Strength for Today's Pastor

Strength for Today's Pastor

Bill HoldridgeBill HoldridgeHost
We work with Jesus for the revitalization and health of His church. Therefore, we provide practical encouragement and help for senior or lead Pastors. By strengthening pastors, the church will also be strengthened. Interviews with seasoned and tried pastoral leaders re: subjects that will edify current senior/lead pastors of churches.
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148- Getting Your People Into God's Word (with Rich Cathers)
Strength for Today's PastorSeptember 12, 2023x
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00:47:2765.2 MB

148- Getting Your People Into God's Word (with Rich Cathers)

Rich Cathers has written a book. He didn't write a book to write a book; he wrote a book that would advance a ministry passion of his ... the discipling of God's people into the Word of God. Helping them make Bible reading, Bible study, and Bible contemplation and appl...

149- What About Pastoral Counseling? (with Pastor Paul LeBoutillier)
Strength for Today's PastorAugust 29, 2023x
149
00:37:5134.66 MB

149- What About Pastoral Counseling? (with Pastor Paul LeBoutillier)

Pastor, is counseling a burden or a blessing to you? How is your one on one ministry oriented? What's your end game? What are you aiming to accomplish with the many hours you spend with people? Paul LeBoutillier speaks with program host Bill Holdridge about counselin...

147- "I Wrote a Book!" (with Pastor Paul LeBoutillier)
Strength for Today's PastorAugust 15, 202300:33:3038.37 MB

147- "I Wrote a Book!" (with Pastor Paul LeBoutillier)

Podcast number 147 features Pastor Paul LeBoutillier, who recently, and very excitedly, announced that he has written and published his first book. This podcast is aimed at encouraging pastors who have something to say, to say it in written form! In this episode, Paul will...

145- A Biblical Response to the ‘Transing’ of America- by Pastor Gary Hamrick
Strength for Today's PastorAugust 01, 2023x
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00:58:1066.59 MB

145- A Biblical Response to the ‘Transing’ of America- by Pastor Gary Hamrick

This is a podcast consisting of a message delivered by Pastor Gary Hamrick on June 4, 2023. He has graciously allowed us to replay it, in its entirety, and with the attached link to the sermon transcript. From Pastor Gary: "...What we are now is a culture in chaos. We a...

146- Paradigm Shift: Equipping the Next Gen (with Patrick Farrell)
Strength for Today's PastorJuly 18, 2023x
146
01:01:4370.67 MB

146- Paradigm Shift: Equipping the Next Gen (with Patrick Farrell)

In podcast 146 we’re dealing with a subject that is (or should be) on the heart of every pastor or elder in any church anywhere. It’s an important, paradigm shifting, vision altering approach to ministry. Patrick Farrell, senior/lead pastor of Calvary Chapel Wichita, Kansa...

144- An Enjoyable Season of Ministry, Because… (with Jeff Birmingham)
Strength for Today's PastorJuly 05, 2023x
144
00:38:0543.61 MB

144- An Enjoyable Season of Ministry, Because… (with Jeff Birmingham)

Pastor Jeff Birmingham started River Rocks Church in 2012. But after about five years into the effort, he and his wife Jessica were worn out ... about ready to throw in the towel. It was then that things started to happen. A new focus emerged, the strategic leadership develo...

143- Meet Kevin Green ... and His Music
Strength for Today's PastorJune 27, 2023x
143
00:56:4264.92 MB

143- Meet Kevin Green ... and His Music

Kevin Green is the founding pastor of Calvary Chapel in Fort Bragg, California. He's been serving there for 25 years. Kevin is passionate about Jesus, the scriptures, about teaching the whole counsel of God, about making disciples, and about the fellowship that he feels very pr...

142- Identifying Future Leaders- with Bob Claycamp
Strength for Today's PastorJune 15, 2023x
142
00:44:5651.45 MB

142- Identifying Future Leaders- with Bob Claycamp

Bob Claycamp has been there, done that. He's been a church planter, a longtime senior pastor in North Phoenix, a Christian commune Bible teacher, a senior pastor in Exeter, England, a transitional senior pastor, and since 2010, has served with our team of Poimen Ministries...

