Hoosier United Methodist Podcast

Sinopsis

The mission of The Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is to tell the story of innovative churches, pastors and leaders in the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church. The show features interviews, discussion and commentary designed to help local churches achieve the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Episodios

  • UMPP.028: Creating Space for Fear, Making a Path for Faith.  Being Encouraged with Bishop Julius Trimble.

    UMPP.028: Creating Space for Fear, Making a Path for Faith.  Being Encouraged with Bishop Julius Trimble.

    04/05/2020 Duración: 25min

    Indiana Area Bishop Julius Trimble talks to Rev. Dr. Brad Miller on matters of fear and faith on Episode 028 of the United Methodist People Podcast.  Their conversation updated plans in the church related to dealing with the quarantine caused by the cover-19 pandemic.   A decision has been made to ask churches to continue to not meet in person into June.      Bishop and Brad then had a lengthy conversation about how the stress caused by the pandemic has lead to a culture of fear among some that the church needs to speak to.   Bishop believes that respect and room needs to be made for people to experience the reality of the fear prevalent in the pandemic.   He goes on to talk about the need to ask God to strengthen our faith as a repose to facing our fears.   Bishop talks about now is the time to lean into our United Methodist connections and use this opportunity to be the family of God and to be strong and courageous in the face of the fearful circumstances we find ourselves in.    The United Methodist People

  • UMPP.027: Making Room for a New Normal in the United Methodist Church on Being Encouraged with Bishop Julius Trimble.

    UMPP.027: Making Room for a New Normal in the United Methodist Church on Being Encouraged with Bishop Julius Trimble.

    01/05/2020 Duración: 28min

    Rev. Dr. Brad Miller is joined by Indiana Area Bishop J Bishop Julius Trimble on Being Encouraged by the Bishop on Episode 27 of the United Methodist People Podcast. Bishop Trimble brings a word of scripture from Psalm 33:20 about trust that God is our help and shield in every time of trouble.  Bishop confirmed that due to the quarantine and pandemic that the earliest churches would be back into public worship would be May 17. 2020. Brad and Bishop go on to have a conversation about what a new normal might look like for the UMC moving forward beyond the pandemic.  In particular there was deep conversation about the impact and role younger clergy and younger people feeling the call to ministry are shaping the nature of the ministry of the church moving forward.  There was an emphasis on adaptive leadership among our young clergy highlighted by the need to not wast time on internal conflict and seek impactful ways to make a difference for the Kingdom of God in the new normal world. Bishop Trimble concluded his

  • Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble: How Is It With Your Soul?

    Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble: "How Is It With Your Soul?"

    20/04/2020 Duración: 30min

    In Episode 026 of The United Methodist People Podcast Rev. Dr. Brad Miller continues his conversation with Indiana Area Bishop Julius Trimble on Be Encouraged by Bishop Trimble.   In the conversation Bishop Trimble brings updates on plans to reopen churches, annual conference and General Conference.    Moreover, Bishop Trimble goes into matters of how how clergy and churches can best use their time during a time of quarantine.   In particular he speaks to Dr. Brad about his personal spiritual disciplines and the impact of considering the Wesleyan question: “How is it with your soul?”   Bishop Trimble concludes his conversation with a devotional thought from James 3:7 regarding wisdom, peace and mercy in a time of pandemic closing with a prayer of blessing for the listener.   Be blessed by Bishop Julius Trimble on Episode 26 of the United Methodist People Podcast.   The United Methodist People Podcast is a production of Rev. Dr. Brad Miller with the mission of strengthening the connection in the United Methodi

  • UMPP.025: A Very Unusual Easter. Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble

    UMPP.025: A Very Unusual Easter. Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble

