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Don’t simply defend your faith, be a leader! This podcast is designed to help students and young professionals grow in faith and leadership as they navigate the stages of young adulthood. We address important faith topics and provide practical life tips to help build your faith as you engage in a changing culture.

Lead Defend Arkansas Baptist State Convention

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 42 Ratings

Don’t simply defend your faith, be a leader! This podcast is designed to help students and young professionals grow in faith and leadership as they navigate the stages of young adulthood. We address important faith topics and provide practical life tips to help build your faith as you engage in a changing culture.

    Joy in Ministry with Ken Whitten

    Joy in Ministry with Ken Whitten

    This episode of Lead Defend was recorded with Ryan and Brock at the 2024 Statewide Conference on Evangelism + Church Health. They sat down with Ken Whitten about his call to ministry and how the Lord has led him throughout his tenure. The three discuss the importance of wise counsel and the importance of obedience. Ken gives advice to young people who feel prompted to follow the Lord in vocational ministry, encouraging them with his story.

    • 24 min
    Early in Evangelism with Nathan Lino

    Early in Evangelism with Nathan Lino

    This episode of Lead Defend was recorded with Ryan and Brock at the 2024 Statewide Conference on Evangelism + Church Health. The two have a conversation with Nathan Lino, a featured speaker at the event, who spoke about his journey with the Lord and his path to prioritizing evangelism.

    • 25 min
    Persistent in Prayer with Todd Kaunitz

    Persistent in Prayer with Todd Kaunitz

    This episode of Lead Defend was recorded with Ryan and Brock at the 2024 Statewide Conference on Evangelism + Church Health. They sit down with Todd Kaunitz, a speaker at the event, as the four talk about the vitality of prayer. Todd Kaunitz is the lead pastor of New Beginnings Baptist church, located in East Texas.

    • 24 min
    Failures, Vulnerability & Leadership with Noe Garcia

    Failures, Vulnerability & Leadership with Noe Garcia

    This episode of Lead Defend was recorded with Ryan and Brock at the 2023 Statewide conference on Evangelism + Church Health. They sit down with Noe Garcia, who formerly served in college ministry in the state. The three discuss the importance of walking slowly in ministry, rather than running, and living fully devoted to Christ. They touch on topics like how to handle failure and be vulnerable, all with the hopes of being a better leader.

    • 21 min
    Replanting with Mark Clifton

    Replanting with Mark Clifton

    This episode was recorded at the 2024 Statewide Conference on Evangelism + Church Health. Mark Clifton, a featured speaker at the event, is the Executive Director of Replanting and Revitalization at the North American Mission Board. He sat down with Ryan and Brock to talk about replanting and how young people can be involved in church today.

    • 19 min
    Living Sent with Steve Ellis

    Living Sent with Steve Ellis

    Ryan and Brock sit down with Steve Ellis to talk about sharing the Gospel wherever you are and with whomever the Lord has placed in your life. They also discuss the importance of living on mission and serving the Lord by serving others. Steve is the Executive Pastor of Missions and Church Planting at First Baptist Rogers.
    We hope to see you at Lead Defend 2024! Learn more.

    • 29 min

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