Shifted Podcast

Shifted Podcast

Shifted aims to find conversations with people from all walks of life so that we can gain a new perspective on life, culture, and faith. Sometimes one small shift in perspective can change everything!


The Big Questions Pt. 2 w/ David John Phillips
Sep 11 • 60 min
We are back for part 2 of The Big Questions. This week we discuss if politics has a place in church, what part Christians play in social justice, and if modern Christians have forgotten the Holy Spirit. Join us as we dive into some of the biggest…
The Big Questions (Part 1) w/ David John Phillips
Sep 5 • 60 min
Culture and church have shifted significantly in the last 20 years. What do these shifts mean for the church in America? Is there a balance between being “set apart” and being relevant? Today we explore some of the BIG questions facing the church and its…
Kingdom Builder w/ Jared
Sep 4 • 61 min
There are very few topics that are as polarizing in the church as the subject of money. Is it ok to be a Christian and be rich? Do big givers get a say in what the church does with their offering? How should churches be spending the tithes? This week we…
The Heart of Worship w/ Zac & Alexis
Aug 14 • 65 min
What does it mean to worship? Are the lights and the smoke machines honoring to God? How do we live a life of worship? Today we ask these questions and more to Zac and Alexis Carroll, worship leaders at Mission City Church. Join us as we listen to the…
Addiction in the Church w/ Jason Lara
Aug 11 • 49 min
Addiction is a problem that many churches don’t know how to deal with. They keep it hidden or just try to ignore it completely. But what happens when a pastor is the one with an addiction? In this episode we speak with Jason Lara, a former pastor who…
The Other Six Days - Life of a Pastor
Jul 31 • 56 min
The life of a pastor is a mystery to most. We know what he does on Sundays, but what about the other 6 days? This week we peek behind the pulpit and find out what a pastor’s life is like when they are not preaching. We explore the struggles and blessings…
Can We Know The Truth About COVID?
Jul 24 • 53 min
With so much talk about COVID-19 it’s hard to know what to believe anymore. That’s why we brought in the experts. Today on Shifted we sit down with the Perez brothers who operate a leading bio-tech company. They share with us what they’ve learned by…
Does God Require Us To Be Healthy? w/ Pastor Eddie Williams
Jul 17 • 54 min
Christians are confronted everyday with their spiritual responsibilities, but have we neglected the importance our bodies play in the life God has asked us to live? In this episode of Shifted we sit down with Pastor Eddie Williams to discuss the spiritual…
How We Got Missions Wrong w/ Ryan Brubaker
Jul 10 • 61 min
Has church missions in the last 25 years been to pat ourselves on the back or reach the world? These are the kind of tough questions we explore this week with the Founder of Movement International. As we talk about modern missions we sort through why…
What We’ve Learned So Far - Josh & Adam
Jun 27 • 63 min
This week we sit down without a guest to look back on what we’ve learned so far, discuss how our perspectives have been shifted, and look ahead to what conversations are in store for the future. Join us as we look back at Season 1 of Shifted.
The Heart of a Shepherd - Matt & Nina Poole
Jun 20 • 58 min
With over 50,000 churches in the U.S. what makes someone start a new one? Today we explore what building a church from the ground up looks like with Matt and Nina Poole. In 2019 they planted Roots Community Church in Phoenix, AZ. Join us as we explore the…
Uncomfortable Church - Pastor Bill Losasso
Jun 12 • 50 min
Bill Losasso worked hard to reach the people in society that were outcast and forgotten. Along the way he would send them to local churches to find community and hear the word, but pastors told him, “Don’t send those people here. We don’t want them.” Has…
The Hard Questions (A Discussion on Racism)
Jun 5 • 57 min
1 black man. 1 black woman. 2 white pastors.1 room. No question is off limits as we sit down to hear from different perspectives on racism in America. Join us for an honest look at racism, social injustice, and where we all fit in to the future of…
The Real Cost of Missions - Jon-Paul Perea
Jun 1 • 54 min
From eating the tongue of a sheep to not taking your kids to Disney World, modern missionaries face many hardships. What is the life of a missionary look like in 2020? What are some of the differences in the Western church from churches around the world?…
Life in a Megachurch - Kristie Sexton
May 22 • 33 min
Being a pastor’s kid can be hard enough, but when you’re the PK of pastor who has a church of 15,000 members everything is bigger. In today’s podcast we talk with Kristi Sexton, the daughter of meg-church pastor Tommy Barnett. She pulls back the curtain…
The Life of a Pastor’s Wife - Courtney Philips
May 19 • 56 min
Today we peek behind the curtain and find out what it’s REALLY like to be a pastor’s wife. Is there a pressure to always be perfect? Do you ever fight against the traditional roles many people think a pastor’s wife should have? Is it hard to have deep…
Is Church Unity Possible? - Pastor Harold Kellermier
May 19 • 43 min
In the first ever Shifted Podcast we explore the subject of church unity with Pastor Harold Kellermier. Is it possible for churches have unity while holding true to different doctrines and priorities? How do churches in the same community not fall into…
Leading From the Middle - Pastor Shawn Sanseverino
May 19 • 58 min
In this episode we take a look at a variety of topics exploring what it’s like to lead from the middle. How do you lead if you disagree with a decision? What does healthy discipline look like within the church? How do you find a work-life balance in…