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This interview-based podcast features a range of guests who are wrestling with the challenging task of preaching the Gospel in the 21st century.

Gospel Beautiful Podcast Michael Chan

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

This interview-based podcast features a range of guests who are wrestling with the challenging task of preaching the Gospel in the 21st century.

    Rev. Carl Johnson

    Rev. Carl Johnson

     This episode features Rev. Carl Johnson, Lead Pastor of Faith City Church in St. Paul, MN. He is owner and founder of Storehouse Grocers and is leading the effort to establish the G.W. Carver Cultural Center in St. Paul, MN. Follow Carl on Facebook , LinkedIn, Instagram (@carlonfaith), and TikTok (@righteousrev). 

    Many thanks to our sponsors:

    Baker Academic.

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    Studio 2 Ceramics. 10% discount code: GOSPEL

    Thanks to Sara Renner (listen to her interview here!) for allowing us to use "Altogether Beautiful," the title track on her new album, which can be purchased at the following link:

    https://sararenner.bandcamp.com/  
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)

    • 46 min
    Andrew Root: Churches and the Crisis of Decline

    Andrew Root: Churches and the Crisis of Decline

    This week's conversation features return guest, Dr. Andrew Root. Ryan and Michael discuss his brand new book, Churches and the Crisis of Decline: A Hopeful, Practical Ecclesiology for a Secular Age in the context of our larger conversation about hybrid ministry. Andy has written many significant books, all of which can be found here.

    Many thanks to our sponsors:

    Baker Academic.

    Worship Forward

    Studio 2 Ceramics. 10% discount code: GOSPEL

    Thanks to Sara Renner (listen to her interview here!) for allowing us to use "Altogether Beautiful," the title track on her new album, which can be purchased at the following link:

    https://sararenner.bandcamp.com/  
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)

    • 44 min
    Rev. Stacy Williams-Duncan and Kyle Oliver: Hybrid Ministry

    Rev. Stacy Williams-Duncan and Kyle Oliver: Hybrid Ministry

    This week's conversation features Rev. Stacy Williams-Duncan (CEO, Learning Forte) and Kyle Oliver (Chief Product Officer, Learning Forte). Learning Forte provides "learning-rich hybrid ministry solutions for organizations."

    They are also involved in the Digital Literacy Tool Kit,  which seeks to be a "trusted resource for theological educators of all disciplines seeking to incorporate digital literacy formation across the ministry preparation curriculum."

    Many thanks to our sponsors:

    Baker Academic.

    Worship Forward

    Studio 2 Ceramics. 10% discount code: GOSPEL

    Thanks to Sara Renner (listen to her interview here!) for allowing us to use "Altogether Beautiful," the title track on her new album, which can be purchased at the following link:

    https://sararenner.bandcamp.com/  
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)

    • 46 min
    Jay Kim: Hybrid Ministry

    Jay Kim: Hybrid Ministry

    This week's episode features Jay Kim on hybrid ministry.  The About page on jaykimthinks.com says it all:

    "I’m a follower of Jesus in the Silicon Valley of California. I serve as lead pastor at WestGate Church and as a teacher at Vintage Faith Church.
    I’m the author of Analog Church (InterVarsity Press, 2020), Analog Christian (InterVarsity Press, 2022), and a contributing author to Before You Lose Your Faith (The Gospel Coalition, 2021) and The Upside Down Kingdom Study Bible (Zondervan, 2023).
    Some of my written work has been featured in Christianity Today, The Gospel Coalition, Missio Alliance, and Relevant Magazine.
    You can email me at jay@jaykimthinks.com about just about anything. You can also connect with me on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. I’d love to hear from you!"
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)

    • 43 min
    Jim Keat: Hybrid Ministry

    Jim Keat: Hybrid Ministry

    This is the first episode in a digital series that I am doing in partnership with Ryan Panzer, author of Grace & Gigabytes: Being Church in a Tech-Shaped Culture. Our conversation is with Jim Keat, Digital Minister at The Riverside Church in NYC. More information about Jim can be found at his LinkIn profile, on the Sojourners website, and at jimkeat.com. 
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)

    • 31 min
    Bethany McKinney Fox: Disability and the Way of Jesus

    Bethany McKinney Fox: Disability and the Way of Jesus

    Today's conversation features Bethany McKinney Fox--scholar (Ph.D. Fuller Seminary), teacher, and Organizing Pastor of Beloved Everybody Church.

    Many thanks to our sponsors:

    Baker Academic.

    Worship Forward

    Studio 2 Ceramics. 10% discount code: GOSPEL

    Thanks to Sara Renner (listen to her interview here!) for allowing us to use "Altogether Beautiful," the title track on her new album, which can be purchased at the following link:

    https://sararenner.bandcamp.com/  
    Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/gospelbeautiful)

    • 1 hr 3 min

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings