The Church Builder Podcast

The Church Builder Podcast

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Encouraging Pastors and Church Leaders in personal and leadership development. Dale O’Shields is the founding and senior pastor of Church of the Redeemer, a multi-site church in the greater Washington DC area. In over 30 years of ministry, he has equipped pastors to plant and develop thriving ministries. This passion led him to establish United Pastors Network, yearly gatherings where worldwide church leaders come together to be reenergized and empowered. The Church Builder Podcast offers pastors and church leaders encouragement in their personal and leadership development throughout the year. Subscribe today to learn how to be strong for long!


A Family Ministry | Ep. 021
Dec 10 • 19 min
Today’s episode features a very special guest, Pastor Dale O’Shields’ wife, Terry, as she shares her ministry experience being the wife of a Senior Pastor for almost 40 years now. Together, they’ll share the ups and downs they experienced through planting…
The Calling In Your Life | Ep. 020
Nov 26 • 15 min
How do you discover God’s calling for your life? Often people struggle to understand this very important part of spiritual life. In this episode of The Church Builder Podcast, Pastor Dale O’Shields interviews Pastor Robert Barriger, Senior Pastor of…
A Relevant Church | Ep. 019
Nov 12 • 18 min
While the message of the church never changes, the methods of the church can. Join Pastor Dale as he interviews Pastor Robert Barriger from Camino de Vida in Lima, Peru on what relevancy truly means and looks like. For more church development resources,…
The Church Planting Journey | Ep. 018
Oct 29 • 21 min
Church planting is a process that can appear intimidating and overwhelming. In today’s episode, Pastor Dale O’Shields interviews Pastor Layne Schranz, from Church of the Highlands, on the valuable church-planting lessons learned throughout his journey in…
Spiritual Leadership | Ep. 017
Oct 15 • 21 min
While the church can benefit from organizational leadership, the primary role of those in ministry is to provide spiritual leadership. Tune in with Pastor Dale, Jody Earley and Pastor Steve Rivera as they discuss the importance of keeping in perspective…
Management vs. Leadership | Ep. 016
Oct 1 • 17 min
Management and leadership are two necessary skills in ministry. Join Pastor Dale, Jody Earley and Pastor Steve Rivera as they dig into these abilities, the differences between them and how to maximize them in your life and ministry. For more information…
Effective Team Building & Development | Ep. 015
Sep 17 • 21 min
An effective team takes strategy to put together. Join Pastor Dale, Jody Earley and Pastor Steve Rivera as they discuss what it takes to find, train and develop effective team members. For more information on Pastor Dale’s Living & Giving God’s Dream…
Worldly vs. Godly Success | Ep. 014
Aug 20 • 12 min
We all strive for success. Yet, what kind of success are you exemplifying—God’s or the world’s? Join Pastor Dale as he interviews CBS sportscaster James Brown on his experience living out God’s definition of success versus the world’s.
The Value of Church Life | Ep. 013
Aug 6 • 12 min
Have you come across the common belief that “Jesus is okay but church is optional”? Join Pastor Dale and CBS sportscaster James Brown as they discuss the value of church life and living a life of excellence.
Faith in the Workplace | Ep. 012
Jul 23 • 14 min
When you increase your faith, you increase your influence. Tune in as Pastor Dale interviews CBS sportscaster James Brown on his experience with living out his faith as a broadcaster and in the workplace.
Creating An Evangelistic Weekend Experience | Ep. 011
Jul 9 • 8 min
We all want to see people come to Christ. Hear insights from three senior pastors on the kind of environment that helps people respond to the Gospel.
Creating A Strong Church Culture | Ep. 010
Jun 25 • 20 min
Culture matters and it begins with you! Learn from three senior pastors as they share culture building principles that have proven effective in their ministries.
Difficulties In Ministry | Ep. 009
Jun 11 • 12 min
Ministry doesn’t insulate us from tough times. How do you effectively navigate the challenging seasons of ministry life? In this episode, Pastor Dale interviews three senior pastors on how they’ve overcome difficult seasons. Gain wisdom from Joe Champion…
The Importance of Rest | Ep. 008
May 28 • 11 min
The condition of our bodies has an impact on our ministry. In this episode, Pastor Steve Rivera interviews Pastor Dale O’Shields about the importance of getting the appropriate amount of rest, and the value rest adds to ministry.
Steps For Personal Growth | Ep. 007
May 14 • 16 min
Growth doesn’t just happen! What practical steps can you take to increase your personal growth and development? In this episode Pastor Dale O’Shields shares practices you can put in place to help you in ministry as you continue to grow.
Build A Healthy Church Culture | Ep. 006
Apr 30 • 16 min
Culture matters! What is a healthy church culture and how is it developed and maintained? In this episode Pastor Dale O’Shields gives us his perspective on this important topic.
Longevity In Ministry | Ep. 005
Apr 16 • 15 min
How can you increase the fruitfulness and effectiveness of your life and ministry? In this episode Pastor Steve Rivera interviews Pastor Dale O’Shields about the relationship between longevity and fruitful ministry.
How To Build A Life Giving Culture | Ep. 004
Apr 2 • 21 min
Have you ever wondered how to build a life-giving culture in your church? In this episode Pastor Dale O’Shields interviews Pastors Robert Barriger and Taylor Barriger from Camino de Vida in Lima, Peru about a key characteristic of healthy church culture…
God’s Word Does The Work | Ep. 003
Mar 19 • 17 min
In this episode, Pastor Dale O’Shields interviews Pastors Robert and Taylor Barriger from Lima, Peru about the most important filters in decision-making for life and ministry — God’s word does the work.
The Trust Filter | Ep. 002
Mar 5 • 15 min
In this episode, Pastor Dale O’Shields interviews Pastors Robert and Taylor Barriger from Lima, Peru about the most important filters in decision-making for life and ministry — the trust filter.
The Honor Principle | Ep. 001
Feb 19 • 17 min
In this episode, Pastor Dale O’Shields interviews Pastors Robert and Taylor Barriger from Lima, Peru about the most important filters in decision-making for life and ministry — the honor principle.
The Church Builder Podcast | Ep. 000
Feb 13 • 2 min
In this episode, Pastor Dale O’Shields shares the vision for the upcoming Church Builder Podcast.