The Outward OPC podcast is born! This will be an occasional podcast, not a set time of weekly or monthly. When we have opportunity, we will be interviewing OPC pastors and some other guests to talk about outreach and evangelism.
You can listen to the podcast right here (orange play button) or download it with your favorite podcasting app–just search for Outward OPC and look for the orange logo.
The first episode is with Chris Hartshorn who is the OPC church planter in Anaheim Hills, CA, Chris has quite a story of 3 church plants moving east to west across the country, with a theological journey to match. After a brief intro to his church, things really get rolling so hit the play button and stick around.
Here’s a ‘table of contents’:
4:33 Chris’s church planting journey and theological journey
8:31 How did Calvary Chapel planting relate to Reformed planting?
11:42 Is it true that Calvary Chapel ‘converts’ people and we ‘reform’ them?
15:33 Helps for creating a culture that welcomes outsiders
19:17 How does a busy pastor fit evangelism into his schedule?
25:16 Thoughts on relating to people who are interested in things that you aren’t
29:13 Why so much interest on church planting and focusing locally?
33:55 3 Takeaways from this episode
Tools & Help with Podcasts
Podcasts are basically just audio files. You will always be able to listen here on Outward OPC by clicking the orange play button, like the one above.
Iphones have a native podcast app where you can search for “Outward OPC” and subscribe or download. Iphone also has a great free app called “Overcast” which has lots of cool features like speeding up the listening a bit without altering the voices.
Android has free apps. Soundcloud would work well since that’s where we host the podcast. Castbox, and Podcast Addict are free and will both work well especially if you are interested in finding other podcasts.