111 episodes

From the heart of the least religious region of the United States, join us - Shawn and Camille Brace - as we explore what it's like to pursue a missional life in Maine. We will discuss and share stories about discipleship, evangelism, church, missional communities, and the gospel - offering practical tips on how to live out the gospel as a family and church in everyday life.

Mission Lab Shawn Brace

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.7 • 27 Ratings

From the heart of the least religious region of the United States, join us - Shawn and Camille Brace - as we explore what it's like to pursue a missional life in Maine. We will discuss and share stories about discipleship, evangelism, church, missional communities, and the gospel - offering practical tips on how to live out the gospel as a family and church in everyday life.

    Episode 111 - A New Day: From Texas to Maine, on Mission With God

    Episode 111 - A New Day: From Texas to Maine, on Mission With God

    Shawn has a conversation with one of his new church members, Lori Day, who, along with her husband, Weston, showed up to his church a year ago, after making an unlikely move from Texas to Maine to join up with God's mission. Listen in as Lori shares her journey from atheism to grace, and from Texas to Maine.

    • 59 min
    Episode 110 - From Cape Breton to Christ, with Jimmy Bungay

    Episode 110 - From Cape Breton to Christ, with Jimmy Bungay

    Shawn interviews a long-time friend he's known since childhood - a friend from the boonies of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada, where Shawn's family has a vacation home. Jimmy tells his remarkable story of coming to Christ - going from a context where there are very few Christians, and mostly just Catholics if anyone is, to one that is learning what it means to follow Jesus. 

    • 44 min
    Episode 109 - The Greatest Evangelistic Meeting Ever?

    Episode 109 - The Greatest Evangelistic Meeting Ever?

    Shawn shares about an experience he had recently doing a sort of "public" evangelistic meeting, asking if it was, perhaps, the most successful one ever conducted. Of course, there is a twist to the whole experience, and he asks the question a little tongue-in-cheek.

    • 25 min
    Episode 108 - Disciple-Making as Love-Making

    Episode 108 - Disciple-Making as Love-Making

    Don't be too scandalized by the title: Shawn unpacks some recent realizations he's had about how to look at the idea of disciple-making. When understood in this way, he proposes it has a chance to elevate its significance.
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    • 23 min
    Episode 107 - Hello.

    Episode 107 - Hello.

    After a long, long hiatus, Shawn drops by with an update and a promise of future episodes.

    • 27 min
    Episode 106 - Converts to Modernism, With Kessia Reyne Bennett

    Episode 106 - Converts to Modernism, With Kessia Reyne Bennett

    Shawn has a really stimulating conversation with Pastor Kessia Reyne Bennett, pastor for discipleship at the College View Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, as they talk about her journey into faith, the community that drew her in, and whether or not we have to convert people to modernism in order to convert them to Christianity. 

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

R & R Alva ,

Challenging

My husband and I have been applying these principles to our everyday life and God is blessing. Much thanks!

ScottandErika ,

Thank you!

Appreciate you guys sharing in this way, your honesty and tackling such great topics. It has been a blessing to listen to. Thank you.

Littlejenlea ,

Love this podcast!

I like how Shawna and Camille are so down to earth! They bring a new light to what it means to be a Christian in this day and age. I’m learning so much!

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