Refuel Confirmed for Oct. 9-10, 2013
Dates for Refuel 2013 are confirmed for Wednesday, October 9 and Thursday, October 10, 2013. Speaker lineup to follow. We look forward to hosting you this year.
Refuel desires to cultivate church growth by facilitating spiritual growth and rejuvenation within each leader who attends.
Finishing the Ministry Race w/ Rick Warren
Are you doing everything necessary to finish the race still in ministry? Are you thinking of quitting? Rick Warren shares an empowering message of how to stay the course in ministry.
Replenish Breakout Session w/ Lance Witt
Lance Witt helps us to realize that we all need to be constantly replenishing ourselves in the faith. That our ministry should come out of the overflow of our relationship with God, which constantly replenishes us.
Q & A w/ James McDonald, Daniel Henderson, Lance Witt and Jonathan Falwell
A helpful Q & A that includes thoughts from James McDonald, Daniel Henderson, Lance Witt and Jonathan Falwell.
When I Need A Miracle
Do you need a miracle in your life? Does your ministry seem to be overwhelming? Does your walk with Jesus need to be refreshed?
Making a Life List – Part 2
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? As we count down to Refuel 2012, we take a look back at a great moment from Refuel 2011 when John Maxwell takes a look at the value of making a life list. in this specific moment, John challenges leaders to manage the decisions that we make. We often are guilty of making decisions, but never managing them. John gives us a powerful reminder, that success depends on managing the decisions that we have made on daily basis.
Making a Life List – Part 1
As we start 2012, maybe one of the most beneficial exercises a leader can do to begin a new year of ministry is form a life list. In this highlight of Refuel 2011, John Maxwell shares how his life list keeps him focused and making progress on the call that God has placed on his life. As we find out in this leadership lesson, a life list can guide us to make sure we are always focused on the right things.
The 10 Myths the Church Believes About Prayer Pt. 2
Prayer in a church is much more than a weekly prayer meeting, or prayers during services. Dr. Henderson continues looking at the 10 Myths Leader’s Believe about Prayer and how these myths limit our effectiveness. In this podcast, we continue looking at prayer with a special analysis of our prayer motives and how motive can both fuel and limit our prayer in our ministries.
The 10 Myths the Church Believes About Prayer Pt. 1
As church leaders, we should be focused on creating a culture of prayer in our lives and our churches. However, sometimes we miss God’s agenda because we use prayer as a tool for our own agenda. In this podcast we are challenged to debunk the myths about prayer that are often prevalent in churches.
Serving and Sharing
Professor of Evangelism, David Wheeler, reminds the church leader the role that serving others plays in sharing the most important message a leader can share.
Being an “Ad-Minister”
In this podcast, church planter Dave Earley shares that a Biblically based ministry means that ministers enlist and equip ministers. Equipping others to minister to others is one of the most powerful tools God gives the leader.
Listening = Love
Leaders are often hard charging, driven, and passionate initiators. Some times this can make leaders vulnerable when they don’t take time to listen to others or to God. In this podcast David Wheeler reminds leaders that there is power in taking time to listen to others.
Biblically Beating Burnout
Did you know nearly half of pastors experience burnout? In this podcast, experienced pastor and church planter, Dr. Dave Earley, talks about the dangers facing pastors regarding burnout and how to avoid it.
Learning to Trust God
Pastors often struggle with something that seems so easy…trusting God. Pastors and leaders typically the ones who control and take the initiative for every movement of their church. This often puts leaders in a place of putting more trust in systems, plans, and resources than in God. Dr. Wheeler shares four important reminders when it comes to trusting God.
Ed Stetzer Interview
A challenging interview with Ed Stetzer on some of the positive and negative spiritual leadership trends facing the church today.
Exegesis vs. Eisegesis
Sometimes leaders can fall into the trap of looking at the Scriptures the wrong way. Chan gives the challenging reminder that we are to love the Word of God.
Mac Lake Interview
The Chief Launch Officer of the Launch Network, Mac Lake, gives some insight on some of the most helpful tools and resources available to the potential church planter today.
Remember, We Get To Do This
Mark Batterson reminds us that our motivation and direction should come from a calling God has placed on our lives….and that calling is something you don’t want to walk away from.
Todd Macgourk Interview
Todd Macgourk, church planter in Charleston, SC discusses the story of The River Church and the valuable leadership principles he has learned in the process of planting.
Innovating our Lives, The Case for Personal Holiness
In this podcast Ed Stetzer talks about innovating our own lives by modeling holiness and recognizing the damaging effects of sin on our lives and the lives we influence every day.
The Potential of Church Revitalization
In this podcast Pastor John Smith of First Baptist Church in Essex, Maryland is interviewed on the challenges and excitement of church revitalization.
Don’t Let Vision Become the Victim
In this podcast Jonathan Falwell talks about having a vision to reach others for Christ and the obstacles we can face along the way if we’re not careful.
Digital Mission Field
Phil Cooke urges church leaders to understand that visibility matters
Five Reasons We Struggle to Lead in Prayer (and How to Overcome Them)
Many pastors long to turn their congregation into a “house of prayer” but are not sure what the obstacles are, or how to overcome them
Led By Word and Spirit
Pastor Cymbala reminders church leaders that our message is one of both words and Spirit. He encourages leaders not to take lightly the necessity of our message being fueled by the Spirit
In this podcast Greg Surratt talks about having the worst day of ministry to the best day of ministry. Greg teaches that it is through the power of Christ that God can make such drastic changes in your ministry.
System IS a Spiritual Word
Just like your body has a set of complex systems, so do your ministry. Those systems are vital to your health and existence. Neglect them and your ministry will degenerate and become diseased. Care for them and manage them well and you will extend the health and quality of your ministry.
Five Keys to Renewing an Established Congregation
Trying to turn around an established congregation can be dangerous, even disastrous. Her are five steps for effective renewal.
Chuck Swindoll reminds us that we are to be faithful under rowers from 2 Kings 5 and the story of Naaman.
Beating burnout in ministry. In this podcast we learn that prayer enables us to rely on God’s strength. Through prayer we can shoulder the heavy weight of leadership that we may find is burning us out.
Pastor Jimmy Carroll tackles the honest issue of pride in leadership
Mark unpacks what maybe holding back some leaders when it comes to reaching their full potential for Christ.
Doug Randlett gives us advice on hiring staff, working them to their potential, and using volunteers
We’re called to minister from the overflow of our own walk with God. Dave Early discusses some ways to do that
Crazy Love & Courageous Leadership
Francis challenges us to remember that our love for Christ will bring us to moments that will require courage. Chan challenges us to veer towards courage instead of insecurity.
God’s Dream for your Church
Matt Willmington discusses the Biblical direction of dreams, visions, and plans as we look to personal goals, reaching the lost, and being all that we can be for the Kingdom of God.
Lance Witt discusses the importance of developing disciples as leaders. If we want to develop leaders we have to learn the skills of a coach. The greatest multiplication and impact of your ministry will be through the people you “personally” develop.
Introduction to Refuel
Jonathan Falwell introduces the Refuel Podcasts and talks about the upcoming Refresh Conference.