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Ben Mandrell

26 Podcast Episodes

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A conversation with Ben Mandrell on ministry and publishing in a digital age

Digital Public Square

In this episode, I am joined by my friend Ben Mandrell, President & CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources, and we talk about the changes to ministry and publishing in this digital age.Meet Ben Mandrell:Ben came to Lifeway from his role as lead pastor at Storyline Fellowship in Arvada, Colorado. He is a graduate of Anderson University and also holds a Master of Divinity degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. Mandrell and his wife, Lynley, have been married 18 years, and they have four children.Resources:The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark ComerScrewtape Letters by C.S. LewisThe Pursuit of God by A.W. Tozer

23mins

1 Jun 2021

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Lifeway Spring Update - Dr. Ben Mandrell, Lifeway President and CEO

GA Baptist Discipleship

- Today, two-thirds (65%) of churchgoers agree they can walk with God without other believers.https://lifewayresearch.com/2021/04/19/why-discipleship-cant-happen-in-your-church-without-relationships/ - Around 2 in 3 pastors (65%) feel satisfied with the state of discipleship compared with 47% in 2011, which is likely more than increased optimism.https://lifewayresearch.com/2021/         04/13/pastors-programs-or-people-who-makes-disciples-in-your-church/ Scott McConnell's article on a successful church re-plant after covid: https://lifewayresearch.com/2021/03/22/why-your-post-pandemic-church-must-restart-like-a-church-plant/ 

31mins

20 May 2021

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A Beautiful Life // Part 6: Possess Discernment // Ben Mandrell

Rolling Hills Community Church - Franklin Campus

Scripture says "Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world". Do you believe that? As you consider the challenges you are facing presently, have faith that the Lord will see you through. Faith is a decision to live with fierce optimism.

40mins

16 May 2021

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The Way Home: Ben Mandrell on leading local churches and Easter

The Way Home Podcast

In this episode of the special Easter series in conjunction with my book “The Characters of Easter,” I am joined by my friend Ben Mandrell, President and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources. On this episode, Ben talks about the challenges and opportunities with Christian publishing, his previous role as a pastor for many years, and…

33mins

1 Apr 2021

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The Way Home: Ben Mandrell on leading local churches and Easter

The Way Home Podcast

In this episode of the special Easter series in conjunction with my book “The Characters of Easter,” I am joined by my friend Ben Mandrell, President and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources. On this episode, Ben talks about the challenges and opportunities with Christian publishing, his previous role as a pastor for many years, and…

33mins

1 Apr 2021

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The One // Part 3: Staying in Love // Ben Mandrell

Rolling Hills Community Church - Franklin Campus

Men, the message on Sunday was a challenge to display greater faith in God. Have you taken time to process the three big questions that every man should ask? If not, take some time today to pray through these: When was the last time you did something that was destined to fail without the help of God?Are you leading your children to walk in faith?Have you given your life fully to God?

36mins

27 Sep 2020

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West Jackson Baptist Church: A Gospel Community on Mission.

Ben Mandrell, President and CEO of LifeWay preaches on reaching non-believers.

39mins

13 Sep 2020

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Unseen Leadership Episode 45: Ben Mandrell on Transitioning from Church Planter to CEO of Lifeway

Unseen Leadership

In this episode of the Unseen Leadership podcast, Chandler Vannoy and Josh Hunter are joined by Ben Mandrell who is the former Senior Pastor of Inglewood Baptist Church and the founding planter of Storyline Fellowship in Arvada, CO. He is now the President and CEO of Lifeway Christian Resources.During their conversation, they discuss the link between teaching and leadership, productivity tips to stay organized as a leader, and Ben’s transition from church planting to Lifeway.QUOTES FROM EPISODE 45:“A mark of a great leader is that we are always learning and growing and nobody has it all together.”“Words create worlds.”“The words you choose to communicate create culture more than anything else.”“As we become more churchy, we become less interesting to the unchurched.”“Child-like faith is something that we never graduate from.”“Your head is for having ideas, not for holding them.”“The more clear and the more strong and more bold you are in a general direction, the more haters you will have.”“Don’t be overconfident in what you can accomplish in a year, and don’t be under confident in what you can accomplish in five years.”RESOURCES MENTIONEDGreat Leader, Great Teacher by Gary J. BredfeldtGetting Things Done by David AllenWhen by Daniel PinkSacred Pathways by Gary Thomas

44mins

2 Sep 2020

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5LQ Episode 438: Emotionally Healthy Pastor with Pete Scazzero and Ben Mandrell

5 Leadership Questions Podcast on Church Leadership with Todd Adkins and Chandler Vannoy

In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Ben Mandrell is joined by Pete Scazzero, author of The Emotionally Healthy Leader. They discuss how pastors can focus on their spiritual and emotional health.BEST QUOTES"The pandemic has put a pressure on both leaders and churches that is probably unprecedented in our lifetime.""We are not God, so when we try to be God and give more than we are, we violate our God-giving humanity.""So often we aren't even aware we are angry, but our body feels it.""To pastor and lead a church in the name of Jesus is no small task.""When you are attached and filled with things that you cling to, that means that there is not an empty space for Jesus to fill.""God has just upended American Christianity in particular.""Success is doing the will of God and becoming the person God has called you to be.""I am convinced that this pandemic is a gift to the church in retooling for the sake of the glory of Jesus and the mission of Jesus going forward.""We want to get to a place where we are living in loving union with Jesus at such a depth that we are free people.""Our first ambition has got to be a desire for God and His will.""If you can't lead yourself, which is not easy to do, right now, you are not going to be able to lead other people."RECOMMENDED RESOURCESLifeway Leadership Podcast NetworkLifeway.com/CoronaVirusThe Emotionally Healthy Leader by Pete ScazzeroEmotionally Healthy Spirituality by Pete ScazzeroEmotionallyHealthy.org

42mins

18 Jun 2020

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My Redeemer Lives - Ben Mandrell

FHBC Sermons

39mins

31 May 2020

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