Welcome to the New Ground Life & Leadership podcast bringing you inspiring conversation with Christian leaders and thinkers from around the world, designed to help you thrive as a follower of Jesus wherever you are and in whatever you're going through.
Christian Heritage London - Ben Virgo
Season 2 // Episode 11
In this episode Jez speaks to Ben Virgo, Director of Christian Heritage London. They discuss the many inspiring stories from Christian history around the streets of London as well as the wonders and beauties of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
You can find more information about Ben and his work, along with links to sign up for a guided walk and his very own podcast here: https://www.christianheritagelondon.org/
In this conversation Ben recommends reading:
Charity & its Fruits by Jonathan Edwards
Religious Affections by Jonathan Edwards
A Prisoner for Christ - Mojtaba Hosseini
Season 2 // Episode 10
In this episode Jez speaks to Mojtaba Hosseini an Iranian Christian who converted to Christ in his late teens and afterwards faced isolation and imprisonment for his decision to do so. Now living and working in the UK and a speaker for Open Doors a charity seeking to bring relief and support to the persecuted church: https://www.opendoorsuk.org
Buddhism, Yoga & Mindfulness - Ellis Potter
- Season 2 -
I this episode Jez speaks to former Zen-Buddhist monk, Ellis Potter. Ellis is a pastor, speaker and author of several books. Links to his books can be found below:
They discuss his book '3 Theories of Everything' and explore the difference between Monism and Christianity, as well as consider together whether yoga is 'safe' for Christians to practice.
End of Life Care - Kemi Koleoso
Teletubbies, TV & Grief - Phil Mash
Season 2 // Episode 7
In this episode Jez spoke to Phil Mash a freelance camera operator and member of Community Church Putney. They discuss Phil's experience of the TV industry, his Teletubby claim to fame and his experience of baby loss following the stillbirth of his daughter in 2011.
The link to the photo mentioned in the episode can be found here:
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - Kris Defriend
- Season 2 // Episode 6
In this episode Jez speaks to Kris Defriend, inpatient consultant for children and young people's mental health and psychiatry and member of Jubilee church Sussex.
Asks the questions you wished you’d asked
I love this podcast, great thought provoking topics and lessons learned from a range of guests. Jez has a brilliant inquisitive manner that draws you in as you hear his enthusiasm for each and every topic covered
A superb resource
A truly superb resource particularly for leaders but by no means exclusively. Jez is an excellent host and pulls on some great topics.