Brandon Artiles is back this week with John Bryson, Lead Pastor at Fellowship Memphis, lead writer and co-presenter of 33 The Series, and father to six ECS students. Listen as Brandon and John dive deep into the topic of Biblical manhood.
John Bryson is a lead pastor of Fellowship Memphis. He is also the author and presenter of College Ready and a lead writer and co-presenter of 33 Series Men's Bible Study. In today's episode John talks about the importance is allowing children to fail in order to grow them into resilient adults. In the second part of our podcast John talks about Biblical definition of manhood and what it means to be a serving leader as a husband and a father.
John Bryson shares about his experience in the in-between years of college and adulthood. We also talk the age of social media and what millennials miss out on if they try to short-circuit their way to adulthood.
John is a pastor and elder at Fellowship Memphis, a multicultural church he helped found in Memphis, Tennessee. He also served on the board of Acts29 and is a partner with Fellowship Associates.He is the lead writer and co-presenter of 33 The Series with Authentic Manhood. John travels the country consulting and investing in churches, leaders and great ideas.ListenListen to the show Subscribe in iTunesShow Notes2:45 – The 90 second John Bryson story (in case you aren’t familiar with him)5:17 – Why he decided to plant in Memphis6:10 – The three things he fights every single day7:25 – Challenges he’s overcome in planting a healthy, multiethnic church8:58 – Practical advice for planting a healthy, multi-ethnic church11:25 – What advice he’d give to a pastor of a larger, homogenous church who desires to be multiethnic14:35 – The two or three pieces of advice he’d give a church planter today16:42 – What the Acts 29 network is all about18:30 – Why you must get in touch with your emotions21:25 – How to get in touch with your emotions23:42 – Where we’ve learned to shut out our emotions25:55 – Favorite book and TV show he’s read or watched recently28:15 – How to think about the upcoming election seasonResourcesHelpful books on how to pursue diversityAuthentic ManhoodFellowship MemphisJohn Byrson
John Bryson is the author of collegeready.com and authenticmanhood.com. He is the former college minister at Denton Bible Church and currently co-pastoring Fellowship Memphis. In this episode, John discusses how incoming freshmen can prepare for college and how guys can pursue biblical manhood.