141- Suggestions for Leading Impactful Prayer Meetings- with Pastor Tim Brown
Strength for Today's PastorJune 07, 2023x
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00:39:3645.34 MB

141- Suggestions for Leading Impactful Prayer Meetings- with Pastor Tim Brown

Prayer is God's idea. His great invitation. Prayer is essential. Prayer is the primary means by which God involves His children in what He wants to do in His world. Prayer was a primary focus of the best church ever—the apostolic church, as in Acts 2:42. Yet, way too often our ...

140- Pastors Ask About Pastoral Transitions (with Jimmy Morales)
Strength for Today's PastorMay 18, 2023x
140
00:52:3460.18 MB

140- Pastors Ask About Pastoral Transitions (with Jimmy Morales)

This subject is coming up more and more every day. We at Poimen Ministries are finding ourselves in conversations every week with pastors who are looking to the future, and wondering what they should do now with regard to their own pastoral transition. The bottom line is t...

139- A Very Fruitful Union (Part 2 with Tadd and Charity Scheffer)
Strength for Today's PastorMay 10, 2023x
139
00:45:4952.47 MB

139- A Very Fruitful Union (Part 2 with Tadd and Charity Scheffer)

This is a very interesting and inspirational testimony ... Tadd and Charity Scheffer tell their story. Tadd is the founding and senior/lead pastor of Calvary Ellensburg, Washington. Charity, in addition to being a wonderful wife and mother, has an amazing side hustle (i.e. j...

138- An Unlikely Union Pt. 1 (with Tadd and Charity Scheffer)
Strength for Today's PastorMay 02, 2023x
138
00:31:2729.14 MB

138- An Unlikely Union Pt. 1 (with Tadd and Charity Scheffer)

It's an amazing thing to watch how the Lord sovereignly brings two people together and then uses that union for His greater glory. Such is the case in the lives of Tadd and Charity Scheffer. Tadd is the senior/lead pastor of Calvary Ellensburg, in Ellensburg, WA. When ...

137- Stoke It Up- Alan Stoddard Interviews Bill Holdridge
Strength for Today's PastorApril 24, 2023x
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00:38:2343.96 MB

137- Stoke It Up- Alan Stoddard Interviews Bill Holdridge

Alan Stoddard is the author of the Stoke It Up Podcast, and is a former Calvary Chapel Senior/Lead pastor. He is currently prepping for a new church plant in Granbury, Texas. Alan recently discovered that Bill Holdridge had been a church planter himself back in the day ... s...

135- The Holy Spirit and Ministry: What Holds Us Back? (with Paul Berry)
Strength for Today's PastorApril 06, 2023x
135
00:37:1442.64 MB

135- The Holy Spirit and Ministry: What Holds Us Back? (with Paul Berry)

Pastor Paul Berry's passion is to “equip the body of Christ with the baptism of the Holy Spirit and the accompanying Spiritual gifts given for the work of the ministry and the flourishing of the church.” This is also the passion of our Lord Jesus Christ. Of course, Jesus...

134- Avoiding Pastoral Burnout- Leading on Empty (with Terry McNabb and Trip Kimball)
Strength for Today's PastorMarch 28, 2023x
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00:35:3940.83 MB

134- Avoiding Pastoral Burnout- Leading on Empty (with Terry McNabb and Trip Kimball)

You may have heard this phrase, or even used it in a message: “I’d rather burn out than rust out!” Let’s be honest, many of us have worn that phrase as a badge of honor, as though it’s an honorable thing to burn out for God. Today, that phrase is a painful one … far too ma...

133- Are You Holy Spirit Qualified for the Ministry? (with Paul Berry)
Strength for Today's PastorMarch 16, 2023x
133
00:37:1334.11 MB

133- Are You Holy Spirit Qualified for the Ministry? (with Paul Berry)

Acts chapter 19 opens with this narrative: "And it happened, while Apollos was at Corinth, that Paul, having passed through the upper regions, came to Ephesus. And finding some disciples, he said to them, 'Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?' " Eventually, the...

