When Kaleb Eisele made a post on Facebook about the head elder of his church, who was also his step-dad and the impact he had on not only Kaleb, but the church as well, I knew i wanted to interview him.
Tim Baumgarten is a corporate trainer by profession but he has made a profound impact on his local church. He is a humble guy so he won’t tell you that without some investigation but I wanted to distill as many lessons as I could for you to apply in your local churches.
This interview covers a few main areas
– Tim’s Personal Story
– Intergenerational communication
– How His church revived
God has given each of us tools to work on his church, in this episode we take an uncommon look at this topic and also talk about how we identified the tools that God has given each one of us.
If you are already familiar with the parable of the talents you may want to skip to about 13:00.
This is the long awaited return of our deeper, long-form episodes focussed on the 28 Fundamental teachings of the Bible.
In this episode we are dealing with #14 Unity in the Body of Christ. If the first part is not that relatable for you, skip to the last half where we deal with the application.
It would be tough to think of a holiday more ingrained in our culture than Christmas, but with so many conflicting ideas on whether we should celebrate it or not, how can we as christians navigate the discussion without falling to extremes?
Hopefully you will find this conversation refreshing, challenging and at times even a little funny.
This is also the second of our intermittent series called “Christianity Vs. Culture” where we examine our cultural events and practices in light of our faith.
Join us for the conversation, and please comment below!
Peter is an author, church planter, pastor and much more. Luke caught up with him to gain some insight at the South Queensland camp meeting. We talk discipleship, interfaith relations, church planting and more.
What are we doing?
We are just five guys from a regional town in Australia, with everyday jobs, everyday lives with one big thing in common. We love Jesus.
Inspired by the guys over at Lightbearers we decided to simply sit around a table and record the spiritual conversations we were already having in the hope that they would encourage others to do the same.
We have three main episode formats,
- Long-form Bible study (Focussing on the 28 Fundamentals)
- Interviews with notable Adventists
- Short-form 20 minute discussions.
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