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The next generation is the now generation. They're not just the future of the church, but they're the church today. So what will it take to reach them with the gospel? The GenSend Podcast is a podcast designed to equip you to reach, disciple and mobilize the next generation.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 61 Ratings

The next generation is the now generation. They're not just the future of the church, but they're the church today. So what will it take to reach them with the gospel? The GenSend Podcast is a podcast designed to equip you to reach, disciple and mobilize the next generation.

    Awakening the Next Revival Generation

    Awakening the Next Revival Generation

    In this bonus episode of The GenSend Podcast, Zach Meerkreebs, who was deeply involved in the Asbury revival, joins hosts Shane Pruitt, Paul Worcester and Lacey Villasenor for the GenSend Spring 2024 Webinar. They explore the theme of “Revival Generation,” focusing on the awakening and mobilization of young adults toward spiritual revival. The discussion delves into the importance of personal repentance and communal awakening as catalysts for lasting change in both church and society. Zach shares his firsthand experiences from the Asbury revival, emphasizing the impact of authentic, humble leadership and the power of grassroots spiritual movements.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Student Leadership and Multiplication

    Student Leadership and Multiplication

    In Episode 6 of The GenSend Podcast, Kourtney Vier, Director of Salt Company National, joins Shane Pruitt, Paul Worcester, and Lacey Villasenor to discuss the vital role of student discipleship and leadership in the context of college ministry. They delve into the strategies and heart behind mobilizing students to not only serve within their campuses but also to be prepared for lifelong ministry. The conversation highlights the Salt Network’s commitment to reaching university centers through church planting, focusing on the transformative power of student leadership and the importance of creating a sending culture within the ministry.

    • 57 min
    How to Help the Next Generation Fall in Love With the Local Church

    How to Help the Next Generation Fall in Love With the Local Church

    In Episode 5 of The GenSend Podcast, Jon Chasteen joins Shane Pruitt, Paul Worcester, and Lacey Villasenor in an enriching discussion on how to spark a deep-rooted love for the local church among the next generation. They explore the critical role of the local church in believers’ lives, emphasizing its significance not just as a community but as a family bonded through Christ. The conversation covers the impactful experiences of GenSend students in Boston, shedding light on how such mission opportunities cultivate a lasting dedication to church planting and evangelism. They also address the challenge of navigating church hurt and the importance of integrating young believers into the fabric

    • 49 min
    Is Purity Culture All Bad?

    Is Purity Culture All Bad?

    Shane Pruitt, Paul Worcester, Lacey Villasenor and Evan Vela tackle the sensitive and crucial topic of navigating purity culture in modern Christian ministry. They delve into the complexities surrounding purity culture’s impact on millennials, Gen X and older generations, questioning its benefits and pitfalls. The team offers biblical insights and personal experiences to redefine purity in a gospel-centered manner, emphasizing the importance of understanding and teaching Scripture’s stance on purity and love.

    • 59 min
    Do More With Less Time: Maximizing Your Time as a Next Gen Leader

    Do More With Less Time: Maximizing Your Time as a Next Gen Leader

    In Episode 3 of The GenSend Podcast, Evan Vela joins Shane Pruitt, Paul Worcester, and Lacey Villasenor to dive into the challenges and strategies for maximizing time effectively as a Next Gen Leader. They discuss the importance of prioritizing ministry and personal life, ensuring that both are aligned with God’s calling. They dive into practical tips for managing responsibilities, the significance of delegation, and the necessity of setting healthy boundaries for both personal and ministry life.

    • 57 min
    How to Attract, Keep, and Develop Next Gen Staff

    How to Attract, Keep, and Develop Next Gen Staff

    In this episode of The GenSend Podcast, Shane Pruitt, Paul Worcester, Lacey Villasenor and special guest Evan Vela delve into the essentials of attracting, developing and retaining next-generation staff for Christian ministry. They explore the significance of being genuinely called to ministry, the impact of personal testimony and living out one’s faith and practical strategies for fostering a healthy, disciple-making ministry environment. This episode is a treasure trove of wisdom for those passionate about investing in future leaders and creating a culture that celebrates and sustains long-term commitment to ministry.

    • 47 min

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4.9 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

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I’m a mom of teenagers and this podcast helps motivate me, encourage me to keep going-and to do more for Jesus!

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Incredible insight from incredible ministry leaders! Thanks Shane for putting all the best ministry ideas and practices for the next gen in one place.

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