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Take the Slow Lane

Take the Slow Lane

A message from Bryan preached at River City Baptist Church. Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠⁠ Connect with Luke at ⁠⁠https://MustIncrease.com/Connect

Simple Salvation – Tom Farrell

Simple Salvation – Tom Farrell

A message from Tom Farrell preached at Beacon Baptist Church in Raleigh, North Carolina Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠⁠ Connect with Luke at ⁠⁠https://MustIncrease.com/Connect

Outreach Efforts and Events

Outreach Efforts and Events

Bryan covers the importance of consistent gospel proclamation and public invitations as well as creative events and community engagement. Get additional notes and resources at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Notes⁠ Connect with Bryan at...

Mobilizing Your Church to Reach Others

Mobilizing Your Church to Reach Others

Bryan discusses some key strategies for reaching and assimilating new members. Get additional notes and resources at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Notes⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠⁠ Connect with Luke at...

Winning and Keeping People at Your Church

Winning and Keeping People at Your Church

Bryan explores the powerful combination of hospitality and bible-based preaching. Get additional notes and resources at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Notes⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠⁠ Connect with Luke at...

Discipling Your Children

Discipling Your Children

Bryan continues the discussion on parenting and sharing what he's learned as he raises 5 children. Get additional notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠ Connect with Luke at...

Raising Five Kids

Raising Five Kids

Bryan continues the discussion on parenting and sharing what he's learned as he raises 5 children. Get additional notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠ Connect with Luke at...

Legalistic Living = Lazy Parenting

Legalistic Living = Lazy Parenting

Bryan discusses why legalism is lazy living especially when it comes to parenting. Get additional notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠ Connect with Luke...

Continuing the Case for Consecutive Preaching (The Whetstone)

Consecutive Preaching

Continuing the Whetstone series. Get additional notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠ Connect with Luke at ⁠https://MustIncrease.com/Connect

Leading Change at an Established Church with Pastor Mike Brown

Leading Change at an Established Church with Pastor Mike Brown

A session from Church Advance 2024. Connect with Mike Brown at https://WestfForidaBaptist.com/Leadership Access more show notes and recommended resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at https://BryanSamms.com/Connect Connect...

What’s Next for Church Advance?

What’s Next for Church Advance?

Bryan unveils upcoming Church Advance events and opportunities for the next year and beyond. Learn more at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at https://BryanSamms.com/Connect Connect with Luke at https://MustIncrease.com/Luke

Send the Rain – Kurt Skelly

Send the Rain – Kurt Skelly

A sermon from Church Advance Conference 2024 See additional show notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at https://BryanSamms.com/Connect Connect with Luke at https://MustIncrease.com/Luke

Chan Returns – Year 1 of Church Revitalization

Chan Returns – Year 1 of Church Revitalization

Aaron Chan returns in this episode to discuss his first year as pastor of Hope Church Mayport. Connect with Aaron and Hope Church at https://bryansamms.com/aaronchan/ Get additional show notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect...

Clarity in Preaching

Clarity in Preaching

In this episode of The Whetstone series, Bryan gives practical teaching on being clear in your preaching. Get additional notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠ Connect with Luke...

Family Hurt and Division

Family Hurt and Division

Bryan discusses heartbreaking moments of ministry that every pastor will face at some point.  See additional show notes and resources at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Notes⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠https://BryanSamms.com/Connect⁠  Connect with Luke...

The Heartbreaks of Ministry

The Heartbreaks of Ministry

Bryan discusses heartbreaking moments of ministry that every pastor will face at some point. See additional show notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at https://BryanSamms.com/Connect Connect with Luke at...

Planting Healthy Churches with Chris Anderson

Planting Healthy Churches with Chris Anderson

A conversation with Chris Anderson. Chris leads the Healthy Church Network with Biblical Ministries Worldwide Connect with Chris at chris.anderson@biblicalministries.org See additional show notes and resources at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes...

Top Ten Commentary Series

Top Ten Commentary Series

Bryan talks about his 10 most useful commentary series. See the full list at https://BryanSamms.com/Notes Connect with Bryan at https://BryanSamms.com/Connect Connect with Luke at https://MustIncrease.com/Luke

Lets Get Down to Business

Lets Get Down to Business

A conversation with Brandon Nicely on co-vocational ministry and the role of good business practice in the church. Access show notes at ⁠⁠https://BryansSamms.com/Notes⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Luke...

Stay Teachable

Stay Teachable

Bryan shares insights and lessons he's learned from pastoring for 8 years at the same church. Access show notes at ⁠⁠https://BryansSamms.com/Notes⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Luke...

Embrace Simplicity and Clearly Communicate

Embrace Simplicity and Clearly Communicate

Bryan shares insights and lessons he's learned from pastoring for 8 years at the same church. Access show notes at ⁠⁠https://BryansSamms.com/Notes⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Luke...

Reflections on 8 Years of Pastoral Ministry

Reflections on 8 Years of Pastoral Ministry

Bryan shares insights and lessons he's learned from pastoring for 8 years at the same church. Access show notes at ⁠⁠https://BryansSamms.com/Notes⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Luke...

Don’t Use People to Build Your Church

Don’t Use People to Build Your Church

Bryan shares insights and lessons he's learned from pastoring for 8 years at the same church.  Access show notes at ⁠⁠https://BryansSamms.com/Notes⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠ Connect with Luke...

The Southern Baptist Convention and Church Planters

The Southern Baptist Convention and Church Planters

Bryan shares his thoughts on Paul Chappell's position on accepting funding from the Southern Baptist Convention. Access show notes at ⁠⁠https://BryansSamms.com/Notes⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠  Connect with Luke...

Should Church Planters Accept SBC Funding?

Should Church Planters Accept SBC Funding?

Bryan shares his thoughts on Paul Chappell's position on accepting funding from the Southern Baptist Convention. Access show notes at ⁠⁠https://BryansSamms.com/Notes⁠⁠ Connect with Bryan at ⁠⁠⁠https://BryanSamms.com⁠⁠⁠  Connect with Luke...

Let Us Prey

Let Us Prey

Reactions to the recent "Let Us Prey: A Ministry of Scandals" docuseries and its exposure of predatory behavior within the IFB movement. Get early access to the full conversation at https://BryansSamms.com/Notes Watch this episode...

A Ministry of Scandals

A Ministry of Scandals

Reactions to the recent "Let Us Prey: A Ministry of Scandals" docuseries and its exposure of predatory behavior within the IFB movement. Get early access to Bryan's Best Books of 2023 at ⁠https://BryansSamms.com/Notes⁠ Watch this episode...

Merry Christmas from Church Advance

Merry Christmas from Church Advance

It's been a great year for Church Advance! Join Bryan and Luke as they look back on 2023, look ahead to 2024 and give some details on the Church Advance Conference coming up in February!