Todd and Andy are joined by Ken Sande, the executive Director Relational Wisdom 360 (RW360) and author of the best selling book “The Peacemaker.” Listen as Ken shares insights into the cause, concerns, and first steps toward conflict resolution and reconciliation.
25: Pastors and Criticism
Pastors experience criticism. It is inevitable. But every pastor can choose how to receive, process, and respond to criticism in a manner that is constructive. Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor provide practical principles for handling criticism in pastoral ministry.
24: The Art of Illustration
Hear Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor explain how powerful sermon illustrations can drive home biblical exposition for the listener.
23: Making a Great Hospital Visit
Pastors rightly make preaching the word a priority. Hear how pastoral care like hospital visits also make an important, positive gospel impact.
22: Using Notes in Preaching
Every preacher has to make a decision about the use of notes. Listen to Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor give some helpful insights into the structure and use of preaching notes.
21: Preparing for Easter
Research suggests that many people are more likely to attend church on Easter than almost any other Sunday. Hear Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor discuss helpful ideas for pastors in preparation for Easter and this special ministry opportunity.
20: Extending an Effective Invitation
Hear Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor discuss the biblical foundations and helpful approaches to extending invitations in response to the preaching of God’s Word.
19: Helping the Called
It is the local church that sends missionaries, ordains pastors, and commissions those who are called by God to vocational ministry. Hear Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor offer insight for churches who are helping those who are sensing a call to ministry.
18: Constructing an Effective Conclusion
It can be argued that the conclusion of a novel either makes or breaks the entire storyline. Preachers MUST do the hard work to conclude a sermon well and not simply come to an end. Sprint to the finish instead of falling across the line.
17: Grief Counseling with David Willets
Hear David Willets share key insights for pastors that he learned from walking through a tragedy and from his own years of ministry experience.
16: Books I Want to Read
Leaders are readers. Pastors often feel overwhelmed with the reading they “need” to do. Listen as Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor make a few recommendations of various types of reading for next year.
15: Developing Sermon Introductions
A good beginning creates momentum for the message of a sermon. In this episode, Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor discuss creating introductions that propel the sermon forward.