70 episodes

The Limitless Leadership Podcast is a conversation covering key youth ministry topics with top practitioners and thinkers, designed to help youth workers reflect on their practice and flourish as leaders.

Limitless Leadership Podcast Tim Alford

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

The Limitless Leadership Podcast is a conversation covering key youth ministry topics with top practitioners and thinkers, designed to help youth workers reflect on their practice and flourish as leaders.

    Episode 67: Mark Oestreicher on Understanding the Teenage Brain - Part 1

    Episode 67: Mark Oestreicher on Understanding the Teenage Brain - Part 1

    In the critical, but often overlooked conversation, Tim Alford chats to Mark Oestreicher about teenage brain development. 🧠 In this fascinating episode we discuss…

    … why understanding the teenage brain is so important for youth workers
    … the impact of brain development on identifying emotions
    … learning and faith formation in teenagers
    … how prayer, meditation and singing shapes our brains

    And listen out for some hilarious (and shocking) youth ministry fails, and a Brit attempting to explain Cream Tea to an American. 🫖

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    Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you listen. Enjoy!

    • 48 min
    Episode 66: Relaunching Youth Ministry

    Episode 66: Relaunching Youth Ministry

    Youth ministry has taken a bit of a battering over the course of the pandemic, and many of us are looking to relaunch in a fresh way. That’s why we sat down for a chat with the brilliant Jamie Price who has developed a unique expertise in pioneering youth ministry. Jamie discusses…

    … the key things to reflect on when considering a relaunch
    … how to discern the right time to stop something
    … how to talk to our senior leaders about potential change
    … how to connect with the young people in our community


    Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you listen. Enjoy!


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    • 43 min
    Episode 65: Youth Ministry and the Climate Crisis

    Episode 65: Youth Ministry and the Climate Crisis

    In this episode, Tim Alford chats to Dot Tyler about some compelling new research called Burning Down the House. In this fascinating discussion we discuss…

    … how climate change impacts on a human level
    … the intersection between climate and poverty
    … the theology of climate justice
    … how the church can engage with a generation who are passionate about the environment
    … and some practical first steps to take


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    Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you listen. Enjoy!

    • 45 min
    Episode 64: Supernatural Youth Ministry

    Episode 64: Supernatural Youth Ministry

    In this episode, Tim Alford chats to Vineyard's Zeke Rink about how to develop a supernatural youth ministry. This is the fourth and final part of our Ministry in the New World series, in which we discuss…

    … how to hear from God
    … the primacy of Scripture and abiding
    … the place of signs & wonders in evangelism
    … the importance of encounter in discipleship
    … praying for healing
    … the baptism of the Spirit

    Listen out for an interrupting puppy, and the spectacular moment when Zeke drops the line, “there’s no high like the Most High.”

    FOR THE LEADERSHIP 101 BOOK: http://www.spck.org.uk/leadership-101

    FOR LIMITLESS FESTIVAL 2021 - GATHER // PRAY // GO: http://www.limitlessfestival.co.uk

    Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you listen. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 63: Disciple-Making Youth Ministry

    Episode 63: Disciple-Making Youth Ministry

    In part three of our Ministry in the New World series, Tim Alford chats to Kyle McKinnon, the Director of Reign Ministries UK, about how to disciple young people. In this episode we chat about…

    … the difference between giving information and seeing transformation
    … understanding discipleship through the lens of spiritual parenting
    … overcoming the obstacles to disciple-making
    … how to discern the young people we should be discipling
    … the key things to talk about on the discipleship journey

    And listen up for a 15% discount code on the discipleship pack for all podcast listeners!

    FOR THE DISCIPLESHIP PACK: http://www.thediscipleshippack.co.uk

    FOR LIMITLESS FESTIVAL: http://www.limitlessfestival.co.uk  

    Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you listen. Enjoy!

    • 52 min
    Episode 62: Intergenerational Youth Ministry

    Episode 62: Intergenerational Youth Ministry

    In part two of our Ministry in the New World series, Tim Alford chats to Jonny Slatter about intergenerational youth ministry.

    Jonny explains a unique and exciting approach he has been exploring locally; an initiative called The Lighthouse Project which seeks to connect young people with adult mentors. We discuss…

    … what discipleship looks like when it’s working right
    … the challenge of trying to disciple a whole youth group
    … involving the whole church in the discipleship journey of a young person
    … raising up spiritual parents in our church communities
    … how to adopt an intergenerational approach in our local churches

    And as promised, here’s Jonny’ further reading list…
    - Radical - David Platt
    - Multiply - Francis Chan
    - 1-2-1 Discipleship - Christine Dillon
    - Intentional Mentoring - Paul Wilcox

    Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you listen. Enjoy!

    For LIMITLESS FESTIVAL 2021 - GATHER | PRAY | GO, visit: http://www.limitlessfestival.co.uk

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Kljamali ,

Really helpful and relevant

It is so good to hear a leadership podcast based in UK that provides such helpful insights.

Oli Deeks ,

A great podcast for youth leaders

I listen to a lot of youth ministry podcasts and I believe this podcast is up there with the best!

Tim does a wonderful job leading Limitless and has lots of insight and experience in Youth Ministry.

The podcast covers relevant topics to any youth workers - employer or volunteers. I would highly recommend this pod and look forward to more content in the future.

Keep up the awesome work and thanks for everything you do!

Oli Deeks

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