Worry

Worry This week’s show starts off with an absolute bang! Matt reveals something he instantly regrets and you will have the audio to prove it! This leads to a discussion about worry in ministry. Is it always a bad thing? If so, how do we avoid it. Can it...

Deep Work

Deep Work Ministry leaders are always inundated with things to do, emails to respond to and meetings to attend. We can feel overwhelmed with everything we have to do and those seem to be the days more and more distractions come our way. This week, Matt and Chris share...

Transforming Parish Culture

Transforming Parish Culture The broad prospect of church renewal can be overwhelming, but allowing vulnerable, God driven change will always be more fruitful than going through the “right” motions. This week on the MLA podcast Tim Glemkowski, founder of L’alto Catholic Institute, talks with Matt and Chris about true...

Recruiting Volunteers

Recruiting Volunteers (Note: This post is written from a youth ministry perspective, however, the tactics work for any setting. Simply replace ‘youth’ or ‘teenagers’ with your ministry. Or if you are a youth minister (and are off the clock) take a sip of wine every time you see the...

Leading in the Peripheries

Leading in the Peripheries In response to a recent article from Aleteia (https://aleteia.org/2019/12/08/poor-leaving-church-en-masse-says-researcher/), Matt and Chris discuss how we may be underserving low income communities. Are the poor leaving the Church or is the Church leaving the poor? Tune in for the discussion on how we can take off...