Special Ice Cream Served by Special People–Donna Bieks

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6smv5-11340c7 My guest today is Donna Biek. Donna deep family roots in Hastings, NE and is a member of the First Baptist Church. Donna’s ministry focuses on students and adults with special needs in her community. She is the point person for the area Special Olympics, where she helps coordinate the various sports the athletes … Continue reading Special Ice Cream Served by Special People–Donna Bieks

Physical Media, Streaming, and Ministry as Metaphor

A version of this article first appeared at Word&Way November 3, 2021 The story of how Netflix replaced Blockbuster is a well-documented and prominently cited tale of warning. The documentary The Last Blockbuster can of course be streamed on Netflix. The fall of a video rental empire is the foundation narrative to the popular TV show Schitt’s Creek… … Continue reading Physical Media, Streaming, and Ministry as Metaphor

Adaptive Leadership with Tod Bolsinger

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4ff8u-1121ed5 Rev. Dr. Tod Bolsinger joined Fuller Seminary in 2014 as vice president for vocation and formation and assistant professor of practical theology, and he now serves as vice president and chief of leadership formation. Ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in 1993, Dr. Bolsinger served in pastoral ministry for over 25 years before transitioning … Continue reading Adaptive Leadership with Tod Bolsinger

2021 Region Expo Guest Kelli Foreman

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-urcwi-10dcda9 My Guest today is Kelli Foreman, the Assistant Executive Director of Kodiak Baptist Mission and American Baptist Home Missionary. She has a full and diverse set of responsibilities at Kodiak that include grant writing, directing the before and after school programming, overseeing the only grade-A goat dairy on the Island, and is a rather … Continue reading 2021 Region Expo Guest Kelli Foreman