Oct
12
2012

The Filter for October 11

After a two week hiatus, The Filter returns! This week Todd and I kick around all sorts of church stuff: from Pulpit Freedom Sunday to National Coming Out Day, the importance of who you put on stage to the last days of a mega-church.

The live show starts somewhere around 8:30ish, check it out and let us know what you think!

Show Notes:

Five Suspended Church Employees Return to Work (2:34)

The Dark Side of Pastor Appreciation Month (5:05)

The Painful Slow End to a Megachurch (8:14)

What if discipleship was fun? (12:01)

Church Offers Free Weddings for Couples who are Shacking Up (15:06)

The Easiest Way to Thrive as an Outlier (19:06)

Church Hosts “National Coming Out” Day Event with Christian Gay Artist (22:05)

Pulpit Freedom Sunday: Politics and Provocation (26:10)

Pastor Rebukes ‘Passive, Coward’ Churches (28:42)

Protestants No Longer the Majority in the US (34:07)

Survey: One in five Americans has no religion (34:07)

 

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About the Author: Matt Steen

Over the last fifteen years I have been a Church Planter, Youth Pastor, Executive Pastor, and now I serve churches through coaching (churchsimple.net), providing online giving services (egiveusa.com), and through keeping them informed (ministrybriefing.tv). I love Jesus, my wife, the Redskins and Capitals and am currently living in Waco, Texas where I am studying the finer points of BBQ.