Transforming Discipleship Podcast

Have a heart for discipleship? Need guidance and wisdom on what it looks like in a post-Christian culture? You're not alone. Join pastor Oliver Hersey, as he hosts relevant and thoughtful conversations with seasoned ministry practitioners on how to make disciples and build communities that transform lives.

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Scot McKnight on Toxic Cultures, Truth-Telling and Discipleship
Episode 28 | 33 min

Scot McKnight on Toxic Cultures, Truth-Telling and Discipleship

Forming a culture of goodness at your church.

Discipleship in the Wilderness of Lent, with Jen Pollock Michel
Episode 27 | 54 min

Discipleship in the Wilderness of Lent, with Jen Pollock Michel

40 days in the Bible to find and follow Jesus.

Nicky Gumbel on Marriage, and Alpha Ministry in the UK
Episode 25 | 22 min

Nicky Gumbel on Marriage, and Alpha Ministry in the UK

Navigating the joys and trials of marriage.

How to Inspire People to Join Small Groups
Episode 24 | 18 min

How to Inspire People to Join Small Groups

Inviting people into the discipleship journey.

Discovering "The Why" For Your Small Group Ministry
Episode 23 | 20 min

Discovering "The Why" For Your Small Group Ministry

Why context, connection, and purpose matter for making disciples.

Sean Brakey on What Churches Can Learn From Airbnb
Episode 22 | 19 min

Sean Brakey on What Churches Can Learn From Airbnb

The value of simple gatherings.

Advent: Reorienting How We Live in Time
Episode 21 | 25 min

Advent: Reorienting How We Live in Time

Longing for Christ's return in Advent and beyond.

Everyone Discipled and Discipling, with Sean Brakey
Episode 20 | 33 min

Everyone Discipled and Discipling, with Sean Brakey

Five core practices of "We Are Church."

Lifelong Habits of Discipleship
Episode 19 | 23 min

Lifelong Habits of Discipleship

Doing prayer and life together in Waco, Texas.

Josh Garrels on Finding Peace in the Storm
Episode 18 | 39 min

Josh Garrels on Finding Peace in the Storm

Spiritual weapons to fight fear, anxiety and despair.

Josh Garrels on Family, Farming and Discipleship
Episode 17 | 27 min

Josh Garrels on Family, Farming and Discipleship

Pressing into prayer and worship to find peace in everyday life.

Latasha Morrison on The Upside Down Kingdom of God
Episode 16 | 51 min

Latasha Morrison on The Upside Down Kingdom of God

Confronting racial tension starts with loving your neighbor.

Discipleship in an Age of Zoom Fatigue
Episode 15 | 17 min

Discipleship in an Age of Zoom Fatigue

Creative solutions for leading healthy online small groups.

Sandra McCracken on Psalms as Prayerful Protests
Episode 14 | 27 min

Sandra McCracken on Psalms as Prayerful Protests

A road map for starting honest conversations with God.

Why Purpose Driven Small Groups Thrive
Episode 13 | 26 min

Why Purpose Driven Small Groups Thrive

Paving the way for spiritual growths in small groups.

Sandra McCracken on Psalms, Songwriting and Discipleship
Episode 12 | 32 min

Sandra McCracken on Psalms, Songwriting and Discipleship

How worship, and the Psalms play a role in spiritual formation.

Circumcision of the Heart
Episode 11 | 15 min

Circumcision of the Heart

Creating space for people to encounter the person of Jesus.

Going on Mission
Episode 10 | 15 min

Going on Mission

Consider the discipleship triangle.

The D Word
Episode 9 | 19 min

The D Word

A learner, a student, a follower, a pupil.

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