The CGN Podcast

The CGN Podcast

The CGN Podcast is the official podcast of the Calvary Global Network. Hosted by Nick Cady and Brian Brodersen, this podcast features discussions on gospel proclamation, disciple making, and church planting. Guests include church leaders and theologians from Calvary Global Network, and friends of CGN from around the world.

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How to Faithfully Engage the Contemporary Culture - with Justin Thomas
The CGN PodcastJune 19, 2024x
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How to Faithfully Engage the Contemporary Culture - with Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas is the president of Calvary Chapel Bible College in Twin Peaks, California. Prior to leading the Bible College, Justin was the founding pastor of Calvary: The Hill in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.  In this discussion, Nick Cady and Brian...

Why Being Grounded in God's Word is More Needed than Ever - with Dan Kimball
The CGN PodcastJune 05, 2024x
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00:51:57

Why Being Grounded in God's Word is More Needed than Ever - with Dan Kimball

Dan Kimball  is the Founding Pastor of  Vintage Faith Church  in Santa Cruz, CA. He is also the Vice President of Church Mission and Strategy at  Western Seminary , and he is someone who is passionate about the Bible and equipping the next generation to rightly divide God’s Wo...

Navigating the Aftermath of a Pastor's Moral Failure, & Partnering to Pastor a City - with Doug Sauder
The CGN PodcastMay 22, 2024x
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Navigating the Aftermath of a Pastor's Moral Failure, & Partnering to Pastor a City - with Doug Sauder

Doug Sauder is the Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale . In this episode, Doug shares about how he and the church navigated the moral failure of their founding pastor, how the church weathered that storm, and what they learned through the process that other churche...

What's New at CGN: Brian Brodersen's Changing Roles, Calvary Chapel Identity, & a New Initiative
The CGN PodcastMay 08, 2024x
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00:27:09

What's New at CGN: Brian Brodersen's Changing Roles, Calvary Chapel Identity, & a New Initiative

Welcome to the new season of the CGN Podcast! In this first episode, Nick Cady speaks with Brian Brodersen about his changing role at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, and what that means for his involvement in  Calvary Global Network . Nick and Brian also discuss the importance ...

Season 5 Trailer: New Season Starts May 8, 2024
The CGN PodcastMay 03, 202400:00:43

Season 5 Trailer: New Season Starts May 8, 2024

The new season of the CGN podcast begins on May 8th, 2024. The CGN Podcast is the official podcast of the  Calvary Global Network (CGN) . This season, we will be talking about what's new at CGN and what's on the horizon for us as a network. We will also be joined b...

Q&A on Chuck Smith's Approach to Ministry - Brian Brodersen
The CGN PodcastOctober 18, 2023x
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Q&A on Chuck Smith's Approach to Ministry - Brian Brodersen

October 3, 2023 marks ten years since the passing of Pastor Chuck Smith, who was the man God used to start the Calvary Chapel Movement of churches. In this bonus episode, Nick Cady speaks with Brian Brodersen about Chuck Smith’s approach to ministry, including some questions...

Missions Work, Church Planting, & Church Revitalization: Getting to Know Clay Worrell
The CGN PodcastOctober 04, 2023x
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Missions Work, Church Planting, & Church Revitalization: Getting to Know Clay Worrell

In this final episode of Season 4, Brian Brodersen and Nick Cady speak with Clay Worrell. Clay is the Executive Director of Calvary Global Network since 2022. Prior to that, he planted and pastored a church in Waterford City, Ireland, and more recently, he pastored a church in...

Stepping Out in Faith Where God Leads - Brian Kelly
The CGN PodcastSeptember 20, 2023x
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00:41:54

Stepping Out in Faith Where God Leads - Brian Kelly

This season, on Mission & Methods, we are getting to know members of the CGN Executive Team. Brian Kelly is the pastor of  WestChurch  in Bradenton, Florida. Prior to planting WestChurch, Brian and his wife Lynne spent several years as missionaries and church planters al...

