Captivate Podcast

Captivate Podcast
Captivate Podcast is your favourite place for honest conversations about God, spirituality, faith and whatever else comes up.

Dennis R. Edwards - What is the Bible and How Do We Understand It?
Feb 16 • 51 min
In this episode, Mike and Andy chat to Dr Dennis R. Edwards about his newest book: What is the Bible and How Do We Understand It? Dennis R. Edwards offers a succinct and profound investigation of Scripture. By holding up Jesus as the interpretive key and…
Amanda W. Benckhuysen - The Gospel According to Eve: A History of Women’s Interpretation
Feb 2 • 57 min
Hi friends and welcome back to Captivate Podcast Season 2! This is our very first episode in 2020! We are excited to bring you this fascinating conversation with Amanda W. Benckhuysen (PhD, University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto). Amanda is Johanna…
Season 2 sneak peek
Jan 26 • 7 min
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15: Karl Faase - Apologetics, Christian media and the future of free speech
Oct 20, 2019 • 58 min
In this episode, Mike and Andy chat with a well known Australian communicator, media presenter and social commentator - Karl Faase. Karl is in demand across Australia as a speaker. His special interest is in leadership, motivation, ministry development…
14: “off the cuff stuff #002” - 2020 vision and thoughts on prayer
Oct 6, 2019 • 35 min
Hello Captivate people! It’s time for another episode. Mike and Andy catch up to chat about 2020 and some changes coming to the podcast. Mike also shares some thoughts on prayer. Enjoy! Make sure to check out our Patreon page and show us some love by…
13: “off the cuff stuff #001” - Body, soul and spirit
Sep 8, 2019 • 62 min
Welcome to episode 13 aka “off the cuff stuff #1”. In this episode, Mike and Andy chat about body, soul and spirit. Many Christians believe that human beings are made of three distinct parts: body, soul and spirit. This view is often called trichotomy and…
12: Bruxy Cavey - Anabaptism, Jesus Collective and the Gospel in 30 words
Aug 25, 2019 • 70 min
Hello Captivate friends! This is episode 12! This time, Mike and Andy chat with Bruxy Cavey. Bruxy Cavey is the senior pastor at The Meeting House, a church for people who aren’t into church. The Meeting House is a multisite Anabaptist congregation in…
11: Travis Johnson - The art of storytelling
Aug 11, 2019 • 57 min
Episode 11… that’s right… 11… Mike and Andy chat with Travis Johnson. Travis is a founder of the organisation called ‘Access the story’. In this conversation, Travis talks about the importance of story telling and how it relates to the presentation of the…
10: John Lucas - Faith, music and creativity
Jul 28, 2019 • 97 min
DOUBLE DIGITS ALERT!!!! This. Is. Episode. 10!!! Mike and Andy chat with John Lucas - a singer/songwriter from North Carolina. To connect with Lucas and buy his new album ‘We walk in the Garden’ (and other albums) go to…
09: Nate Vawser - Evangelism, discipleship and why small groups are a HUGE deal
Jul 13, 2019 • 74 min
It’s time for episode 9! Mike and Andy chat with Nate Vawser. Nate’s pastoring a small congregation in the Western suburbs of Adelaide. He’s passionate about discipleship, evangelism and creating spaces for meaningful interactions within small groups. To…
08: Melinda Cousins - Learning to lament
Jun 28, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode, Mike and Andy chat with Rev Dr Melinda Cousins. Melinda is an ordained Baptist pastor. She works as Director of Ministry Accreditation for Baptist Churches South Australia and teaches in the field of biblical studies at Tabor College in…
07: Jeremy Myers - What is Hell?
Jun 14, 2019 • 99 min
In this episode, Mike and Andy discuss the topic of hell. Mike and Andy chat with Jeremy Myers. Jeremy is a Christian author, speaker and podcaster and he has recently written a book about hell - “What is Hell?: The Truth About Hell and How To Avoid It”.…
06: Kristy Quaziz - Doing it Solo: finding freedom in single parenting
May 31, 2019 • 63 min
In this episode, Mike and Andy meet with Kristy Quaziz. Kristy recently wrote a book about single parenting called ‘Doing it Solo’, in which she draws upon her own experiences as a single parent. Kristy’s passion is to start conversations about the…
05: Sam Chan - 2nd Gen ministry and the multicultural Church
May 12, 2019 • 80 min
In this episode, Mike and Andy catch up with Sam Chan. Sam ministers in the Uniting Church. He’s particularly interested in helping the Western Church recognise the importance of ministering to the second generation migrants. Sam talks about his views on…
04: Dan Kent - Confident Humility
Apr 26, 2019 • 59 min
In episode 4, Mike and Andy chat with Dan Kent - a writer, preacher, general editor of Reknew and the host of Greg Boyd’s ‘Apologies & Explanations’ podcast. Dan is the author of Confident Humility: Becoming Your full self without becoming full of…
03: Glen Walker - How to welcome new people… and make them stay!
Mar 1, 2019 • 63 min
In this episode, Mike and Andy chat with Glen Walker. Glen’s main area of ministry is among new Christians/new comers. Glen shares his perspective on taking care of new Christians. He also tells his story of coming to faith in Jesus and gives us some tips…
02: What is Captivate?
Feb 21, 2019 • 28 min
In this episode of Captivate Podcast, Mike explains the intent behind Captivate ministries and the vision for this podcast. Andy sings a bit and tries to contribute the best he can… Special thanks to our friends from NEW KID FRED for helping us out with…
01: How to be a Healthy Worship Leader
Feb 1, 2019 • 74 min
In the VERY FIRST EPISODE of CAPTIVATE PODCAST, Mike and Andy talk about spiritual practices of a healthy worship leader. They also share some tips on improving your worship leading skills and throw in some thoughts on theological framework for thinking…