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The Total Ministry Makeover

The Total Ministry Makeover

By Shane Thacker

The Total Ministry Makeover exists to lead church leaders on the right foundation for life in the ministry!
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E23_How Do I Address Trauma in Ministry?
E23_How Do I Address Trauma in Ministry?
In this episode, we are talking about how the steps of The Total Ministry Makeover can help address the trauma you witness every week in your local church.  My prayer is that this would encourage you to address the trauma in your local church but also show you the potential of a new ministry for your local community. What would it take to be a "trauma ward" kind of church? ********************************************************************** Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Please subscribe and share my new podcast link from Anchor! https://anchor.fm/shane-thacker                              o NOTE: This podcast is no longer available on Podbean! - Christian Counselor Directory | https://www.christiancounselordirectory.com/ - Latest Blog | “Fending Off Wolves” https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=14&action=Index - FREE Bookmarks | Click here. - Booking a leadership retreat: Schedule a retreat in your area! Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy. - Financial Support: o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.            § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU! o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
29:34
November 24, 2022
E22_Modern-Day Pharisees
E22_Modern-Day Pharisees
What's a Modern-Day Pharisee? In today's episode, Shane discusses what that might look like in your life. Don't let it be you! Be sure to check it out. ************************************* Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Please subscribe, and share my new podcast link on Anchor! https://anchor.fm/shane-thacker o NOTE: This podcast is no longer available on Podbean! - Latest Blog | “Fending Off Wolves”: www.shanethacker.org/blog - FREE Bookmarks | Click here. (will lead to a Facebook post of mine) - Statistic of the day is found here: www.pastoralcareinc.com - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support: o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo. § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU! o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
20:50
October 07, 2022
E21_Unity In Marriage & Ministry: Interview With Chris & MJ Humby
E21_Unity In Marriage & Ministry: Interview With Chris & MJ Humby
Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Statistic of the day is found here: www.pastoralcareinc.com - Latest Blog | “Fending Off Wolves”: www.shanethacker.org/blog - Francis Chan “You and Me Forever”: Click here to buy on Amazon - Chris & MJ’s podcast, you can click to listen here: In the Trenches with Chris & MJ        o Join their Facebook group too! - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support:         o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.           § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!        o 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
41:01
September 24, 2022
E20_Top 10 Q&A's From Church Leaders
E20_Top 10 Q&A's From Church Leaders
Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Question 2: Blog on dealing with burnout: "Never Again" - Throwback: Interview with Jeff Curtis.  - Seeds: Click here for the "Seeds" Playlist on YouTube. - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support:        o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.          § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!       o 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
27:50
September 24, 2022
E19_Do These Principles Really Work? Let's "Camp" On That Thought...
E19_Do These Principles Really Work? Let's "Camp" On That Thought...
Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - What’s your favorite 90’s song? Weigh in here. - BDFFRNT Series: See playlist on YouTube.        o Send me a message to get the group questions for each sermon to use at your church! - Wanting to book a seminar? For booking information, contact us at www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker. - Recommended blogs:        o Q&A Blog: 2 Goals for Your First Two Years in Ministry         o Q&A Blog: The Paradigm Shift for Fundraising - From the Q&A segment: Our church uses EasyTithe, we love the service and if you want, you can find out if your bank uses this too! Link: https://www.easytithe.com/ - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook/paperback), click here.        o (Or message me directly to purchase a signed copy.) Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo. THANK YOU!        o 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Have a question on ministry? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
33:59
September 24, 2022
E18_"Even There"... Soli Deo Gloria! Interview With Robyn Stang
E18_"Even There"... Soli Deo Gloria! Interview With Robyn Stang
Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - To anyone grieving:        o Want to connect with Robyn? Send me a message & I’ll be happy to help you reach her!        Soli Deo Gloria: “To God alone be the glory.”        § Robyn also recommends clinging to Psalm 139:7-10. God is there, ‘even there’. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook/paperback), click here.        o Or message me directly to purchase a signed copy. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support:         o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.           § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!        o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. - Q&A Blog: 2 Goals for Your First Two Years in Ministry  - Q&A Blog: How Do I Deal With Theological Differences? - Have a question on ministry? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
31:03
September 24, 2022
E17_No Ladies Left Behind: Interview With Misty Underwood
E17_No Ladies Left Behind: Interview With Misty Underwood
Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Websites mentioned by Misty in this interview: o https://www.awomansright.org/ o https://www.heartbeatinternational.org/ o https://www.care-net.org/ o https://surrenderingthesecret.com/ o https://store.focusonthefamily.com/forgiven-and-set-free/ - Want to contribute or connect to Compassion Women’s Center? Go to: www.cwcrogerscounty.org - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook/paperback): https://www.amazon.com/Total-Ministry-Makeover-Shane-Thacker/dp/B096YRZD66/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=        o Or message me directly to purchase a signed copy. - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support: I’m removing Podbean’s “Patron” feature (which takes monthly payments so you can receive early access. It’s been pointless to have!).        o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.          § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!        o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. - Blog | The “God is Calling Me” Season: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=9&action=Index - Need advice or have a question you’d like read on the show? We’d love to hear from you. Message me at: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker - Have a question for Misty on something she brought up? Send us a message and we’ll get her response back to you!
55:60
September 24, 2022
E16_The Power of Children's Ministry in the Church: Interview With Debbie Barrett
E16_The Power of Children's Ministry in the Church: Interview With Debbie Barrett
Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - I’d love to hear from you as Children’s Leaders! What are your greatest challenges and rewards in children’s ministry? Comment on this post at www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker! - Blog | Q&A: 2 Goals for Your First Two Years in Ministry – www.shanethacker.org/blog - Get the book (eBook/Paperback) on Amazon: Click Here.        o To get a signed copy, message me directly at: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker - LeaderTreks blog on the “Silo Church”: https://www.leadertreks.org/a-church-divided/ - Children’s ministry book recommendations by Debbie:        o “Kids Ministry That Nourishes”: https://www.lifeway.com/en/product/kids-ministry-that-nourishes-P005791344        o “What About Kids Ministry?”: https://www.lifeway.com/en/product/what-about-kids-ministry-P005807609        o “Wholly Kids”: https://www.lifeway.com/en/product/wholly-kids-P005490111        o “Every Age, Every Stage”: https://www.lifeway.com/en/product/every-age-every-stage-P005820949 - Have a question? Need advice? We’d love to hear from you. Message me at: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker
46:49
September 24, 2022
E15_Adamant Leadership: Interview With Adam Stang
E15_Adamant Leadership: Interview With Adam Stang
Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support: I’m removing Podbean’s “Patron” feature (which takes monthly payments so you can receive early access. It’s been pointless to have!).        o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.            § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!        o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. - Blog | The “God is Calling Me” Season: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=9&action=Index
36:50
September 24, 2022
E14_What's Ministry Like in Alaska? Al-ask-a Minister From There
E14_What's Ministry Like in Alaska? Al-ask-a Minister From There
Info from today’s episode: Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ Want to be on the show or have a question read? Send me a message at: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support: I’m removing Podbean’s “Patron” feature (which takes monthly payments so you can receive early access. It’s been pointless to have!).      o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.           § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!      o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. Blog | “Short-Term Missions?”: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=10&action=Index Blog | “The Paradigm Shift for Fundraising”: https://shanethacker.org/blog Considering a mission to support? We highly recommend AICM! Visit www.aicm.org for more info.       a. Patron subscribers: 10% of what you give is automatically given to support the work at AICM! Worship Ministers, we’d love to have you on the show! Slots are limited, message me if you have a question or would like to share insight you’d like to share in the context of worship ministry. Click to send me a message at: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker
51:02
September 24, 2022
E13_The Struggle Is Real
E13_The Struggle Is Real
Notes from the episode: Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ Want to be on the show or have a question read? Send me a message at: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker The latest blog, “Short-Term Missions?”, is found here: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=10&action=Index AICM video from our trip in March 2022: https://fb.watch/bUEdxh7YZW/      (see also www.aicm.org) Shelley Baker’s latest book, “The Struggle Is Real”: https://www.amazon.com/Struggle-Real-Laughter-medicine-laugh/dp/B09TF46FDF?fbclid=IwAR1mfBo5bfGlQQs32xQBUJNBw0W7d53Xx_MYzjynnR9KVm5GE9fq6cXgpRQ
40:33
September 24, 2022
E12_Cancelling Cancel Culture in the Church
E12_Cancelling Cancel Culture in the Church
Helpful info from today’s episode: Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®,  NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by  permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in  the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ 1Cancel-Culture defined: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cancel%20culture Today’s ministry statistic: https://www.pastoralcareinc.com/statistics/ - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support:      o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.        § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to  promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book  giveaways. THANK YOU!      o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. - Pastoral Statistics: https://www.pastoralcareinc.com/statistics/
34:24
September 24, 2022
E11_Stepping Stone 8: Raise Up Leaders To...