The Word and the Spirit: Calvary Chapel in Latin America
The CGN PodcastSeptember 06, 2023x
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00:37:03

The Word and the Spirit: Calvary Chapel in Latin America

Manolo Matos is the pastor of  Calvary Lima , in Lima, Peru. In this episode, Manolo talks with Brian Brodersen and Nick Cady about how he became the pastor of the church in which he became a Christian and was baptized. Additionally, Manolo shares about the unique role that Ca...

Missions, Ministry, and Resilient Fatherhood: Getting to Know Mike Neglia
The CGN PodcastAugust 16, 2023x
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00:38:21

Missions, Ministry, and Resilient Fatherhood: Getting to Know Mike Neglia

This season, on Mission & Methods, we are getting to know members of the CGN Executive Team. Mike Neglia is the pastor of  Calvary Cork , in Cork, Ireland. Mike also leads the  Expositors Collective  training initiative, which equips people to study and proclaim God’s Wo...

Community, Encouragement, & the Freedom to Follow God: Insights from Rafael Manzanares
The CGN PodcastAugust 02, 2023x
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Community, Encouragement, & the Freedom to Follow God: Insights from Rafael Manzanares

This season, on Mission & Methods, we are getting to know members of the CGN Executive Team. Rafael Manzaneras is the pastor of  Santa Ponsa Community Church , on the island of Mallorca, in Spain. Rafael has a unique global perspective, having served in the United States...

Empowering Ministry Initiatives: Insights from Jeff Gipe
The CGN PodcastJuly 19, 2023x
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Empowering Ministry Initiatives: Insights from Jeff Gipe

This season, on Mission & Methods, we are getting to know members of the CGN Executive Team. Jeff Gipe has a unique background, having been a successful businessman in Southern California, and then planting and pastoring a church. He now uses these skills and experiences...

From Anti-Church to Active Servant: A Story of Transformation in the Midst of War from Lena Morrison
The CGN PodcastJuly 05, 202300:16:46

From Anti-Church to Active Servant: A Story of Transformation in the Midst of War from Lena Morrison

Welcome to CGN Voices. We are in a mini series called CGN Voices from Ukraine, a series dedicated to sharing powerful stories of resilience, faith, and service in the face of great difficulty. In this episode, we have the privilege of hearing a remarkable story shared by Lena ...

CGN Voices Ukraine: Resilience, Resolve and Refuge - A Testimony from Tanya Kotelenets
The CGN PodcastJune 21, 202300:23:51

CGN Voices Ukraine: Resilience, Resolve and Refuge - A Testimony from Tanya Kotelenets

Welcome to "Voices from Ukraine", a mini-series inside look at the resilience, faith, and service of Calvary Chapel believers in Ukraine during the difficult months since Russia's full-scale invasion began in February 2022. In this special edition, we sit down ...

Ted Leavenworth: Building Stronger Churches Through Care and Coaching
The CGN PodcastJune 07, 2023x
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00:37:04

Ted Leavenworth: Building Stronger Churches Through Care and Coaching

Ted Leavenworth is the Lead Pastor of Reliance Church in Temecula, CA. In addition to pastoring Reliance, Ted leads the Care and Coaching Team for CGN. In this episode, Ted discusses the benefits of coaching and church assessment, and describes how their team is able to help...

Wayne Taylor: Continuing the Harvest - Calvary Chapel, Evangelism & Church Planting
The CGN PodcastMay 24, 2023x
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00:31:15

Wayne Taylor: Continuing the Harvest - Calvary Chapel, Evangelism & Church Planting

Wayne Taylor is the founding pastor of Calvary Fellowship in Seattle, Washington. As part of the first generation of Calvary Chapel pastors, Wayne has been in pastoral ministry for over 40 years, during which time he was involved in the planting of over 50 churches in the Paci...

The Importance of Ministry Friendships - Richard Cimino
The CGN PodcastMay 10, 202300:43:35

The Importance of Ministry Friendships - Richard Cimino

Richard Cimino has been a pastor for over 40 years, the majority of which was spent in Northern California. In this discussion, we talk about the importance of cultivating friendships in ministry. Richard shares very candidly about some of his hardest experiences as a pastor...