    13/04/2020 Duración: 28min

    Easter 2020 was very unusual to say the least according to Indiana Area Bishop Julius Trimble.  Bishop Trimble was Rev. Dr. Brad Miller’s guest on Be Encouraged by the Bishop on the United Methodist People Podcast.  Bishop Trimble shared how he spent his Easter attending four online worship experiences and recording an Easter sermon which was aired on television and online on Easter Sunday.  Of course the coronavirus pandemic caused the closure of almost all United Methodist Church buildings for Easter leaving most churches to worship in some sort of lifestream form. Bishop Trimble shared some of the key points from his Easter message:   -To not be afraid. -To come and see. -To go and tell.   Bishop Trimble then pointed to the ways that the church need to respond to impact of the pandemic on the future of worship, missions and ministry in the UMC.  He said in order to sustain ministry moving forward it will take strategic prayer and planning that will mean the church will need to be more effective and efficie

  • UMPP.024:  Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble (Holy Week Encouragement)

    UMPP.024:  Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble (Holy Week Encouragement)

    06/04/2020 Duración: 22min

    Bishop Julius Trimble brings a message of encouragement for Holy Week on the United Methodist People Podcast Episode 024.   Bishop Trimble encourages us to slow down this Holy Week and trust God.   He speaks to Brad about creative ways that congregations are connecting to community thought digital worship and parking lot giveaways of palm branches.   He talks about lessons learned in how to deal with corona virus quarantine through connections with the medical and pastoral staff at Indiana University Health System.   Bishop Trimble offered a message to clergy and people for Easter to be compassionate with yourselves. Be generous with your grace, and be faithful in your calling.   Future more he emphasized that many will feel like we're living in a Good Friday world but Easter is coming. And when Easter comes, we all will be able to say Jesus Christ is risen; Jesus Christ is risen indeed.   The mission of the United Methodist People Podcast is to strengthen the connection in the United Methodist Church though

  • UMPP:022. Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble-Indiana Area United Methodist Church

    UMPP:022. Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble-Indiana Area United Methodist Church

    24/03/2020 Duración: 31min

    UMPP:022.  Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble-Indiana Area United Methodist Church   Be Encouraged by Bishop Julius Trimble is a special edition episode (022) of The United Methodist People Podcast w/ Rev. Dr. Brad Miller.   In the light of the dramatic impact of the coronavirus pandemic upon all aspects of life and its particular impact upon the United Methodist Church in Indiana Bishop Julius Trimble is Dr. Brad’s guest on Episode 022 of the United Methodist People Podcast.   In their conversation Bishop Trimble encourages you to remember your baptismal covenant that “The Church is of God and will be preserved to the end of time” as a reminder that this great ordeal will someday pass and that the church will remain.   Indeed, Bishop Trimble believe that this crisis may lead to a revival in the church.   He emphasizes that we need to support one another and bear one another burdens during this crisis.  This includes self-care for clergy and their families.   The conversation included various innovative w

  • UMPP.021: Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality and the United Methodist Church with Rev. Rob Fuquay, Susan Wilke Fuquay and Rev. Dan Gangler.

    UMPP.021: Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality and the United Methodist Church with Rev. Rob Fuquay, Susan Wilke Fuquay and Rev. Dan Gangler.

    25/02/2020 Duración: 01h08min

    UMPP.021: Faithful and Inclusive: The Bible, Sexuality and the United Methodist Church with Rev. Rob Fuquay, Susan Wilke Fuquay and Rev. Dan Gangler.   In Episode 21 of the United Methodist People Podcast Rev. Dr. Brad Miller leads a round table conversation about the video resource “Faith and Inclusive-The Bible, Sexuality and The United Methodist Church” with author, presenter Rev. Rob Fuquay, producer Susan Wilke Fuquay and hall of fame UMC communicator Rev. Dr. Dan Gangler.   Rev. Rob Fuquay is the Senior Pastor of St Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, one of the UMC’s largest churches, and is the author of a number of books and small group resources including “The God We Can Know,” and “Which Way, Lord.”      Susan Wilke Fuquay is a United Methodist Christian Educator. For more than 25 years, Susan has been directly involved with Disciple Bible Study. She co-edited the youth version of Disciple. She was a Disciple trainer at National Training Events for many years and has personally

  • HUMP EP.036: Hoosier UMC’s at Redbird Mission “Loving out Loud

    HUMP EP.036: Hoosier UMC’s at Redbird Mission “Loving out Loud"

