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Nov 23, 2020

Thanks for joining us for another episode of the Front Pew podcast! We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration this week!

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Voxer and Marco Polo

Nov 16, 2020

Thanks for listening to the Front Pew! We hope it encourage you as you serve the Lord. Let us hear from you:

Email: frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter: @thefrontpew

Voxer and Marco Polo

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Nov 9, 2020

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Nov 2, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew! We appreciate you sitting down with us to chat for a while. In this episode, we discuss Matt's recent TED talk at a Pillar Network conference on the "Pastor as Nursing Mother." 

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Twitter: @thefrontpew

Voxer and Marco Polo

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Oct 26, 2020

Thanks for listening to a new episode of the Front Pew podcast! We are continuing our series on verses that have shaped our ministry, and today we discuss 2 Corinthians 3:18. Hope it encourages you in your ministry!

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Twitter: @thefrontpew

 

Oct 19, 2020

Thanks for listening to the Front Pew! In this episode, Matt shares why 2 Timothy 2:2 has been so impactful in his approach to ministry. 

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Oct 5, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew! In this episode we begin a new series discussing particular verses that have been formative in our understanding of ministry. We hope these shows will be a great encouragement to you.

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Twitter: @thefrontpew

Find us on Voxer or Marco Polo

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Sep 28, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew! It's been a while, but we are back and excited to be recording again. We are changing things up a bit in the hope that this podcast would serve you well as a pastor, or someone who knows a pastor.

In this episode we discuss how to navigate criticism. Every pastor has to face it, but we believe God is able to use it for our good and to enable us to be better pastors and shepherds.

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Thanks again for sitting with us on the Front Pew!

Jun 22, 2020

Welcome to another episode of the Front Pew podcast! Today we discuss the differences between virtual and physical gatherings of the church. Does a virtual gathering count as a real gathering? How should we respond to terms like "online church" and "digital discipleship"? 

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Jun 16, 2020

Thanks for listening to the Front Pew! Today Chris and Ben...that's right...BEN...sit down to discuss how pastor's can discuss current issues in the culture, especial race, in a way that is faithful to their calling to shepherd the flock.

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Email: frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter: @thefrontpew

Voxer and Marco Polo

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May 25, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew podcast! Thanks for listening! In this show we answer a question from a fellow Pew sitter about staff relationships...specifically, how an associate pastor can serve well when there are differences of opinion with the pastor. It's a great question...listen and weigh in. Share your best advice with us!

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Twitter: @thefrontpew

Find us on Facebook, Voxer and Marco Polo!

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May 18, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew podcast! Today Chris and BEN...yes BEN...discuss working towards unity in the body of Christ as churches continue to navigate ministry during these pandemic days. 

 

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Twitter: @thefrontpew

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Hang in there pastor! You are greatly appreciated by us and we are thankful for what you are doing in your ministry for the glory of Christ and the edification of His body!

May 11, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew! Today Griggs and Capps talk about phasing back into a normal routine as social restrictions around the virus loosen a little bit.

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Email: frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter: @thefrontpew

Voxer and Marco Polo

 

Apr 13, 2020

Thanks for listening to another episode of the Front Pew podcast! Join Chris and guest host Doug Mize as they discuss some ideas on how to deal with pandemic fatigue in ministry.

 

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Voxer and Marco Polo

 

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Apr 6, 2020

So, what will it take for you as a pastor or fellow believer to run well during this pandemic? Listen in as Josh and Chris talk about minimizing some things that may hinder us, and maximizing some things that may help us.

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Email: frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter: @thefrontpew

Facebook: we've started uploaded videos of our podcast on our page...so check it out!

Voxer and Marco Polo

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Apr 2, 2020

Thanks for listening to the Front Pew! We are also uploading a video cast of the show on our Facebook page, so check that out as well!

Contact us and stay in touch!

Email: frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter: @thefrontpew

Voxer and Marco Polo

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Mar 23, 2020

As pastors, we are finding ourselves in an usual time during all the Corona Virus craziness. How do we lead well during these days as pastors? Listen in as Chris and Matt talk about some simple strategies and opportunities for pastors to show good leadership in these difficult days.

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@thefrontpew (Twitter)

Find us on Marco Polo or Voxer

Mar 16, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew! We're glad you are sitting with us as we chat about ministry. This week, Chris and Ben...yes, you read that right, BEN, discuss the dangers of pastors modeling their ministry after the pharisees in the Bible. It's probably not what you think...so give it a listen and tell us what you think.

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Email-- frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter -- @thefrontpew

You can also find us on Voxer or Marco Polo. 

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Mar 9, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew! Thanks for listening. Today, Chris and Josh discuss the call to be faithful, not famous, in ministry. It is always a great conversation when the Wrestling Pastor is a part of it!

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Email = frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter = @thefrontpew

Voxer and Marco Polo

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Mar 2, 2020

Last week Matt and Chris talked about the angry pastor, and this week they turn their attention to the discouraged pastor. We hope this episode encourages you!

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Twitter: @thefrontpew

Marco Polo or Voxer!

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Feb 24, 2020

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Marco Polo: Chris Griggs & Matt Capps

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Feb 17, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front Pew podcast!  This week we welcome Josh Reavis, aka the Wrestling Pastor, to talk about how pastors should navigate social media in their personal and pastoral lives. 

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Email: frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter: @thefrontpew

And find us on Marco Polo! The Capper has a vision to create a Marco Polo Front Pew group...which could be lots of fun.

Thanks again for listening...send us feedback, questions, and jokes!

Feb 10, 2020

Program Note--sorry for the sloppy audio...

Alright, we know that unless Jesus returns first, we are going to die. So, pastor, are you ready? Have you prepared your family and your church for your death? In this episode, Matt and Chris talk about facing up to the reality of your mortality and steps a pastor should take before God calls him home.

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Email: frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter: @thefrontpew

Marco Polo: Chris Griggs OR Matt Capps

Feb 3, 2020

Welcome to a new episode of the Front pew podcast! Thanks for hanging around with us and for listening! This week Matt and Chris discuss two recent articles concerning how churches deal with babies, and with older folks. How should we as pastors think about the inter-generational nature of the church?

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We would also love to hear from you!

Email: frontpew1@gmail.com

Twitter: @thefrontpew

Voxer: cgriggs OR mattcapps

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