May 19, 2020
Church buildings...are they important or needed? - Dave Niblock, LIFE Church UK, Pastor
Dave talks openly about some wins of buildings he’s used and some of the pitfalls. He’s got a great take on the journey he’s been on from renting buildings to being in a permanent one! He also throws in lots of church building leadership insight.
43:36
May 19, 2020
Marketing and Church, insights from church marketing gurus - Peter and Josh from Digital Church Tool Kit
Peter and Josh talk about how churches can improve their marketing and where to start! These guys are the real deal, love Jesus and are passionate about churches improving in their ability to let people know about Jesus!
38:10
May 19, 2020
Embrace and enjoy being number two, leading as the 2nd in charge - Steve Mawston, SOUL Church UK
Steve talks openly about the journey of being 2nd in charge, from his time in Hillsong Australia to serving here in the UK. Steve has a brilliant take and excellent wisdom on leading as the 2nd in charge.
32:14
May 18, 2020