Kellen Criswell: Building The Architecture of CGN, Working as a Global Strategist, and the Impact of Calvary Chapel in Europe
The CGN PodcastApril 26, 202300:38:37

Kellen Criswell: Building The Architecture of CGN, Working as a Global Strategist, and the Impact of Calvary Chapel in Europe

Kellen Criswell serves as the Global Strategist for Calvary Global Network. In many ways he is the architect of CGN. In this episode, Kellen shares about his background as a worship leader and church planter, and the events which led to him being involved in helping build CGN ...

Bill Buffington: Pastoring Amidst Shifting Demographics, Raising a Child with Disability, and Fighting for Gospel Unity
The CGN PodcastApril 12, 202300:41:59

Bill Buffington: Pastoring Amidst Shifting Demographics, Raising a Child with Disability, and Fighting for Gospel Unity

Bill is the pastor of Calvary Chapel in Inglewood, California — a community that is rapidly changing, and in this episode, Bill shares about some ways they are addressing those changes, reaching out, and discipling the people God is bringing their way.  Bill is also the fa...

From Gangs to Grace: A Pastor's Journey in Inner-City Ministry | Tommy Cota
The CGN PodcastMarch 29, 2023x
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00:32:46

From Gangs to Grace: A Pastor's Journey in Inner-City Ministry | Tommy Cota

Tommy Cota is the pastor of Hope Alive Church in Santa Ana, California. In this episode, Tommy shares about his background, growing up in Los Angeles and being involved with drugs and gangs, and how God took hold of his heart and transformed his life. Tommy also shares about h...

Bonus Episode: How Calvary Chapel Churches are Ministering in the Midst of War in Ukraine
The CGN PodcastMarch 22, 2023x
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Bonus Episode: How Calvary Chapel Churches are Ministering in the Midst of War in Ukraine

In this bonus episode, Nick Cady speaks with Zhenya Chekushkin, the leader of the Calvary Chapel network of churches in Ukraine. Calvary Chapel has had a presence in Ukraine since the early 1990’s, and currently has around 20 churches in different cities throughout the count...

Perspectives from a Pastor's Son: Balancing Family, Ministry, Pastoral Care, & Sabbaticals - with Nate Holdridge
The CGN PodcastMarch 15, 2023x
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Perspectives from a Pastor's Son: Balancing Family, Ministry, Pastoral Care, & Sabbaticals - with Nate Holdridge

On this season of Mission & Methods, hosts Nick Cady and Brian Brodersen are interviewing some of the members of the CGN Executive Team, so that you can get to know who they are and what they are passionate about. Nate Holdridge is the Pastor of Calvary Monterey , in Mon...

Humor, Evangelism, & Steps of Faith: Getting to Know Joel Turner
The CGN PodcastMarch 01, 2023x
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Humor, Evangelism, & Steps of Faith: Getting to Know Joel Turner

Welcome to Season 4 of the CGN Mission & Methods Podcast! This season, hosts Nick Cady and Brian Brodersen are interviewing the members of the Calvary Global Network executive team so you can get to know them, their hearts, and what they are excited about for the future....

Season 4 Coming Soon!
The CGN PodcastFebruary 02, 202300:00:45

Season 4 Coming Soon!

Get ready for season four of the Mission and Methods podcast! Host Nick Cady and the CGN Team will be bringing you exclusive interviews with members of the CGN executive team, diving into their roles, passion, vision, and personal history. You'll get to know these dynamic lead...

How Gospel Doctrine Creates Gospel Culture (Ray Ortlund) - Bonus Episode
The CGN PodcastDecember 14, 2022x
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How Gospel Doctrine Creates Gospel Culture (Ray Ortlund) - Bonus Episode

Pastor Ray Ortlund is the president of Renewal Ministries and serves as a pastor to pastors from his home base at Immanuel Church in Nashville, Tennessee. A friend of Calvary Global Network, Ray spoke at the 2022 CGN International Conference on the topic of building and foster...