Preaching as Leadership - An Interview with Carey Nieuwhof

Episode 50 · October 19th, 2017 · 48 mins 22 secs

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Guest: Carey Nieuwhof - Podcaster, Author, and Pastor of Connexus Church (Barrie, Ontario)
General Topic: Preaching as Leadership

Introduction to Carey (2:37)
Philosophy of preaching (6:15)
Passion for leadership (11:14)
Communication and leadership (15:25)
Preaching as an act of leadership (17:03)
Selecting sermon topics (22:32)
Sharing the pulpit with Andy Stanley (26:21)
Listening to other preachers (28:31)
Sermon preparation and follow-up (32:27)
Favorite and challenging preaching experiences (39:27)
Easter or Christmas Eve (40:50)
Impactful communicators (42:01)
Recommended books and resources (44:59)
How to follow Carey (46:52)

Reaching out to our guest
@cnieuwhof (Twitter)
@careynieuwhof (Instagram)
@cnieuwhof (Facebook)

Next Episode arrives November 2, 2017!
An interview with Rev. Katie Z. Dawson - Lead Pastor, Immanuel United Methodist Church (Des Moines, IA)

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