The Way Home: Dave Harvey on the plurality principle

On this episode of The Way Home podcast, Dave Harvey, a long-time pastor and author, joins me to talk about his latest book “The Plurality Principle.” We talk about what it means for a church to have a plurality of leadership—leadership that is not just centered in one person—and what that looks like practically within…

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The Way Home: Dr. Don Wilton on pastoring Billy Graham

In this episode of The Way Home podcast, I welcome Dr. Don Wilton, who had the distinction of being Billy Graham’s pastor. He has served as senior pastor of the First Baptist Church of Spartanburg, South Carolina since 1993. In this conversation, he shares about how he got to know Billy Graham and what it’s…

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The Way Home: Ben Mandrell on leading local churches and Easter

In this episode of the special Easter series in conjunction with my book “The Characters of Easter,” I am joined by my friend Ben Mandrell, President and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources. On this episode, Ben talks about the challenges and opportunities with Christian publishing, his previous role as a pastor for many years, and…

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The Way Home: Dean Inserra on preaching on Easter

In this episode of the special Easter series in conjunction with my book “The Characters of Easter,” I am joined by my friend Dean Inserra, founder and senior pastor of City Church in Tallahassee. In this conversation, we talk about what it’s like to preach on Easter. He talks about the importance of not shaming…

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5 Ways You Can Help Your Church

So, yes, your church is imperfect. After a few weeks there you have realized this, I hope. You’re pastor is either a bit boring or too over the top. You wish for a bit more depth in his messages or perhaps a bit more practical application. The music has too much drum or too much…

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