39 episodes

Join host Thom Schultz (author, innovator, filmmaker and founder of Group Publishing) as he offers innovative approaches to ministry and challenges the status quo of today’s church.

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    • 4.4, 8 Ratings

Join host Thom Schultz (author, innovator, filmmaker and founder of Group Publishing) as he offers innovative approaches to ministry and challenges the status quo of today’s church.

    Holy Soup Episode 039: What COVID-19 Unveils About Today's Youth Ministry

    Holy Soup Episode 039: What COVID-19 Unveils About Today's Youth Ministry

    One age group is hit particularly hard with the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s teenagers.

    Join Thom and youth ministry expert and author Rick Lawrence as they discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on youth ministers and teenagers around the country. Then discover key steps youth ministries can take to stay keep their teenagers engaged during these challenging times.

    • 21 min
    Holy Soup Episode 038: CoronaChurch- The Crowd Is No Longer Cool

    Holy Soup Episode 038: CoronaChurch- The Crowd Is No Longer Cool

    The American church faces an upset like never before. The insidious coronavirus has slammed shut the church doors–locking out the faithful from gathered worship. What is happening? Where is God in all of this?

    Join Thom Schultz and very special guest Max Lucado as they discuss how God is and will continue to work in the church during these unprecedented times.

    • 15 min
    Holy Soup Episode 037: Lonely Kids and the Church

    Holy Soup Episode 037: Lonely Kids and the Church

    Gen Z is the loneliest and most socially isolated generation in history. How can churches help to fight this epidemic of loneliness while reaching today’s young people? Join Thom and special guest Dr. Josh Packard (a sociologist) as they discuss new research regarding Gen Z and the challenges the church is facing in reaching them.

    • 21 min
    Holy Soup Episode 036: Will Multisite Churches Work for the Next Generation?

    Holy Soup Episode 036: Will Multisite Churches Work for the Next Generation?

    Over the past decade, the multisite model of church has quickly grown in popularity and adoption. But will it continue to effectively engage and feed people moving forward, especially Generation Z?

    Join Thom, and special guest Joshua Symonette, a campus pastor at a multisite church in Washington D.C., as they discuss the benefits and challenges of a multisite church model when it comes to reaching the next generation of Christ followers.

    • 26 min
    Holy Soup Episode 035: Church: Here Come the Women

    Holy Soup Episode 035: Church: Here Come the Women

    As the American church struggles to find its way, it may be downplaying one its strongest assets. Women.

    Join Thom and special guest Kadi Cole (author, speaker and consultant) as they discuss the ever-changing role of women in the American church, focusing on the current role of women in church leadership.

    • 17 min
    Holy Soup Episode 034: The Endangered Church’s Tipping Point

    Holy Soup Episode 034: The Endangered Church’s Tipping Point

    For many years, the warning signs have mounted. The institutional church is in decline. But, up to now, few in the church have shown much desire to change, to seriously respond to the erosion around them.

    Has the church in America finally reached a tipping point?

    Join Thom and special guest Kent Hunter as they discuss the ‘tipping point’ many churches are reaching that is pushing them to make a change.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

JD Myers at RedeemingGod.com ,

Fantastic!

I love the questions that Thom is asking. Frankly, these questions are quite rare for someone in his position, which makes his questions and array of guests even more impressive. Listen to this podcast and allow your mind and theology to be stretched.

Youthdirector ,

Great Podcast!

Love this podcast. It really helps me see better into the "Dones" and who they truly are.

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