E11_Stepping Stone 8: Raise Up Leaders To...
Helpful info from today’s episode: Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support:       o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.         § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!      o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. - Pastoral Statistics: https://www.pastoralcareinc.com/statistics/ - If you’re considering Christian education, consider Ozark Christian College! https://occ.edu/ - Looking to purchase a T-Shirt or Book? Shop here: https://www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker/shop/ - Blog: “The God Is Calling Me Season”: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=9&action=Index           o Ready to walk out of ministry? Please, push pause and have a healthy conversation first! Feel free to send me a message so we can set up a time to chat: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker - Want to be on the show (or have a question read anonymously on the show)? Message me and we’ll set it up! *********************************************** Questions with a mentor: - What is your greatest strength that helps you lead as a mentor for someone else? - If you had to pick one, which of these is your greatest concern about leading someone as a mentor: Ability, lack of interest, or time? Explain why. - Assuming you have a ‘Timothy’ right now that you’re leading: o Which step are they at when it comes to The Total Ministry Makeover? o What’s one practical way that you can take them to the next step? - DEEP (Delegate, Equip, Encourage, Protect): Do you have a similar model for helping people step up into new roles? Is there something coming up that you can go DEEP with them on? - If you don’t have a ‘Timothy’ at the moment: o Pray for the Lord to open that door for you and for them. Final note: My encouragement to you is to continually pray for wisdom in all of this! Regardless of how many people you are a ‘Paul’ to… never stop being a ‘Timothy’!
29:19
September 24, 2022
E10_Stepping Stone 7: Transition to Purpose-Powered Ministries
E10_Stepping Stone 7: Transition to Purpose-Powered Ministries
Helpful links from today’s episode: Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - Financial Support:       o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.        § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!      o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. - Pastoral Statistics: https://www.pastoralcareinc.com/statistics/ - The Total Ministry Makeover: https://www.amazon.com/Total-Ministry-Makeover-Shane-Thacker/dp/B096YRZD66/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= - Blog: “The God Is Calling Me Season”: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=9&action=Index - Ready to walk out of ministry? Please, push pause and get some coaching first! Feel free to send me a message here about your situation: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker - Wanting to support this ministry by purchasing a T-Shirt/Book from me? Shop here: https://www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker/shop/ ************************************ Questions with a mentor: o Is your church ready to Transition to Purpose-Powered Ministries? What do each of these look like in your church’s context; do they: § Do they see the road clearly? (knowing their purpose and where they are/where they’re going) § Are they a ‘well-oiled machine’? (walking in unity specifically within individual teams) § Are there ANY stumbling blocks that are in the way? o If your church is ready for this step, what do you as leaders need to do to help them take their ministry to the next level?
25:24
September 24, 2022
E09_Stepping Stone 6: Kill the "Golden Calves"
E09_Stepping Stone 6: Kill the "Golden Calves"
Helpful links from today’s episode: Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™- Pastoral Statistics: https://www.pastoralcareinc.com/statistics/ - Purchase The Total Ministry Makeover on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Total-Ministry-Makeover-Shane-Thacker/dp/B096YRZD66/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=        OR MESSAGE ME DIRECTLY FOR A SIGNED COPY! - Blog: “The God Is Calling Me Season”: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=9&action=Index - Ready to walk out of ministry? Please, push pause and get some coaching first! Feel free to send me a message here about your situation: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker - President of LeaderTreks, Doug Franklin: https://www.leadertreks.org/doug-franklin/ - Blog on dealing with burnout: "Never Again" - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - Financial Support:         o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.            § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!        o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. ************************************************** Questions with a mentor: - What are some modern-day ‘golden calves’ that people deal with today? - Do you agree with Shane’s description of a stronghold? - Have you ever dealt with a stronghold personally? What did you do about it? - Have you identified any ‘golden calves’ among you/your church recently?        o What is the best way we can address these issues?