    20/09/2017 Duración: 41min

    The purpose of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is strengthening the connection in Indiana United Methodist churches in order to achieve the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In September 2017 five Indiana United Methodist churches converged in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky to put faith in action at the Redbird United Methodist Mission Work Camp. The Redbird United Methodist Mission serves a three county area of southeastern Kentucky in the Appalachian Mountains ravaged by desperate poverty. Redbird Mission provides a school, medical and dental clinics, food clothing and agricultural ministries, a clean drinking water program, and home rehabilitation projects. It was in the home rehabilitation projects where the majority of the efforts of five United Methodist churches from Indiana were involved. Work teams repaired and replaced roofs, painted and repaired porches, kitchens and ceilings at homes which were woefully in disrepair. Moreover, the Indiana

  • EP. 035: Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble: “Children of a Most High God”

    EP. 035: Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble: “Children of a Most High God”

    07/09/2017 Duración: 51min

    EP. 035: Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble: “Children of a Most High God” In Episode 35 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Rev. Dr. Brad Miller has an in-depth conversation with Indiana Area Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble. Bishop Trimble celebrates his first anniversary as Indiana Bishop in September 2017 and shares with Brad his impressions of and lessons learned about the state of the church in Indiana. Bishop Trimble shares his vision moving forward for Indiana United Methodism of becoming a powerful witness for God connecting every community. Bishop Trimble tells Brad about his experience in observing effective ministries to children, missions and peace and justice matters in Indiana United Methodist Churches. Bishop Trimble emphasizes transformation through connection with community and the church as a prophetic, encouraging voice that speaks to a hurting world. Bishop Trimble and Brad speak about the challenges facing the United Methodist Church as a whole over issues of human sexuality. In particular Bis

  • HUMP EP 034: Rev. Dan Gangler - “Reconciling Ministries Network”

    HUMP EP 034: Rev. Dan Gangler - “Reconciling Ministries Network”

    22/06/2017 Duración: 33min

    HUMP EP 034: Rev. Dan Gangler - “Reconciling Ministries Network” In Episode 34 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Rev. Brad Miller speaks with Rev. Dan Gangler the Corresponding Secretary of the Reconciling Ministries Network. Dan is the former Director of Communications for the Indiana Conference who now is a spokesperson for the primary group in the United Methodist Church which advocates inclusive language in the Book of Discipline regarding ordination of homosexual people and the allowance of UM clergy to marry same sex couples. Brad and Dan have an in depth discussion of theological and biblical arguments surrounding the issues, the possibility of a schism in the church the implications for local churches and clergy as well as the efforts to find a “way forward” to for our church. This the most important issue facing the church and our future as a United Methodist Church as it is presently constituted. Undoubtably the voices of advocacy groups such as The Reconciling Ministries Network will be activ

  • HUMP.033. Preparing for Annual Conference 2017 Together We Are More

    HUMP.033. Preparing for Annual Conference 2017 "Together We Are More"

    07/06/2017 Duración: 33min

    HUMP.033: Annual Conference 2017- “Together We Are More” Episode 033 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is a special edition previewing the 2017 Indiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. The theme of Annual Conference is “Together We Are More” and is held June 8-10, 2017 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. This is the first Annual Conference under the Episcopal leadership of Bishop Julius Trimble. Dr. Brad makes some observations about the place, purpose and importance of Annual Conference based on his experiences. He introduces the keynote speakers and the four focuses of the United Methodist Church which will be emphasized at the conference. • Creating New and Renewed Congregations • Developing Principled Christian Leaders: Encouraging the Call • Engaging in Ministry with the Poor • Improving Global Health The unity of the body of Christ is the overriding theme of the Annual Conference embodied by the key verse of scripture. Ephesians 4:16 “From Him (Jesus) the whole body,

  • HUMP.EP.032. Rev. Todd Outcalt Seven Deadly Virtures

    HUMP.EP.032. Rev. Todd Outcalt "Seven Deadly Virtures"

