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Multiplying Leaders #2: Leading change

Multiplying Leaders #2: Leading change

9/15/2017

Rev. Ben Ingebretson and Rev. Brad Kalajainen, lead pastor at Cornerstone UMC in Grand Rapids, Michigan, explore trust, tipping points, and other factors that go into leading change in congregations.


Multiplying Leaders #1: Beginning with the 'why'

Multiplying Leaders #1: Beginning with the 'why'

9/5/2017

Rev. Ben Ingebretson interviews Rev. Brad Kalajainen, lead pastor at Cornerstone UMC in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and explores the importance of starting with the "why" and developing deep multiplication values.


Podcast: Boundaries- Introduction (#1)

Podcast: Boundaries- Introduction (#1)

7/11/2017

START HERE: Susan Nienaber, Big Waters District Superintendent, and Cindy Gregorson, Director of Connectional Ministries, introduce this podcast series on boundaries, professionalism, legal issues, and denominational policy.


Podcast: Boundaries- Minnesota Law (#2)

Podcast: Boundaries- Minnesota Law (#2)

7/10/2017

Cindy Gregorson goes over the details of Minnesota laws and statutes as it pertains to clergy sexual misconduct.

Warning: This episode uses explicit language to explain the statutes.


Podcast: Boundaries- Mandatory Reporting (#3)

Podcast: Boundaries- Mandatory Reporting (#3)

7/9/2017

Susan Nienaber talks about the laws and the responsibilities that clergy have to protect vulnerable people. Are clergy obligated to report child abuse or abuse of vulnerable adults? What does it mean to be a mandatory reporter, and what are the obligations that go with that? These and more questions are answered here.


Podcast: Boundaries- Denominational Policies (#4)

Podcast: Boundaries- Denominational Policies (#4)

7/8/2017

Cindy Gregorson outlines the denominational policies and procedures for when there has been a misconduct. She discusses the covenant and trust clergy must uphold.


Podcast: Boundaries- Safe Sanctuaries (#5)

Podcast: Boundaries- Safe Sanctuaries (#5)

7/7/2017

Cindy Gregorson discusses keeping kids and youth safe while in church and at church activities. Here are the practices advised for keeping kids safe.


Podcast: Boundaries- Context Matters and Dual Relationships (#6)

Podcast: Boundaries- Context Matters and Dual Relationships (#6)

7/6/2017

Susan Nienaber and Cindy Gregorson talk about the complexities of ministry today, and about how there's no right or wrong when it comes to managing boundaries. It's all about the context.


Podcast: Boundaries- Care vs. Counseling (#7)

Podcast: Boundaries- Care vs. Counseling (#7)

7/5/2017

Susan Nienaber talks about the difference between pastoral care and psychotherapy. This podcast episode offers advice and best practices.


Podcast: Boundaries- Friendships (#8)

Podcast: Boundaries- Friendships (#8)

7/4/2017

Susan Nienaber and Cindy Gregorson talk about the complicated subject of friendships between a pastor and congregants. How do we manage friendships when we know we can't fully remove ourselves from our role as their pastor?


Podcast: Boundaries- Leaving Well (#9)

Podcast: Boundaries- Leaving Well (#9)

7/2/2017

Susan Nienaber and Cindy Gregorson talk about the art of leaving a congregation well, and the pitfalls of not leaving in a healthy way.


Podcast: Boundaries- Social Media (#10)

Podcast: Boundaries- Social Media (#10)

7/2/2017

Susan Nienaber and Cindy Gregorson talk about social media, digital communication, and how it has affected the role of clergy.


Podcast: Boundaries- Managing conflict and Rule of Christ (#11)

Podcast: Boundaries- Managing conflict and Rule of Christ (#11)

7/1/2017

Susan Nienaber and Cindy Gregorson talk about managing conflict, best practices for dealing with differences, and the Rule of Christ training which is offered by the Annual Conference.


SPRC training

8/23/2016


Podcast: An inside look at the ELI Project internship

Podcast: An inside look at the ELI Project internship

4/14/2016

ELI Project Project Manager Joelle Anderson and United Methodist Church of Anoka Lead Pastor Bill Eaves, who hosted an intern in 2015, talk about what the internship experience is like for interns and host churches.


Podcast: Ben Ingebretson on church planting in Minnesota

Podcast: Ben Ingebretson on church planting in Minnesota

2/16/2016

Ben Ingebretson talks about his church-planting experience, what makes church plants successful, and his vision for starting new churches in Minnesota.



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