Stuff Churches Should Know: A Church Leadership Podcast
Best Financial Habits for Young People (Anthony ONeal)

Best Financial Habits for Young People (Anthony ONeal)

December 23, 2019

In this episode we talk with Anthony ONeal, a Ramsey Personality, national best-selling author, millennial expert and author of the Graduate Survival Guide.  

We discuss, common financial mistakes that young people make, how the church can help educate teens on stewardship and how to create better financial habits. 

You can learn more about Anthony at anthonyoneal.com.

Christian Unity in Israel (Michael & Vanessa Mistretta)

Christian Unity in Israel (Michael & Vanessa Mistretta)

December 9, 2019

In this episode, we talk with Michael and Vanessa Mistretta, Michael is the Chief Operating Officer of FIRM: Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries. Vanessa is a dynamic, inspirational speaker with a heart for connecting people. Michael and Vanessa’s passion for Israel takes them around the world as they strive to build unique connections between the church and the body of believers in Israel and share about how God is moving in Israel today. Michael and Vanessa both made Aliyah (immigrated to Israel) and live in the heart of Jerusalem. 

We'll be covering what God is currently doing in Israel, the mission of King of Kings Ministries and how you can personally get involved.

You can find out more about Michael and Vanessa at FIRM.org.il.

Acts of Radical Generosity and Faith (Doug Tuttle)

Acts of Radical Generosity and Faith (Doug Tuttle)

November 20, 2019

In this episode, we talk with Doug Tuttle, the Executive Pastor and CFO at Grand Rapids First in Michigan. Grand Rapids First recently paid off nearly $2 million in medical debt in their community!

We'll be covering how generosity can change a community, how to have radical faith in your church, and transforming lives in practical ways.

You can find out more about Grand Rapids First at grfirst.org.

How To Be A Better Communicator (Dave Willis)

How To Be A Better Communicator (Dave Willis)

November 4, 2019

In this episode, we talk with Dave Willis, an author, pastor, and incredible speaker who also works with Marriage Today Ministries.

We'll be covering how passion helps craft great messages, how to think broader about your content and how to become a better communicator.

You can find out more about Dave at MarriageToday.com.

 

Using the Enneagram Within Ministry (Beth McCord)

Using the Enneagram Within Ministry (Beth McCord)

October 14, 2019

In this episode, we talk with Beth McCord, an Enneagram speaker, coach and teacher for over 17 years. 

We'll be covering what the Enneagram actually is, how the Enneagram can help your church staff thrive and how to use the Enneagram to improve your personal relationships.

Beth is also the founder of yourenneagramcoach.com, where you can contact her, and check out her Enneagram resources. 

Make sure to order her book Becoming Us for more information on using the Enneagram to grow your marriage.

How to Improve Your Church’s Social Media Presence (Mary Taylor)

How to Improve Your Church’s Social Media Presence (Mary Taylor)

September 16, 2019

In this episode, we speak with Mary Taylor, co-leader of Elevation Church's Social Media team in Charlotte, NC.

Originally from Chicago, Mary has been on staff at Elevation for 5 years and has experience with project management, social strategy, and writing for brands.

We discuss the most important social platforms for churches to use, how to improve your church's social media presence and how to plan content in advance.

In addition being passionate about using social media for good, Mary is a pop culture lover, a vegetarian, a podcaster (@themoviebin), and a licensed esthetician. You can find her on Instagram @marytay22!

 
Supporting Female Entrepreneurs (Christy Wright)

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs (Christy Wright)

August 26, 2019

In this episode, we speak with Christy Wright, Author and Ramsey Personality.

We discuss how to identify your God-given gifts and passions, how churches can support and encourage female entrepreneurs, and the first step you should take when starting a business. 

You can learn more about Christy at businessboutique.com. Be sure to check out her podcast and pick up her book, Business Boutique, while you're there as well!

 
The Foundations of Biblical Stewardship (Lauren France)

The Foundations of Biblical Stewardship (Lauren France)

July 17, 2019

In this episode, we speak with Lauren France, the Director of Stewardship at SecureGive.

We discuss the essential foundations of biblical stewardship, identity of a steward, living faithfully and radically for Jesus and transforming hearts to empower generosity.

You can learn more about SecureGive at SecureGive.com. 

 
The 4 Roadblocks to Generosity in the Church (Gunnar Johnson)

The 4 Roadblocks to Generosity in the Church (Gunnar Johnson)

January 8, 2019

In this episode, we speak with Gunnar Johnson, the Executive Vice President of MortarStone.

We discuss the 4 most common roadblocks that Gunnar has seen hold back generosity in churches and how to overcome each barrier in your own ministry.

You can learn more about Gunnar and MortarStone at MortarStone.com.

If you're interested in purchasing Gunnar's book, Generous Life Journey go to MortarStone.com/Books and use the promo code "SecureGive" for a discount.

Setting Goals for the New Year (Chris Brown)

Setting Goals for the New Year (Chris Brown)

November 28, 2018
In this episode, we talk with Chris Brown, a 20 year Pastor, Speaker, Ministry Coach and former Nationally Syndicated Radio Host of "Life Money Hope."
 
In this episode, we discuss the common mistakes pastors make when planning ahead, how to keep your church staff excited for your vision, and the best tactics to encourage new visitors to keep coming back.

You can find Chris online @chrisbrownonair across all social media platforms.