Beyond the Pulpit
By John Coaxum & Amanda Hawley
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Join Pastors John Coaxum and Amanda Hawley for fresh, new, practical conversations on all things ministry. From current events to "I wish a member would” and everything in between. Expect to laugh, be inspired, and be equipped for all seasons of ministry.
||CleanLooking For the Exit: "Church Hopping"||Music by HookSounds||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking For the Exit: Youth & Young Adults||John & Amanda interview Pastor Rebecca Davis, a leading Youth Pastor, about the epidemic of Youth & young adults looking for the exit from institutional church.||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLooking For the Exit: Pastors||Music by HookSounds||6/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9 Apologies Pastors Must Make||John & Amanda follow the lead of Dr. Matthew L. Stevenson III, and discuss the 9 people/groups pastors should apologize to and why.||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBy Any Means Necessary||It's Evangelism Season!! Amanda & John talk about the ethics of Evangelism, Bait & Switch, and whats in and out of bounds when seeking to win souls.||5/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSave the Trees: Digital Trends in Ministry||John & Amanda talk about some digital trends in ministry every pastor should consider.||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#Criticized Recap||Amanda & John take a moment to unpack some of the major keys dropped in each of the episodes in the #Criticized series.||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#Criticized - Pastor Debleaire Snell & First Church SDA||Music: https://www.bensound.com||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#Criticized - Myron Edmonds & Grace Community SDA Church||Music: https://www.bensound.com||4/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#Criticized - Kymone Hinds & Journey Fellowship||Music: https://www.bensound.com||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 Members in Every Church||There are 10 types of members you need to know about that are in every church. John and Amanda discuss how to diagnosis them and what the proper prescription is for dealing with them.||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Took the Words Outta My Mouth||Amanda and John talk about Plagiarism in the pulpit. What's fair game, is there really such a thing as originality, and what can speakers do to safeguard themselves against plagiarism?||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMentoring 101: For Mentors and Mentees||Amanda & John discuss why mentoring is so important, especially for spiritual leaders. They also talk about tips every mentor and mentee should know.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPacking in the Pews||John and Amanda discuss God and guns after the recent mass shooting and the outcry for gun reform gripping the nation.||3/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBehind The Scenes: Conference President Edition||John and Amanda talk to Dr. William T. Cox of the Allegheny West Conference about all the things you've ever wanted to ask a Conference President.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWho Killed Lucy Byard?||The case of Lucy Byard is emblematic of the slow or lack of response from the Adventist church on social issues. John and Amanda talk to Tiffany Llewellyn, the President of Adventists for Social Justice, about this and much more.||2/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeing a Black Christian in the Trump Era||Dr. Jaime Kowlessar joins the podcast to discuss the impact of President Trump on evangelicals, Christianity, and the church particularly within the Black context.||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore than Runs and Amens||Dr. James Doggette talks about the essence of Black preaching and why it's still necessary.||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean*BONUS EPISODE* - Lunch & Learn w/ Dr. Freddie Haynes||On site lunch conversation with Dr. Freddie Haynes at the 2017 PELC gathering. Dr. Haynes gives his perspective on social justice and church's role in advocating issues in minority communities.||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy I Listen to Hip-Hop & Watch Scandal||Amanda and John talk with Dr./Pastor Christopher Thompson about his doctoral emphasis on hip hop culture and why the "secular" may not be too far from the "sacred".||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould Pastors Self-Promote?||Pastors Amanda & John discuss whether spiritual leaders should market or advertise themselves in today's culture.||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWeird Church Traditions to an Outsider||Amanda and John discuss all the traditional things done in the average church service that could potentially leave some non-church goers a little confused.||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7 Changes the Church Must Make or Die||Amanda & John discuss the 7 things the church needs to change to keep it off life support.||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Decision||Dr. Wesley Knight talks about his decision to launch out and follow God into innovative ministry. A decision God has been preparing him for for years.||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Dirty Truth About Honorariums||Honorariums, the awkward conversation we all need to have. Don't invite another guest speaker or be a guest speaker until you listen to this episode!||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to Beyond the Pulpit!||In this episode briefly get to know a little about the Beyond the Pulpit co-hosts and what to expect in future episodes.||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy People Don't Trust the Church||Pastors John and Amanda discuss the media's portrayal of Joel Osteen's handling of the Hurricane Harvey Crisis and what that means for the average person's trust in the Pastor/church.||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great, practical and insightful podcast! Pastors Coaxum and Hawley have a great dynamic. Highly recommended!
Can’t stop listening
Pastors this is the go to podcast for the scoop on stuff we deal with behind the scenes. It’s funny. Insightful and practical.
I love hearing these topics come from the sidelines! Great approach to discussing real issues in ministry!