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CNLP 317: Jefferson Bethke Unpacks Launching His Career on the Internet at Age 22, the Downside of Hustle, and Carving Out a Sane Pace of Life as a Leader and Parent

YouTube launched Jefferson Bethke to fame in 2012 when a video he posted got millions of views. Since then, he’s spent his entire life online, pivoting through all the changes in algorithm, platforms and audience. Jeff and Carey reflect on what it’s like to be the first generation to be able to do that with…

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CNLP 313: Francis Chan Clarifies What’s Next For Him, Talks About the Impact of Social Media on Real People, Apologizes for the Confusion, and Talks About the Future of the US Church

Francis Chan caused quite a stir when, in late 2019, he announced he was going back to Asia. Francis clarifies what he’s actually doing, talks about the impact social media controversy has on real people, apologizes for the confusion and talks transparently about the tension of living a public life where your words get misconstrued…

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podcast

The Ten Most Listened-To Podcasts of 2019

2019 is the year where you had access to more content than you could possibly handle. One of the questions I’m asking is Who can I trust to bring me the best conversations I most need to hear?  That’s what I hope my leadership podcast does for you. I hope it brings you the best…

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CNLP 311: John S. Dickerson on the Bias Against Christianity, How Christianity Has Made a Surprisingly Positive Contribution to History, and Why Christianity is the Opposite of Anti-Intellectual

Award-winning journalist turned mega-church pastor, John S. Dickerson, is back on the podcast to talk about why skeptics might want to rethink their suspicion about Christianity. John took his journalistic skills through centuries of history to discover why Christianity isn’t anti-intellectual, why it’s been far more progressive than repressive, and how a skeptical generation may…

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Church trends

The Church Health Trends You Need to Be Looking At

Today’s blog post is by Tony Morgan. Tony is the founder and lead strategist of The Unstuck Group, a company that helps leaders grow healthy churches by guiding them through experiences that focus vision, strategy and action. By Tony Morgan If you’re familiar with any of my work, you probably can guess I really like…

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CNLP 308: Larry Osborne Spins Gold on How to Connect with High Capacity Leaders, Why People with Low EQ Dominate Meetings, and Why All the Traits You Hate in a Child You Love in a Leader

Larry Osborne shares 4 decades of wisdom with leaders on everything from how to connect high capacity leaders, to what to do if you wanted to make a million dollars, to questions you should ask other leaders, to meeting dynamics on how to handle him. Carey spends almost the entire episode pitching some of his…

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