The Way Home: Dean Inserra On Evangelizing the Bible Belt

He planted a church, ten years ago, with a handful of people in his parent's living room. Today, Dean Inserra is pastor of City Church the biggest church in Tallahassee. But his method is not what you'd think: City attracts people, not with killer coffee and cutting edge music, but by building relationships in the city of Tallahassee and by preaching the uncompromising gospel. Dean Inserra is a great friend. We chat about church planting, college ministry, and the ageless Tom Brady. Be prepared to learn and laugh. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @deaninserra Websites: deaninserra.com; citychurchtallahassee.com ...

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The Way Home: Brett McCracken On the Blessed Awkwardness of Church Life

Most of us look for churches that make us feel comfortable, but perhaps the awkwardness of living in community with people different from us is part of God's plan for our sanctification. Brett McCracken, journalist and author, joins the podcast to talk about his new book, Uncomfortable: The Awkard and Essential Challenge of Christian Community.  Brett is a senior editor for the Gospel Coalition and also the author of Hipster Christianity and Gray Matters. He also writes regularly for Christianity Today and his website, BrettMcCracken.com. He lives with his wife in Southern California where he serves as an elder at Southlands Church. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter:@brettmccracken Websites: BrettMcCracken.com Book: Uncomfortable Evangelicals for Life: evangelicals.life. Coupon code: WAYHOME ...

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The Way Home: Jimmy Scroggins on The Changing Nature of Evangelism

How is evangelism different in an increasingly secular culture? How can faithful Christians initiate gospel conversations? Jimmy Scroggins, lead pastor at Family Church in West Palm Beach, FL and author of Turning Everyday Conversations into Gospel Conversations joins the podcast to help us think through ways to talk about Jesus in everyday conversations. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter:@jimmyscroggins Websites: jimmyscroggins.com Church: https://gofamilychurch.org/ Book: Turning Everyday Conversations into Gospel Conversations Evangelicals for Life: evangelicals.life. Coupon code: WAYHOME ...

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Matt Carter on The Friendship Between Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson

A popular British pastor and a former American slave. How did this friendship between Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson develop and how did it shape their ministries?  Matt Carter, co-author of a new book, Steal Away Home, joins the podcast to discuss his interest in the life of Spurgeon, the unusual friendship between popular pastor and former slave, and writing historical fiction. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter:@_matt_carter Websites: stealawayhome.com; austinstone.org Book: Steal Away Home Evangelicals for Life: evangelicals.life. Coupon code: WAYHOME ...

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