This week on the podcast Jeremy shares his expertise from Church and Mental Health as we discuss some basic ideas surrounding mental health during these difficult times. Let’s talk COVID and mental health![Read more…] about COVID And Mental Health [Podcast #309]
Archives for May 2020
Social media has been one of the greatest communication innovations of our age but with the optimization of communication and increased interconnectedness, we are also exposed to thoughts and opinions that might not only contradict our own but potentially attack and undermine them too.
The combination of anonymity and the lack of accountability can bring out the worst in people, giving some the courage to type out things they wouldn’t otherwise speak out loud. This can cause us to experience what the cool kids are calling “being triggered”.[Read more…] about Triggered: Navigating Social Media Offense As Christians
I’ve been a youth leader, kids ministry leader, involved in church boards and one of the toughest questions I always loved to face was, is what I am leading helping those that attend to grow closer to Jesus or am I just entertaining them. To boil it down, are they growing spiritually? What’s our approach to tracking spiritual growth?[Read more…] about Tracking Spiritual Growth Or Gut Feel?
In the first post in this series, Lessons From Paul, we alluded to that church leaders need to have good self-awareness to lead through uncertain times. No doubt self awareness is important in leading, at any time. You can read the first post here. It is that much more important in times of crisis. While other lessons from Paul (as in that apostle) are applicable at any time, they are more important in uncertain times. Leverage tech. That’s the lesson from Paul we cover in this post.[Read more…] about Leading In Uncertain Times. Lessons From Paul: Leverage Tech
This week on the podcast we share the second part of a two-part interview Blessing had with Bobby Gruenewald — Innovation Leader at Life.Church and creator of YouVersion / Bible App. In this episode they talk about the YouVersion Prayer feature and forming habits that help us grow spiritually.[Read more…] about Bobby Gruenewald: YouVersion Prayer, Resources & You (Part II) [Podcast #308]
I can’t remember the first SNL sketch I ever watched. As a Brit, I probably saw a few and just assumed they were from one of those American programs. However, when I watched their recently parody of Zoom church, I couldn’t help but relate to some of our own churches teething pains during the COVID lockdown.
Have a watch and see if you can relate to their experience.[Read more…] about Zoom Church: the Struggle Is Real…Amen?