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Silly Songs and Weak Preaching

Silly Songs and Weak Preaching

A conversation with Dave Malinak. Dave is an independent Baptist pastor serving at the Berean Baptist Church in Ogden, Utah. Connect with Dave at ⁠⁠⁠https://DaveMallinak.com⁠⁠ Access notes and resources for this episode...

How Should the IFB Change?

How Should the IFB Change?

A conversation with Dave Malinak. Dave is an independent Baptist pastor serving at the Berean Baptist Church in Ogden, Utah. Connect with Dave at ⁠⁠https://DaveMallinak.com⁠ Access note and resources for this episode...

What an IFB Wishes Would Change About the IFB

What an IFB Wishes Would Change About the IFB

A conversation with Dave Malinak. Dave is an independent Baptist pastor serving at the Berean Baptist Church in Ogden, Utah. Connect with Dave at ⁠https://DaveMallinak.com Access note and resources for this episode at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes...

Better Sermon Outlines (The Whetstone)

Better Sermon Outlines (The Whetstone)

Bryan gives practical teaching on creating better sermon outlines in this installment of The Whetstone series. Watch this episode at https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance Connect with Bryan at https://BryanSamms.com Connect with Luke at...

Shepherding from the Pulpit (The Whetstone)

Shepherding from the Pulpit (The Whetstone)

Bryan continues his preaching series entitled "The Whetstone" as he discussed how you can shepherd and care for your people through your preaching ministry. Watch this episode at ⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan...

Lessons from Spurgeon

Lessons from Spurgeon

Bryan discusses valuable insight from the life and ministry of Charles Spurgeon. Watch this episode at ⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠  Connect with Luke...

Navigating the Grey Areas

Navigating the Grey Areas

Ministry and Christian life can sometimes present "gray areas" that are tough to navigate. Listen in as Bryan breaks down a few topics that can help you navigate aspects of ministry that aren't so black and white. Watch this episode...

More Midlife Musings

More Midlife Musings

Bryan reflects on how what he has learned from his experiences as a husband, pastor, and leader in the first part of his life and how it will shape the next phase and beyond. Photo of Bryan's family - ⁠https://cmhq.cc/sammsfamily⁠ Watch this...

Midlife Musings

Midlife Musings

Bryan reflects on how what he has learned from his experiences as a husband, pastor, and leader in the first part of his life and how it will shape the next phase and beyond. Photo of Bryan's family - https://cmhq.cc/sammsfamily Watch this...

The Whetstone – Sharpen Your Preaching Skills

The Whetstone – Sharpen Your Preaching Skills

Bryan launches a new series of episodes on Church Advance focused on helping you develop as a preacher. Watch this episode at ⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠  Connect with Luke...

The Struggles of Middle Aged Pastors

The Struggles of Middle Aged Pastors

A conversation with Ryan Hayden. Ryan is the pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Mattoon, Illinois. You can connect with Ryan at https://PastorRyanHayden.com Why your pastor has that edge –...

Developing Disciples and Leaders in Groups

Developing Disciples and Leaders in Groups

Having meaningful and effective small groups is always a challenge for pastors and church leaders. In this conversation, host Bryan and co-host Luke Clayton will dive into their philosophies of small groups and how pastors can use them to create a...

The Types of Small Groups

The Types of Small Groups

Having meaningful and effective small groups is always a challenge for pastors and church leaders. In this conversation, host Bryan and co-host Luke Clayton will dive into their philosophies of small groups and how pastors can use them to create a...

Why We Switched to a Connection Group Model

Why We Switched to a Connection Group Model

Having meaningful and effective small groups is always a challenge for pastors and church leaders. In this conversation, host Bryan and co-host Luke Clayton will dive into their philosophies of small groups and how pastors can use them to create a...

Agreeing to Disagree

Agreeing to Disagree

A conversation with Dan Haifely of the King James Bible Research Council. Why We Don't Support an Updated Translation of the KJV by Dan Haifley ⁠⁠⁠ ⁠https://youtu.be/-ma5JAp3ke0⁠⁠ Watch this episode at https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance...

The King James Bible Research Council

The King James Bible Research Council

A conversation with Dan Haifely of the King James Bible Research Council. Why We Don't Support an Updated Translation of the KJV by Dan Haifley ⁠ https://youtu.be/-ma5JAp3ke0⁠ Watch this episode at ⁠⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠⁠...

A Reasonable Approach to Updating the King James Bible

A Reasonable Approach to Updating the King James Bible

A conversation with Dan Haifely of the King James Bible Research Council Why We Don't Support an Updated Translation of the KJV by Dan Haifley https://youtu.be/-ma5JAp3ke0 Watch this episode at ⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠ Connect...

Your Physical Fitness Challenge

Your Physical Fitness Challenge

A conversation with Dan Purdie. Dan is a health and fitness coach who leads free monthly fitness challenges. On Monday, September 4, Dan will launch a challenge focused on church leaders. It's completely free so contact Dan to accept the...

Courage to Preach the Gospel with Eric Capaci

Courage to Preach the Gospel with Eric Capaci

This conversation with Eric Capaci is one of the top downloaded episodes of the podcast. Check out this powerful episode about having the courage to preach the gospel in spite of the fear of man. Watch this episode...

Take Your Preaching to the Next Level with Kurt Skelly

Take Your Preaching to the Next Level with Kurt Skelly

Take your preaching to a new level with Kurt Skelly! During the month of July, we're taking a look back at some of our all-time best episodes. Watch this episode at ⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at...

Should You Leave the Ministry for a Season?

Should You Leave the Ministry for a Season?

During the month of July, we will be highlighting some of our favorite episodes from the past. In this episode, Bryan discusses the importance of remaining in ministry for the right reasons. As we live our lives, God sometimes leads us through...

Ministry While Suffering with Noel Cwenar

Ministry While Suffering with Noel Cwenar

During the month of July, we're taking a look back at some of our all-time best episodes. This episode revisits Bryan's conversation with his friend Noel Cwenar as they discuss how to lead your church in times of suffering. Watch this...

Bryan Answers Your Questions

Bryan Answers Your Questions

Sign up for the next Hour of Encouragement at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Watch this episode at ⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠  Connect with Luke...

Adding Members to Your Church

Adding Members to Your Church

Sign up for the next Hour of Encouragement at https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Watch this episode at ⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Luke...

Right Person, Right Job, Right Time

Right Person, Right Job, Right Time

Part 2 of When It's Time to Hire. Many churches don't hire the right people at the right time. Bryan discusses the philosophy of training volunteer and part-time leaders and knowing when it's time to hire someone for a full time...

When It’s Time to Hire

When It’s Time to Hire

Many churches don't hire the right people at the right time. Bryan discusses the philosophy of training volunteer and part-time leaders and knowing when it's time to hire someone for a full time position. Watch this episode...

Prioritize Family

Prioritize Family

Part 4 of Do Not Disturb – Become more productive, fulfilled, and ultimately free to focus. Watch this episode at ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Episode 56: You Need a Sabbatical – ⁠⁠⁠https://bit.ly/3Mjd9Tk⁠⁠⁠ Recommended...

Time Saving Hacks

Time Saving Hacks

Part 3 of Do Not Disturb – Become more productive, fulfilled, and ultimately free to focus. Watch this episode at ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://YouTube.com/@ChurchAdvance⁠⁠⁠⁠ Episode 56: You Need a Sabbatical – ⁠⁠https://bit.ly/3Mjd9Tk⁠⁠ Recommended Book: Margin by...

Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb

In part 1 of this conversation, Bryan and Luke lay the groundwork for the upcoming series of episodes by making the case for disconnecting in order to be more productive, fulfilled, and ultimately free to focus. Watch this episode...