15 episodes

The purpose of this podcast is to equip church leaders who are out there every day doing the hard work of bringing change and renewal to churches. Each season we tackle an important topic, and in each episode, we talk to real-world church leaders about their best practices. It's our hope and prayer that these Conversations for Transformation will help you as you do the work of Changing Churches.

Changing Churches: Wisdom for Transformational Leaders Rob Couch

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

The purpose of this podcast is to equip church leaders who are out there every day doing the hard work of bringing change and renewal to churches. Each season we tackle an important topic, and in each episode, we talk to real-world church leaders about their best practices. It's our hope and prayer that these Conversations for Transformation will help you as you do the work of Changing Churches.

    How to reach "Brand New Adults!" The future of the church from the perspective of a college Freshman with David Couch

    How to reach "Brand New Adults!" The future of the church from the perspective of a college Freshman with David Couch

    Auburn University Freshman, David Couch, shares his insights on the future of the church, and the best ways pastors and churches can reach his generation. 
    How can churches reach out to college students?The role of social media: Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.What about traditional v.s. contemporary worship styles.Learn about the ministry of the Auburn Wesley FoundationWays to make disciples among young adults.David Couch YouTube Page:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgAK9Pr5685C4ZsmQYKbncg

    Auburn Wesley Foundation
    https://www.auwesley.org/

    Christ United Methodist Church
    http://www.christunited.com


    Podcast Bumper Music: David Couch
    Voiceover: Crystal Couch

    • 1 hr 9 min
    A New Network for Former UMC Churches and One Church's Story of Leaving the UMC with Dr. Bryan Collier

    A New Network for Former UMC Churches and One Church's Story of Leaving the UMC with Dr. Bryan Collier

    Bryan Collier, Founding and Lead Pastor of The Orchard Church, a multi-site church in Northern Mississippi centered in Tupelo, shares his story of leaving the United Methodist Church (UMC) about five years ago. He and his church, along with a handful of other large-church pastors are forming a new network of former (or soon to be former) UMC churches.  This network of independent Wesleyan/Methodist churches from around the county will provide connections and facilitate partnerships.

    The Orchard Church
    https://theorchard.net


    Christ United Methodist Church
    http://www.christunited.com


    David Couch Music
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgAK9Pr5685C4ZsmQYKbncg

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Future of the United Methodist Church - Rev. Tom Berlin

    The Future of the United Methodist Church - Rev. Tom Berlin

    Rev. Tom Berlin, of Floris United Methodist Church, shares his viewpoints about the challenges facing the UMC today. Tom has been outspoken in encouraging United Methodist churches to remain within the denomination and advocates for a more inclusive vision for the church. Additionally, Tom shares his insights about how churches can best operate as we emerge from the pandemic in a different ministry landscape.

    Tom Berlin's Website/Blog
    https://revtomberlin.com/

    Floris United Methodist Church
    https://www.florisumc.org/

    Christ United Methodist Church
    http://www.christunited.com

    Changing Churches Website
    https://www.changingchurches.net

    Bumper Music By David Couch
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgAK9Pr5685C4ZsmQYKbncg

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Love God Love Others - Dr. Derrick Lemons

    Love God Love Others - Dr. Derrick Lemons

    Pastor, Professor, and Anthropologist Dr. Derrick Lemons has a simple message for those leading churches into the future. It's not about the latest and the greatest or trying to always find the next best thing. Leading churches into the future will mean understanding and adapting to our contexts and following the timeless message of Jesus. 

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Creativity, Innovation, and Ideation are Keys to Your Church's Future- Dr. Len Wilson

    Creativity, Innovation, and Ideation are Keys to Your Church's Future- Dr. Len Wilson

    Dr. Len Wilson of Invite Resources and Saint Andrews UMC in Plano Texas discusses the role of creativity and innovation in leading our churches toward the future. Len is the author of over 11 books about creativity, innovation, and technology and has been helping churches around the country for decades. 

    • 50 min
    The future of the Methodist church with Dr. Jeff Greenway

    The future of the Methodist church with Dr. Jeff Greenway

    Dr. Jeff Greenway, the Senior Pastor of Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church and member of the Transitional Leadership Council of the Global Methodist Church, shares his thoughts about the future of the church. In addition to his comments about the current state of Methodism, Jeff shares his ideas about what pastors should be looking to as we all navigate our churches from the pandemic into the future.

    This is a must-listen episode for anyone within the Methodist family since Jeff has been a key leader and has had a front-row seat to the changes happening in Methodism. Those outside the Methodist church will also appreciate Jeff's thoughts about the future of the church that all churches in North America are facing.

    Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church:
    https://reynoldsburgumc.com/

    Global Methodist Church
    https://globalmethodist.org/

    Christ United Methodist Church
    http://www.christunited.com

    Changing Churches Podcast
    http://www.changingchurches.net

    Podcast Music by David Couch:
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgAK9Pr5685C4ZsmQYKbncg

    • 1 hr 9 min

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