72 episodes

Church Leadership Lab is a podcast that seeks to empower healthy churches. Through conversations, interviews, and stories, we explore what's happening in ministry today and how pastors and leaders can navigate what lies ahead. This podcast is a resource of Ministry Brands, the largest provider of church technology. We help 90,000+ churches with an integrated platform that provides online giving, people (chMS), websites, streaming, background checks, and more all to empower healthy churches. To learn more, visit https://www.ministrybrands.com.

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Church Leadership Lab is a podcast that seeks to empower healthy churches. Through conversations, interviews, and stories, we explore what's happening in ministry today and how pastors and leaders can navigate what lies ahead. This podcast is a resource of Ministry Brands, the largest provider of church technology. We help 90,000+ churches with an integrated platform that provides online giving, people (chMS), websites, streaming, background checks, and more all to empower healthy churches. To learn more, visit https://www.ministrybrands.com.

    Ep. 072 | Kendall Conner: Improving Church Communication With Visual Engagement

    Ep. 072 | Kendall Conner: Improving Church Communication With Visual Engagement

    In this episode, we sit down with Kendall Conner, a ministry-focused creative with 20+ years of experience both serving as a creative pastor and supporting ministries with creative resources at Church Motion Graphics.We explore how visual engagement can enhance church communication and cut through the noise. In this conversation, we discuss:Why visuals are a powerful tool in capturing attention.The power of analyzing tasks and automating where possible.How to create a sense of awe with visual...

    • 41 min
    Ep. 071 | Travis Spencer: Living A Fulfilled Life as a Church Leader

    Ep. 071 | Travis Spencer: Living A Fulfilled Life as a Church Leader

    In this episode, we sit down with Pastor Travis Spencer, author of "Wonderful: How to Live a Fulfilled Life in a Very Full World" and Lead Pastor of The Fields Church, a multi-site church in Illinois.We explore the keys to fulfillment and longevity in church leadership and discuss:How to prioritize personal health and avoid burnout in ministry.Discerning your calling and being open to new roles in ministry.Why you need a supportive team in difficult seasons.Create a pathway for growth in your...

    • 36 min
    Ep. 070 | Dirk Smith: Keys to Impactful Donor Engagement

    Ep. 070 | Dirk Smith: Keys to Impactful Donor Engagement

    In this episode, we sit down with Dirk Smith, Vice President at Eastern European Mission and an expert in donor engagement and fundraising.We explore effective strategies for engaging donors and fostering deep connections that can significantly impact generosity in the church.In this conversation, we discuss:Importance of relationships in fundraising.Impactful storytelling for donor engagement.Navigating donor communications with technology.Shifting from scarcity to abundance mindset.Join us ...

    • 50 min
    Ep. 069 | Josh Denhart: Recruiting & Equipping Invested Volunteers

    Ep. 069 | Josh Denhart: Recruiting & Equipping Invested Volunteers

    In this episode, we sit down with Josh Denhart, former children's pastor and founder of Lead Ministry, a master course & download system to help ministry leaders.We explore how to recruit volunteers who are invested in the ministry, why most churches struggle with the 80/20 rule, and how to balance the needs of the ministry with the capacity of volunteers.In addition, we discuss:How to craft personalized volunteer recruitment strategies.The key to building lasting relationships with volun...

    • 42 min
    Ep. 068 | John Darnell: Mission Work For the Modern Church

    Ep. 068 | John Darnell: Mission Work For the Modern Church

    In this episode, we sit down with John Darnell, CEO of Global Outreach, and discuss the shifts and changes in mission work today.We dig into the importance of supporting missionaries and how churches can increase their involvement. Additionally, we discuss:Navigating recent shifts in mission work.Why it's important to broaden the definition of mission work.How support for missionaries goes beyond financial contributions.How to cultivate a heart for the nations in the local church. J...

    • 40 min
    Ep. 067 | Laura Howe: Building an Effective Care Ministry

    Ep. 067 | Laura Howe: Building an Effective Care Ministry

    In this episode, we sit down with Laura Howe, founder of Hope Made Strong and advocate for mental health and effective care ministry in the church.We explore the crucial interplay between care ministry and mental health within the church community.Building a culture of care within the church.The distinctions between care ministry vs. discipleship.The role of boundaries in maintaining the mental & emotional health of church leaders.Using the Good Samaritan as a care ministry model.How chur...

    • 46 min

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