45 episodes

There Is Always A Way Podcast is a podcast all about leadership, legacy, and living a life that makes a difference. The goal—to help you grow in leadership that works. In this podcast Dr. Jay Strack interviews world class leaders & goes under the hood to help you work on the engine of lasting leadership in your life. #SLUlead

There Is Always A Way with Dr. Jay Strack Jay Strack

    • Religion
    • 5.0 • 59 Ratings

There Is Always A Way Podcast is a podcast all about leadership, legacy, and living a life that makes a difference. The goal—to help you grow in leadership that works. In this podcast Dr. Jay Strack interviews world class leaders & goes under the hood to help you work on the engine of lasting leadership in your life. #SLUlead

    Mike Taylor • UK-USA Ministries

    Mike Taylor • UK-USA Ministries

    Mike’s passion is helping students see the call of God on their life for the Gospel. Mike has been an innovator in Student Ministry for over 30 years. Throughout his ministry, he has used his spiritual gifts to preach and teach students through his personal mission statement: “We exist to Reach unbelieving and uncommitted students to Grow and deepen them in their faith and to Send them out to impact their world for Jesus Christ.” Mike’s ability to lead has given him the reputation as one of the top youth pastors in the country. He has served as President of the Metro Youth Pastors Association on two occasions and has been a featured speaker with the Song of Solomon conferences, youth camps, and various student events. Mike and his wife, Kookie currently live in the United Kingdom in Stockton-on-Tees. They have four children: Thad, Shelby, Hannah, and Hayden.

    Mike currently serves as the Centre Director for Tees Valley Youth For Christ and as the Pastor of The Vine Church Teesside. Mike and Kookie have lived in the Northeast of England since September 2011.

    You can follow Mike on Twitter: @mikestaylor @ukusaministries

    You can follow Mike on Instagram: @ukusaministries



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    • 48 min
    Austin Holmes • Mission of Hope

    Austin Holmes • Mission of Hope

    As an organization following Jesus Christ, Mission of Hope exists to bring life transformation to every man, woman, and child. With campuses in the Caribbean, we partner with local churches to transform lives through church advancement, nutrition, education, and medical care.

    We accomplish this through our Core Resolutions:

    RESOLUTIONS

    Connecting People to Jesus: Repeatedly sharing the Gospel message in targeted geographies.
    Empowering Local Leaders: Strategically developing national leaders to carry the vision to the nation.
    Serving People Holistically: Continuously striving to meet the physical, mental, social and spiritual needs of every man, woman, and child.
    Engaging People Relationally: Intentionally modeling Christ’s love through relationships.
    Stewarding with Excellence: Responsibly utilizing all resources and talents to their fullest potential for God’s glory.



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    • 45 min
    Justin Miller • CARE for AIDS

    Justin Miller • CARE for AIDS

    Justin serves as the Executive Director of a non- profit organization called CARE for AIDS. He founded this organization in 2007 as a junior at Vanderbilt University. He graduated from Vanderbilt in 2009 with degrees in Economics and Human and Organizational Development. CARE for AIDS was started through a unique partnership with two Kenyan leaders as a response to lack of holistic care and overall marginalization of the HIV-population. By empowering this generation of Kenyan parents to live longer, healthier, more productive lives, they are preventing thousands of orphans from being created each year. Justin has been married to Lindsay, his college sweetheart, for four years now. They live in Atlanta, GA with their dog, Jackson. They love traveling and have visited Antarctica, Rwanda, and Croatia in the last few years. Justin completed SLU 101 – 401 (Rome) as a student and has also come back and volunteered for several years on our SLU summer staff, serving at SLU 101, 201, and 401.

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    • 54 min
    Nick Korir

    Nick Korir

    Nick Korir holds a BSc. Appropriate Technology Degree and an MA. Leadership Studies Degree. After working for ADRA in South Sudan, he later went on to become Youth Pastor at Immanuel AGC (Kericho); Africa Director of Global Youth Ministry Network; Teens Pastor at Nairobi Baptist Church, Youth Pastor at Parklands Baptist Church and Youth Pastor at Nairobi Chapel. He later on took up the role of Executive Pastor of Nairobi Chapel in 2013 and finally Senior Pastor in December 2017.

