The Nurtured Church

The Nurtured Church

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The Nurtured Church is a podcast dedicated to helping today’s church leaders and ministries grow their communities. Church leaders and ministries want thriving organizations, but are often frustrated by the lack of participation. That’s why we’re highlighting ordinary churches doing extraordinary things to nurture engagement and growth in their community. Each episode features topics like: building a church community, community engagement, church communications, church leadership, church technology, giving technology, donor engagement, and more.


6. If the Leaders Build a World-Class Church, the Congregation Will Come w/ Tyler Reagin
May 21 • 32 min
What does a church leader do when they get punched in the mouth? You can ask Tyler Reagin. Reagin is the president of Catalyst, a development organization focused on raising the next generation of church leaders. He’s also the author of The…
5. Growing and Scaling Church Communities — Pt. 2 w/ Chris Ames and Ryan Van Sickle
May 7 • 19 min
On our most recent episode of The Nurtured Church, we picked up where we left off with our guests Ryan Van Sickle and Chris Ames from North Point Ministries. Ryan is the Director of Operations at North Point and Chris is Director of Digital…
4. Growing and Scaling Church Communities Pt. 1 w/ Chris Ames and Ryan Van Sickle
Apr 23 • 19 min
Today, we featured two guests on The Nurtured Church podcast. Chris Ames, Director of Digital Environments, and Ryan Van Sickle, Director of Operations at North Point Ministries, joined the conversation to talk about growing and scaling church…
3. Using Data to Fuel Engagement and Ministry w/ Chris Kehayias
Apr 10 • 23 min
Our latest guest on The Nurtured Church podcast is Chris Kehayias, CEO of Think Ministry. (Think Ministry is the creator of MinistryPlatform, a church management system.) On this episode, Chris shares his thoughts about using a management platform to…
2. Maintaining Organizational Health in Your Church w/ Shawn Lovejoy
Mar 26 • 23 min
No matter how big your church is, if your organization isn’t healthy, you’re likely not going to be around for very long. You can be hosting thousands of people every weekend, but if your staff is burned out, or you run your church like a…
1. 4 Ways Your Church Can Build a First-Class Online Community w/ Nils Smith
Mar 12 • 21 min
How Church Leaders Build a First-Class Community Online When it comes to technology within our churches and ministries, the time isn’t yesterday. It’s now. And the online, mobile, and digital spaces aren’t where our “second-tier” efforts…
Why You Should Listen to The Nurtured Church w/ Troy Pollock
Mar 4 • 12 min
“We want to make giving to your church as easy as buying a song on iTunes.” It sounded crazy at the time because the year was 2011, and though we may not want to admit it, churches aren’t always on the cutting edge of technology. But in 2011,…