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Mon, 11 Jan 2021
Episode 8: Soul Care, Reflection and Combatting Consumerism in the Church with Dr. Paul Alexander
Dr. Alexander is the President of Hope International University, a Christian University in Southern California that has been preparing servant leaders since 1928. He talks to us about changes he is seeing in ministry students over the decades, a unique take on how to combat consumerism in the church, how to engage millennials in leadership and intentionally pursuing soul care and space for reflection.
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]

Mon, 16 Nov 2020
Episode 7: Partnerships and Restoration Roasters with Blake Ryan
Blake Ryan, founder of Restoration Roasters and also cohost of the Tomorrowland Church Podcast shares about his experience with innovating new ways for the church to partner in the community with a local organization and with other local churches in launching an intentional local business.
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]

Mon, 02 Nov 2020
Episode 6: Flexing Different Muscles with Jared Wilkins
Jared is the Lead Pastor at Parkcrest Christian Church in Long Beach, CA. Jared shares with us about creating intentional dreaming days, the significance of changing environments to reinvigorate, leaning into self-awareness, and the reality of how who we're becoming shapes the kind of future that we'll lead into.
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]

Mon, 19 Oct 2020
Episode 5: Surround Yourself With Beauty and Thoughtfulness with Nancy Beach
Nancy Beach helped to innovatively bring different expressions of the arts into the church culture over the past several decades. Her first book, "An Hour on Sunday", helps to express a vision for an effective arts ministry. She currently serves as a leadership coach and wrote her second book about leading as a woman in the church, called "Gifted to Lead".

She shares with how we don't have to put authenticity and excellence at odds, teaching leaders how to say goodbye in order to make room for the next generation, seeing women and men partnering together in leadership, and surrounding ourselves with beauty and thoughtfulness.
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]

Mon, 28 Sep 2020
Episode 4: A Learning Journey With Kem Meyer
Kem Meyer is a brand therapist and clarity advisor known for eliminating the complexity and information overload that sabotages effective work. She is the author of "Less Chaos, Less Noise", and spends time talking with us about what it looks like to move from being the person who has the answers to becoming someone who goes on a learning journey in order to be thinking about the church of tomorrow.
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]

Mon, 21 Sep 2020
Episode 3: Is This It? With Dave Gibbons
Dave Gibbons is the Founding Pastor and Chief Visionary of New Song Church in Santa Ana, CA. He has written multiple books including "The Monkey and the Fish", "Xealots", and "Small Cloud Rising". Dave shares about how a trip to Thailand changed the trajectory of his ministry at what had been recognized as one of the fastest and most innovative churches in America. Dave helps us think through how we navigate this present moment as well as how we be leaders who are always on the edge of dreaming about the future
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]

Fri, 04 Sep 2020
Episode 2: Adjusting Your Plans with Chris Kirish
Chris Kirish is the Lead Pastor at Renovate Church in Long Beach. Chris was in the midst of building a church plant when COVID hit, forcing him to have to decide how he would move forward. He and his team decided to adjust to launch digitally. Chris talks to us about what it looks like to be committed to a vision and to also be open to adjusting that vision.
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]

Fri, 07 Aug 2020
Episode 1: Moving the Church Forward with Chuck Booher
Chuck Booher is the Senior Pastor at Crossroads Christian Church in Corona. Chuck is constantly innovating while maintaining a relational ministry posture. In our inaugural episode, Chuck shares with us some new ideas they're working on and how he maintains rhythms of innovation while leading a large established church.
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]

Thu, 06 Aug 2020
Trailer
The trailer for the Tomorrowland Church podcast.
Produced by Caleb Henry - [email protected]
Music by Scott Moore - [email protected]