    Pastor Nick is married to Julia Korir together they have twin boys – Don and Dan.

    Pastor Nick is an Adventure Motorcycle Rider and passionately rides across Africa to raise funds to provide educational scholarships for needy students in High Schools and Universities in Kenya through Nairobi Chapel’s LOGOS Scholarship Fund. He also serves as a chaplain among the biker community and founding chair of Motorcycle Kenya – the national association for private bikers in Kenya.

    Pst Nick’s life purpose is: “Building a generation of reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ that are Righteous, Responsible and enjoy healthy Relationships”. He is passionate about investing in emerging Youth Leadership in Africa through discipleship, mentorship and leadership development.

    • 42 min
    The Cheat Sheet • Jordan Easley

    The Cheat Sheet • Jordan Easley

    Jordan Easley is the Lead Pastor of First Baptist Cleveland TN and former lead pastor of Englewood Baptist Church.

    Jordan served alongside David Landrith as Teaching Pastor/Multi-site Pastor at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, TN.  Before serving at Long Hollow, Jordan had the privilege of serving at several other leading churches in the SBC:


    Second Baptist Houston, TX (Ed Young)
    First Baptist Atlanta, GA (Charles Stanley)
    Prestonwood Baptist Church, Plano, TX (Jack Graham)

    God moved in a mighty way during Jordan’s season at Englewood:


    Over 800 people were baptized
    Over 1,700 people joined the church and were assimilated into small groups
    They launched 2 new multisite campuses that now average roughly 1,000 additional people in worship each week.
    They supported the launch of 6 new church plants across America
    They saw their budget increase from $5.1 million to $7.1 million.
    They dramatically increased their CP giving and mission involvement
    They reduced their church debt from $3.2 million to less that $800k.

    In addition, Jordan is an author for Lifeway.  In 2013, B&H published his first book, “Life Change.” His second book, “Resuscitating Evangelism,” is scheduled to be released in January of 2020.  Jordan received his Bachelors degree in Biblical Studies from Dallas Baptist University and then attended Seminary at both Southwestern Baptist Theological and Luther Rice.  Jordan is currently continuing his education at Union University, where he is concluding a Masters degree in Christian Ministries.

    • 55 min
    Brian Mills

    Brian Mills

    Brian has worked in ministry for over 16 years with 14 of those years serving in full time student ministry. He has led student ministries as small as 7 and as large as 2000. Brian is the co-author of "Checkpoints - A Tactical Guide to Manhood" and "Virtuosity - Doing the Common Uncommonly Well" along with being the co-founder of Impact Resources, a curriculum guide for student ministries.

    Brian is passionate about seeing people saved, baptized and growing in their faith along with equipping and leading the staff and volunteers where he serves. He is married to Jennifer Mills, co-author of "Salvaging My Identity" and father to McKenna and Parker.

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    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

Willy H9321 ,

Many Thought Leaders

Dr. Jay is a man who understands leadership. The individuals he brings on the podcast come from different backgrounds but are all thought leaders... I get plenty of insight that I use daily from these interviews.

TrippAtkinson ,

Inspiring, Encouraging,

Dr. Jay is a leader of leaders whose voice has helped shape and mobilize generations of world changers. If you want to be challenged, inspired, entertained, and equipped, I highly recommend adding this podcast to your rotation. With a unique blend of humor, brilliance, and practicality, Dr. Jay cuts to the heart of important issues and offers insight that encourages thinking, dreaming, and leading.

As with all of his resources, you will likely want to share this podcast to inspire others as well!

Fhw1 ,

Life changing

This is the podcast I’ve been wanting for years - a time to be challenged, to laugh, and to learn. Not many better ways to spend your time than in conversation with an American treasure, Dr. Jay Strack, and one of his fascinating guests. It will change your life!

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