The Reclaimed Leader Podcast

The Reclaimed Leader Podcast

Church health strategies from two pastors in the trenches
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RL 348: 7 Practical Questions to Evaluate Church Programs
July 16, 202400:37:0729.74 MB

RL 348: 7 Practical Questions to Evaluate Church Programs

When was the last time you really evaluated the ministry programs you offer? Maybe this summer it’s time to ask: Is what we do matching what God is calling us to do? 7 practical questions for your ministry programs. (Adapted from Dan Reiland's blog post on danreiland.com)

RL 347: Busting the Young Adult Myth
July 09, 202400:30:1424.23 MB

RL 347: Busting the Young Adult Myth

Most mainline churches don’t have many 18-25 year-olds. Why have younger generations largely rejected the Church? Because to them, the Jesus of Church doesn’t match the Jesus of Scripture. In today's episode, we talk about ideas to cultivate gospel hope for our young adults. Check out https://reclai...

RL 346: Editing Jesus with Rick Lawrence
July 02, 202400:48:0738.55 MB

RL 346: Editing Jesus with Rick Lawrence

Today we welcome back Rick Lawrence to the podcast. In his new book, "Editing Jesus: Confronting the Distorted Faith of the American Church," he argues that the primary reason for church decline isn’t cultural – it’s spiritual. It's because we have edited the message of Jesus to fit our own religiou...

RL 345: How to Optimize Your Traditional Space for Contemporary Worship (On a Budget)
June 25, 202400:45:1036.19 MB

RL 345: How to Optimize Your Traditional Space for Contemporary Worship (On a Budget)

Have you been thinking about adding a contemporary service in a traditional church? Or just improving one? This episode is for you – how to optimize your traditional space for contemporary worship.

RL 344: Rethinking Preaching for a Visually-Engaged Culture
June 18, 202400:39:3731.75 MB

RL 344: Rethinking Preaching for a Visually-Engaged Culture

Research shows that 65% of people are visual learners, but I think it’s safe to say that nearly 100% are visual engagers. Rethinking preaching for a visually-engaged culture – and hopefully having a greater impact. Jason will dive in to his process for preaching visually.

RL 343: Training Churches to Share Their Faith
June 11, 202400:25:3820.54 MB

RL 343: Training Churches to Share Their Faith

Did you know that most Christians only have 10 or less spiritual conversations a year? Maybe it’s a healthy sensitivity for others or maybe we just don’t teach them how to share Jesus through authentic relationship. Today we talk about 3 ways we can help our churches share their faith.

RL 342: Discovering the Truth in True Crime with J. Warner Wallace
June 04, 202400:44:0235.28 MB

RL 342: Discovering the Truth in True Crime with J. Warner Wallace

So, are you into true crime? Then you’ve probably already seen our guest J. Warner Wallace – often seen on Dateline as a cold-case investigator. Today we’re talking with him about his latest book, the Truth in True Crime (and it may surprise you).

RL 341: 3 Truths About a Leader's Spiritual Health (Spiritual Formation)
May 28, 202400:37:4030.18 MB

RL 341: 3 Truths About a Leader's Spiritual Health (Spiritual Formation)

We’re finishing up our spiritual formation series with what is, perhaps, the most important one: the spiritual health of the leader. We’ll identify 3 important truths to move us forward in faith.

RL 340: Attentive Church Leadership with Jim Singleton (Spiritual Formation)
May 21, 202400:43:2534.78 MB

RL 340: Attentive Church Leadership with Jim Singleton (Spiritual Formation)

Today we welcome pastor, leader, and author Jim Singleton. We talk about his new book, Attentive Church Leadership, and why leading a healthy church has everything to do with the pastor's spiritual formation.

RL 339: 1-1-1 Discipleship Approach (Spiritual Formation)
May 14, 202400:28:1822.68 MB

RL 339: 1-1-1 Discipleship Approach (Spiritual Formation)

Following Jesus is more than attending a series of bible studies. It's an apprenticeship that has a particular goal in mind: Christlikeness. Join us as we talk about the 1-1-1 strategy to help your congregation understand the difference between believing and following.