Hoosier United Methodist Podcast

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The mission of The Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is to tell the story of innovative churches, pastors and leaders in the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church. The show features interviews, discussion and commentary designed to help local churches achieve the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Episódios

  • We Don't Give a Damn About the Poor!

    01/11/2021 Duração: 19min

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  • HUMP EP.036: Hoosier UMC’s at Redbird Mission “Loving out Loud"

    21/09/2017 Duração: 41min

    The purpose of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is strengthening the connection in Indiana United Methodist churches in order to achieve the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In September 2017 five Indiana United Methodist churches converged in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky to put faith in action at the Redbird United Methodist Mission Work Camp. The Redbird United Methodist Mission serves a three county area of southeastern Kentucky in the Appalachian Mountains ravaged by desperate poverty. Redbird Mission provides a school, medical and dental clinics, food clothing and agricultural ministries, a clean drinking water program, and home rehabilitation projects. It was in the home rehabilitation projects where the majority of the efforts of five United Methodist churches from Indiana were involved. Work teams repaired and replaced roofs, painted and repaired porches, kitchens and ceilings at homes which were woefully in disrepair. Moreover, the Indiana

  • EP. 035: Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble: “Children of a Most High God”

    08/09/2017 Duração: 51min

    EP. 035: Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble: “Children of a Most High God” In Episode 35 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Rev. Dr. Brad Miller has an in-depth conversation with Indiana Area Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble. Bishop Trimble celebrates his first anniversary as Indiana Bishop in September 2017 and shares with Brad his impressions of and lessons learned about the state of the church in Indiana. Bishop Trimble shares his vision moving forward for Indiana United Methodism of becoming a powerful witness for God connecting every community. Bishop Trimble tells Brad about his experience in observing effective ministries to children, missions and peace and justice matters in Indiana United Methodist Churches. Bishop Trimble emphasizes transformation through connection with community and the church as a prophetic, encouraging voice that speaks to a hurting world. Bishop Trimble and Brad speak about the challenges facing the United Methodist Church as a whole over issues of human sexuality. In particular Bis

  • HUMP EP 034: Rev. Dan Gangler - “Reconciling Ministries Network”

    22/06/2017 Duração: 33min

    HUMP EP 034: Rev. Dan Gangler - “Reconciling Ministries Network” In Episode 34 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Rev. Brad Miller speaks with Rev. Dan Gangler the Corresponding Secretary of the Reconciling Ministries Network. Dan is the former Director of Communications for the Indiana Conference who now is a spokesperson for the primary group in the United Methodist Church which advocates inclusive language in the Book of Discipline regarding ordination of homosexual people and the allowance of UM clergy to marry same sex couples. Brad and Dan have an in depth discussion of theological and biblical arguments surrounding the issues, the possibility of a schism in the church the implications for local churches and clergy as well as the efforts to find a “way forward” to for our church. This the most important issue facing the church and our future as a United Methodist Church as it is presently constituted. Undoubtably the voices of advocacy groups such as The Reconciling Ministries Network will be activ

  • HUMP.033. Preparing for Annual Conference 2017 "Together We Are More"

    07/06/2017 Duração: 33min

    HUMP.033: Annual Conference 2017- “Together We Are More” Episode 033 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is a special edition previewing the 2017 Indiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. The theme of Annual Conference is “Together We Are More” and is held June 8-10, 2017 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. This is the first Annual Conference under the Episcopal leadership of Bishop Julius Trimble. Dr. Brad makes some observations about the place, purpose and importance of Annual Conference based on his experiences. He introduces the keynote speakers and the four focuses of the United Methodist Church which will be emphasized at the conference. • Creating New and Renewed Congregations • Developing Principled Christian Leaders: Encouraging the Call • Engaging in Ministry with the Poor • Improving Global Health The unity of the body of Christ is the overriding theme of the Annual Conference embodied by the key verse of scripture. Ephesians 4:16 “From Him (Jesus) the whole body,

  • HUMP.EP.032. Rev. Todd Outcalt "Seven Deadly Virtures"

