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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Chris Abel. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Chris Abel, often where they are interviewed.

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8 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Chris Abel. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Chris Abel, often where they are interviewed.

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"Love God" | Chris Abel

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The first of the greatest commandments seems easy to get right, love God? Sounds simple but how do you know you love God? We know that God loves us but how do we know we love God? How do you actively love God? How can you love someone you cannot see or touch?
Oct 23 2017 · 31mins
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The Felt Board with Chris Abel

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Our series "The Felt Board" features conversations with pastors in Kansas City and beyond about what inspired them to be ministers and the role of church in the 21st century. This episode we talk with Chris Abel, pastor for Young Adults at Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS. Chris talks about his atheism and conversion, inspiration for becoming a pastor, and Millennials' relationship with church and spirituality. 

Aug 03 2017 · 50mins
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Episode 40: Young Adult Ministry - An Interview with Rev. Chris Abel

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Guest: Rev. Chris Abel, Young Adult Pastor at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Leawood, KS)
General Topic: Young Adult Ministry

Introduction to Chris (1:30)
Defining "young adult" (4:54)
Millennials stereotype (8:12)
Philosophy of preaching (10:01)
Value of personal invitation (15:02)
Where do churches fail? (17:33)
Where do churches succeed? (21:15)
Tension over worship style (26:13)
Cool versus authentic (30:19)
Burlap (36:33)
Favorite and challenging preaching experiences (37:43)
Impactful communicators (39:25)
Recommended books and resources (41:02)
How to follow Chris (41:39)

Reaching out to our guest
ChristopherAbel.com (Chris's Website)
@christopherabel (Twitter)
@christopherabel (Facebook)
@christopherabel (Instagram)

Next Episode arrives June 1, 2017!
An Interview with Rev. Adam Hamilton, Author and Senior Pastor of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Leawood, KS)

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May 18 2017 · 43mins
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The Gospel Experiment // Pt. 3 // Rev. Chris Abel

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The same story told four times by four different people. This is how the Bible tells us the story of Jesus’ life. These different versions are called Gospels, and each one offers a unique perspective on the life and ministry of Jesus. Over these four weeks we will experiment with the Gospels in our lives and see what reactions they create.
Jun 27 2016 · 33mins
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The Gospel Experiment // Pt. 2 // Rev. Chris Abel

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The same story told four times by four different people. This is how the Bible tells us the story of Jesus’ life. These different versions are called Gospels, and each one offers a unique perspective on the life and ministry of Jesus. Over these four weeks we will experiment with the Gospels in our lives and see what reactions they create.
Jun 20 2016 · 36mins
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Roots // Pt. 2 // Rev. Chris Abel

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The Methodist movement began hundreds of years ago. Something that has been around that long can sometimes feel stale, but there is power in our roots. Our church has a history full of wild stories, colorful characters, and lessons that can speak to our lives now. Join us for a series where we will dig into the roots of Methodism so that we may grow deeper in our faith today.
May 16 2016 · 31mins
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Don't Call It A Comeback // Pt. 3 // Rev. Chris Abel

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Everybody loves a good comeback story. We see them all the time. We read about them in books. We watch them at the movies. And sometimes we wish for comeback stories in our lives. Join us for a series where we will look at some unlikely comeback stories from the Bible, and see how Jesus can help us experience a life changing comeback of our own.
Apr 18 2016 · 26mins
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Twenty Four // Pt. 1 // Rev. Chris Abel

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The end of Jesus’ life became the beginning of ours. Many of the most important stories about Jesus come from the last 24 hours of his life. As we prepare for Easter we will look closely at these final hours for lessons from the last 24.
Mar 08 2016 · 28mins