Leadership Momentum Podcast

The Leadership Momentum Podcast, hosted by Chris Brown, brings the world’s top church leaders into the room to candidly share their inspirational wisdom and bold advice. Each episode digs deep into the issues related to church leadership, the personal lives of pastors, and the importance of stewardship. For more information, visit http://www.stewardshipcentral.org/podcast

Mark Batterson on On Donor Development and Engaging Generous Givers : Episode 31


Since 1996, Mark Batterson has pastored National Community Church in Washington, D.C. In that time, the church has gone from 25 attendees to thousands, and from investing $50 one month toward missi...
May-14-2017

Steve Gaines on Leading a Church, Leading a Denomination : Episode 30


Pastor Steve Gaines has been leading Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee, as its senior pastor for 12 years. But last June, he also became president of the Southern Baptist Convention. On...
Apr-30-2017

Louie Giglio on The Power of Passionate Worship : Episode 29


After 20 years of hosting Passion Conferences for young people, Pastor Louie Giglio knows a thing or two about partnering with God to create a transformative and meaningful worship experience. In t...
Apr-16-2017

Lee Strobel on Life on the Big Screen : Episode 28


Lee Strobel might be the most famous atheist-turned-Christian in modern times. His autobiographical book, The Case for Christ, is a primer in apologetics, a valuable evangelistic tool, and a chance...
Apr-03-2017

Tim Harlow and William Vanderbloemen on Finding the Ideal Campus Pastor : Episode 27


As more churches go multisite, the role of the campus pastor is becoming increasingly common on church staffs. On this episode of the Leadership Momentum Podcast, Tim Harlow and William Vanderbloem...
Mar-20-2017

Craig Groeschel on Making Decisions and Learning From Mistakes : Episode 26


As senior pastor of Life.Church, Craig Groeschel leads thousands of people across nearly 30 locations worldwide. But the success of Life.Church today didn’t happen overnight, and it wasn’t the resu...
Mar-06-2017

Max Lucado on Two Ways to Create Margin : Episode 25


Few people are as busy as Max Lucado. But the pastor, speaker and author of more than 100 books has managed to create margin in his life over the years by being intentional about how he spends his ...
Feb-20-2017

Dharius Daniels on Leadership Lessons From a Timothy : Episode 24


Dharius Daniels planted Kingdom Church in Ewing, New Jersey, in 2005 when he was just 26 years old and fresh out of seminary. On this month’s Leadership Momentum Podcast, Daniels—whose church now h...
Feb-07-2017

Steve Green and Donald Miller on Grow Where You Are Planted : Episode 23


On this month’s Leadership Momentum Podcast, host Chris Brown welcomes Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby, to talk about running a biblically based business in America—and what pastors and busin...
Jan-02-2017

Nick Vujicic on Faithful in the Little Things : Episode 22


Over the past several years, Nick Vujicic has become one of the most popular speakers in Christian circles, and this month he joins host Chris Brown on the Leadership Momentum Podcast. Nick, who wa...
Dec-05-2016

Tim Tebow and Shaunti Feldhahn on Leading With Kindness and Humility : Episode 21


Good leaders share certain qualities. And on this month’s Leadership Momentum Podcast, host Chris Brown focuses on two: kindness and humility. First, researcher and author Shaunti Feldhahn joins Ch...
Nov-09-2016

Donald Miller on The Story Behind the Sermon : Episode 20


On this month’s Leadership Momentum Podcast, Donald Miller, the student—and now teacher—of story himself, talks with Chris Brown about the power of story in a church setting. Donald is a New York T...
Oct-03-2016

Bob Goff on Leading in Friendship : Episode 19


There’s the science of leadership—and then there’s the art of it. Bob Goff has mastered the latter. Bob, a speaker, humanitarian, and best-selling author of Love Does, joins host Chris Brown on thi...
Sep-05-2016

Kevin Gerald and Derwin Gray on On God’s Favor and Leading a Multiethnic Church : Episode 18


Kevin Gerald and Derwin Gray pastor large, influential churches on opposite sides of the country, but both are also seen as leaders of other church leaders nationwide. This month, Chris Brown featu...
Aug-01-2016

Michael Hyatt and Gene Appel on Resisting Drift : Episode 17


Michael Hyatt and Gene Appel reach different audiences. Michael speaks and writes on business topics and life success, while Gene, senior pastor of Eastside Christian Church in Anaheim, California,...
Jul-04-2016