    04/05/2017 Duración: 53min

    HUMP EP.032 Rev. Dr. Todd Outcalt “The Seven Deadly Virtues" In Episode 32 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast, Dr. Brad Miller talks with the author of “The Seven Deadly Virtues: Temptations in The Pursuit of Goodness,” Rev. Dr. Todd Outcalt Senior Pastor of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Brownsburg, Indiana. Brad and Todd talk at length about the nature of goodness and virtue. Todd's book explores the teachings of Jesus regarding living a virtuous life in parables such as the “rich young ruler” as well as the teachings of the early Saints of the church including ST. John Chrysostom whose quote “where virtue is, there are many snares.” which was a spark which led him to write the book. Brad and Todd explore such topics as: The temptation to do things our way instead of God’s way. The lure of success or the allure of grace. Prideful generosity as opposed to overflowing with gratitude. In their conversation read and Todd discussed the implications of the "deadly virtues” to living as a Christian te

  • HUMP.Ep.031:Rev. Dr. Bob Walters “The Last Missionary”

    HUMP.Ep.031:Rev. Dr. Bob Walters “The Last Missionary”

    30/03/2017 Duración: 01h02min

    Rev. Dr. Bob Walters author of “The Last Missionary” is Dr. Brad’s special guest on Episode 31 of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast.  Bob talks to Brad about his many years working in both the Indiana Annual Conference and in the North Katanga Annual Conference in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. Bob describes to Brad his experiences in both worlds and his take on mission partnerships over missionaries in the mission field and engaging in "deep listening.”  Bob talks about the exceptional leadership that he found at work with among the people of the  Methodist Church in the DRC.  Bob also talks to Brad about the unique way that he forged relationships in remote areas through the use of his bicycle. You will be engaged by this conversation in Episode 31 of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast with Dr. Brad Miller. The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in Indiana for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Ch

  • HUMP#030: Dr. Adolf Hansen-A Fuller Understanding of Gods Revelation

    HUMP#030: Dr. Adolf Hansen-"A Fuller Understanding of God's Revelation"

    17/11/2016 Duración: 47min

    HUMP#030: Dr. Adolf Hansen-"A Fuller Understanding of God's Revelation" the purpose of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana to achieve the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ of the transformation of the world. In Episode #030 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Dr. Brad Miller has a far ranging conversation with Dr. Adolf Hansen. Hansen is the author of the recent book "Carrying For Those Who Remain: A Practical Guide For End of Life Preparation.” Brad and Adolf talk about his early faith development in Brooklyn, New York in the Norwegian Methodist Church and his academic career as a faculty member at the University of Indianapolis and at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Adolf's writing career really blossomed and retirement while serving as theologian in residence at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. There responding to the untimely death of his own daughter, in an accident, Adolf wr

  • HUMP #029: Rev. David Powell-“Disaster Response Ministry

    HUMP #029: Rev. David Powell-“Disaster Response Ministry"

    10/11/2016 Duración: 44min

    HUMP #029: Rev. David Powell-“Disaster Response Ministry" The purpose of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana for the mission of Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. Rev. David Powell is Brad Miller's guest on Episode #029 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast. In October 2016 Rev. Powell found himself literally in the middle of a hurricane when the medical mission group to Haiti he was with, planning to run medical clinics, ihad to change their plans when the country was struck by a hurricane. Responding to disaster is nothing new for Rev. David Powell as he has spent much of his ministry involved with disaster relief ministry. In this episode Dave talks to Brad in-depth about disaster relief ministry and its core purposes of training and preparedness, responding to the immediate needs of people and churches struck by disaster and working with volunteers in mission in recovery and rebuild

  • HUMP #028: Rev. Randy Anderson-“A Vehicle for Church Transformation

    HUMP #028: Rev. Randy Anderson-“A Vehicle for Church Transformation"

    19/10/2016 Duración: 26min

    HUMP #028: Rev. Randy Anderson-“A Vehicle for Church Transformation" The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is to strengthen the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In Episode #028 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Dr. Brad Miller speaks with Rev. Randy Anderson who is on the Indiana Annual Conference staff on the church development team as well as serving as associate district superintendent of the Southwest district. Randy talks to Brad about his responsibilities in church development in particular regarding the fruitful congregations journey process. Randy works with pastors and lay teams in the classic fruitful congregations journey which is a three-year process as well as helping churches transition into FCJ 2.0 which goes a bit deeper in the process and helping churches implement their discipleship making plans. in addition Randy works with churches with attendance lo

  • HUMP #027: Rev. Beth Ann Cook-Go Where the People Are

    HUMP #027: Rev. Beth Ann Cook-"Go Where the People Are"

    05/10/2016 Duración: 22min

    HUMP #027: Rev. Beth Ann Cook-"Go Where the People Are" The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast with Dr. Brad Miller is to strengthen the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In episode 027 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Brad talks with Rev. Beth Ann Cook about her passions for evangelism and global missions. Beth Ann is a three time delegate from Indiana to General Conference where she has served as a spokesperson for the Good News Movement. Through her connections in the General church she has also become quite involved with global missions particularly in the African countries of Burundi and The Congo. Global missions is her passion and she is an advocate for realigning resources to serve the needs of rapidly growing African churches. She cares deeply about the direction of the church and continuing our Wesleyan heritage. She calls upon her own powerful conversion exper

  • HUMP#026: Kate Biggs-“Care and Support for Clergy Spouses”

    HUMP#026: Kate Biggs-“Care and Support for Clergy Spouses”

    22/09/2016 Duración: 22min

    HUMP#026: Kate Biggs-“Care and Support for Clergy Spouses” The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is Strengthening the Connection in the United Methodist Church in Indiana for the purpose of achieving the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. In Episode #026 Dr Brad Miller has an enlightening conversation with Kate Biggs from “Thrive” which is an organization which provides care and support for clergy spouses. Kate talks to Brad about how many clergy spouses feel like they live lives in a fishbowl with pressures and challenges unique to their situation. Thrive provides an organization to empower clergy spouses through a network of like-minded people with common sets of experiences in the clergy household. Kate explains how Thrive though retreats and a Facebook page connects clergy spouses one to another and provides a safe place to process personal issues such as moving to new communities, making friends in congregations and raising children. Kate shares

  • HUMP#025: Rev. Dr. Keith Adkins-“Getting Unstuck with Ministry Coaching”

    HUMP#025: Rev. Dr. Keith Adkins-“Getting Unstuck with Ministry Coaching”

    07/09/2016 Duración: 27min

    HUMP#025: Rev. Dr. Keith Adkins-“Getting Unstuck with Ministry Coaching” Many clergy feel "stuck" and ministry coaching and a listening ear can help these pastors get unstuck and began moving forward again. So says Rev. Dr. Keith Adkins in episode 025 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast. Keith talks to Rev. Dr. Brad Miller in episode 025 about the opening of his Keith H. Adkins Ministry coaching practice. Keith saw the need for life coaching, particularly targeted towards clergy as a group, and specifically towards United Methodist clergy. Keith is an Elder in the Indiana Conference UMC presently serving at the Irvington United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. In episode 025 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast he talks about the hunger that clergy have to be listened to and how that is exactly what his service provides. His coaching is not therapeutic in nature or diagnostic of the health of the church body; Keith is concerned with the health and welfare of the individual pastor. Keith shares with Br

  • HUMP#024: Nick Yarde - ?The Power and Impact of Camping and Retreat Ministry in Indiana?

    HUMP#024: Nick Yarde - ?The Power and Impact of Camping and Retreat Ministry in Indiana?

    09/08/2016 Duración: 53min

    HUMP#024: Nick Yarde - “The Power and Impact of Camping and Retreat Ministry in Indiana” The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in Indiana to achieve the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In Episode 024 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Dr. Brad Miller interviews Nick Yarde the Associate Director of Discipleship Development, Camping and Retreat Ministries for the Indiana Conference. A Purdue University graduate in Outdoor Recreation Nick Yarde has been involved in virtually every aspect of outdoor ministry in Indiana serving as camp manager at three Indiana Conference camp sites before settling into his current role of discipleship development. An enthusiastic advocate for the power of camping ministry to faith development in children and youth Nick speaks with passion about how 95% of people come to Christ as youth, many at church camp and retreat experiences. Nick talks about the

página 1 de 3

Informações: