Rank #1: CNLP 173: Craig Groeschel Deconstructs His Approach to Preaching, Leadership, Success, The Future and More
Craig Groeschel has become a virtual leadership encyclopedia. Plus he has a generous spirit and character to match it. In a wide-ranging interview, Craig deconstructs his method for sermon...
Jan 02 2018
Rank #2: CNLP 160: Dr. Henry Cloud on What All High Performing Leaders Have In Common, Investing in Yourself and Overcoming Dysfunction in Your Church
Dr. Henry Cloud coaches Fortune 100 company CEOs and top church leaders, and shares what they all have in common. He also offers strategies on how to overcome common dysfunctional behaviours...
Oct 03 2017
Rank #3: CNLP 334: Mark Sayers on Leading Through the COVID Crisis, the Deconstruction of Consumer Christianity and Secular Salvation, and What the New World Might Look Like
Mark Sayers is one of the most profound thinkers and cultural commentators today. In this interview, Mark explains how the current pandemic almost instantly deconstructed and threatened both consumer...
Apr 16 2020
Rank #4: CNLP 217: Andy Stanley on How to Share Your Faith in a Post-Christian World, How to Respond to Your Critics, Overcoming His Judgementalism and the Irresistibility of Love
Andy Stanley outlines the argument he makes in his new book, Irresistible, and coaches leaders on how to have conversations with Christians who have walked away from their faith as well as atheists...
Sep 18 2018
Rank #5: CNLP 336: Mike Todd on the Meteoric Rise of Transformation Church, Blowing Up on Social Media, and the Power of 51% Certainty in Decision Making
In 2015, Mike Todd took over as a 20-something pastor of a church of 350. Five years later, he has a million followers on Instagram, his sermons are watched a quarter million times a week and...
Apr 28 2020
Rank #6: CNLP 180: William Vanderbloemen on How to Gain a Competitive Advantage by Creating An Amazing Culture Staff and Volunteers Won’t Want to Leave
Every church and workplace has a culture. Unfortunately, often it’s a bad one. The Vanderbloemen Search Group has been named by Entrepreneur magazine and other organizations as one of America’s...
Feb 20 2018
Rank #7: CNLP 151: Mark Clark on Apologetics for Post-Christian, Post-Modern Young Adults: Sex, Hell, Science and So Much More
Mark Clark pastors one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing churches. Attracting thousands of young adults, Mark has a unique approach to apologetics and preaching that’s connecting with a...
Aug 01 2017
Rank #8: CNLP 335: Scott Beck and David Kinnaman Take You Under the Hood on How Better Data Leads to Better Decisions, Crisis Leadership, and What Will Help You Emerge Stronger Into the New Normal
Apr 21 2020
Rank #9: CNLP 106: Kara Powell on How Many Average Churches are Actually Reaching Millennials
It’s easy to think only large churches with big staffs and significant budgets can reach young people. The truth is they are. But new research shows they’re not the only ones. Kara Powell shares...
Sep 20 2016
Rank #10: CNLP 065: Louie Giglio on The Back Story of Passion, His Nervous Breakdown, and How He Came Back
Most leaders will experience a burnout of some kind at some point in their journey. For Louie Giglio, that happened in 2008, when he experienced a nervous breakdown during one of the hardest...
Dec 08 2015
Rank #11: CNLP 132: Greg Atkinson on The Secrets of a Secret Church Shopper: What People Are Looking for When They Come to Your Church
Would you ever send a secret worshipper to your church service? What do you think they’d find? We’re talking to Greg Atkinson who is a secret worshipper to large churches all around the U.S., and...
Mar 21 2017
Rank #12: CNLP 204: Jon Tyson on Reaching Cynics in NYC and What to do When the Burden of Leadership Feels Too Heavy
Jon Tyson went to New York City to plant a church and has had success in reaching thousands of New Yorkers. He talks about how the New York mindset is impacting young adults across America, what is...
Jul 24 2018
Rank #13: CNLP 112: Les McKeown on Getting Your Church or Organization into a Place of Predictable Success
How do some organizations and churches get themselves into a place of regular, predictable success? It’s less mysterious than you think. Author and business leader Les McKeown takes you through the...
Nov 01 2016
Rank #14: CNLP 212: Erwin McManus on How to Spot a Narcissist in Leadership, Overcoming The Need for Approval, and What He Experienced at the Global Leadership Summit 2018
In a wide-ranging conversation, Carey talks to author, futurist, film-maker, designer and pastor Erwin McManus about his childhood, how he got over his need for approval, why narcissism is so...
Sep 05 2018
Rank #15: CNLP 153: Clay Scroggins on How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge
One of the greatest myths of leadership is that you have to be in charge in order to lead. Clay Scroggins talks about how to cultivate influence and gain authority when you’re not the senior...
Aug 15 2017
Rank #16: CNLP 313: Francis Chan Clarifies What’s Next For Him, Talks About the Impact of Social Media on Real People, Apologizes for the Confusion, and Talks About the Future of the US Church
Francis Chan caused quite a stir when, in late 2019, he announced he was going back to Asia. Francis clarifies what he’s actually doing, talks about the impact social media controversy has on real...
Jan 07 2020
Rank #17: CNLP 143: David Platt on Overcoming the Struggles of His First Decade of Leadership
It’s easy to think the journey of leaders you admire to be easy. But that’s not always the truth. In a wide ranging interview about his time as a young mega-church pastor to his current role as...
Jun 06 2017
Rank #18: CNLP 187: Tim Elmore on Anxiety in Young Leaders and Overcoming the Battles We All Face in An Increasingly Stressed World
Almost every leader under 40 feels it – the constant stress, anxiety and uncertainty we’re all plagued by. Dr. Tim Elmore is a world-renowned expert on the issues facing today’s students and...
Apr 10 2018
Rank #19: CNLP 068: Joe Sangl on How to Increase Giving At Your Church and Help for Bi-Vocations Pastors
How do you get more money for ministry? Joe Sangl and I have an honest conversation about how to increase givings at your church, why people don’t give and even how bi-vocational pastors can think...
Dec 29 2015