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Women in Leadership: Practical Issues Affecting Both Men and Women in Ministry [Podcast]

What does it take for women to flourish in ministry?  If you or anyone on your team are asking these questions, then you’ve come to the right place! Host Carolyn Taketa interviews Awana CEO and SGN Lobby Conference speaker, Valerie Bell on her insights based on decades of ministry in various leadership settings. This lively conversation addresses… [ Read More ]

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Live from The Lobby Conference: Q&A with Steve Gladen

Steve Gladen has served as the Global Pastor of Small Groups at Saddleback Church since 1998. He oversees the strategic launch and development of over 7,000 adult small groups on multiple campuses. Steve has authored “Small Groups With Purpose,” which has translated into eight languages to date, and “Leading Small Groups With Purpose.” Steve is… [ Read More ]

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Emerging Trends in Small Group Ministry with Mike Mack [Podcast]

Q What are the emerging trends in small group ministry? How are millennials viewing small group ministry? What are wholistic small groups? If you or anyone on your team are asking these questions, then you’ve come to the right place! Mike Mack has been involved in discipleship and small group ministry for more than 25 years, most… [ Read More ]

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STEVE GLADEN: Three Seasons of Ministry: What I Wish I Had Known Pt 3 [Podcast]

Three Seasons of Ministry: What I Wish I Had Known Part 3: Sustaining  Steve Gladen has served as the Global Pastor of Small Groups at Saddleback Church since 1998. He oversees the strategic launch and development of over 7,000 adult small groups on multiple campuses. Steve has authored “Small Groups With Purpose,” which has translated into… [ Read More ]

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The Top 5 Podcasts of 2016

When I was a kid I loved the show MacGyver about a secret agent who saves the day once a week.  In every show Mac, as his friends call him, ended up in some impossible life and death scenario where he used just his smarts, a stick of gum, a bit of wire and his trusty Swiss… [ Read More ]

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STEVE GLADEN: Three Seasons of Ministry: What I Wish I Had Known Pt 2 [Podcast]

Three Seasons of Ministry: What I Wish I Had Known Part 2: Stabilizing Steve Gladen has served as the Global Pastor of Small Groups at Saddleback Church since 1998. He oversees the strategic launch and development of over 7,000 adult small groups on multiple campuses. Steve has authored “Small Groups With Purpose,” which has been… [ Read More ]

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STEVE GLADEN: Three Seasons of Ministry: What I Wish I Had Known Pt 1 [Podcast]

Three Seasons of Ministry: What I Wish I Had Known Part 1: Starting Steve Gladen has served as the Global Pastor of Small Groups at Saddleback Church since 1998. He oversees the strategic launch and development of over 7,000 adult small groups on multiple campuses. Steve has authored “Small Groups With Purpose,” which has been… [ Read More ]

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Small Group Metrics: What to Measure & Why with Bill Willits [Podcast]

Q How do you measure the fruitfullnes of small group ministry? How do you decide what metrics to you use? If you or anyone on your team are asking these questions, then you’ve come to the right place! Bill Willits is the Executive Director of Ministry Environments for North Point Ministries. NPM is the parent organization of… [ Read More ]

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The 4 Dimensions of Extraordinary Leadership [Podcast]

Q Do you desire to be the best leader you can be? Would you like to strengthen the weaker areas of your leadership? Do you want to influence people like never before and help elevate your team to new heights? If your answer is “Yes,” then you’ve come to the right place! Jenni Catron is the author of several books… [ Read More ]

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Reid Smith – Discipleship through Small Groups Part 2 [Podcast]

Q As a small group point person, how am I cultivating my own relationship with the Lord? Q How do I create a culture of discipleship within my small group ministry? If you or anyone on your team is wrestling with these questions, you’ve come to the right place! Reid Smith has been equipping group leaders for… [ Read More ]

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