132- The Unconference- 24 Hours with Senior Pastors Only
Strength for Today's PastorFebruary 28, 2023x
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00:38:4744.46 MB

132- The Unconference- 24 Hours with Senior Pastors Only

What can be said about The Unconference?  When the concept was first introduced, many senior pastors on the West Coast were intrigued, and the 1st annual had good participation. But probably no one ever imagined what might happen in a mere 24 hours together with other...

131- Poimen Ministries Expands into Europe and the U.K.- with Mark Walsh
Strength for Today's PastorFebruary 15, 2023x
131
00:40:0736.76 MB

131- Poimen Ministries Expands into Europe and the U.K.- with Mark Walsh

Poimen Ministries staff pastor Mark Walsh shares his journey of faith throughout different continents of the world in serving the Church ... and the lessons learned along the way. We'll also discuss a new vision that has been birthed for Europe and the U.K. in equipping a new g...

130- Benefits of Having a Clear Calling- with Bill Holdridge
Strength for Today's PastorFebruary 03, 2023x
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00:35:3240.69 MB

130- Benefits of Having a Clear Calling- with Bill Holdridge

There are many examples in the scriptures that highlight the callings of men and women of God.  In this podcast episode, show host Bill Holdridge dives into the calling of the prophet Jeremiah, and makes applications for pastors in our day. It has never been more impo...

129- Senior Pastors Developing Leaders in a Biblical, New Testament Way- with Bill Holdridge
Strength for Today's PastorNovember 22, 2022x
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00:28:1932.42 MB

129- Senior Pastors Developing Leaders in a Biblical, New Testament Way- with Bill Holdridge

Today, many churches are hindered in their growth and spiritual health due to the lack of training/discipleship of potential leaders. Bill Holdridge sits down and shares his heart and experience with regard to raising up a vibrant, healthy ministry team made up of consistent, g...

128 - A Biblical Way to Make Disciples- with Alan Stoddard
Strength for Today's PastorOctober 06, 2022x
128
00:41:1747.33 MB

128 - A Biblical Way to Make Disciples- with Alan Stoddard

Check this out! Making disciples. It's a primary command of Christ for His church, but is rarely actually done. Most Christians have never been discipled by another believer, and most churches do not have a discipleship focus for new converts.   Alan Stoddard believes...

127 - The Case for Sermon Based Small Groups- with Alan Stoddard
Strength for Today's PastorSeptember 22, 2022x
127
00:39:4745.55 MB

127 - The Case for Sermon Based Small Groups- with Alan Stoddard

Pastor Alan Stoddard wrote his doctoral thesis for Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary on the subject of sermon based small groups.  That thesis eventually became a book, entitled Groups that Revitalize: Bringing New Life to Your Church through Sermon-Based Small Groups...

036 - Five Things to Say to Pastors Who Are Thinking of Transitioning From Their Church
Strength for Today's PastorSeptember 19, 2022x
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00:31:4825.48 MB

036 - Five Things to Say to Pastors Who Are Thinking of Transitioning From Their Church

Pastoral transition is real, and unless Jesus Christ returns for His church before a specific pastor dies, someone else will be the pastor of his church!  In this podcast, Poimen Ministries Director Bill Holdridge provides fodder for thought for the senior/lead pastor w...

126 - Staying in Our Lane as Pastors- with Bill Holdridge
Strength for Today's PastorAugust 16, 2022x
126
00:33:5738.88 MB

126 - Staying in Our Lane as Pastors- with Bill Holdridge

Pastoral ministry—especially as it pertains to the office of pastor-teacher—can be extremely multi-faceted. For most pastors, there is far more to do than hours in which to do them. Especially considering the fact that pastors have wives and families. Especially considering tha...

125 - The Importance of Meditating Upon and Following Our Calling
Strength for Today's PastorJuly 27, 2022x
125
00:31:5036.45 MB

125 - The Importance of Meditating Upon and Following Our Calling

The Bible is replete with examples of men and women who were clearly called by the Lord unto something He would work through them to do. Abraham, Moses, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Paul, Timothy, etc. are a few of many such examples.  Calling is one thing. Living out one's call...