    04/05/2017 Duração: 53min

    HUMP EP.032 Rev. Dr. Todd Outcalt “The Seven Deadly Virtues" In Episode 32 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast, Dr. Brad Miller talks with the author of “The Seven Deadly Virtues: Temptations in The Pursuit of Goodness,” Rev. Dr. Todd Outcalt Senior Pastor of the Calvary United Methodist Church in Brownsburg, Indiana. Brad and Todd talk at length about the nature of goodness and virtue. Todd's book explores the teachings of Jesus regarding living a virtuous life in parables such as the “rich young ruler” as well as the teachings of the early Saints of the church including ST. John Chrysostom whose quote “where virtue is, there are many snares.” which was a spark which led him to write the book. Brad and Todd explore such topics as: The temptation to do things our way instead of God’s way. The lure of success or the allure of grace. Prideful generosity as opposed to overflowing with gratitude. In their conversation read and Todd discussed the implications of the "deadly virtues” to living as a Christian te

  • HUMP.Ep.031:Rev. Dr. Bob Walters “The Last Missionary”

    30/03/2017 Duração: 01h02min

    Rev. Dr. Bob Walters author of “The Last Missionary” is Dr. Brad’s special guest on Episode 31 of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast.  Bob talks to Brad about his many years working in both the Indiana Annual Conference and in the North Katanga Annual Conference in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. Bob describes to Brad his experiences in both worlds and his take on mission partnerships over missionaries in the mission field and engaging in "deep listening.”  Bob talks about the exceptional leadership that he found at work with among the people of the  Methodist Church in the DRC.  Bob also talks to Brad about the unique way that he forged relationships in remote areas through the use of his bicycle. You will be engaged by this conversation in Episode 31 of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast with Dr. Brad Miller. The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in Indiana for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Ch

  • HUMP#030: Dr. Adolf Hansen-"A Fuller Understanding of God's Revelation"

    17/11/2016 Duração: 47min

    HUMP#030: Dr. Adolf Hansen-"A Fuller Understanding of God's Revelation" the purpose of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana to achieve the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ of the transformation of the world. In Episode #030 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Dr. Brad Miller has a far ranging conversation with Dr. Adolf Hansen. Hansen is the author of the recent book "Carrying For Those Who Remain: A Practical Guide For End of Life Preparation.” Brad and Adolf talk about his early faith development in Brooklyn, New York in the Norwegian Methodist Church and his academic career as a faculty member at the University of Indianapolis and at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Adolf's writing career really blossomed and retirement while serving as theologian in residence at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. There responding to the untimely death of his own daughter, in an accident, Adolf wr

  • HUMP #029: Rev. David Powell-“Disaster Response Ministry"

    10/11/2016 Duração: 44min

    HUMP #029: Rev. David Powell-“Disaster Response Ministry" The purpose of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana for the mission of Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. Rev. David Powell is Brad Miller's guest on Episode #029 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast. In October 2016 Rev. Powell found himself literally in the middle of a hurricane when the medical mission group to Haiti he was with, planning to run medical clinics, ihad to change their plans when the country was struck by a hurricane. Responding to disaster is nothing new for Rev. David Powell as he has spent much of his ministry involved with disaster relief ministry. In this episode Dave talks to Brad in-depth about disaster relief ministry and its core purposes of training and preparedness, responding to the immediate needs of people and churches struck by disaster and working with volunteers in mission in recovery and rebuild

  • HUMP #028: Rev. Randy Anderson-“A Vehicle for Church Transformation"

    20/10/2016 Duração: 25min

    HUMP #028: Rev. Randy Anderson-“A Vehicle for Church Transformation" The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast is to strengthen the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In Episode #028 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Dr. Brad Miller speaks with Rev. Randy Anderson who is on the Indiana Annual Conference staff on the church development team as well as serving as associate district superintendent of the Southwest district. Randy talks to Brad about his responsibilities in church development in particular regarding the fruitful congregations journey process. Randy works with pastors and lay teams in the classic fruitful congregations journey which is a three-year process as well as helping churches transition into FCJ 2.0 which goes a bit deeper in the process and helping churches implement their discipleship making plans. in addition Randy works with churches with attendance lo

  • HUMP #027: Rev. Beth Ann Cook-"Go Where the People Are"

    05/10/2016 Duração: 22min

    HUMP #027: Rev. Beth Ann Cook-"Go Where the People Are" The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast with Dr. Brad Miller is to strengthen the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In episode 027 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Brad talks with Rev. Beth Ann Cook about her passions for evangelism and global missions. Beth Ann is a three time delegate from Indiana to General Conference where she has served as a spokesperson for the Good News Movement. Through her connections in the General church she has also become quite involved with global missions particularly in the African countries of Burundi and The Congo. Global missions is her passion and she is an advocate for realigning resources to serve the needs of rapidly growing African churches. She cares deeply about the direction of the church and continuing our Wesleyan heritage. She calls upon her own powerful conversion exper

  • HUMP#026: Kate Biggs-“Care and Support for Clergy Spouses”

    22/09/2016 Duração: 22min

    HUMP#026: Kate Biggs-“Care and Support for Clergy Spouses” The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is Strengthening the Connection in the United Methodist Church in Indiana for the purpose of achieving the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the World. In Episode #026 Dr Brad Miller has an enlightening conversation with Kate Biggs from “Thrive” which is an organization which provides care and support for clergy spouses. Kate talks to Brad about how many clergy spouses feel like they live lives in a fishbowl with pressures and challenges unique to their situation. Thrive provides an organization to empower clergy spouses through a network of like-minded people with common sets of experiences in the clergy household. Kate explains how Thrive though retreats and a Facebook page connects clergy spouses one to another and provides a safe place to process personal issues such as moving to new communities, making friends in congregations and raising children. Kate shares

  • HUMP#025: Rev. Dr. Keith Adkins-“Getting Unstuck with Ministry Coaching”

    07/09/2016 Duração: 27min

    HUMP#025: Rev. Dr. Keith Adkins-“Getting Unstuck with Ministry Coaching” Many clergy feel "stuck" and ministry coaching and a listening ear can help these pastors get unstuck and began moving forward again. So says Rev. Dr. Keith Adkins in episode 025 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast. Keith talks to Rev. Dr. Brad Miller in episode 025 about the opening of his Keith H. Adkins Ministry coaching practice. Keith saw the need for life coaching, particularly targeted towards clergy as a group, and specifically towards United Methodist clergy. Keith is an Elder in the Indiana Conference UMC presently serving at the Irvington United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. In episode 025 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast he talks about the hunger that clergy have to be listened to and how that is exactly what his service provides. His coaching is not therapeutic in nature or diagnostic of the health of the church body; Keith is concerned with the health and welfare of the individual pastor. Keith shares with B

  • HUMP#024: Nick Yarde - ?The Power and Impact of Camping and Retreat Ministry in Indiana?

    09/08/2016 Duração: 53min

    HUMP#024: Nick Yarde - “The Power and Impact of Camping and Retreat Ministry in Indiana” The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in Indiana to achieve the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In Episode 024 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Dr. Brad Miller interviews Nick Yarde the Associate Director of Discipleship Development, Camping and Retreat Ministries for the Indiana Conference. A Purdue University graduate in Outdoor Recreation Nick Yarde has been involved in virtually every aspect of outdoor ministry in Indiana serving as camp manager at three Indiana Conference camp sites before settling into his current role of discipleship development. An enthusiastic advocate for the power of camping ministry to faith development in children and youth Nick speaks with passion about how 95% of people come to Christ as youth, many at church camp and retreat experiences. Nick talks about the

  • HUMP#023:Rev.Tom Heaton-Mission Guatemala

    29/07/2016 Duração: 23min

     In Episode 23 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast Dr Brad Miller has a conversation with Rev. Tom Heaton the founder and director of Mission Guatemala. Tom tells the story of the founding and the focus of Mission Guatemala. Tom shares with Brad how adopting son’s from Guatemala led to trips to the country, (the poorest in the western hemisphere), where Tom personally witnessed the devastating poverty. Tom felt the call l to do do something about the poverty he saw which led to his decision to leave the local church in Indiana, pack up his car and his son’s and drive to Guatemala to start the mission project from scratch. Now six years old Mission Guatemala has a four-fold focus of health, eduction, nutrition programs and community development. The mission is quite successful serving 19 villages in the rural mountainous region. In addition over 600 persons from over 45 work teams have visited Mission Guatemala to serve in ways ranging from providing medical care to building sinks in school buildings to im

