Kim is a Mom, Wife, Leader, Pastor, Hair Stylist, Next Gen Catalyst for ACOP, and someone who loves and serves her community—so you can believe she gets it…
Your life is busy, it doesn’t pause or stop. There’s a lot going on in your world and, at times, that leaves you feeling isolated, alone, that you’re the only one having to pivot, going through transition, or needing a word of encouragement.
Kim’s heart is for you! Ministry Mind Leadership Podcast is meant to be a point of connection for you. You who feels the Call of the Gospel, Discipleship, God’s Church, Extending Grace & Igniting Hope…
This beautiful thing called life is threaded with shared experiences, hope in Christ, the work of the Gospel, and inspiration that may come from hearing another person’s story.
A peek inside their hearts…
So, sit down with a cup of coffee and join the conversation between old and new friends—connecting coast to coast! It’s a wonderful privilege to share a little life with each other…
What does it mean to be Ministry Minded?
Join Kim and Gary as they delve into How to Become a High Impact Leader with amazing humility. We’ve said it before but, nuggets of wisdom are contained within. In fact, we *guarantee* that something in the conversation will spark your thoughts! Those are the best kind of conversations because, in the end, you understand that Leadership is quite simply intimacy with God.
0:58 – Tell us…
3:37 – “I’m a competitive smoker.”
6:10 – The classrooms I found myself in
13:48 – Walk with a spring in your step again
18:00 – The assignment changes
21:10 – S.F.O Principle and Win The Day
26:38 – What does Gary do?
29:49 – Information is like calories
33:14 – Every church has a personality
39:38 – Brutally vulnerable
45:59 – Be where your feet are
50:28 – Being used by God OR being close to God
If you’d like more information, reach out to Gary at: https://www.garychupik.com/ https://www.elitemindsetnation.com/
Leadership is a “big” word—hard to define. But, you will find yourself immersed in a deep conversation between Kim and Rod about this very word! Join them as they talk about how-tos and the way in which we discredit the leadership within ourselves.
For those just beginning to seasoned leaders—there is wisdom within!
0:49 – Call me Rod
2:45 – Did you? The power of saying “yes”
6:59 – Everyone is called to leadership
10:15 – Two percent of believers say they have leadership gifts
17:14 – Both are involved (learned leadership)
19:50 – Don’t most great things start with a conversation?
22:28 – Taking care of what is vs. leading into what can be
24:44 – It’s not a lack of desire!
33:11 – It’s hard to knock someone down when you have your arm around them
39:04 – Scenery, machinery, and created in the image of God
Next Wave: Discovering the 21st Century Church by Steve Pike: https://a.co/d/5kN8fcl
Experiencing LeaderShift: Letting Go of Leadership Heresies by Don Cousins: https://a.co/d/dYSPWkW
Hero Maker by Dave Ferguson and Warren Bird: https://a.co/d/8ABSBdG
Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull: https://a.co/d/5eM1iCj
Join us for another fruitful listen as these women come together to discuss their progression to lead roles within the church. You’ll walk away with a sense that your heart has been knit together with others who just want to follow the call of God.
2:47 – Reading, coffee, and sailboats
6:55 – You ladies are in ministry!
13:13 – The progression to lead roles
21:16 – A long time coming—suddenly!
31:13 – The best and hard things…
40:12 – That’ll bounce
45:49 – Boldly say “yes”
46:53 – What would you change?
54:46 – Resources and final thoughts
Developing Female Leaders by Kadi Cole: https://a.co/d/j0U39wr
Jesus and Women by Kristi McLelland: https://a.co/d/1OF9ks2
How God Sees Women by Terran Williams: https://a.co/d/2xu1tSr
All the feelings—join Kim, Lindsay, and Kurt for this important and gentle conversation about the journey through grief and death. Loss is complicated and different for everyone—an unfortunate part of life. Don’t miss this beautiful conversation…
1:00 – Introduction to Kurt and Lindsay and a couple “pet peeves”
6:08 – Leading through grief
6:44 – Kurt’s Story—”Processing my own mortality”
16:11 – Assumptions about how grief should affect us
17:30 – Lindsay’s Story—”Beautiful Pieces”
22:53 – Grief comes in waves
25:02 – Lessons from a journey through grief
33:00 – Food shows love
39:05 – Mental note: please don’t do that
45:42 – Resources on grief
58:15 – The value of vulnerable
Our first “round table” discussion with Kim and Greg, Heidi and Chad. You’ll enjoy their wisdom as they navigate their common mission—being all out for Jesus together!
Together these families discuss being in ministry together and the delicate balance between ministry and family life. Add to your playlist today!
1:26 – Intro to Heidi and Chad
2:32 – The long and twisty road to where we serve today
11:54 – What do you love about serving together?
16:36 – The challenges facing a ministry family
22:15 – The fight for the dinner table
32:00 – Along the way—Deuteronomy 6
34:03 – What do you wish you’d have known?
