The Reclaimed Leader Podcast

The Reclaimed Leader Podcast

Church health strategies from two pastors in the trenches
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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.

RL 338: The Problem with Discipleship (Spiritual Formation Series)
May 07, 202400:33:1126.59 MB

RL 338: The Problem with Discipleship (Spiritual Formation Series)

There’s a problem with spiritual formation in most churches – many think it’s a combination of faithful attendance and volunteerism. But is that the same thing as following Jesus? Today, we’re starting a series on how to approach spiritual formation in your church.

RL 337: The Importance of Self-Leadership
April 30, 202400:31:0024.84 MB

RL 337: The Importance of Self-Leadership

It’s been said that the hardest person you’ll ever have to lead is yourself. But, it’s absolutely key if you want to keep growing as a follower of Jesus and a leader in the church. In this episode, we close our April leadership series with a final topic: the value of self-leadership in ministry.

RL 336: Misalignment and How to Get Unstuck
April 23, 202400:34:4227.8 MB

RL 336: Misalignment and How to Get Unstuck

Jesus was always trying to align people with the Father’s mission. Alignment is critically important for churches because it’s about faithfulness. It’s what closes the gap between the church you are and the church God is calling you to be.

RL 335: Re-Discovering the Art of Listening
April 16, 202400:40:0032.05 MB

RL 335: Re-Discovering the Art of Listening

If another contentious political cycle tells us anything, it’s that in our culture, we don’t really listen. In fact, we often talk past each other to decide what we’ll say next. But, re-discovering the art of listening is crucial for your leadership success.

RL 334: Helping Churches Flourish (with Kaitlyn Wood)
April 09, 202400:42:1533.85 MB

RL 334: Helping Churches Flourish (with Kaitlyn Wood)

Today we welcome Pastor Kaitlyn Wood back to the podcast (our last guest before the COVID lockdown). Now, 4 years later, she’s the Dir. of Church Health for ECO. We talk leadership, revitalization and what it takes to help churches flourish.

RL 333: 3 Leadership Axioms Hanging On My Wall
April 02, 202400:29:1623.45 MB

RL 333: 3 Leadership Axioms Hanging On My Wall

This month we’re starting a new series on leadership. What kind of leader do you need to be in order to lead change? Seminary doesn’t really teach it – it’s usually on-the-job-training. Jesse unpacks 3 leadership axioms hanging on his office wall - and why you should have them to.

RL 332: Engagement Boost - A Step-by-Step Pre-Easter Checklist
March 26, 202400:25:4420.62 MB

RL 332: Engagement Boost - A Step-by-Step Pre-Easter Checklist

Easter may not be as big an outreach as Christmas, yet it’s a much bigger in-reach. People on your roles (as well as guests) often come out for the big church holiday. Here’s a quick checklist to make sure you’re ready to engage them.