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The One Thing is a podcast designed to give you one solid, practical tip for Gospel-centred ministry, every week. Scott Sanders is the managing director of The Geneva Push, the Australian church planting network that's been starting fresh works for the Kingdom for the past eight years. Derek Hanna is an experienced church planter who now works to train the next generation of ministers breaking new ground for Jesus. Together they'll tell you what you need to know, about a crucial ministry topic, that's relevant to your context - all in 15 minutes.

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    • 4.9 • 44 Ratings

The One Thing is a podcast designed to give you one solid, practical tip for Gospel-centred ministry, every week. Scott Sanders is the managing director of The Geneva Push, the Australian church planting network that's been starting fresh works for the Kingdom for the past eight years. Derek Hanna is an experienced church planter who now works to train the next generation of ministers breaking new ground for Jesus. Together they'll tell you what you need to know, about a crucial ministry topic, that's relevant to your context - all in 15 minutes.

    Episode 153 – 10 Years Ago I Planted A Church (Toby Neal, Vine Church)

    Episode 153 – 10 Years Ago I Planted A Church (Toby Neal, Vine Church)

    What motivates a church planter in the first place? What did he learn along the way? What's the greatest joy and hardship of church planting? 10 years ago Toby Neal and his team planted Vine Church in Surry Hills. 

    • 24 min
    Episode 152 – Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person

    Episode 152 – Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person

    "I've spent 15 years trying to deal with the disasters that come for the employer or the employee when people haven't got this right." Al Stewart joins Scott Sanders and Madeleine Galea on The One Thing podcast to discuss how to avoid hiring the wrong person in your church.

    • 20 min
    Episode 151 – Should I Do A 360 Review?

    Episode 151 – Should I Do A 360 Review?

    Would a 360 review be a helpful step for your leadership? Listen to this episode of The One Thing podcast with Derek Hanna and Madeleine Galea or go straight to genevapush.com/360.

    • 16 min
    Episode 150 – Pitfalls For Existing Churches

    Episode 150 – Pitfalls For Existing Churches

    Is your church experiencing any of these? Losing clarity about purpose, rosters rather than teams, inability to designate significant areas of responsibility, multiplying programs, tending towards complexity over time, foggy discipleship pathways, weak mission planning and reflection on those plans.

    • 21 min
    Episode 149 – Pitfalls For New Churches

    Episode 149 – Pitfalls For New Churches

    What are the common pitfalls for new Australian churches? Australia needs new churches and we're hoping these observations will help those new churches to start on the right foot. Listen to the newest episode The One Thing podcast.

    • 24 min
    Episode 148 – Christmas 2020 Part 2

    Episode 148 – Christmas 2020 Part 2

    Do a few things well this Christmas. Covid restrictions mean that more of your church may be around for Christmas this year. Join seasoned church planter Craig Tucker as he discusses what he's changed his mind about regarding church Christmas and how Scots Church Sydney are changing it up this year.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Zac92 ,

Love it - Super helpful for leaders everywhere

Love this podcast! Really easy to listen to and very helpful in thinking about ministry and leading a church. The resources in the notes recommended during the episode are super helpful too.

NSW 2478 ,

Consistently the most helpful Aussie podcast for churches

I have been listening to this podcast from the start. I have found it so helpful. I love that it’s Australian, that it deals with one (relevant) thing each episode and provides resources.
Well done guys, great work, thanks for your help.

MattJacobEvans94 ,

Great stuff

It’s short and sweet with plenty of important insights and refreshers for ministry. Love it.

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