Leading Ideas Talks
By Lewis Center for Church Leadership
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Leading Ideas Talks brings to the table cutting-edge leaders on subjects you care about — navigating change, reaching younger people, financing your ministry, communicating effectively — to help you be the leader God is calling you to be.
||CleanEpisode 23: “Biblical Leadership” featuring Denise Dombkowski Hopkins||What can church leaders learn from Moses and other Biblical figures about leading? In this episode Director Douglas Powe discusses biblical leadership with thought leader Dr. Denise Dombkowski Hopkins, the Woodrow W. and Mildred B. Miller Professor of B||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: “Anxious to Talk About It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully About Race” featuring Carolyn Helsel||How can white Christians talk faithfully about racism? In this episode Carolyn Helsel discusses her book, Anxious to Talk about It, with Lewis Center Associate Director Ann Michel.||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: “The Greatest One Minute Manager of All Time” featuring Ken Blanchard||How can we lead like Jesus? In this episode, thought leader Dr. Ken Blanchard shares insights with Lewis Center Director Douglas Powe about being a servant leader.||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: “Ministry Beyond the Wall: Revisiting the Five Fruitful Practices” featuring Robert Schnase||How can congregations more effectively practice fruitful ministry? In this episode Bishop Robert Schnase discusses his revised book, Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, with Lewis Center Director F. Douglas Powe.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: “Dying to Restart: Choosing a Strategic Death for a Resurrected Life” featuring Dan Turner||Why would a church discontinue its ministry to start a new one in the same place? In this episode Dan Turner speaks with Lewis Center Associate Director Ann A. Michel about how his Washington, DC, church chose to do just that to become a more fruitful c||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: “Franklin Planner Creator Hyrum Smith Shares Principles for Leading with Purpose”||What leadership lessons help make you more effective? In this episode Hyrum Smith, creator of the Franklin Planner, speaks with Lewis Center Director Doug Powe about leading with purpose as well as practical, transformational leadership lessons.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: “The Transformative Power of Church-School Partnerships” featuring Jake McGlothin||Thinking of launching a church-school partnership? Or looking to strengthen an existing partnership? In this episode Jake McGlothin, author of The Mission-Minded Guide to Church and School Partnerships, speaks with Lewis Center Associate Director Ann A.||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: “Women and the Power Dynamics of Leadership” featuring Susan Beaumont||Why do women leaders sometimes struggle with using their power and influence? Listen as Lewis Center Associate Director Ann Michel speaks with church consultant Susan Beaumont about how women leaders can learn to use power constructively in leadership r||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: “Leading in Small Church or Multi-Church Settings” featuring Lew Parks||Are you a pastor serving more than one church? Or a leader in a congregation thats part of a multi-church ministry? Listen as Lewis Center Director F. Douglas Powe speaks with Dr. Lew Parks, a small church vitality expert. They explore perspectives and||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: “Divergent Church” featuring Tim Shapiro and Kara Faris||Does your church have the “church plus” factor? Listen as Lewis Center Director Doug Powe speaks with Tim Shapiro and Kara Faris about their book Divergent Church. They examine innovative, alternative faith communities that combine religious practic||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|