The podcast that EQUIPS YOU TO REACH YOUR WORLD. The Renewing Our City Podcast's host, Matt Shaw, interviews effective Christian leaders about missions, evangelism, service, leadership, church planting to help you share Jesus and Serve others in your neighborhood and around the world.
Episode 17: Mike Hammer on Church Planting in a Small Community
Mike Hammer is the Sr. Pastor at Celebration Community Church in Dillsburg Pennsylvania. It’s great to see his passion for a small community where they are making a huge impact. Guys like mike are what this podcast is all about, to take ownership in bringing the message of Jesus Christ to your community and change the world.
Special Guest: Mike Hammer.
Episode 16: Jonathan Hentrich on Church Planting in the City
Jonathan Hentrich is a pastor and church planter in Albany New York, one of the least churched cities in the United States. It’s awesome to listen to Jon and hear his heart for the city after he moved from the suburbs into the city of Albany.
Special Guest: Jonathan Hentrich.
Christ Church Albany – Christ's Church Albany is to be a group of people who love Jesus, each other, and the rest of the world.
Episode 15: Jose Rodriguez - Rapid Church Planting in Central America and Discipling Young Men
In this episode, Matt Shaw and Jose Rodriguez discuss Jose’s background on how he became a pastor and church planter, starting house churches, using outside finances missionaries receive for the most good, how to do ministry with your family, and being a family to young men coming out of gangs.
Pray for Jose
They are working to establish 1 new church per year. They have a 100 church goal in El Salvador.
Pray for Jose’s family, particularly his son as he works to become a doctor.
Special Guest: Jose Rodrigues.
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Episode 14: Fledge Fiamingo on God's Creation, Discipleship, Fundraising, and Racism
This episode features Fledge Fiamingo, founder of Son Safaris, a ministry that connects people with Gods Creation, through his creation. We discuss lessons we can learn from the African Safari, thoughts on racism in South Africa in the early 90s and how the people of God can be a light today, and discipline people through delegation.
Special Guest: Fledge Fiamingo.
Son Safaris WebsiteSouth Africa - WikipediaBotswana - WikipediaSafari - WikipediaJohn 1:20 (ESV) — For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse. Apartheid - WikipediaSouth African Military WebsiteAfrican National Congress - WikipediaAfrican National Congress | South Africa's National Liberation MovementUniversity of Georgia
Episode 13: Ben Hardman on Leading Relationally Like Jesus
Ben Hardman is one of those guys who has the phrases, word pictures, and charts that bring complex ideas and makes them simple. Through his experience as a pastor at a Southeast Christian Church to planting a Church with young adults across the street from the University of Louisville, Ben’s desire is to connect great leaders with great ideas. Ben’s a cofounder of Gravity Leadership to grow Christian Leaders, focusing not on programs but on access to his life. We discuss Church planting, life-on-life discipleship, the need for pastors and leaders to have an apprentice, and inviting someone into a discipleship relationship.
Special Guest: Ben Hardman.
Ben Hardman bioGravity Leadership - Resources and Training to Lead Like JesusMissional Think Tank - Now Gravity LeadershipSoutheast Christian Church
Episode 12: Becky Carpenter on Authenticity and How You Can Battle the Storm
Simply waking up every day could defeat Becky Carpenter and her family after the tragic loss of her 15-year-old daughter in a car crash during a school trip. Through the power of Christ and looking to Him for strength and hope, Becky has been able to use her to help others grow in their relationship with God and overcome adversity. In this episode, we discuss Becky’s home church, Cross Brand Cowboy Church in Tyler, TX and what it is like to reach ranchers. How you can battle your crisis and get filled up with God, and what to do if you have a message to share.
Special Guest: Becky Carpenter.
One Day Closer MinistriesCross Brand Cowboy ChurchJohn 15 (ESV)The Afters - Light Up The Sky - YouTubeJohn 3:30 (ESV) — "He must increase, but I must decrease."Book: Heaven by Randy Alcorn (Amazon)
This podcast has been very neat to listen to! This has been one of my favorite podcasts so far :) Keep them coming!
This podcast has helped me in my missions. It's fun to listen to and I'm still growing in The Lord
This is a very helpful podcast. Thanks