Ep29. Randy Chestnut. Kingdom Perspective for Dayton, Ohio.

Ep29. Randy Chestnut. Kingdom Perspective for Dayton, Ohio.

Randy Chestnut shares his heart for the city of Dayton, Ohio and its surrounding communities.  Tremendous devastation took place in the summer of 2019 with a rash of powerful tornadoes which only added to existing social turmoil affecting the region. Now Randy has an even greater burden to resource volunteers to share the good news …

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Ep28. Eric Flynn. The HOPE Program.

Ep28. Eric Flynn. The HOPE Program.

Eric Flynn is instrumental in a unique community outreach known as “H.O.P.E.” (Hands Out Providing Encouragement.) For the last 8 years, members of Violet Baptist Church in Pickerington, Ohio have been been working in partnership with the local school district to provide meals for students over the weekend.  They are now providing 6 meals every …

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Ep27. Gary Frost. March for Jesus.

Ep27. Gary Frost. March for Jesus.

Gary Frost, Associational Missionary for the Steel Valley Baptist Association, joins the podcast to share with us information about the national “March for Jesus” initiative taking place next year (2020) across America and right here in Ohio! It’s a call for all Christians to put differences aside and to show the world that Jesus is …

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Ep.25. Duane Floro. Missions Support & Mobilization.

Ep.25. Duane Floro. Missions Support & Mobilization.

Duane Floro is the Resource Group Leader for Missions Support and Mobilization at the SCBO. On this episode he shares about the tremendous outpouring of help, support, and prayers for those affected by the tornadoes in the Dayton area this past Summer. He describes the great sense of relief and hope seeing people from all …

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Ep.24. Steve Hubbard. Reviving the Church

Ep.24. Steve Hubbard. Reviving the Church

Pastor Steve Hubbard of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Logan, Ohio talks about the history of the church and when they began to recognize the need to start doing things differently.  Without even realizing it, Ebenezer Baptist found themselves in the middle of a church revitalization process. Steve goes on to discuss several keys for his …

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Ep.23. Mark Wurzelbacher. Retirement from Pastoral Ministry

Ep.23. Mark Wurzelbacher. Retirement from Pastoral Ministry

Mark Wurzelbacher pastored in Ohio for a long time, but entered retirement just a few years ago.  He speaks about financial preparation, the timing of retirement, and what retirement might look like for pastors and ministers. He also offers an outline for younger pastors to consider as they think about providing for their families in …

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Ep.22. Ryan Strother. Perspective from the SCBO President

Ep.22. Ryan Strother. Perspective from the SCBO President

Ryan Strother started the SCBgO podcast and also serves as the elected President of the State Convention of Baptists in Ohio.  In this episode, he passes hosting duties over to Dwayne Lee before outlining the current focus of SCBO leadership.  Ryan shares the unique perspective he has gained from serving on the executive team, and …

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Ep.21. Chad Keck. Merging and Revitalization

Ep.21. Chad Keck. Merging and Revitalization

Chad Keck is the pastor of First Baptist Church, Kettering, OH. They recently launched a new campus after merging with another church, now creating The Church at Eastmont. Chad explains some of how it happened and some of what is involved in mergers and revitalization. Resources Mentioned: Revitalize and Replant podcast EST Church podcast Reclaiming …

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Ep.20. James Risner. Preaching

Ep.20. James Risner. Preaching

James Risner, pastor of Brantwood Baptist Church in Riverside, OH, equips preachers with sound theory and practicality. Resources Mentioned: AirTable Evernote The Trellis and the Vine by Colin Marshall and Tony Payne The vine Project