38: Longevity in Ministry

38: Longevity in Ministry

It’s not how you begin, but how you finish! We have heard this said about sports, politics and certainly about ministry. With burnout and dropout seemingly on the rise, pastors need encouragement and wisdom to run strong all the way to the finish line of ministry. Today on Feeding and Leading, Dr. Ted Kersh joins Todd and Andy to share his experience, practices, and insights into longevity in a single church and ministry for a lifetime.

37: Preaching the Indicatives of Scripture

37: Preaching the Indicatives of Scripture

Martyn Lloyd Jones said Christianity is not about what we must do, but about what God has done. Today on Feeding and Leading, Dr. Fisher and Dr. Taylor discuss the importance of identifying, exegeting, and applying the big truths of Scripture.

36: How to Lead an Effective Meeting

36: How to Lead an Effective Meeting

Every person who has ever attended a meeting has thought “Why did we have that meeting? Could have been communicated in an email…or a text!” Meetings seem to be a necessity in church life. But how can a pastor make a meeting effective and productive? Todd and Andy talk through some nuts and bolts of preparing and leading effective meetings.

35: Man of the Word and Prayer

35: Man of the Word and Prayer

Pastors have one hundred and one urgent items to address daily. But the urgent is not always the important. Todd and Andy address the two most important tasks of a pastors life and ministry in this episode, Man of the Word and Prayer.

34: Honoring the Temple

34: Honoring the Temple

Pastors and Physical Health Issues

Physical health impacts pastoral efficiency. Todd Fisher interviews Andy Taylor on some basic steps in beginning to get our physical health in order.

33: How To Address LGBTQ Issues With Grace

33: How To Address LGBTQ Issues With Grace

The cultural pressures associated with LGBTQ issues are being felt in the church. How can the church respond with both truth and grace? In this episode, Dr. Ryan Smith, the pastor of Arrow Heights Baptist Church in broken arrow, equips us with some key strategies.

32: Todd’s Testimony

32: Todd’s Testimony

In this special episode Dr. Todd Fisher shares some of his testimony, call to ministry, and an encouraging message to pastors to run the race and finish well.

31: Pastors Building an Evangelistic Culture

31: Pastors Building an Evangelistic Culture

Pastors must constantly cultivate an evangelistic culture among their congregations. Join Todd and Andy as they explore principles of building an evangelistic culture with Tarvoris Uzoigwe, our new Oklahoma Baptists Evangelism and Apologetics Ministry Partner.

30: Elders

30: Elders

Church governance has become a frequently discussed topic. Todd and Andy welcome into the discussion an experienced trio of pastors concerning the topic of leadership roles and models in the biblical and modern church.

29: SBC Follow-Up

29: SBC Follow-Up

Todd and Andy share highlights from the Southern Baptist Convention in New Orleans.

28: Preaching Outlines

28: Preaching Outlines

Just as every house or building has a hidden structure that supports both the function and the aesthetic of the space, so the development of well-thought out outlines can assist in the delivery of Gospel preaching each week. Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor talk about both content and process in developing good outlines.

27: Funeral Prep

27: Funeral Prep

Ministry following a death of a church member or family is challenging in many ways. Listen as Todd Fisher and Andy Taylor discuss the pastoral implications and principles to maximize the Gospel impact during these intimate moments of ministry.