  • HUMP#022: Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble-Incoming Bishop to the Indiana Area United Methodist Church

    18/07/2016 Duração: 33min

    On July 16, 2016 the North Central Jurisdiction of United Methodist Church announced that Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble presently serving the Iowa Annual Conference UMC was assigned to become the resident Bishop of the Indiana Area of the UMC as of September 1, 2016. A few months prior Dr. Brad Miller had an opportunity to interview Bishop Trimble about his call to ministry, his views on the state of the church and about his book on issues of the church in global health.   The conversation that Dr. Brad had with Bishop Trimble is shared here in Episode #022 the Hoosier United Methodist podcast and provides great insight into the the spiritual depth and passions which drive the man whom will become the new Episcopal leader for the United Methodist Church in Indiana. You will learn: The influence on his life of a strong local United Methodist Church in Chicago which was active in the civil rights movement and the impact of United Methodist church camp experiences on his call to ministry. The importance and

  • HUMP#021: Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Gibbs-“Becoming United Methodist From Another Denomination"

    13/07/2016 Duração: 52min

    The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is strengthening the connection in United Methodist Church in Indiana for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ the transformation of the world.  In episode 21 of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcasts Dr. Brad Miller has a in-depth conversation with Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Gibbs, chaplain at the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Gibbs directs the campus ministry at the University of Indianapolis and is on the faculty teaching Christian formation. Dr. Gibbs also recently transferred his denominational affiliation from the Assemblies of God denomination to the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church where he is on track to become an Elder. Gibbs shares with Dr. Miller the complex nature of campus ministry at a university with a complex student body which embraces many diverse religious groups.  At UIndy Gibbs deals with people from many different Christian denominations and religious backgrounds and styles of worship.  He talks about how he can oft

  • HUMP#020: Rev. David V. W. Owen- “The Perpetual Mission Impact of Africa University"

    06/07/2016 Duração: 27min

    The mission of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana for the purpose of making disciples of Jesus Christ the transformation of the world. In Episode 20 of the Hoosier United Methodist podcast Dr. Brad Miller speaks with Rev. David V. W. Owen chairperson of the Africa University campaign. David had the difficult task of taking on the chairperson ship of the African University campaign upon the untimely death of his good friend Rev. Bill Keith, the previous chair of the campaign. In this conversation David tells Brad about the purpose of Africa University and the impact of Africa University upon the entire continent of Africa which ranges far beyond religious training and agricultural teaching to make a perpetual impact on the political and economic fortunes of the entire continent of Africa and beyond.   The monetary goal of the Africa University campaign is $1.6 million by the end of 2016 and David shares how the great parti

  • HUMP #019: Rev. Matt Lipan-?The Hybrid Approach to Launching Indiana's Newest United Methodist Church"

    28/06/2016 Duração: 45min

    HUMP #019: Rev. Matt Lipan-“The Hybrid Approach to Launching Indiana's Newest United Methodist Church" The purpose of the Hoosier United Methodist Podcast is strengthening the connection in the United Methodist Church in the state of Indiana to achieve the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ of the transformation of the world. In Episode#019, Dr. Brad Miller has an enlightening conversation with Rev. Matt Lipan, Lead Pastor of "Gateway Community Church" in Indianapolis. Gateway is Indiana's newest congregation launching on July 1, 2015 and chartering on June 10, 2016. Matt shares with Brad the story of Gateway and how he and the leaders of the church strategically took a hybrid approach to launch strong and grow rapidly to the point where the church now has two worship experiences with over 200 adults and children in attendance. Matt tells about how Gateway emerged out of the mission and ministry of the larger Castleton United Methodist Church; and how working through the "Fruitful Congregations Journ

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