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Barbarian Circle Pt 113/09/2017 Duración: 01h17min
In this podcast episode John interviews Hector and Victor, two of the leaders of Barbarian Circle, Spirit Life's men's ministry. And they discuss the challenges facing men's ministry and the solution they found in Barbarian Circle.
Ministry in Church and the Workplace17/12/2016 Duración: 57min
In this episode I interview Dr. Grace Morales Scott and discuss ministry within the context of the church and workplace. Dr. Grace shares on her transition into the world of business and offers advice on how to make transitions in one's life in response to God's leading.
Dr. Sergio Navarrete on Opportunities and Challenges for the Hispanic Church16/11/2016 Duración: 44min
In this episode I interview Dr. Sergio Navarrete, superintendent of the Southern Pacific District of the Assemblies of God, as he shares on some of the opportunities and challenges that the Hispanic Church in America faces. Dr. Sergio also offers some advice to pastors on how to do ministry more effectively.
Doing Urban Ministry: Part 228/10/2016 Duración: 27min
In part two of my interview with Urban Ops, I get to ask Hector and Josh Saucedo about their new album, Forfeit Never, and they share on the origins of their album and also share on the challenges they faced in the beginning of their ministry. We also discuss the importance of identifying young people that are serving God in ways that may not fit what is considered traditional ministry, and they challenge us to help them.
Doing Urban Ministry13/08/2016 Duración: 26min
In this episode I interview Hector and Josh Saucedo, members of Urban Ops Ministry, as they share on their calling and on their ministry to the lost and broken in the inner city and beyond.
Missional Church16/07/2016 Duración: 26min
In this episode we interview Pastor Rudy Paniagua, an innovative church planter that has greatly impacted his community with missional-incarnational principles.
How should the Church Respond to Undocumented Immigrants?07/06/2016 Duración: 22min
In this episode Pastor John interviews Rudy Estrada (Ph.D. Candidate) on what the Church's response should be concerning the millions of undocumented immigrants that are living withing the United States. Rudy Estrada pulls from his Ph.D. work to show similarities between the experience of the ethnic groups that made up the Johannine Community and that of undocumented immigrants of our day. Rudy makes the case that we have a lot to learn from the fourth Gospel on this topic.
Burnout20/05/2016 Duración: 18min
In this podcast episode I interview Sam Meza, pastor of Living Hope Community Church in San Fernando, and we discuss burnout. Burnout can happen to those in ministry, but also to just about anyone. In this episode we discuss what burnout is and what steps to take to avoid it.
How to Reach Millennials15/04/2016 Duración: 14min
In this episode Pastor Manny Rodriguez, District Youth Director for the Southern Pacific District of the Assemblies of God, joins us to provide insights on the Millennial generation and to discuss ways to reach this generation for Christ. Pastor Manny offers churches a discipleship approach to reaching and retaining this generation.
Understanding Stress05/04/2016 Duración: 07min
In this episode Pastor John interviews Dr. Martin Harris on the topic of stress. Dr. Harris explains what stress is and the causes of it. He explains the long-term effects of stress and offers ways to manage stress, both from a psychological and a biblical perspective.