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74: C.H. Spurgeon via J.R. Briggs

J.R. Briggs becomes our first repeat guest in a different kind of sermon prep conversation. J.R. shares how he is learning and being challenged by Spurgeon’s words on sermon prep in his book: Lectures to my Students. J.R. Briggs is the founding pastor and cultural cultivator of The Renew Community, a Jesus community for the hungry and the hurting on … Read More

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73: Jeremy Ashworth

Jeremy Ashworth is a pastor, a spiritual and organizational leader who lives to help people grow in the way of Jesus. He has experience in pastoral ministry and church revitalization in the Midwest, Northwest, and Southwest United States. He is the coauthor of “Outrageous and Courageous,” a book about relational evangelism. He likes all the normal stuff: good food, great … Read More

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72: Tim Conder

Tim Conder is the founding pastor of Emmaus Way in Durham, NC. He is also a PhD Candidate in Cultural Studies at the University of North Carolina. He is an active community organizer with Durham CAN (Congregations, Associations, & Neighborhoods) which is part of the Industrial Areas Foundation. He is also deeply active in the NAACP’s “Forward Together Moral Movement” … Read More

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71: Kevin Doi

Kevin Doi is a church planter and founding pastor of Epic Church in Fullerton, California. He is also co-founder of JOYA Scholars, a non-profit organization inspiring and preparing students from the Garnet Neighborhood in Fullerton toward higher education. In 2012, Kevin was recipient of the Ambassador of Peace Award, a congressional honor for his work with JOYA Scholars. He has … Read More

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70: Laura Truax

Rev. Laura Sumner Truax is the senior pastor at LaSalle Street Church, a non-denominational church in downtown Chicago with a long tradition of uniting individual faith in Christ with God’s call for justice and compassion lived out in the world. Laura is the author of Undone:When coming apart puts you back together, published by InterVarsity Press August 2013. Rev. Truax … Read More

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69: Adam Avery

Adam is a graduate of Portland Bible College and Trinity College of the Bible. In August of 2008, Adam and his family packed up their belongings, along with his 12 years of pastoral staff experience, and moved to Vermont to plant a church, Mosaic Burlington. In the summer of 2012, Mosaic merged with St. Andrews Christian Church and became Church … Read More

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