27:08
September 24, 2022
E08_Stepping Stone 5: Start Leading Your Team
E08_Stepping Stone 5: Start Leading Your Team
Helpful links from today’s episode: - Pastoral Statistics: https://www.pastoralcareinc.com/statistics/ - The Total Ministry Makeover: https://www.amazon.com/Total-Ministry-Makeover-Shane-Thacker/dp/B096YRZD66/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= - Blog: “The God Is Calling Me Season”: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=9&action=Index - Ready to walk out of ministry? Please, push pause and get some coaching first! Feel free to send me a message here about your situation: www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker - Ordering a T-Shirt/Book from me directly? Link: https://www.facebook.com/pastorshanethacker/shop/ - President of LeaderTreks, Doug Franklin: https://www.leadertreks.org/doug-franklin/ - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Recommended blog on dealing with burnout: "Never Again" - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - Financial Support:         o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.        o This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!        o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Got more questions? We’d love to hear from you: message me here. *************************************************** Questions with a mentor: - Go through the POWER formula and discuss the following with regards to starting up a team: o What is the PAIN you’re trying to alleviate? o Who do you need to speak with to make sure they’re on board with what you’re doing? o Who is the best person to lead that team? o Pull in that person for the next question (let them answer this one): What can you help the leader do get people fired up about it and ready to serve?
31:12
September 24, 2022
E07_Interview with Special Guest, Pastor Jeff Curtis
E07_Interview with Special Guest, Pastor Jeff Curtis
Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®,  NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by  permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in  the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ Info and links from today’s episode: - Have questions for Jeff?      o Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jeffcurtisjcamm      o Email: oakgrovechristianchurchtn@gmail.com      o Oak Grove Christian Church: www.oakgrovechristianchurchtn.com - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support:         o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.        o This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!        o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org        o American Indian Christian Mission: https://www.aicm.org - The Total Ministry Makeover: https://www.amazon.com/Total-Ministry-Makeover-Shane-Thacker/dp/B096YRZD66/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= ********************************************************* Questions with a mentor: - With this being an interview-based session, I’ve held off on questions for this episode. - After watching this episode, consider a recent situation with someone that caused great difficulty. Is there anything you need to set aside to love that person like Jesus does? - On Episode 8, we’ll continue on for the next step of The Total Ministry Makeover. - Steps covered so far: o Stepping Stone 1: Fall in Love With the Lord o Stepping Stone 2: Fall in Love With the Church o Stepping Stone 3: Assess Yourself o Stepping Stone 4: Assess Your Church
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September 24, 2022
E06_Stepping Stone 4: Assess Your Church
E06_Stepping Stone 4: Assess Your Church
Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®,  NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by  permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in  the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™- Become a Supporter: https://patron.podbean.com/thetotalministrymakeover Helpful links from today’s episode: - Quest 52: Quest52.com - The Total Ministry Makeover: https://www.amazon.com/Total-Ministry-Makeover-Shane-Thacker/dp/B096YRZD66/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= - President of LeaderTreks, Doug Franklin: https://www.leadertreks.org/doug-franklin/ ***************************************************** Questions with a mentor: - Before beginning this assessment, are there any ‘specks’ or ‘planks’ that might skewer your view of the church? Any animosity towards a certain individual(s)? If so, before proceeding please state it openly before this assessment with the mentor. If you’re unable or unwilling to do that, take some time to reflect before beginning this. - Some fun with the ‘little white church’: Is there a situation of a goofy and inexplicable tradition that you’ve witnessed to be blindly defended by a church member? What was it and how was it addressed? - PAIN: Out of all the sin issues in this world, what brings your church the most pain? - PASSION: What are the greatest desires and passions that God has given your church? Are there common patterns of skillsets, strengths in certain ways they serve, etc? - PERCEPTION: Look at the big picture. How does their PAIN and PASSION intersect? - Back to the pain: is there something (or many things) in the church that they are willing to defend that’s actually working against the cause of Christ?         o If so, what steps do you believe should be taken next? - Take a look at both your POWER and the church’s POWER. Are there areas of weakness that they could actually help you with more, and vice versa? - If possible, follow up & have a discussion a week/month from now about your church’s POWER.
