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Mike Pilavachi

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Leading a church like a family, not a business - Mike Pilavachi

Rich Martin

In this podcast, I have a great conversation with Mike Pilavachi, co-lead Pastor of Soul Survivor Watford UK, a church of over 1200 people. He talks about how he has built a church with a family, not a business mindset. He talks openly and honestly about the challenges and wins of this way of building and how it's taken many decades of trial and error (cue lots of stories!). His wisdom and insight are inspirational and it's a conversation I loved, so I'm hoping you do too! More information about Mike and Soul Survivor can be found at: www.soulsurvivorwatford.co.uk--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rich-martin/message


10 May 2021

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Sunday 28th March 2021 | Palm Sunday | Mike Pilavachi

Sunday Talks


29 Mar 2021

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Sunday 21st March 2021 | Generosity | Mike Pilavachi

Sunday Talks


22 Mar 2021

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Mike Pilavachi What Kind Of Church Do We Want To Be?

Manchester Vineyard

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21 Feb 2021

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Facing the Canon: Mike Pilavachi

The J.John Podcast

J.John interviews Mike Pilavachi MBE. Mike is a British charismatic Christian evangelist and author of Greek Cypriot descent. He is the co-founder and leader of the Soul Survivor charity and Senior Pastor of Soul Survivor Watford.


10 Feb 2021

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Mike Pilavachi on Learning to Read the Room, How to Spot Young Leaders & Why Some Good Initiatives Must End

Leadership Conversations With Nicky Gumbel

Mike Pilavachi is the co-senior pastor of Soul Survivor Watford church alongside his friend Andy Croft. Over the past 26 years he has also been the co-founder and leader of Soul Survivor ministries (a charity that aims to equip young people to live their lives for Jesus). Mike speaks at conferences around the world, trying to make people laugh and point them towards Jesus at the same time. He has written a number of books the latest of which is called ‘Lifelines’. In his spare time, he loves to cook, watch the West Wing and tend to his grape vines! https://www.alpha.org/blog/leadership-conversations-with-nicky-gumbel-podcast-mike-pilavachi/


5 Feb 2021

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Mike Pilavachi on the Missing Gift of Perseverance, the Price of Raising Great Leaders & One Investment the Whole Church Can’t Overlook

Canadian Church Leaders Podcast

In this episode, Mike Pilavachi, co-senior pastor of Soul Survivor Watford, joins Jason to talk about his ministry journey and to provide insights on what great church leadership can look like. Over the years, dozens of significant leaders have come out of Soul Survivor, a clear result of Mike’s intentional posture to invest in unproven leaders. He tells Jason about the cost that often comes to give young people opportunities and to release your leaders into new ministries. Although it’s not easy, Mike believes it’s the way of Jesus — taking unqualified people, spending significant time sharing your life with them, and then entrusting them with a mission. Jason asks about the role senior leaders have in reaching the next generation, which Mike insists must be embraced not just by some young intern or volunteer pastor, but by the whole church, including the senior leaders. Mike ends off by encouraging leaders to seek the gift of perseverance. That in the midst of the challenges faced in leadership, it is worth it for the joy of doing life with others and serving the Bride. In closing, he beautifully prays over leaders and asks God to strengthen all of us.  We hope you are encouraged as you listen to this conversation with Mike Pilavachi. Blog | www.ccln.ca/season2/episode43 Website | www.ccln.ca


25 Jan 2021

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Interview with Mike Pilavachi

Life Vineyard Church

In this episode we welcome the legendary Mike Pilavachi, leader of Soul Survivor church in Watford. During the interview he talks about lessons learned from 2020, finding God in desert times and cooking lamb in peat bogs...


26 Nov 2020

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Mike Pilavachi on being Spirit Filled as a Scattered Church

Hope Church Winchester

Mike Pilavachi on being Spirit Filled as a Scattered Church by Hope Church Winchester


20 Nov 2020

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In Conversation with Mike Pilavachi

Faith with Haith

Of all the people in the world who have the gift of making Christianity understandable, Mike is most certainly one of the finest. He makes faith and spirituality in the modern world feel as it should: the most normal thing in the modern world.


10 Oct 2020