Together for the Harvest

He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field. Go! I am sending you….” Luke 10:2-3a Years ago, my friend Chuck Klein shared a parable from his life story in a short film called The Harvest. As …

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International Ministry with Jay Fast

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast Today we’re discussing international ministry with Jay Fast. Josh and Jay share their top ten excuses that they’ve heard for not taking missions trips, we talk about some best practices for international trips, and look at Jesus exampe of cross-cultural ministry. Jay is the Iternational Ministries coordinator with Sonlife and has been leading …

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Building Relationships with Nathan Glover

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast This week we’re talking about building relationships with Nathan Glover of Urban Impact. We discuss the win, build, equip, multiply model that they have used and the importance of training others to make disciples. Nathan is the director of training center with Urban Impact. He has been either in or leading Urban Impact …

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Gospel Conversations with Jeff Polen

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast We’re talking about gospel conversations with Jeff Polen on today’s episode of Everyday Disciple Makers. We discuss how Jeff started participating in an activity his brother was interested so that they could spend time together and Jeff shares his heart for ministry, music, and making disciples.  Jeff is husband, father, speaker, and worship …

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All Hands on Deck

Jesus traveled through all the towns and villages of that area, teaching in the synagogues and announcing the Good News about the Kingdom. And He healed every kind of disease and illness. When He saw the crowds, He had compassion on them because they were confused and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. He said …

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Perseverance In Youth Ministry with Bill Winton

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast Today we’re discussing perseverance in youth ministry with Bill Winton. Bill has been the middle school pastor at his church for 22 years and has leaders on his team that have been with him for over a decade. We discuss middle school ministry and the power of win, build, equip, multiply. Bill is …

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The Absolutely Incredible Potential of Youth Ministry

By Dr. Dann Spader & Cheryl Ewings This article by Dann Spader, published in the 90’s, is as true today as it was then. Together let’s heed the call to invest our lives in reaching the next generation. Doug Holliday When we enter the new millennium, America will have two million more teenagers than it …

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Reaching Gen Z with Jordan Whitmer

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast Today we talk about reaching Gen Z with Jordan Whitmer. Jordan is a Gen Z leader with a heart for leading his generation to Christ. We talk about what works in reaching Generation Z and his experience in ministry to this generation. Jordan is leading the HowToLife Movement and taking the hope of …

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Returning to Our Youth Ministry Roots

When Sonlife’s founder, Dann Spader, asked me to pray about becoming Sonlife’s President and leading the ministry into the future, one of my first questions was, “Why me?” Of the thousands of ministry leaders Dann has impacted through the years, and the hundreds he has personally mentored, why was I the right person to lead …

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Strategic Focus On The Next Generation with Doug Holliday

Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Google | Stitcher | Pocketcast This week we sit down to talk about strategic focus on the next generation with Doug Holliday. We cover Sonlife’s roots as a youth ministry disciple-making organization and how we are refocussing on the prayer of being part of transforming the culture of youth ministry in North America and restoring it to the …

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