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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.

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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.

    Nominal Christianity & Our Need For Revival - Terry Virgo

    Nominal Christianity & Our Need For Revival - Terry Virgo

    - Episode 9 -


    Happy New Year!! 


    In this episode Jez caught up with Terry Virgo, founder of New Frontiers, who shared his thoughts on the need of the church and his desire for revival. 


    For more information about Terry Virgo visit his website: www.terryvirgo.org


    To contact Jez or any of the team behind the podcast you can email: podcast@newgroundchurches.org 

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Mental Wellbeing - Dr Kate Middleton

    Mental Wellbeing - Dr Kate Middleton

    - Episode 8 -

    Jez caught up with Christian psychologist and popular conference speaker Dr Kate Middleton to discuss mental health in a time of crisis and her tips for safeguarding wellbeing in a time of crisis. 




    For more information about Dr Middleton's work visit: www.mindandsoulfoundation.org or https://www.youthscape.co.uk/services/headstrong 




    Dr Kate's top tips on looking after your wellbeing were:

    1. Manage your stress levels; be aware of how close to becoming overwhelmed you are

    2. Recognise the value of negative emotions 

    3. Get some processing space

    4. Overcome your negative biases 

    5. People. We need other people to help us.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Pandemics, Plagues & Persecution - Dr Andy Johnston

    Pandemics, Plagues & Persecution - Dr Andy Johnston

    - Episode 7 -

    In this episode Jez caught up with Dr Andy Johnston our resident church historian to discuss the pandemic against the backdrop of church history. Dr Johnston is the lead elder at Kings Community Church, Hedge End https://www.kccsouthampton.org/

    • 40 min
    Personal Growth, Parenting & Additional Needs - Rachel Wilson

    Personal Growth, Parenting & Additional Needs - Rachel Wilson

    In this episode Jez speaks to author and mum of three Rachel Wilson to discuss parenting through lockdown, the challenge and pain of vulnerability and the things she's learnt as a mum of two children with additional needs.

    Her book 'The Life You Never Expected' is available to buy on Amazon: www.amazon.co.uk/Life-You-Never-E…aps%2C152&sr=8-1

    • 43 min
    Vulnerability, Authenticity & Discipleship - Simon Holley

    Vulnerability, Authenticity & Discipleship - Simon Holley

    Episode 5 - Discipleship, Vulnerability & Authenticity


    In this conversation Jez caught up with Simon Holley from the Kings Arms church Bedford to talk about discipleship and the Christian life.


    Simon's book 'Sustainable Power' is available to buy here on Amazon.


    If you're interested in reading more on disciple making movements Simon suggests:


    'Church Planting Movements' by David garrison
    'Spent matches' by Roy Moran
    'Made to Switch' by Chip and Dan Heath


    And on the subject of change and change management:
    'Our Iceberg Is Melting' by John Cotter

    • 46 min
    Suffering, Sacrifice & Prayer - Phil Moore

    Suffering, Sacrifice & Prayer - Phil Moore

    Episode 1 - The First -

    Jez caught up with pastor, author and leadership consultant Phil Moore to discuss his new commentary on the book of Job. We explore the role that sacrifice and suffering plays in the Christian life as well as look at some tips on how to stay spiritually healthy.

    For more resources from Phil or to order yourself a copy of his one of his books check out: philmoorebooks.com

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Olivers1983 ,

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

JoeStevens20 ,

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.

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