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Welcome to the Larry Kreider leadership podcast. Larry is the author of over 40 books, the founder of DOVE Int’l, a worldwide family of churches and ministries in 6 continents, and has over 50 years of leadership experience. He and his guests will share inspirational leadership insights from their journey with God. These insights, gleaned from serving leaders in many nations, will transform your life and leadership.
If you want more information about any of Larry Kreider's books, daily devotionals, small group resources, or other teachings, go to larrykreider.com.

Larry Kreider Leadership Podcast DOVE International

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

Welcome to the Larry Kreider leadership podcast. Larry is the author of over 40 books, the founder of DOVE Int’l, a worldwide family of churches and ministries in 6 continents, and has over 50 years of leadership experience. He and his guests will share inspirational leadership insights from their journey with God. These insights, gleaned from serving leaders in many nations, will transform your life and leadership.
If you want more information about any of Larry Kreider's books, daily devotionals, small group resources, or other teachings, go to larrykreider.com.

    Glenn & Shirley Eshelman on Finishing Well

    Glenn & Shirley Eshelman on Finishing Well

    Glenn and Shirley Eshelman return to the studio to share more leadership insights, including the impact of staying positive and the importance of knowing when to begin your succession process. Listen as they illustrate what it means to prepare the next generation and how to continue using your giftings after leaving your leadership role.
    Quotable Quotes:

    "We don't have to have a steeple. We don't have to have a pulpit."
    "God gave me the gift of life. Every day I thank Him."
    "How can I use the final years of my life to serve You?"

    Highlights:

    Encourage and thank your team often.
    Your team should fulfill the gifts that you're not gifted in.
    Know what you're going to do once your succession is complete.
    Leaders can be great starters but terrible finishers.
    Your God-given gifts stay with you for your entire life.
    Understand your role, who you are, what your purpose is, and when to walk away.

    Mentioned in Today's Podcast:

    Sight & Sound Theatres
    Stories of the Savior is available for purchase at the Sight & Sound giftshop

    Related Resources:

    "Choosing to Finish Well" by Keith Yoder

    For more information about Larry Kreider, his books, daily devotionals, small group resources, or other teachings, visit dcfi.org/larry-kreider.

    • 29 min
    Joel Bomberger on Using Social Media to Spread the Gospel

    Joel Bomberger on Using Social Media to Spread the Gospel

    Joel Bomberger returns to share how he uses social media to fulfill his ministry calling and how its success has led to numerous salvations and baptisms. In this episode, Joel divulges how he and his team follow up with recently converted Christians, how our teams can evolve and change over time, and how we can easily base our success on the wrong things.
    Quotable Quotes:

    "God uses everything He can for the furtherance of the Gospel."
    "I don't think the devil can create anything. He can only pervert things."
    "You never know what impact you're going to make."
    "Let God be in charge of opening the door."

    Highlights:

    Try to use new outlets for redemptive purposes instead of demonizing them instantly.
    Find multiple mentors from different streams.
    We cannot base our success on how we appear on the outside or the number of people we reach.
    Faithfully steward what is right in front of you.
    Proverbs 11:14

    Mentioned in Today's Podcast:

    Joel Bomberger's TikTok
    Joel Bomberger's Instagram
    Joel Bomberger's Facebook page
    Joel Bomberger's YouTube channel
    Brian Barcelona
    The Jesus Clubs

    For more information about Larry Kreider, his books, daily devotionals, small group resources, or other teachings, visit dcfi.org/larry-kreider.

    • 30 min
    Joel Bomberger on the Story behind the Jesus Rallies

    Joel Bomberger on the Story behind the Jesus Rallies

    Joel Bomberger makes his first appearance on the Larry Kreider Leadership Podcast to talk about his involvement with ministries and companies like Circuit Riders and Honest Media, which helped to mold him into the leader he is today. Listen as Joel discusses how his vision for the Jesus Rallies of Lancaster County became a reality, the passion Gen Z has for sharing its faith, and the power of like-minded leaders coming together.
    Joel Bomberger is an evangelist with a heart for revival, known for his influential presence on various social media platforms, such as TikTok and Instagram. Joel helped to pioneer the high school campus branch of Carry The Love alongside his wife, Amy, and was one of the owners of the creative agency, Honest Media, until 2019. Currently, Joel and Amy live in Lancaster, PA, with their three children.
    Quotable Quotes:

    "Gen Z has something very significant in the heart of God for an explosion of the Gospel."
    "The Gospel is really going viral."
    "There's a seed of faith implanted in you as you set yourself to seek the Lord."
    "I didn't realize that the Kingdom of God was tangible."

