99 episodes

RE: CHURCH is a GFA podcast to encourage pastors and church leaders as they refocus, renew, and revitalize their churches. This podcast offers practical tips and suggestions to help you equip disciples to continually make disciples.

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RE: CHURCH is a GFA podcast to encourage pastors and church leaders as they refocus, renew, and revitalize their churches. This podcast offers practical tips and suggestions to help you equip disciples to continually make disciples.

    Pastoral Internships

    Pastoral Internships

    Why should a pastor invest his time and energy into having interns? Is there a biblical model or principle for a pastoral internship? In this podcast, Marshall Fant interviews Chuck Phelps about this topic. During his 40 years of full-time ministry, Pastor Phelps has mentored over 100 men for pastoral ministry. He currently serves as the senior pastor at Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Indianapolis, IN.

    4 Ways to Change the Way You Think About Church Finances

    4 Ways to Change the Way You Think About Church Finances

    Does your church create a budget or financial plan? What effect does regular, detailed financial reporting have on a congregation? What accounting practices are necessary and wise for bookkeeping with integrity at your church? In this podcast, Marshall Fant rethinks church finances with Bruce McAllister. Before pastoring for 21 years, Marshall Fant worked in the business world for two decades while Bruce McAllister brings four decades of ministry experience to the table. To access the show notes, go to https://gfamissions.org/rethinking-church-finances/.

    Fueling Faithfulness: Serving a Worthy God

    Fueling Faithfulness: Serving a Worthy God

    Every pastor goes through seasons of discouragement and doubt. What is God's expectation for you, and how do you feed your own soul during difficult times? In this RE: CHURCH episode, Marshall Fant discusses this topic with Ron Perry, pastor of Faith Baptist Church of Folsom in California. Ron Perry has ministered in California for 20 years and recently started a blog, "Fueling Faithfulness" to encourage men in ministry. 

    The Power of the Gospel

    The Power of the Gospel

    Romans 1:16 teaches that the Gospel is the power of God leading to salvation for everyone who believes. In this podcast, Marshall Fant interviews Jonathan and Chrissa Edwards about the transforming power of the Gospel in Utah as this couple engaged in ministry there for decades. Serving with Northwest Baptist Missions, the Edwards planted two churches in Utah. For 28 years, Jonathan Edwards pastored Marysvale Baptist Church in Marysvale, UT, a community of 400 people. He shares how prayer, the use of their gifts for life-touching-life relationships, and believing Romans 1:16 have led to their lives being totally interwoven into the community.

    Ministering in This Present Age

    Ministering in This Present Age

    According to Titus 2, God's grace teaches us how to live in this present age. In this podcast, Marshall Fant discusses how to shepherd people to live out their faith in this present age with Mike Hixson. As an assistant pastor, Mike Hixson oversees discipleship and outreach at Grace Church of Mentor, which is also home to ARCH Ministries in Ohio. Of primary importance to a pastor is leading by example in evangelism. 

    The Blessings of Pastoring in Rural America

    The Blessings of Pastoring in Rural America

    Why should a pastor and his wife consider rural America as a place of ministry? What are some of the blessings and challenges of rural ministry? On this podcast, Marshall Fant interviews John and Jennifer Goldfuss about ministering in a farming community in Indiana. John Goldfuss pastors Waterman Baptist Church in Kingman, IN.

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26 Ratings

26 Ratings

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Relevant, Biblical, and Gracious

Dr. Fant and company offer a wealth of experience and advice for any church. They share this in a gracious and respectful way. An invaluable asset! I am thankful they take the time to share their experience for all listeners as well.

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