Seth Godin on How Successful Leaders Start a Movement : Episode 16


This month, Chris Brown welcomes best-selling author, blogger and speaker Seth Godin to the podcast to talk about the inner workings of successful leaders. Godin shares big leadership ideas from on...
Jun-06-2016

Steven Furtick on How God Uses Broken People to Do Big Things : Episode 15


Steven Furtick seems to be the picture of success. He’s a best-selling author and the lead pastor of Elevation Church, which welcomes 20,000 weekly attendees across 13 physical locations. But, Stev...
May-02-2016

Christine Caine, Dave Ramsey on The Key to Passion in Leadership : Episode 14


The Holy Spirit is on fire inside of Christine Caine. It’s that intense enthusiasm for God—that passion and compassion for the things Jesus is passionate and compassionate about—that make her an ef...
Apr-04-2016

Lysa TerKeurst, Larry Brey, Perry Noble on Stewarding Your Time Well : Episode 13


On this month’s podcast, Chris Brown talks with Larry Brey, a campus pastor at Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Larry pulls from his own experience to discuss the characteristics that...
Feb-29-2016

Jonathan Falwell, Shaunti Feldhahn, Brad Cooper on Marriage, Raising PKs and Effective Youth Ministry : Episode 12


Host Chris Brown shakes things up in this month’s Leadership Momentum Podcast. First, he welcomes researcher and best-selling author Shaunti Feldhahn to discuss the real statistics on marriage and ...
Feb-03-2016

Chris Hodges on Using Systems to Create Culture : Episode 11


Church of the Highlands in Birmingham, Alabama, is a church whose systems match its vision. In this month’s Leadership Momentum Podcast, Highlands Senior Pastor Chris Hodges shares with Chris Brown...
Jan-04-2016

Pete Wilson and Jud Wilhite on Nashvegas vs. Las Vegas : Episode 10


For years, the debate has raged about whether it’s harder to minister in the Bible Belt or outside the Bible Belt. In this month’s Leadership Momentum Podcast, Chris Brown talks with leaders who re...
Nov-30-2015

Max Lucado on Living in the “Glory Days” : Episode 9


Max Lucado has been called “America’s pastor” as much for his simple wisdom as for his writing ministry and his tenure as lead pastor of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. In this month’s Lead...
Nov-02-2015

Dr. Henry Cloud on Leading in a Way That Makes Sense : Episode 8


You could say that Dr. Henry Cloud takes a cerebral approach to leadership. That’s because he understands the neuroscience—the brain research—behind why leaders do the things they do. In this conve...
Oct-11-2015

Perry Noble on The Ups and Downs of Ministry : Episode 7


Since 2000, NewSpring Church has grown from 15 people gathered in an Anderson, South Carolina, living room to 30,000 members meeting in campuses across the state. But Perry Noble, NewSpring’s found...
Sep-07-2015

Dave Stone on How to Grow a Healthy Church : Episode 6


Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky, welcomes more than 23,000 people every weekend. Despite steady growth across four campuses, it’s managed to maintain pastoral heart, healthy staf...
Aug-03-2015

Patrick Lencioni on Church Organizational Health : Episode 5


If there's anyone who understands good organizational leadership, it’s Patrick Lencioni. In this episode, he highlights some of the principles outlined in his best-selling book The Advantage. He di...
Jul-05-2015

Todd Mullins on A Churchwide Stewardship Movement : Episode 4


How does a south Florida megachurch lead more than 10,000 people out of financial bondage and into a culture of generosity? Todd Mullins, lead pastor of Christ Fellowship in Palm Beach Gardens, sha...
Jun-07-2015

Robert Morris on Cultivating a Culture of Generosity : Episode 3


Gateway Church gets generosity! Pastored by Robert Morris in Dallas-Fort Worth area, Gateway has grown to more than 36,000 active members since it was founded in 2000. How do you create a generous ...
May-03-2015

Craig Groeschel on Time Money and Culture : Episode 2


Craig Groeschel has a lot on his plate: Pastor of LifeChurch.tv (22 locations and more than 100 weekly worship services) New York Times best-selling author innovator of YouVersion devoted husband a...
Apr-05-2015

Dave Ramsey on Stewarding Your Leadership Influence : Episode 1


In this first episode, Chris Brown, Dave Ramsey and Ken Coleman set the stage for the Leadership Momentum Podcast to be an encouraging and informative resource featuring the greatest leaders of our...
Mar-05-2015