38:27 – What the kids think
47:00 – Advice to younger couples
53:33 – How do you engage your family to be Ministry Minded?
Enjoy this back-and-forth conversation illustrating how important it is to do what God has called us to do, authentically!
Impact, influence, and reaching others right where they’re at is an important part of being Ministry Minded.
0:52 – Who is Rob?
3:04 – Ministry experience and how it’s shaped you
6:00 – Shifting to regional ministry
10:00 – Mentoring young adults
14:05 – The next-gen desires mentors
17:50 – Refuel
23:53 – A generation of worshippers
25:52 – Not fitting the “box” of ministry
31:27 – What does it mean to be Ministry Minded?
Email Rob: email@example.com and be sure to request a digital copy of his book “Refuel.”
There’s a lot of “Yes” going on in this conversation between Kim and Mark!
You’ll be blessed and encouraged as they talk about the unconventional road to ministry, relationships, and what it means to hear God on the micro level—the everyday.
1:10 – Who is Mark?
5:16 – What revives your soul?
6:42 – Everything flows out of relationship
8:17 – Remembering Stan Powers
13:38 – The call to ministry
19:10 – “I knew God would open a door.”
25:07 – Saying “Yes” no matter how crazy it seems
28:12 – Important note on facilitating mission
32:39 – Another shift in ministry
38:09 – Relationship Matters
42:35 – What does it mean to be Ministry Minded?
If you’d like to contact Mark, he can be reached through his website: markgordon.ca
Enriching is the first word that comes to mind as you listen to this powerful podcast with host Kim and her guest Mark Buchanan!
They talk and share about the practice of Sabbath, exploring the ideas behind what it is that really replenishes us in our hunger, thirst, and weariness.
1:19 – Who is Mark?
5:22 – The “rest” of God
10:00 – What surprised you about Sabbath?
12:32 – What Sabbath does for us and what it’s not
15:40 – The playfulness of God
21:05 – Let’s wonder about stuff…
28:10 – The food the disciples knew nothing about
33:14 – “I just wanted to give you rest, but you wanted to stay busy”
40:14 – Sabbath, vacation, and sabbatical
48:05 – Generational differences in practicing sabbath
51:22 – What does it mean to be Ministry Minded in the context of sabbath?
Find out more about Mark @ markbuchanan.net
You’re gonna love this heartfelt conversation—listen as Kim and Dale engage our hearts with vulnerability and grace.
They speak openly about how prayer shapes our lives, and how knowing God helps us through the losses and difficulties in life. It’s a true encouragement for all of us in our walk of faith—you will be touched and blessed.
0:44 – Tell us a bit about you
3:55 – “We had this plan”
8:27 – Everything will be perfect—No!
12:35 – God’s shoulders are big enough for all of the “why” questions
16:05 – Managing the grieving process while leading in ministry
24:18 – Salt and light of your love
25:50 – Next Gen Gathering “teaser”
31:10 – Political or Priestly
35:56 – Jesus knew who He was
38:41 – Submission, surrender, meekness, and humility
43:24 – What does it mean to be Ministry Minded?
If you’d like to contact Dale, he can be reached through email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Kim and Nikolas for a friendly conversation about the call to Pastoral Ministry and what it’s like to step into a Lead Pastor position at a young age.
They share advice and wisdom for all young and “new” ministry leaders—even doing a little bit of preaching towards the end! You won’t want to miss the gems of wisdom within…
1:28 – Get to know Nikolas
4:55 – The call to Pastoral Ministry
11:05 – The value of education
16:00 – Overcoming hurdles
21:18 – Advice for new leaders
26:16 – Honouring the saints in your congregation
31:58 – “One Thing” Leadership advice
35:09 – What congregations should know
38:55 – What does it mean to be Ministry Minded?
44:18 – “This Preaches” The life God created us for
If you’d like to get in touch with Nikolas he can be reached by email: email@example.com
Kim and Cal chat over the New Church movement, a church planting initiative through ACOP.
You’ll enjoy this easy conversation between friends, and maybe, your heart will respond the call of the gospel!
0:45 – Tell us about you
2:28 – My role with ACOP
5:01 – The world, the church, and the gospel
8:34 – Not just theory, but impactful
12:59 – New Church is…
15:00 – The vision of 3000
21:20 – New Church Intensive?
23:36 – It takes a simple “yes”
25:07 – What does it mean to be Ministry Minded?
If you’d like to get in touch with Cal he can be reached by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Host Kim Cooper interviews special guest Larry Moore—chatting about what’s worth getting out of bed for every morning, and how God, in His wisdom, transitions us even when we have really good plans of our own!
1:00 – Tell us about you
4:46 – Let’s talk about United Youth Outreach
10:59 – The greatest highlight
13:57 – Transition
19:53 – Succession plan
25:18 – How can we pray?
29:00 – What does it mean to be Ministry Minded?
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