Mission Field: USA — Co-vocational Church Planters: Necessary Evil or Preferred Strategy?

Rev. Todd Kollbaum, Director of Rural and Small Town Mission, explores the challenges and benefits of a church planter holding a job in addition to planting a church.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Getting Volunteers Involved in Ministry

DCE and classroom instructor Darius “Bo” Chapman joins Mark and Julianna to provide insight and wisdom from his experience of working alongside and learning from volunteers in ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Teaching the Faith in Youth Ministry

Vicar and DCE Brandon Metcalf joins Mark and Julianna to talk about how our teaching tactics and focus can help us better share the Gospel and help form disciples for life.  

Mission Field: USA — Leadership in Times of Crisis Release

Rev. David Fleming, Executive Director for Spiritual Care at DOXOLOGY, explores biblically-based principles to address and even leverage times of crisis and change for good.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Developing a Philosophy of Youth Ministry

Dr. Heath Lewis joins Mark and Julianna to discuss the value of creating a philosophy of Youth Ministry.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Developing Philosophy of Christian Education in Youth Ministry

Dr. Dave Rueter joins Mark and Julianna to discuss the value of creating a philosophy of Christian Education in a congregation.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Faith Formation with Dr. Dave Rueter

Dr. Dave Rueter joins Mark and Julianna to discuss strategies and theories for the faith formation of young people.

Mission Field: USA — Principles of Church Planting

Rev. Dr. Detlev Schulz explores the guiding principles of church planting based on an article by church planting expert Daniel Sanchez.

LCMS Youth Ministry End Goals – Being a Long-Term Leader in Times of Stress

Deaconess Heidi Goehmann joins Mark and Julianna to talk about how we care for ourselves as lay and professional youth leaders.

Mission Field: USA — Why Should We Plant Churches?

The Rev. Dr. Detlev Schulz explores the biblical and practical reasons why new churches should be planted even today.