    Highlights:

    Gen Z is more likely to share about its faith compared to the other generations.
    Revelation 3:16
    You can miss out on potential fruit, Kingdom building, and sustainability by not honoring the leadership before you.

    Mentioned in Today's Podcast:

    YWAM
    Circuit Riders
    Carry The Love
    Honest Media
    The Send: Kansas City

    • 31 min
    Dr. Peter Bunton on How Christianity Changed the World (Part II)

    Dr. Peter Bunton on How Christianity Changed the World (Part II)

    Dr. Peter Bunton and Larry Kreider continue their discussion about the lasting impacts Christians have made on society and the world as a whole. In this week's episode, they focus specifically on the areas of science, economics, human rights, and more. 
    Quotable Quotes:

    "We know God only through Jesus Christ." - Blaise Pascal
    "There is dignity in human work."
    "To work is to pray." - Benedictine monks
    "It is the Christian faith that has motived people to change the world."
    "God created us for shalom."

    Highlights:

    Having a biblical worldview implores us to discover and understand how the world God created works.
    2 Thessalonians 3:10
     We need Christians present in every area of influence in society.

    Mentioned in Today's Podcast:

    How Christianity Changed the World by Alvin Schmidt
    God's Many-Splendored Image: Theological Anthropology for Christian Formation by Nonna Verna Harrison
    "How Christianity Changed the World" by Peter Bunton
    Cell Groups and House Churches by Peter Bunton
    Evolving Missions compiled by Peter Bunton and Hillary Vargas
    Preparing to Go compiled by Peter Bunton and Hillary Vargas
    DOVE Mission International

    For more information about Larry Kreider, his books, daily devotionals, small group resources, or other teachings, visit dcfi.org/larry-kreider.

    • 27 min
    Dr. Peter Bunton on How Christianity Changed the World (Part I)

    Dr. Peter Bunton on How Christianity Changed the World (Part I)

    Have you ever thought about Christianity's positive impact on the world around us?
    Dr. Peter Bunton shares how Christians have changed society for the better because they believed in the sanctity of life and had a biblical worldview. Listen as he and Larry discuss how Christianity has helped bring positive transformation on issues such as gender inequality, infanticide, and slavery.
    In part two, Peter addresses the influence of Christianity on the sciences, arts, and economics.
    Highlights:

    We can acknowledge and learn from the mistakes Christians have made without dismissing their good works entirely.
    Genesis 1:26-27
    Everyone deserves dignity, respect, and love because we are all reflections of God.
    Matthew 19
    Galatians 3:28
    Recognize and release people's giftings so they can better the world.

    Mentioned in Today's Podcast:

    DOVE Global Leadership & Ministry School
    DOVE Mission International
    Evolving Missions compiled by Peter Bunton and Hillary Vargas
    Preparing to Go compiled by Peter Bunton and Hillary Vargas
    "How Christianity Changed the World" by Peter Bunton
    How Christianity Changed the World by Alvin Schmidt
    God's Many-Splendored Image: Theological Anthropology for Christian Formation by Nonna Verna Harrison

    For more information about Larry Kreider, his books, daily devotionals, small group resources, or other teachings, visit dcfi.org/larry-kreider.
     

    • 26 min
    Josh Good on Revival

    Josh Good on Revival

    Josh Good and Larry Kreider delve into the topic of revival and what it means to them. Listen as they share different revival movements throughout history, how humankind's nature is unsustainable, and the power of praying together.
    Quotable Quotes:

    "God's heart is for revival."
    "Each revival tends to happen within five to ten years of a major war."

    Highlights:

    Psalm 133
    God honors leaders working together in unity.
    Meet with others to share your vision and pray with them.
    Honor each generation before and after you and how they lead.
    Encourage and help the next generation instead of criticizing and persecuting.

    Mentioned in Today's Podcast:

    Revival Lectures by Charles Finney
    History of Revival Series by Dr. Edwin Orr
    DOVE Global Leadership & Ministry School
    Worship Center
    HarvestNet International
    Hopewell Network
    YWAM Lancaster
    Joel Bomberger's Tik Tok
    Building Your Personal House of Prayer by Larry Kreider
    Revival History Course by Andy Byrd
    Ephrata Community Church

    Related Resources:

    Wes Dudley on Generational Differences

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

PuryCountyGirl ,

Enjoyable Listen

I am grateful for Larry Kreider and team for creating these packed leadership sessions. It’s been fun hearing backgrounds of so many leaders and their stories are inspiring.

lab672 ,

Short and powerful

I love hearing from various leaders about their varying backgrounds and perspectives. I also appreciate that it’s not too long! Around 30 minutes makes it easier to find the time to listen. Great podcast!

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