Welcome to The Missions Pastor Podcast, presented by OneChild. OneChild is a global community of Child Champions that serves children in poverty so they can discover hope and reach their God-given potential. We believe that the local church has the message of Hope that the world desperately needs to hear. And in every episode, we highlight churches, pastors, and ministries who are working to bring that HOPE to hard places.

March 1, 2023

Kevin Duffy wears a lot of hats at The Village Baptist Church in Fayetteville, North Carolina. One of those is Missions Pastor. Kevin has been serving there since 2005, and he has a lot of wisdom to share. He joins us to share about The Village Baptist Church’s “Face to Faith” initiative.

February 28, 2023

Susanne Klovdahl is the Missions & Outreach Ministry Director at Northwest Church in Federal Way, Washington. Northwest Church is making a significant impact both locally and globally by sending and supporting both long-term missionaries and short-term teams, who teach biblical truth, rely on the Holy Spirit’s conviction and guidance, and serve in a variety of roles appropriate to that culture.

February 28, 2023

Nathan Nelson is the Pastor of Mission & Outreach at Bethany Community Church in Seattle, Washington. He joins us to discuss why it’s important for churches to see local and global outreach as one focus working together.

February 27, 2023

This week’s episode is with Tony Arnett. Tony is the missions pastor at Central Church in Charlotte, N.C. Central Church believes that the Great Commission should be taken literally, and this impacts everything they do from the nursery to the senior citizens and everything in between. Tony shares how this has impacted both the church as a whole, the missionaries they serve alongside, and the individuals within the church.

December 21, 2022

Casey Norkett is the Missions Pastor at Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Casey shares how Hickory Grove has used the Plus 1 Missions Challenge to not only fund local and global outreach, but create deeper engagement in other important ways.

December 6, 2022

Edgar Aponte is the Minister of Global Missions at Idlewild Baptist Church in Lutz, Florida. Before that, Edgar served as Vice President of mobilization at the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Edgar shares his unique perspective on missions from both his experience as a denominational leader and a missions pastor.

November 29, 2022

Chris Conner is the Missions And Outreach Pastor at Mountaintop Community Church in Birmingham, Alabama. Chris shares his insight after transitioning from Youth Minister to Missions and Outreach Pastor and the lessons he’s learned along the way.

November 22, 2022

Laurel Fishbook is the Director of Missions at Christ the King Church in Bellingham, Washington. Laurel joins us to discuss her unique route to becoming Director of Missions and what’s she’s learned along the way.

November 15, 2022

Today’s guest is Brent Altman, the Director of Missions at Grace Family Church in Tampa, Florida. Brent shares why everything Grace Family does in missions is through the local church.

November 8, 2022

Travis Janousek is the Serve Pastor at New City Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Travis joins us to discuss what it means to partner in missions in a way that benefits everyone involved.

November 1, 2022

Kevin Cram is the Pastor of Global & Local Engagement at Liberty Bible Church in Chesterton, Indiana. Kevin is working to develop innovative ways to keep the members of Liberty engaged in missions year round.

October 25, 2022

Dr. Jay Madden is the Executive Pastor at Peachtree Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Brian shares how Rush Creek Church builds everything they do around local and global outreach. Dr. Madden shares the importance of restarting missions trips in the post pandemic era.

October 18, 2022

Brian McFadden is the Compassion Pastor at Rush Creek Church in Arlington, Texas. Brian shares how Rush Creek Church builds everything they do around local and global outreach.

October 5, 2022

Mike McLanahan is the Missions Pastor of Hendersonville First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Mike joins us to discuss how he went from skeptic to evangelist when it comes to how church revitalization results in global missions

October 4, 2022

Dr. Cox is the Pastor of North Metro Baptist Church in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Dr. Cox works closely alongside the church’s missions pastor and men’s ministry leaders to provide opportunities for the men of North Metro to become actively involved in missions and outreach.

September 20, 2022

Todd Bussey is the Ministry Development Pastor at Christ’s Church in Jacksonville, Florida. Christ’s Church is intentionally focused on working directly through local leaders in their global missions efforts. Todd shares about some of the blessings and challenges of this strategy.

September 13, 2022

Ferrill Gallaway is the Missions Pastor at New Life Christian Fellowship in Jacksonville, Florida. New Life Christian Fellowship has been a part of many amazing things in missions, and Ferrill would be the first to tell you that the reason is because they take prayer for missions seriously.

September 6, 2022

Shane Mikeska is the Missions Minister at Central Baptist Church in College Station, Texas. But before that, Shane and his family served as missionaries in Indonesia and the United Kingdom. Shane shares lessons he learned from that experience.

August 31, 2022

Todd Hampton is the High School Pastor at West Ridge Church in Dallas, Georgia. Todd has been serving at West Ridge Church for more than 10 years. And he believes in seeing students develop a deep faith through missions.

August 23, 2022

Dr. Lynne Ellis-Gray is the Serve the World Pastor at Overlake Christian Church in Redmond, Washington. Lynne believes that every follower of Jesus is called to be an active part of God’s plan on earth, and her ministry at Overlake is laser focused on helping more and more people find their role in that plan.

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