Key Life Pastors’ Chat with Dr. Tom Wood

Key Life
Thursday September 28, 2017

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In the Information Age, anyone who hopes to grow in the Christian faith has near instant access to more high-quality teaching than ever before. Connections and friendships with other Christians are made online. But growing in the faith requires more than education and Christian friends. Join Steve Brown, Key Life pastors, and Dr. Tom Wood as they talk about ‘Gospelling Life Together.’

Politics in the Church - Money & Power

Key Life
Thursday June 8, 2017

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People with money in the church often live by the Golden Rule, “Whoever has the gold makes the rules.” If you’re a pastor, how do you handle those who believe that their gifts to the church give them the right to run the place? Join Steve Brown, along with pastors Kevin Labby and Zach Van Dyke, as they talk about it.

Politics in the Church - Controversy

Key Life
Thursday March 30, 2017

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We’re living in toxic times, and pastors are often called by God to stand against the status quo. If God’s shepherds aren’t challenging their congregations, they’re no longer ministering to them… they’ve joined them. Join Steve, along with pastors Zach Van Dyke and Kevin Labby, as they talk about how pastors can prepare for, process, and protect themselves during the inevitable controversy that will come if they’re actually doing their job.

Politics in the Church - Paranoia

Key Life
Thursday December 15, 2016

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Most pastors are relatively good people. They’re kind, compassionate, and gentle. The problem is, when you’re that way, you tend to think everybody else is that way, too. Without being a little paranoid, pastors can trust too much and end up blindsided by those who are out to get them. Join Steve, along with pastors Zach Van Dyke and Kevin Labby, as they discuss the healthy pastoral paranoia that’s crucial for survival in ministry.

Grace Encounter Conference - Key Life Pastors’ Chat

Steve Brown
Thursday November 3, 2016

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On March 15-17 God’s people (needy and sinful people all) will be coming together across racial, ethnic, and cultural boundaries to experience, demonstrate, and proclaim God’s grace. We will love one another, forgive one another, and encourage one another with the message of God’s unconditional love and forgiveness. The experience of the Grace Encounter Conference begins with this “Pastors’ Chat.” You don’t want to miss it.

Key Life Pastors’ Chat - Surviving Ministry

Key Life
Thursday October 20, 2016

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In our series, Politics in the Church, we’ve seen that church is often not a safe place for pastors. Stepping into the role of church leader can be like stepping into a hurricane. One of the most dangerous things for a pastor is to be naive about that. Join Steve as he talks with Michael Osborne about his new book, ‘Surviving Ministry: How to Weather the Storms of Church Leadership.’

Politics in the Church - Pockets of Power

Key Life
Tuesday September 20, 2016

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Formal places of power are often not the real places of power. Sometimes the little old lady teaching the Bible study can have more influence in the church than all the elders and deacons combined. A lot of pastors get into trouble when they don’t recognize these pockets of power. Listen for help with identifying pockets of power and how to deal with them. Don’t wait until it’s too late.

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