29:49
September 24, 2022
E05_Stepping Stone 3: Assess Yourself
E05_Stepping Stone 3: Assess Yourself
Helpful links from today’s episode: - Booking a leadership retreat? Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [$15+shipping]) - Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo.          o This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU!         o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - President of LeaderTreks, Doug Franklin: https://www.leadertreks.org/doug-franklin/ - Core 52: https://core52.org/ - Quest 52: Quest52.com - The Total Ministry Makeover: https://www.amazon.com/Total-Ministry-Makeover-Shane-Thacker/dp/B096YRZD66/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= *************************************************************** Questions with a mentor: - Before beginning this assessment, are there any ‘specks’ or ‘planks’ that might skewer your view? - PAIN: Out of all the sin issues in this world, what brings you the most pain? - PASSION: What are the greatest gifts that God has given you? What is one thing you love to do more than anything else? Why? - PERCEPTION: Look at the big picture. How does your PAIN and PASSION intersect? - What is one thing you can do this week to focus more on the POWER (purpose, plans, etc) God has given you? What is one thing you could ask someone to help you with to allow for more time with your POWER? - If possible, follow up and have a discussion a week/month from now about your POWER.
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September 24, 2022
E04_Stepping Stone 2: Fall in Love with the Church
E04_Stepping Stone 2: Fall in Love with the Church
NOTES FOR EPISODE DESCRIPTION: Product links from today’s episode: - To learn more about the President of LeaderTreks, Doug Franklin: https://www.leadertreks.org/doug-franklin/ - Core 52: https://core52.org/ - Quest 52: https://www.quest52.com/preorder (Don’t forget the BOGO deal now through Nov 8, 2021!) - The Total Ministry Makeover: https://www.amazon.com/Total-Ministry-Makeover-Shane-Thacker/dp/B096YRZD66/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= *************************************************************** Questions with a mentor: - Shane said from his “never again” story that he had fallen in love with the church but his love for God grew cold, it led to burnout in ministry, etc. Have you (or are you) experiencing something like that right now? - Would you attend your church if you weren’t being paid? - How do you view your local church today? - Are there ‘filters’ (a negative lens) that are skewering your view? - If so, what is in the way? - How does God see the “Capital C” Church? How does God see your local church? - What is one step you can do today to fall in love with your local church all the more?
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September 24, 2022
E03_Quest 52: Interview with Dr Mark Moore
E03_Quest 52: Interview with Dr Mark Moore
Thanks for listening! In this episode, Shane interviews Dr Mark Moore on his latest book, Quest 52. ___________________________________ Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®,  NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by  permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in  the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ To purchase your copy of Quest 52, go to: https://www.quest52.com/ - Recommended blogs:       Fending off Wolves: https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=14&action=Index       Short-Term Missions? https://shanethacker.org/Blog?index=10&action=Index - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook/paperback), click here.        o (Or message me directly to purchase a signed copy.) - To become a financial supporter, click here.        o 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Have a question on ministry? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
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September 24, 2022
E02_Stepping Stone 1 - Fall in Love with the Lord
E02_Stepping Stone 1 - Fall in Love with the Lord
Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Recommended blogs:        o "Fending off Wolves": https://www.shanethacker.org/Blog?index=14&action=Index         o Q&A Blog: The Paradigm Shift for Fundraising - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook/paperback), click here.        o (Or message me directly to purchase a signed copy.) - Booking a leadership retreat: Ready to schedule for church leaders in your area? Contact me. - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook and paperback options), buy on Amazon or message me directly to purchase a signed copy [costs $15+shipping]) - Financial Support: I’m removing Podbean’s “Patron” feature (which takes monthly payments so you can receive early access. It’s been pointless to have!). o Want to financially support? You can now do so through Venmo. § This will help fund anything from podcast upgrades to promotional items like banners/bookmarks as well as covering free book giveaways. THANK YOU! o This next part has NOT changed: 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Have a question on ministry? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
21:29
September 24, 2022
E01_Pilot | Welcome to The Total Ministry Makeover
E01_Pilot | Welcome to The Total Ministry Makeover
Thanks for listening to the Pilot episode!  ___________________________________ Episode Notes: - Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. www.zondervan.com The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™ - Recommended blogs:        o Q&A Blog: 2 Goals for Your First Two Years in Ministry         o Q&A Blog: The Paradigm Shift for Fundraising - “The Total Ministry Makeover” (eBook/paperback), click here.        o (Or message me directly to purchase a signed copy.) - To become a financial supporter, click here.        o 10% of all funds given go directly to our supporting mission, AICM. To learn more about this mission, go to www.aicm.org - Have a question on ministry? We’d love to hear from you: message me here.
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September 24, 2022